From Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
- Floyd Mayweather Jr. says this will be his last fight.
- De La Hoya selected Freddie Roach as his trainer for this bout instead of Floyd Mayweather Sr.
- Mayweather will make his debut at junior middleweight
- De La Hoya will make $25 Million & Mayweather $10 Million (The biggest payday in boxing history for 2 fighters in one bout.)
- Ticket Sold out in 3 hours & the tickets from $150-$350 were sold out in less then 45mins. Making ($19 Million in just tickets)
- Mayweather will be stripped of his WBC Welterweight belt win or lose and Shane Mosley will be upgraded to full status champion