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.
- De La Hoya's WBC junior middleweight title will be on the line
- Mayweather will make his debut at junior middleweight
- De La Hoya will make $25 Million & Mayweather $10 Million (The second biggest payday in boxing history for 2 fighters in one bout. The biggest ever was Mike_Tyson_vs._Evander_Holyfield_(2nd_meeting))
- Tickets 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 to De La Hoya andShane Mosley will be upgraded to full status champion if Mayweather does not fight Mosley immedately after.