Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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2007-05-05 : Floyd Mayweather Jr 150 lbs beat Oscar De La Hoya 154 lbs by SD in round 12 of 12

Total Punches De La Hoya Mayweather
Landed 122 207
Thrown 587 481
Pct. 21% 43%
Power Punches De La Hoya Mayweather
Landed 82 138
Thrown 341 241
Pct. 24% 57%


  • De La Hoya selected Freddie Roach as his trainer for this bout instead of Floyd Mayweather Sr.
  • Mayweather made his debut at junior middleweight
  • De La Hoya made $25 million & Mayweather $10 million (The second biggest payday in boxing history for two fighters in one bout. The biggest ever was Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield (2nd meeting))
  • Tickets sold out in three hours, and the tickets priced from $150-$2000 were sold out in less than 45 minutes, making $19 million in just tickets alone.
  • Judge Jerry Roth scored the last round for Mayweather, the only judge to do so. Had he scored the twelfth for De La Hoya, the fight would have been a draw.
  • Broke all pay-per-view record buys at 2.4 million buys and $134.4 million in domestic revenue.
  • De La Hoya becomes the all-time leader in pay-per-view sales with 12.8 million buys.
  • Mayweather vacated the belt shortly after the fight, thus keeping his WBC Welterweight belt.
  • 2007 Ring Magazine Event of the Year