Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Punchstats
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%

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


Comments

Poster
  • De La Hoya selected Freddie Roach as his trainer for this bout instead of Floyd Mayweather Sr..
  • Mayweather made his debut at junior middleweight.
  • 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.
  • After PPV percentages were included, De La Hoya made $52 million and Mayweather $25 million. (The biggest payday in boxing history for two fighters in one bout.)
  • Tickets sold out in three hours making a live gate record of over $19 million.
  • Tickets were priced at $2,000, $1,500, $1,000, $750, $350 and $150 and went on sale on January 27th at 10am PT.
  • A special ticket stock was produced for the fight.
  • Broke all pay-per-view records at 2.4 million buys and $134.4 million in domestic revenue.
  • The bout made $165 million in total gross revenue making it the richest fight ever.
  • De La Hoya became 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
  • Celebrities in attendance included: Wesley Snipes, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, P. Diddy, Magic Johnson, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Will Ferrell.