Did De La Hoya and Mayweather ever fight?

Did De La Hoya and Mayweather ever fight?

Floyd Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya, two of the greatest boxers that the world has ever seen, clashed in one of the greatest boxing matches ever fought in 2007. Billed as the fight ‘The World Awaits’, the bout took place on May 5, 2007 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

Who won the fight between Oscar dela Hoya and Floyd Mayweather?

Mayweather won by a split decision in 12 close-fought rounds, capturing the World Boxing Council (WBC) title. Judges Jerry Roth (115–113) and Chuck Giampa (116–112) scored the fight for Mayweather while judge Tom Kaczmarek had De La Hoya winning, 115–113.

Was De La Hoya robbed vs Mayweather?

Yes De La Hoya took off the last 3 rounds, and yes he lost all 3 (though the 10th was pretty close). But even still, there is no question who won the fight. ‘ Incidentally, this fight set the record for non-heavyweight PPV buys, with 1.4 million; a mark that would stand for 8 years until De La Hoya-Mayweather broke it.

Was Oscar dela Hoya robbed?

Immediately after the fight at a post-fight press conference, a battered de la Hoya pointed to the punch stat scores (he doubled Mosley’s output) and declared “I have been robbed.” His promoter Arum, though based in Nevada stated that this fight would be his last in Nevada.

Who was the winner of the Mayweather vs de la Hoya fight?

In the biggest boxing PPV event of all time–2.4 million buys–Mayweather edges De La Hoya in a close-but-clear win. At the time, this was considered “The Fight That Would Save Boxing.” FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.

How many fights did Oscar de la Hoya have?

De La Hoya entered the ring 38-4 but had lost two of his previous four bouts. His ring rust also showed, as he was fighting for only the third time in 32 months. Retirement clearly was on the horizon, and after this, he fought only twice more.

When did Oscar de la Hoya fight Julio Cesar Chavez?

In his sixth and final defense of the WBO lightweight title, he knocked out Jesse James Leija (30–1–2) in two rounds at New York’s Madison Square Garden. On June 7, 1996, Oscar De La Hoya fought Mexican legend Julio César Chávez (96–1–1) for the lineal and WBC light welterweight championship.

Why was de la Hoya replaced by Freddie Roach?

A disagreement about money led to him being replaced for this fight by Freddie Roach, who is Pacquiao’s long-standing cornerman. But De La Hoya still provided Mayweather Sr. with a $2,000 ringside seat, and from that vantage point, he saw his son as the loser.