MGM Grand, Nevada, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Hoya vs Mayorga?
Oscar De La Hoya beat Ricardo Mayorga by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 6th May 2006 at MGM Grand in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super welterweight championship of the world.
Hoya vs Mayorga stats
Oscar De La Hoya stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 29 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ricardo Mayorga made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Mayorga had a slight advantage in power over Hoya, with a 81% knock out percentage over Hoya's 78%.
Oscar De La Hoya was the same age as Ricardo Mayorga, at 49 years old.
Hoya had a height advantage of 1 inch over Mayorga. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Oscar De La Hoya & Ricardo Mayorga fought out of an orthodox stance.
Hoya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 1992, 7 months earlier than Mayorga, whose first professional fight was in 1993. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 308 to Mayorga's 275.
What time did Hoya vs Mayorga start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Hoya vs Mayorga?
Oscar De La Hoya was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Ricardo Mayorga made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.