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Who won Mayweather Jr vs Corrales?
Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Diego Corrales by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 20th January 2001 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super featherweight championship of the world.
Mayweather Jr vs Corrales stats
Back in January 2001, Floyd Mayweather Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Diego Corrales made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 33 wins and 0 draws.
Floyd Mayweather Jr was the older man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Corrales had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mayweather Jr. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Floyd Mayweather Jr & Diego Corrales fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mayweather Jr's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Corrales', having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 1996, 6 months later than Corrales, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 167 more professional rounds, 397 to Corrales' 230.
Mayweather Jr vs Corrales form
Mayweather Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Emanuel Augustus on 21st October 2000 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Cobo Hall, Detroit, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Genaro Hernandez on 3rd October 1998 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against John Gotti III on 11th June 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Sunrise.
Before that, he had won against Aaron Chalmers on 25th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Deji on 13th November 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Mayweather Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 21 years, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Mayweather Jr vs Corrales start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Mayweather Jr vs Corrales?
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