MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Mayweather Jr vs Hatton?
Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Ricky Hatton by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 8th December 2007 at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena in Nevada.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.
Mayweather Jr vs Hatton stats
Back in December 2007, Floyd Mayweather Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 38 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ricky Hatton made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 43 wins and 0 draws, with 31 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Hatton had a slight advantage in power over Mayweather Jr, with a 72% knock out percentage over Mayweather Jr's 63%.
Floyd Mayweather Jr was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Mayweather Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hatton. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Floyd Mayweather Jr & Ricky Hatton fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mayweather Jr's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Hatton's, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 1996, 11 months earlier than Hatton, whose first professional fight was in 1997. He had fought 105 more professional rounds, 397 to Hatton's 292.
Mayweather Jr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Mayweather Jr vs Hatton start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Mayweather Jr vs Hatton?
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