Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, United States
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Who won Mayweather Jr vs Hernandez?
Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Genaro Hernandez by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 3rd October 1998 at Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 79-73, 80-72, 79-73 in favor of winner Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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 Hernandez stats
Back in October 1998, Floyd Mayweather Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Genaro Hernandez made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Floyd Mayweather Jr was the older man by 46 years, at 21 years old.
Hernandez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Mayweather Jr. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Floyd Mayweather Jr & Genaro Hernandez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mayweather Jr was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 1996, 12 year later than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 1984. He had fought 89 more professional rounds, 397 to Hernandez's 308.
Mayweather Jr vs Hernandez form
Mayweather Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he John Gotti III on 11th June 2023 by in the 6th round at Sunrise, United States.
Previous to that, he Aaron Chalmers on 25th February 2023 by in the 8th round at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Deji on 13th November 2022 by knockout in the 6th round at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had beat Mikuru Asakura on 24th September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
He had beat Don Moore on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Mayweather Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 23 years, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Mayweather Jr vs Hernandez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Mayweather Jr vs Hernandez?
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