Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Trinidad vs Hoya?
Felix Trinidad beat Oscar De La Hoya by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 18th September 1999 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 115-114, 115-113 in favor of winner Felix Trinidad.
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 unified welterweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBC belts on the line.
Trinidad vs Hoya stats
Back in September 1999, Felix Trinidad stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 35 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Oscar De La Hoya made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 31 wins and 0 draws.
Felix Trinidad was the younger man by 50 years, at -24 years old.
Trinidad had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hoya. Despite this, Hoya had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Felix Trinidad & Oscar De La Hoya fought out of an orthodox stance.
Trinidad was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 1990, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Hoya, whose first professional fight was in 1992. He had fought 70 less professional rounds, 238 to Hoya's 308.
Trinidad vs Hoya form
Hoya had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Manny Pacquiao on 6th December 2008 by in the 8th round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Forbes on 3rd May 2008 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Home Depot Center, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Floyd Mayweather Jr on 5th May 2007 by split decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Ricardo Mayorga on 6th May 2006 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had lost to Bernard Hopkins on 18th September 2004 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Nevada.
Hoya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Trinidad vs Hoya start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Trinidad vs Hoya?
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