This Day in Boxing

Floyd Mayweather Stops Jesus Chavez This Day November 10, 2001

 

 

Floyd Mayweather Stops Jesus Chavez This Day November 10, 2001

 

 

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr 129½ lbs
  • Jesus Chavez 129½ lbs
  • RTD at 3:00 in round 9 of 12
  • Location: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Referee: Jon Schorle
  • Judge: Lou Filippo 89-82
  • Judge: Marty Sammon 88-83
  • Judge: Tom Kaczmarek 87-84
  • World Boxing Council Super Featherweight Title (8th defense by Mayweather)

 

 

 

Notes

Mayweather earned $1.6 million.

Chavez was the No. 1 WBC super featherweight contender.

Chavez’s trainer, Ronnie Shields, stopped the fight after the ninth round. Shields told his fighter: “You’re getting hit too much now.”

HBO’s unofficial judge Harold Lederman had Mayweather ahead 86-85 at the time of the stoppage.

Mayweather landed 197 of 456 punches (43%) and Chavez landed 182 of 925 (20%).

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