The build-up and conditions for this fight were just about perfect.
Both men were undefeated, so that made a natural slogan for the bout, while it also pitted the undisputed welterweight champion (Floyd Mayweather, 38-0) against the undisputed light welterweight champion (Ricky Hatton, 43-0).
Hatton started well, but was cut early and that halted his momentum.
Referee Joe Cortez also wouldn’t let him fight on the inside which handed Mayweather an advantage.
He scarcely needed it. He pot shotted repeatedly, catching Hatton on the way in with clean hard shots.
The Brit got more desperate and, having been down twice in the 10th, Cortez waved it off.
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