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10: Great fighters who faced a Mayweather

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Sep

A weekly boxing list compiled by Michael Rosenthal. This week: Hall of Fame-caliber fighters (or at least nearly so) who faced or will have faced a member of the Mayweather family – Floyd Sr., Roger, Jeff and Floyd Jr. Includes the year they fought and how the Mayweather did (in chronological order).

1. Sugar Ray Leonard – Floyd Sr. (1978, L TKO 10)
2. Marlon Starling – Floyd Sr. (1985, L UD 12)
3. Julio Cesar Chavez – Roger (1985, L TKO 2; 1989, L RTD 10)
4. Pernell Whitaker – Roger (1987, L UD 12)
5. Oscar De La Hoya – Jeff (1993, L TKO 4); Floyd Jr. (2007, W SD 12)
6. Kostya Tszyu – Roger (1995, L UD 12)
7. Genaro Hernandez – Floyd Jr. (1998, W RTD 8)
8. Jose Luis Castillo — Floyd Jr. (2002, W UD 12; 2002, W UD 12)
9. Ricky Hatton – Floyd Jr. (2007, W TKO 10)
10. Juan Manuel Marquez – Floyd Jr. (2009, ?)

Michael Rosenthal can be reached at [email protected]