On this day in history, Floyd Mayweather conquers his first world title
October 3rd, 1998
Floyd Mayweather, conquered his first World title- the WBC super featherweight championship, after defeating Genaro Hernandez by TKO in round 8. The fight took place Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Judges were: The current President of the European Boxing Union; Bob Logist, Chuck Giampa and Terry Smith. The Referee was Jay Nady.
During his brilliant career, Mayweather conquered the superfeather, light, superlight, welter and superwelter world titles; he is considered one of the most brilliant boxers in all time.