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Five key fights: Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Think you know the fighting styles of Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr.? Don Steinberg does, too, after having watched every one of the fights involving the two combatants in preparation for their big May 5 tilt.

Updated: May 3, 2007, 11:09 AM ET
By Don Steinberg | Special to ESPN.com

Pro fight No. 18 Opponent: Genaro Hernandez (38-1-1) Date: Oct. 3, 1998, Las Vegas Result: Mayweather by TKO in 8

Why it matters: It's unfortunate that a great fighter such as Genaro Hernandez was merely a trial horse for both Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya early in their careers, but both young stars went through him as they broke into boxing's major league, and they were Hernandez's only two losses.

Mayweather was 17-0 and challenging for his first world title belt (WBC super featherweight) ...

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