Floyd Mayweather Defeats Manny Pacquiao, Remains Undefeated
Floyd Mayweather was declared the winner in a unanimous decision in his much-hyped fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Floyd Mayweather Beats Manny Pacquiao
Mayweather held on to his undefeated professional boxing record Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden as he was the clear winner over Pacquiao. Judge Dave Moretti had it 10 rounds to two, or 118-110 for Mayweather. Judges Glenn Feldman and Burt Clements each scored it eight rounds to 12, or 116-112 for Mayweather.
“I thought I caught him many more times than he caught me,” Pacquiao said after the bout. “I was never hurt. I was very surprised by the scores. I thought I hit him much more than he hit me.”
Pacquiao was mistaken, as he connected on just 81 of 429 punches, while Mayweather connected on 148 of 435 punches to improve to 48-0. Mayweather benefitted from his superior reach in addition to his noted quickness in the ring.
The purse for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was estimated at $300 million. Per the boxers’ contract, Mayweather was set to take home 60% of the massive purse, win or lose.