Floyd Mayweather Jr has won his much-anticipated clash with Manny Pacquiao after 12 rounds of a fight watched by millions around the world.The American now stands undefeated in 48 matches after beating the Filipino in a unanimous judges’ decision.
“I’m a calculated fighter, he is a tough competitor,” Mayweather said after the welterweight world title face-off.
“My dad wanted me to do more but Pacquiao is an awkward fighter.”
But Pacquiao said he thought he had won, saying of his opponent: “He didn’t do nothing.”
The bout, billed as the “Fight of the Century”, is the most lucrative in boxing history.
The rivals – who were in negotiations for the event for five years – walk away with a combined prize purse of $300m (£200m), split 60/40 to Mayweather.