Mayweather Triumphs Over Pacquiao In Vegas


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.

Mayweather Triumphs

“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.

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