The time finally arrived for the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana, and after all the fanfare with the national anthems and the entrances, especially Floyd’s, it was time for the action to get underway.
After 12 great rounds of action, it was Mayweather who walked away with the majority decision win–117-111, 116-112, 114-114.
Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
Early on, Maidana was bringing the undefeated Mayweather all that he could handle.
Floyd wouldn’t be deterred that easily though.
At one point in the fight, however, for as well as Maidana was doing, he did try to slip a knee in there.
Floyd then landed a huge uppercut shot while backed up on the ropes.
And Mayweather would keep up the offense from there., firing off more shots to the head of Maidana.
Maidana then was warned for the low blow on Mayweather at one point.
Late in the fight, Mayweather landed this beautiful overhand shot.
At the end of the 11th, Maidana took Mayweather down through the ropes.
Overall this was an incredible fight and it shouldn’t surprise anyone if these two were actually too meet again down the road and put on another show for everyone.
Although as we know, ultimately that’s all in Mayweather’s hands.