Mayweather Beats Pacquiao in Biggest Fight of 21st Century #SJSreports
On May 2nd, people got what they had been waiting for since 2010: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao boxing it out at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The two fought through all twelve rounds and Mayweather was crowned champion of the Welterweight Division by a unanimous vote. This was such a big fight because so much money was involved. Mayweather earned almost 200 million dollars from the fight and Pacquiao got about 100 million dollars. This became the richest fight in boxing history. Pacquiao won only a few rounds while Mayweather won with great defense and aggressive attack.
"Undefeated Floyd Mayweather Decisions Manny Pacquiao - CNN.com." CNN. Cable News Network, 3 May 2015. Web. 4 May 2015. <http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/03/sport/mayweather-pacquiao-fight/>.
This article describes a lot more of the statistics of the fight including the money and punches landed.
This link gives many quotes from the fighters after the fight.
This link gives the official scorecard of the fight.
This is the arena where they fought, the MGM Grand.
This is Manny Pacquiao, the fighter who lost the bout.
This is Floyd Mayweather, the winner of the Welterweight Title and $180 million.
These are the two at a press conference posing for pictures.
News Broadcast Link
This showed what Pacquiao really thought and showed also a controversy afterwards about the interviewer.
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