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FLOYD MAYWEATHER DEFEATS MARCOS MAIDANA VIA MAJORITY DECISION

By Ben Thompson | May 03, 2014
FLOYD MAYWEATHER DEFEATS MARCOS MAIDANA VIA MAJORITY DECISION

Moments ago at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather kept his undefeated record intact and picked up another title in the process, defeating former WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana via majority decision in an action-packed affair. Maidana was game throughout, taking the fight right to Mayweather as he bulled forward in each and every round, landing punches wherever he could. In the end, however, he was no match for the more accurate punches of Mayweather, who was able to dominate on two of three scorecards. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results.

FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA

ROUND 1
Mayweather comes out fast and takes the center of the ring. Maidana swings wildly, but misses. Overhand right lands for Mayweather. Maidana digs a left to the body. Maidana fires some shots to the hips and arms of Mayweather. He doesn't care what he hits. Overhand right lands for Maidana. Maidana continues to swing wildly. Mayweather digs a left to the body. Maidana continues to swing wildly, but a he's wasting a lot of energy with missed punches. Mayweather lands a body shot. Chopping left hook lands for Mayweather. Maidana wobbles a bit. Wild round. Tough to score. I'll give it to Maidana just for bringing it.

Mayweather 9 Maidana 10

ROUND 2

Maidana comes out swinging again. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Another. Jab lands for Mayweather. HARD right lands for Mayweather. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Another. Maidana charges in. Right hand gets in for Maidana. Right hand followed by a left hook lands for Mayweather. Body shot followed by a left hook lands for Mayweather. Stiff jab to the body ladns for Mayweather. Another. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Maidana backs him up and digs to the body. Lead right lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 19 Maidana 19

ROUND 3

Left hook lands for Mayweather. Maidana digs to the body. Mayweather jabs to the body. Again. Again. Left and a right lands for Mayweather. Again. A break in the action so the referee can warn Maidana for holding on to Mayweather's arm. Maidana wails on him against the ropes. Maidana gets in a few shots. Mayweather spins him around and continues to jab to the body. They wrestle inside. Mayweather lands a jab folowed by a right. HARD right lands for Mayweather. Maidana gets in a left. Short left hok lands for Mayweather. Lead right lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 29 Maidana 28

ROUND 4
Some roughhousing on the inside and Maidana gets another warning for the ref. Maidana digs to the body. A low blow from Maidana and Mayweather complains to the ref. HARD body shot lands for Mayweather. Another. Mayweather jabs to the body. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Maidana digs to the body. Quick left hook lands for Mayweather. Mayweather digs a left to the body. Maidana lands his own left to the body. Now the ref warns Mayweather for holding. Left hook lands for Maywetahter, who's cut over his right eye. Close round, but I give it to Maidana for his relentlessness.

Mayweather 38 Maidana 38

ROUND 5

Pull counter lands for Mayweather. Mayweather jabs to the body. Maidana lands a right upstairs. Overhand right lands for Maidana. Mayweather digs a right to the body. Mayweather standing toe to toe with Maidana. Maidana bulls fowrad. A lot of punches are wide, but some are getting through. Round to Maidana.

Mayweather 47 Maidana 48

ROUND 6

Right hand lands for Mayweather. They trade shots on the inside. Left hook lands for Mayweather and he slips away. Uppercut lands for Mayweather. Short right lands for Mayweather. Maidana lands a left. HARD uppercut lands for Mayweather. Right tot he body lands for Mayweather. Maidana lands a 1-2 to the body. Triple left hook lands for Mayweather. Body shot followed by a right lands for Mayweather. Another right lands for Mayweather. Maidana starting to slow down a bit. They trade on the inside. Left hook followed by a right lands for Mayweather. Another right lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 57 Maidana 57

ROUND 7

Maidana digs a left to the body. Right to the body followd by a left upstairs lands for Maywather. Left hook and a right lands for Mayweather. Mayweather walking him down now. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Mayweather works the body against the ropes. Maidana lands a left to the body. They trade on the inside. 1-2 lands for Mayweather. Two left hooks land for Mayweather. Maidana digs a 1-2 to the body. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Maidana presses forward. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 67 Maidana 66

ROUND 8

HARD body shot lands for Mayweather. Maidana digs to the body. Quick right lands for Mayweather. Maidana lands a shot south of the border and Mayweather complains. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Right to the body lands for Mayweather. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Maidana fires to the body. Maidana looks tired. Body shot lands for Mayweather, but Maidana comes charging froward. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 77 Maidana 75

ROUND 9

HARD right lands for Mayweather. Another. Jab to the body lands for Mayweather. Three-punch combo lands for Mayweather. Jab othte body lands for Mayweather. Maidana gets in a jab. Another. Straright right and a left hook lands for Mayweather. Another hard right from Mayweather rocks the head of Maidana. Maidana presses forward an unloads against the ropes. HARD right lands for Mayweather again. Nice combo lands for Mayweather. HARD right upstairs and a left to the body has Maidana bending over. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 87 Maidana 84

ROUND 10

Left and a right lands for Mayweather. Hard right to the body lands for Mayweather. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Maidana swarms him against the ropes. Right hand lands for Maywather. Maidana wails at the body. Jab and a right to the body lands for Myaweather. Left hook followed by a right lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 97 Maidana 93

ROUND 11

Mayweather digs to the body. Another right to the body lands for Mayweather. Right upstairs lands for Mayweather. Three-punch combo lands for Mayweather. Right hook lands for Mayweather. Maidana fires to the hip. Maidana flurries against the ropes and gets in a right. Another right lands for Maidana. Maidana bulls forward and nearly tackles Mayweather through the ropes. He almost does it again. They trade at the bell. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 107 Maidana 102

ROUND 12

Two left hooks land for Mayweather. Jab to the body lands for Mayweather. 1-2 lands for Mayweather. Maidana digs to the body. Maidana gets in a right. Mayweather lands a left hook. Left and a right lands for Mayweather. Pull counter lands for Mayweather. They trade at the end. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 117 Maidana 111

Official judges scorecard: 114-114, 117-111, 116-112

THE WINNER BY MAJORITY DECISION...FLOYD MAYWEATHER



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