38 years old, Floyd Mayweather won the Fight of the Century against Manny Pacquiao (36 years) with brilliant performance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night of 2nd May, 2015.
Floyd Mayweather defeated Pacquiao (Philippines) by unanimous decision (118-110, 116-112) at the Welterweight Unification Championship bout. This is his 25th world title and 11th in a row.
Floyd Mayweather receives a 60% of the purse and will be guarranteed $120 million. While Manny Pacquiao receives 40% of the purse and will be guarranteed $80 million as prize money. Floyd Mayweather became the highest-paid athlete in the world by earning with almost $200 million in just 36 minutes boxing match.
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Floyd Mayweather said a few hours after winning the boxing match, “I might relinquish my belt.”
“I want to thank God for the opportunity. I want to thank the fans that came to Las Vegas. I want to thank all the fans that supported this event,” Mayweather said.
“Manny Pacquiao is a smarter fighter than I thought,” he said. “I don’t want to rate myself. I felt I won. My dad was extremely hard on me and wanted me to do more. I thought in my heart and in my mind that I was winning, but my dad to throw more combinations. He was telling me, ‘Floyd you’ve got to pick it up.’ But I truly believed I won.”
Floyd Mayweather’s Profile:
Floyd Mayweather born on 24th February, 1977 at Grand Rapids, Michigan U.S. His Nicknames are Pretty Boy, Money and TBE. He is 173 cm tall. He studied at Ottawa Hills High School. He is an American Professional Boxer. Mayweather is currently a five-division world champion. He won Lineal Championship in four different weight classes. He also won Ring Magazine Fighter of the year award in 1998 and in 2007. He won the Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year award in 2007. He won the Best Fighter ESPY award in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014.