Mayweather decisions Maidana

boxing-mayweather04-360

LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – Floyd Mayweather Jr. got a tougher challenge than many may have expected, but remained undefeated on Saturday with a decision win over Marcos Maidana.

View Real-Time Sports Betting Odds

This fight will tool place from the MGM Hotel & Carnio in Las Vegas, Nevada and was for the WBC, WBA and The Ring Welterweight championships on the line.

It was a competitive 12-round fight where Mayweather was able to implement his usual style of counter boxing, but Maidana showed some impressive moments as well. The challenger was able to land some flurries during the fight, perhaps contacting on more punches that Mayweather is accustomed to taking. However, it wasn’t enough, as Mayweather dictated the pace and landed more convincing combinations to win the fight on two of the judges’ scorecards. One judge had the bout a draw, but Mayweather still gets the win by majority decision.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Mayweather Jr. was the favorite to win this bout, as he had a money line of -1000 to win, which means a wager of $1,000 on Mayweather to win will pay out an additional $100.

Mayweather now improves to 46-0-0 in his career with 26 KOs. Maidana suffers his fourth defeat, falling to 35-4 with 31 Kos.

Bet on Boxing Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Fighting Predictions

Thumbnail UFC Fight Night Predictions The UFC had an impressive card on free TV with UFC Fight Nightbeing held in Atlantic City. Here’s some fight predictions we like for tonight’s card.
Thumbnail UFC Fight Night Predictions The UFC makes its way over to Glendale, Arizona tonight for a free card on FOX. Here’s three fights we have suggested predictions for as part of UFC Fight Night.
Thumbnail UFC 223 Predictions It’s been a crazy few days for the UFC, but it is set to finally hold UFC 223 tonight in Brooklyn. Here’s three picks we like for...

Recent Discussions Other Sports

Keeneland Santa Anita 04-07-2018 on Sat, Apr 2018 by Shazman
PGA Golf: Weekly Waggle - Masters on Wed, Apr 2018 by Shazman
The 2018 Masters on Mon, Apr 2018 by Shazman
Horses: At the Gate - Saturday on Sat, Mar 2018 by Shazman