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FLOYD MAYWEATHER PROVES HE'S STILL KING; MAKES EASY WORK OF CANELO ALVAREZ TO WIN MAJORITY DECISION

By Ben Thompson | September 14, 2013
FLOYD MAYWEATHER PROVES HE'S STILL KING; MAKES EASY WORK OF CANELO ALVAREZ TO WIN MAJORITY DECISION

Moments ago, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather proved once again why he's considered to be the best fighter in the world, defeating the young, strong, and previously undefeated Saul "Canelo" Alvarez via majority decision. School was in session for Canelo, as Mayweather repeatedly beat him to the punch with jabs and right hands all night. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results.

ROUND 1
Mayweather comes out walking Canelo down. Jab lands for Mayweather. Jab to the body lands for both. Jab lands for Mayweather. Jab to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo misses with a big shot. Jab lands for Mayweather again. Mayweather slips three punches from Canelo. Jab lands for Mayweather. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Canelo gets in a jab and the crowd erupts. Jab lands for Mayweather. Another. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 10 Canelo 9

ROUND 2

Jab to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo a little off balance withhis punches. Jab lands for Mayweather. They trade jabs. Canelo digs a right to the hip of Mayweather. Again. Jab upstairs lands for Mayweather. Short left hook lands for Mayweather. Mayweather jabs to the body. Canelo misses with a right. Jab lands for Mayweather. Again. 1-2 to the body gets in for Canelo. Right to the body lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 20 Canelo 18

ROUND 3

Jab lands for Mayweather to start the round. Another. Canelo misses with a right. Jab lands for Mayweather. They trade jabs. Mayweather just touching him with his jab. They trade shots to the body. Stiff jab lands for Mayweather. Canelo backs up. Another jab for Mayweather. HARD right hand lands for Mayweather. Another. Canelo smiles. Quick jab lands for Mayweather. Canelo lands a good jab now. Mayweather circles. Canelo stalks. They trade jabs. Canelo fires to the body. Jab lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 30 Canelo 27

ROUND 4

Canelo pressing forward. Floyd standing right in front of him. Short left gets in for Canelo. Stiff jab lands for Mayweather. They trade rights. Right hand lands fo Mayweather again. Canelo lands a low blow and gets warned for it. Right to the body lands for Mayweather. They trade jabs. Jab lands for Canelo. Right from Canelo bounes off Mayweather's shoulder. Stiff jab lands for MFayweather. Anotther. Another. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Mayweather lands a three-punch combo followed by a big right. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 40 Canelo 36

ROUND 5

Canelo lands a jab. Right hand lands for Mayweather. HARD right from Mayweather blasts the sweat off Canelo's head. They trade jabs. Jab lands for Mayweather. Another. Another. Canelo fires to the body. Right lands for Mayweather. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Uppercut sneaks in for Canelo, but he eats a right from Mayweather. Another right lands for Mayweather. Jab and a left hook lands for Mayweather. Nice right to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo gets in a jab. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 50 Canelo 45

ROUND 6

Jab lands for Mayweather. Canelo lands a nice body shot. Jab lands for Mayweather. Another. Another. Right lands for Canelo, but he eats a bigger right from Mayweather. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Canelo gets in a hook. Now Mayweather answers with his own left hook. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Canelo already looks like he's breathing heavy in there. Hard rightlands for Mayweather. Right lands again for Mayweather. And again. And again. Canelo misses with three punches and then eats a right. Another right lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 60 Canelo 54

ROUND 7

Mayweather touches him with his jab. Canelo misses with his shots. Jab lands for Mayweather. HARD 1-2 lands for Mayweather and the crowd erupts. Uppercut lands for Mayweather. Canelo gets in a jab. They trade jabs. Mayweather just peppering him with the jab. Four in a row now. Nice right to the body lands for Mayweather. Jab lands for Canelo. Mayweather walking him down. HARD uppercut lands for Mayweather. Canelo in the corner. Right lands for Mayweather. Left. Canelo just covers up. Another right lands for Mayweather. Another. Mayweather walking around with his hands down now. Wow. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 70 Canelo 63

ROUND 8

Jab lands for Mayweather. Canelo digs to the body. Jab lands for Mayweather. Another. Canelo chasing him and just walking into jabs. Another couple of jabs land fo rMayweather. Right hand followed by a left hook lands for Mayweather. Canelo gets in a right and the crowd gets excited. Canelo digs to the body, but lands nothing of merit. Mayweather rocks him with a right and some jabs. Again. Uppercut and a left hook lands for Mayweather. 1-2 lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 80 Canelo 72

ROUND 9

Canelo jabbing to the arms of Mayweather. Mayweather jabbing to the face of Canelo. They trade jabs. Mayweather inching closer as he closes the gap. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Another right lands for Mayweather. Uppercut lands for Mayweather. Short right lands for Canelo. Right lands for Mayweather. HUGE right lands for Mayweather. Canelo gets in a right. Canelo misses with a wild left hook. Mayweather lands a right. Uppercut lands for Mayweather. Overhand right lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 90 Canelo 81

ROUND 10

Right hand lands for Mayweather. Jab lands for Mayweather. 1-2 to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo misses with five punches. Mayweather lands a couple of shots while Canelo rests aginst the ropes. More jabs to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo covers up. Big right lands for Mayweather. Right to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo unleashes a flurry to the arms of Mayweather. More jabs from Mayweather. And more jabs from Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 100 Canelo 90

ROUND 11

Canelo lands a right to the back of Mayweather. Jab lands for Mayweather. Canelo digs a left to the body. Quick right lands for Mayweather upstairs. Jab from Mayweather. Another. Left hook lands for Mayweather. Right hand lands for Mayweather. Another jab lands for Mayweather. Two left hooks land for Mayweather. Canelo looks tired. Right hand lands for Canelo. Two jabs land for Mayweather. Right to the body lands for Mayweather. Canelo misses with another wild swing and Mayweather clowns him. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 110 Canelo 99

ROUND 12

They touch gloves to begin the round. Quick jab lands for Mayweather. Mayweather just circling around the ring. They trade jabs. Jab from Mayweather knocks the sweat off Canelo's head again. Right lands for Mayweather. Canelo misses with a left. They trade rights. Jab lands for Mayweather. Again. They trade rights. Jab lands for Mayweather. Round to Mayweather.

Mayweather 120 Canelo 108

Official judges scorecards: 114-114 (Draw), 116-112, 117-111

THE WINNER BY MAJORITY DECISION...FLOYD MAYWEATHER



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