Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez, billed as "The One", was a boxing light middleweight championship superfight. The bout was held on September 14, 2013, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, on Showtime PPV. Mayweather received $41.5 million for this fight before taking into account pay-per-view sales. [1]

The One
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DateSeptember 14, 2013
VenueMGM Grand Garden Arena
Title(s) on the lineWBC Super Welterweight title.
WBA (Super) Super Welterweight title.
The Ring Junior Middleweight title.
Tale of the tape
Boxer United States Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mexico Saúl Álvarez
Nickname Money Canelo
Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Pre-fight record 44–0–0 (26 KO) 42–0–1 (30 KO)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Style Orthodox Orthodox
Recognition WBA Super Welterweight (Super) Champion.
WBC Welterweight Champion.
Ring Welterweight Champion.
Ring No. 1 ranked pound-for-pound.
Ring No. 1 ranked welterweight.
WBA Super Welterweight Champion.
WBC Super Welterweight.
Ring Super Welterweight Champion.
Ring No. 9 ranked pound-for-pound.
Ring No. 1 ranked Jr. Middleweight.

The fight was won by Mayweather in a 12-round majority decision in front of a sold out crowd of 16,746. Judge C. J. Ross scored the fight 114–114, a draw. Judge Dave Moretti had it 116–112, and Craig Metcalfe scored it 117–111. Judge Ross retired after this fight.[2][3][4][5][6]

Fight cardEdit

Weight Class vs. Method Round Time Notes
Light middleweight   Floyd Mayweather Jr. (c) def.   Canelo Álvarez (c) MD 12/12 Note 1
Light welterweight   Danny García (c) def.   Lucas Matthysse (ic) UD 12/12 Note 2
Light middleweight   Carlos Amado Molina def.   Ishe Smith (c) SD 12/12 Note 3
Welterweight   Pablo César Cano def.   Ashley Theophane SD 10/10
Super middleweight   Ronald Gavril def.   Shujaa El Amin UD 8/8
Middleweight   Chris Pearson def.   Josh Williams TKO 1/8 1:14
Super middleweight   Luís Arias def.   James Winchester UD 6/6
Super middleweight   Lanell Bellows def.   Jordan Moore KO 1/4 2:30

^Note 1 For WBA (Super), WBC & The Ring light middleweight titles.

^Note 2 For WBA (Super), WBC & The Ring light welterweight titles.

^Note 3 For IBF junior middleweight title.

International broadcastingEdit

Country Broadcaster
  Argentina Space
TV Pública Digital
  Australia Main Event
  Brazil SporTV
  Belgium BeTV
  Cambodia CTN
  Canada Viewers Choice
  Chile Space
  China CCTV-5
  Colombia Space
  Denmark TV3 Sport
  Estonia Viasat Sport Baltic
  Ecuador Space
  France beIN Sport
  Germany DMAX
  Hungary Sport 1
  Iceland Stöð 2 Sport
  Israel Sport 1
  Italy Sportitalia
  Japan WOWOW
  Latvia Viasat Sport Baltic
  Lithuania Viasat Sport Baltic
  Malaysia Astro

Country Broadcaster
  Mexico Televisa
  New Zealand Sky Arena
  Norway Viasat Sport
  Panama RPC-TV
  Peru Space
  Philippines GMA Network
GMA News TV1
  Poland Orange Sport
  Portugal SPORT.TV2
  Qatar Al Jazeera Sports
  Romania GSP TV
  Russia Rossiya 2
  Singapore SuperSports
  Spain Canal+
  South Africa SuperSport
  Thailand TrueVisions
  Ukraine XSPORT
  United Kingdom BoxNation
  United States Showtime PPV
US Military AFN Sports
  Venezuela Meridiano
Space

1The GMA News TV telecast ceased commercial operations due to high airtime cost with live coverage via satellite feed of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez, part of GMA News TV ceased broadcasting operations due to the network's "disappointing" development. The GMA Network management announced that GMA News TV would sign-off on December 31, 2013.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Google Trends 2013: 'Mayweather vs Canelo' breaks top 10 in U.S". Archived from the original on 2017-10-18. Retrieved 2014-05-09.
  2. ^ "Mayweather's latest masterpiece was desecrated by judge who should retire". The Daily Mail. London. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez - as it happened". The Guardian. London. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Mayweather wins majority decision vs. Alvarez". USA Today. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  5. ^ "As it happened". BBC Sport. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Mayweather dominates Alvarez despite laughable scorecards". The Ring. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
W12 Robert Guerrero
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s bouts
September 14, 2013
Succeeded by
W12 Marcos Maidana
Preceded by
W12 Austin Trout
Canelo Álvarez' bouts
September 14, 2013
Succeeded by
KO10 Alfredo Angulo
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