Mayweather-Berto replay + All Access epilogue this Saturday

1-IMG_1941By Dan Ambrose: For boxing fans who didn’t get a chance to see the interesting High Stakes: Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) vs. Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs) fight card last Saturday night on Showtime pay-per-view, the replay will be shown this Saturday night on Showtime Sports at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

Fans will get to see Mayweather-Berto along with the co-feature bout between WBC super featherweight champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez and challenger Orlando Salido. This fight was very exciting, but the results were less than pleasing with the three judges ruling the fight a draw.

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Marciano’s son comments on Mayweather breaking his father’s record

_DSC6871(Photo credit: Idris Erba/Mayweather Promotions) By Allan Fox: Last Saturday night, WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) tied the late great former heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano’s record of 49-0 that he set 60 years ago in 1955, when the 38-year-old Mayweather finished his career with one-sided 12 round unanimous decision win over Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Marciano’s career record was 49-0, 43 knockouts. Like Mayweather, Marciano still had a lot left in the tank when he retired. He likely could have kept winning for a little while longer if he had the desire to continue to the sport.

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Was Floyd Mayweather Jr like a virtuoso Jazz artist?

_DSC4275(Photo credit: Idris Erba/Mayweather Promotions) By Gerardo Granados: I believe it was credited to George Foreman the phrase that states that Boxing is like Jazz, that the better it is the least people appreciate it. If I was going to fight I would try to emulate future hall of fame member Floyd Mayweather Jr boxing style but if I pay to see two prizefighters then I expect them to use boxing skills whilst accept the risks to beat his opponent into submission, the most brutal and violent the fight is the most pleased that I am.

Once called Pretty Boy, Mayweather Jr began his pro career back in October 11 of 1996, won his first world title two years later against WBC super featherweight champion Genaro Hernandez in October 3 of 1998.

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Berto fought better than Pacquiao, says Floyd Sr.

_DSC4369(Photo credit: Idris Erba/Mayweather Promotions) By Chris Williams: While Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs) has been receiving criticism today from all sides about his inept performance last night in fighting boxing’s biggest star in Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) on Showtime pay-per-view, Floyd Mayweather Sr., and a number of other people, feel that Berto put in a better performance against Mayweather than Manny Pacquiao did in his loss to Mayweather on May 2nd of this year.

Floyd Sr. says Pacquiao take any risks at all in that fight against Mayweather, and then told people he had an injured shoulder afterwards. Floyd Sr. thinks Pacquiao wasn’t telling the truth when he said he had a shoulder injury.

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Mayweather landed 57% of his punches, Berto 17%

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre BertoBy Chris Williams: In Floyd Mayweather Jr’s career-ending victory last night over a badly over-matched Andre Berto, Mayweather landed an absurd 57% of his punches compared to Berto’s anemic 17% connect percentage at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mayweather could seemingly not miss with his punches last night. Part of the reason was because Berto was always there right in front of Mayweather not using any head movement or any angles to speak of to keep out of the way of his shots.

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Mayweather: I have no temptation to get win No.50

Floyd Mayweather WinsBy Tim Fletcher: After his victory last Saturday night over former IBF/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) announced his retirement from boxing, saying that he’d accomplished all there was to accomplish after 19 years in the sport.

Mayweather, 38, says he’s not tempted at all to continue his career in search of win No.50 to break Rocky Marciano’s 60-year-old record that he set in 1955. Mayweather says he’s more concerned with leaving the sport right now while his mind is still intact, and his health good.

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Mayweather: I’ve made great investments

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre BertoBy Dan Ambrose: WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he’s made good investments with the money that he’s made in his boxing career, and this in turn enables him to walk away from the sport after 19 years as a pro without having to worry about money the way most fighters do.

Mayweather defeated Andre Berto last night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada in a fight Mayweather said will make him $70 million. He’s got a guarantee of $32 million. So for Mayweather to make an additional $38 million, he’s going to need some fairly good pay-per-view numbers from Showtime.

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Mayweather: It didn’t matter what opponent I chose

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By Dan Ambrose: At the post-fight press conference last night, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) justified his decision to pick out the over-matched Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs) as his opponent for his final fight of his career at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather said that it wouldn’t have mattered who he fought.

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De La Hoya slams Mayweather for boring fight

Floyd Mayweather vs Andre BertoBy Allan Fox: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya kicked sand in the face of Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) last night on his Twitter account for his very boring 12 round unanimous decision win over Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs) on Showtime PPV from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mayweather won the fight by the scores of 120-108, 117-111 and 118-110. De La Hoya isn’t the only one that was bored by Mayweather’s fight last night. The internet message boards were filled with angry boxing fans who felt that the Mayweather-Berto fight was an incredibly boring affair and not worth the $75.99 that the fight cost on PPV.

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Mayweather defeats Berto, then announces retirement

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 13, 2015) – Floyd “Money” Mayweather performed one last masterpiece on Saturday live on SHOWTIME PPV® in what he insists was the final fight of his distinguished 19-year career.

Before 13,395 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mayweather improved to 49-0 (26 KOs), matching the record of the late heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano with a 12-round decision over former two-time welterweight world champion Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KOs). In total control from the outset, Mayweather was victorious by the scores of 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111.

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