Welcome to the live round-by-round scoring of Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. The fight should be getting underway soon. All the under cards are done and now they are just killing time by looking at all the famous people in the audience. I will continuously update this post as things progress.
The official call is Mayweather by unanimous decision. 118-110, 116-112, 116-112.
The unofficial scorecards give too much credit to Mayweather. I had it a close fight with Mayweather winning 115-113. I don’t see the landslide they are talking about, although CompuBox favors Mayweather heavily. I guess I score aggressiveness highly.
-Round 12: Floyd is dancing well and keeping Manny away. Mayweather looks confident and Pacquiao is not landing accurately. Mayweather is finishing in typical strong form. He is making Pacquiao miss. Mayweather 10/9
-Round 11: Mayweather comes out strong. Mayweather looks calm and is asserting himself. Pacquiao is starting to get discouraged. Mayweather 10/9
-Round 10: Pacquiao’s pushing the action and landing some shots on Mayweather against the ropes. Pacquiao is more active than Mayweather. Pacquiao 10/9
-Round 9: Manny lands a good left through Mayweather’s guard. Mayweather is not throwing a lot. . Floyd lands a few rights at the end, but Pacquiao catches him. Mayweather didn’t do much, but controlled the distance. Mayweather 10/9
-Round 8: Pacquiao lands a good left to start. Pacquiao is starting to land more accurately and land body shots. Mayweather lands a good counter right, but Pacquiao’s left won this round. Pacquiao 10/9 I have it an even fight at 76/76. This is getting interesting.
-Round 7: Floyd comes in with wild rights that land on Pacquiao’s gloves. Floyd is acting aggressive, but starts to evade. Floyd is working his jab. Manny lands a nice right. I would say that Pacquiao won the round with some rights at the end. Pacquiao 10/9
-Round 6: Pacquiao is trying to land, but is getting caught coming in. Pacquiao gets Floyd against the ropes and lands some nice shots. Floyd works out of it and lands some shots through Pacquiao’s guard. Close round, but I give a slight edge to Pacquiao. Pacquiao 10/9
-Round 5: Not a lot happening in the first minute. Floyd is landing some jabs and landed a very good right. His right is starting to get active again. Pacquiao didn’t land much. Mayweather 10/9
-Round 4: Pacquiao starts with landing several combinations. Manny is pushing the action. He traps Mayweather along the ropes and flurries. Mayweather is absorbing Pacquiao’s shots and not throwing. Good round for Pacquiao. Pacquiao 10/9
-Round 3: Mayweather is still controlling the distance. Floyd is starting to talk to Manny in the clinch. Mayweather is holding Manny whenever he gets close. Floyd’s right hand continues to win him rounds. 10/9 Mayweather
-Round 2: Mayweather lands some solid rights, but is starting to get stuck on the ropes a bit. Manny is waking up, but Mayweather is counter-punching nicely. Mayweather’s counter rights won the round. 10/9 Mayweather
-Round 1: Both fighters at center ring, flicking jabs. Mayweather is controlling the distance with his jab. Mayweather controlled round 1. 10/9 for Mayweather
-Round 1 is about to start!
-Michael Buffer is introducing Manny and Jimmy Lennon Jr. is introducing Mayweather.
-Both fighters are in the ring. We are about to get referee instructions.
-Manny has made it to the ring. Now Floyd is making his way to the ring. Oddly enough, he’s being escorted by the Burger King mascot and Justin Bieber. It’s an odd scene.
-Manny is making his way to the ring. He’s smiling and seems very relaxed.
-Ring entrances about to ensue.
-They are starting national anthems.
-They are filling time by playing docu-based segments.