MANILA, Philippines – After 12 intense and nail-biting rounds, Floyd “Mayweather” retains his immaculate record and now the WBC, WBO and WBA unified Welterweight Champion of the World by outscoring Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao 116-110, 118-112, 118-112 on Sunday, May 3 (Saturday, May 2, USA Time) at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Mayweather beats Pacquiao, wins unified welterweight championship titles

6 years of hard ball negotiation, now it is settled. Floyd is the best pound for pound boxer in the world and the greatest fighter of our generation.

From the very start of the bout, majority of the boxers declared that they pick Mayweather to win over the undersized Pacquiao. Sugar Shane Mosley, Ricky Hatton, Oscar Dela Hoya and Juan Manuel Marquez whom were all faced by Mayweather and Pacquiao put their money on Floyd but never took out the possibility of a Pacquiao upset.

The game plan is simple for Floyd Mayweather: Play Smart – make Manny miss his punches and counter. Floyd stick on his game plan from start to finish

Round one was the usual “getting to know each other” stage for both fighters. Manny and Money kept their distance and threw few jabs.

As everyone knows, Manny switched to his usual attack mode from the start of the second round. He pursued Mayweather from one corner to another and caught him with good combinations. But Floyd’s defense was simply superior. He never put his guard down in order for Pacquiao to hit him to body and automatically landed a clean and powerful counter.

Manny had his moments when he caught Mayweather with hard left straights and sent the American to the ropes. But it was Mayweather’s accurate shots that win him the bout after 12 electrifying rounds.

With the very convincing win, Floyd announced that he has still one more fight this coming September before he finally hangs up his gloves while Manny will have a good and deserving vacation with his family and leaves everything with his promoter, Bob Arum.