Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Álvarez

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The One
MayweatherVsCanelo.jpg
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.

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 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 card[edit]

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

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Trends 2013: 'Mayweather vs Canelo' breaks top 10 in U.S
  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 links[edit]

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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