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Maidana: I Dominated The Majority of The Rounds

By CARLOS ARIAS

LAS VEGAS --- The Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana fight was extremely close on the judges scorecards and according on CompuBox punch statistics, but Maidana believes he deserved the verdict.

One judge scored it a 114-114 draw, while the other two judges scored it for Mayweather, 117-111 and 116-112.

"I think it was a great fight," Maidana said. "I did everything possible to win. For the judges, I guess it wasn't enough to win the fight. We did everything possible to win this fight."

Maidana threw 858 total punches and connected on 221 for a 26 percent connect rate, while Mayweather threw 426 total punches and connected on 230 for 54 percent connect rate.

"I definitely think I won this fight," Maidana said. "He did dominate some rounds, but the majority I dominated.

"We won tonight."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spoon23 on 05-05-2014

First 5 round was yours chino. It's not hard to give 2 more for you. Must we not forget. Maidana exposed Floyd's body like never before. Floyd's waist is always open for hooks. It proves Floyd has always been open…

Comment by noStylez on 05-05-2014

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;14516073]I wasn't disappointed with the fight. [B]Just doesn't warrant a rematch.[/B][/QUOTE] Actually it does, you're disappointed because Floyd didn't have an easy time. The rematch should generate bigger numbers but if the numbers of this PPV isn't good then I…

Comment by noStylez on 05-05-2014

[QUOTE=Syf;14513602]I back off my original draw score and sat.. Maidana won the fight. Mayweather spin cycle machine was in effect. Mind warping stuff.I rewatched that **** once regular and a third time with no sound.. rewinding the tape round by…

Comment by Carpe Diem on 05-05-2014

[QUOTE=dmlarge;14514266]After the first 5 rounds I had it 3-2 Maidana. The last 7 rounds I had it 6-1 Mayweather. 116-112 Mayweather.[/QUOTE] Almost the same as my scorecard. Round 8 was a toss-up round and even though Floyd did enough and…

Comment by IronDanHamza on 05-05-2014

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;14516018]Well, hopefully in the rematch there are a few knockdowns so you aren't disappointed. :boxing:[/QUOTE] I wasn't disappointed with the fight. Just doesn't warrant a rematch.

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