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Marquez Saw a Draw or Close Win For Mayweather

By Salvador Rodriguez

Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez believes last week's welterweight unification between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Rene Maidana could have been scored a draw or close win, 7 rounds to 5, in favor of Mayweather. Mayweather won a twelve round majority decision. One judge had the fight scored a 114-114 draw, as did several others at ringside. Marquez was dominated by Mayweather over twelve rounds several years ago.

"I saw a bout with more wrestling than boxing. I saw a draw or a win by Mayweather with a very small margin of two points," said Juan Manuel. "Maidana missed a lot of punches. Mayweather moved well from the waist, and the only good shots that were landed were the counters by Floyd when Maidana missed. That's why [the judges] saw him winning. It was entertaining, but it was not a convincing victory."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 05-08-2014

I'm with Marquez on this one. I saw a draw, or at most 7-5 Mayweather, and I don't dislike Mayweather.

Comment by WESS on 05-08-2014

[QUOTE=raymosr;14530167]Let's see, Canelo, Lara, Marquez, N. Richardson, Kahn Artist, n now even Jim Lampley all agree that Mayweather won... who doesn't agree all the butt hurt Pac tards, & chino wishers. The facts are that chino chose a decent game…

Comment by raymosr on 05-08-2014

Let's see, Canelo, Lara, Marquez, N. Richardson, Kahn Artist, n now even Jim Lampley all agree that Mayweather won... who doesn't agree all the butt hurt Pac tards, & chino wishers. The facts are that chino chose a decent game…

Comment by MeanestNiceGuy on 05-08-2014

Yeah Marquez...just like you felt that you won a close fight against Bradley? Gotcha!

Comment by radioraheem on 05-08-2014

[QUOTE=Cinci Champ;14529218]ya its hard take any of these opinions serious tho a lot of the time a fighter will say a certain thing to make himself look better. Canelo lost so hes gonna say mayweather won khan beat maidana so…

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