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Video: Floyd Mayweather Reacts To The Stevenson-Jack Draw

WBC Light Heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson and former two-division world champion Badou Jack fought to a highly competitive majority draw Saturday at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.  

With the draw, Stevenson retains the WBC belt in what was Toronto’s most significant world title fight in more than 30 years. The judges scored the fight 115-113 in favor of Jack and 114-114 twice.

In a bout filled with momentum swings, it was Jack (21-1-4, 13 KOs) who was the busier and more accurate fighter.

While Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 KOs) outpointed Jack in the early rounds, the challenger turned it on in round number seven and dominated the champion in the second half of the fight. In rounds seven through ten, Jack out landed Stevenson 114-40. However, a ferocious body shot from the right hand of Stevenson in round ten altered the momentum back in his favor. 

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Stevenson, who has resided in Montreal since he was five-years-old, was able to gain a second wind in the 11thround, riding the momentum of the body shot that injured Jack.

With everything on the line in the night’s final round, both fighters emptied the tank and left it all in the ring. Jack rebounded tremendously and when the final bell rang, it was Stevenson who was struggling to stay on his feet.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mostovnik on 05-20-2018

A fairer approach to judging boxing would be giving more weight to the fighter who dominates at the END of a bout for the simple reason that that suggests he would prevail in the end if the fight continued. So…

Comment by whirlout on 05-20-2018

This is so amateurish. The press conference is for Badou..why are these two clowns jumping in every second to answer questions on his behalf. Floyd must think this is a post conference after one of his fights

Comment by revelated on 05-20-2018

Hope NSB heard Floyd. He was talking to you about giving rounds to guys for spurts at the end and ignoring the rest. I'm just glad the judges didn't ignore the work when Jeff 'The Hornet' Horn unanimously beat Manny…

Comment by abracada on 05-20-2018

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;18787998]Floyd Mayweather Video Interview - WBC Light Heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson and former two-division world champion Badou Jack fought to a highly competitive majority draw Saturday at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. [[URL=https://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=128343]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] Trilogy, here…

Comment by maracho on 05-20-2018

Floyd likes the Draw/Canadian kickbacks

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