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Marcos Maidana, right, from Argentina, lands a left against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their WBC-WBA welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Mayweather wins a tough fight
First Published May 03 2014 11:28 pm • Last Updated May 09 2014 11:56 pm

Las Vegas • Marcos Maidana did everything but beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., taking him 12 tough rounds before losing a majority decision.

Mayweather remained unbeaten Saturday night, but not by much. Maidana swarmed all over him from the opening bell and gave him perhaps his toughest fight in a 16-year professional career.

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In the end, though, Mayweather got the win — just as he did in his previous 45 fights. He retained his welterweight titles, winning the fight on two scorecards while a third judge had it even.




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