Athletes react to Floyd Mayweather's victory

Sunday May 3rd, 2015

Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in a long-awaited bout billed the "Fight of the Century.

Though Pacquiao struck some highlight-caliber blows, Mayweather's trademark defensive style wore down his opponent. Mayweather dodged Pacquiao's blows and landed enough punches for a unanimous decision in a fight that didn't live up to everyone's expectations.

Mayweather remained perfect, improving to 48-0, while Pacquiao fell to 57-6 with the defeat.

Mayweather entered the fight as the favorite, though Pacquiao's odds increased since the bout was announced in February. 

Here are some notable athlete reactions to the fight and Mayweather's victory:


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