Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a right at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jason Merritt/Getty Images/AFP
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The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.Pacquiao did what he wanted to do, chasing Mayweather around the ring most of the fight.Pacquiao threw far fewer punches than he normally does in a fight, with Mayweather actually credited with throwing more.Pacquiao landed probably the biggest punch in the fight in the fourth round -- a left hand that sent Mayweather into the ropes -- but he wasn't able to consistently land against the elusive champion.The fight was a chess match, with Mayweather using his jab to keep Pacquiao away most of the fight. Pacquiao tried to force the action, but Mayweather was often out of his reach by the time he found his way inside.Ringside punch stats showed Mayweather landing 148 punches of 435, while Pacquiao landed 81 of 429 .Pacquiao had vowed to take the fight to Mayweather and force him into a war.Mayweather proved them wrong, moving well and taking pot shots at Pacquiao.
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