Mayweather expects to make a mind-boggling $200 million from his showdown with Pacquiao.
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Heading into the much-hyped "Fight of the Century," Floyd Mayweather Jr. repeatedly said his welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao was all about defining his legacy while preserving a perfect record as a professional.Pacquiao is renowned for his aggression and speed but the Filipino southpaw was continually outsmarted by Mayweather, who despite back peddling for much of the bout, controlled the pace of the fight and the geography of the ring.Boxing great Oscar De La Hoya, who was beaten by both Mayweather and Pacquiao before calling time on his own glittering career, was distinctly underwhelmed by Saturday's fight – mainly because of the American's style.For Mayweather, Saturday's action and outcome provided proof that he is continually undervalued by the media and by many boxing fans.
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