Mayweather comparó la pelea de Gervonta con la de Chino Maidana

Floyd mayweather compared the fight between Gervonta davis and Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz with the two contests he made against Marcos “Chino” Maidana.

“What I was saying is that I want him to be the best,” he said. Floyd at a press conference. “I’ve been in that position before, fighting guys like him. If the opponent landed a couple of good shots, they won a couple of rounds ”.

Gervonta He came out as the top favorite in the fight against the Mexican. Pitbull He managed to connect good blows and closed the fight stronger.

The unanimous decision was for the United States monarch by cards of 115-113, 115-113 and 116-112.

Davis came with the expectation of knocking out Pitbull. The last time that an opponent of his managed to get to the cards was on October 8, 2014. On that occasion he won by unanimous decision against German Ivan Meraz in a six-round match.

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“It is no different from the fight with Marcos Maidana“, I consider Floyd mayweather. “If the guy won three or four rounds, they would say he won the fight. They were hoping that Tank knocked out and since he didn’t, they’re going to say he lost. Is that how it works”.

Mayweather compared with Maidana, because at the time the decisions in his favor against the Argentine were controversial. The first time was in May 2014 and Floyd He won by majority decision by 117-111, 116-112 and 114-114.

Months later the rematch took place and again the decision was for Floyd. This time it was unanimous by cards of 115-112, 116-111 and 116-111.

The lightweight monarch of the AMB suffered an injury to his left hand during the match. Around the sixth round was when he started to stop letting go of that hand, but it was much more noticeable in the later rounds.

Davis commented that as Isaac He is shorter and his guard was up, some blow hit him on the top of the head and that caused the injury.