Floyd Mayweather‘s supposed last hurrah has been dubbed “High Stakes” as he takes on Andre Berto in a 12-round world championship bout for Mayweather’s WBC and WBA Welterweight world titles.
It all goes goes in Mayweather’s backyard–at MGM Grand in Las Vegas–on Saturday, September 12 and is promoted by Mayweather Promotions. The event will be shown live on Showtime pay-per-view starting at 8:00 pm, EST/5:00 pm PST.
The co-main event will feature a rematch between Roman Martinez and Orlando Salido for the WBO Junior Lightweight world title. The Martinez vs. Salido fight will follow Badou Jack “The Ripper” making his first defense of the WBC Super Middleweight world title against mandatory challenger, “Saint” George Groves.
The first pay-per-view televised fight is a 10-round super featherweight showdown featuring Mexican power puncher Jhonny Gonzalez against Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Oquendo.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto, 12 rounds, for Mayweather’s WBC/WBA Welterweight title
Floyd Mayweather remains perfect to no ones surprise and easily defeats Andre Berto via a unanimous decision 118-110, 117-111, and 120-108. Is this the end of the Mayweather reign?
Roman Martinez vs. Orlando Salido, rematch, 12 rounds, for Martinez’s WBO Junior Lightweight title
Well Martinez-Solido 2 did not disappoint. Both fighters hit the canvas, both guys let their hands go, but neither was chosen the clear winner. Both fighters gave the fans a spectacle just as they did in their first bout. Final scores were 115-113 (Martinez), 115-113 (Salido), and 114-114. Trilogy anyone?
Badou Jack vs. George Groves, 12 rounds, for Jack’s WBC Super Middleweight title
In his first title defense, Badou Jack crushes George Grove’s hopes of finally capturing a world title in a close and hard fought battle. Both fighters found themselves in the middle of some great exchanges but it was Jack who impressed the judges more winning with scores of 115-112, 116-111, and 115-113.
Vanes Martirosyan vs. Ishe Smith, 10 rounds, Junior Middleweights
Vanes Martirosyan wins a hard fought brawl against The Money Teams, Ishe Smith. The bout had action from both fighters but it was Vanes who seemed to get the better of the exchanges and was able to also score two knockdowns to secure the win. Final scores were 95-95, 97-91, and 97-91.
Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Jonathan Oquendo, 10 rounds, Junior Lightweights
In an action packed bout, with multiple knockdowns, the Boricua Jonathan Oquendo, defeats Jhonny Gonzalez via a majority decision. Final scores were 94-94, 95-93, and 98-90 respectively.
Sanjarbek Rakhmanov vs. Farkhad Sharipov, 6 rounds, Junior Welterweights
Chris Pearson vs. Janks Trotter, 10 rounds, Middleweights
Rising star Chris Pearson remains perfect and continues to look like one of the top prospects out there. Pearson trumped Janks Trotter by way of TKO at 2:59 of the 7th round.
Ronald Gavril vs. Scott Sigmon, 10 rounds, Super Middleweights
Ronald “The Thrill” Gavril picks up another win tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Gavril defeats Chris Sigmon at the end of the 8th round via TKO. Referee stops the bout on doctors advice.
Gervonta Davis vs. Enrique Tinoco, 8 rounds, Lightweights
Gervonta Davis is said to be one of Floyd Mayweather’s top prospects from The Money Team camp and today he lived up to his hype. Davis picks up a first round TKO and improves to 12-0.
Ashley Theophane vs. Steve Upsher, 10 rounds, Junior Welterweights
The seasoned Ashley Theophane adds another W to his record, picking up a unanimous decision win over Steven Upsher with scores of 100-90, 98-92, and 97-93 respectively.
Trakwon Pettis vs. Devante Seay, 4 rounds, Junior Welterweights
Trakwon Pettis shines in his professional debut and gets the win via TKO in the 1st