Boxing great Floyd “Money” Mayweather was escorted to the ring by Lil Wayne and Justin Bieber before his ballyhooed fight against Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand on Saturday (May 3). And it was truly a circus.
A team of clowns, jugglers, stilt walkers and twirlers kicked off the festivities before Mayweather’s entrance. Meanwhile, Tunechi performed his just-released single, ‘Believe Me,’ while walking the champion to the center square.
As for the fight, it was a close one. From the opening bell, Maidana came out swinging with a slew of body shots and overhand punches that Mayweather couldn’t escape at times. After getting a cut over his right eye from an accidental head butt in the fourth round, Mayweather came back strong and won the fight by a close majority decision.
Mayweather’s win brings his record to an impressive 46-0. A possible rematch is in the works for September.
Afterward, Mayweather thanked Weezy and the Biebs for their support.
Thank you @justinbieber, @liltunechi and all of #TMT for your love & support. We did … http://t.co/PfimYM66YC #selfie pic.twitter.com/676EPe32gt
— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) May 4, 2014
Congratulations to Floyd Mayweather and the Money Team!