Legendary Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues his lucrative show this afternoon (Saturday, May 21, 2022) when he faces undefeated ex-partner Don Moore, who hasn’t fought since 2016, at the Etihad Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legend Anderson Silva takes center stage in the shared feature. Instead of taking advantage of his sudden shock to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and the devastating finish of Tito Ortiz (watch it) in a confrontation with a prominent figure, he will try to participate in an exhibition against the UAE lightweight champion, Bruno Machado. She had never competed in boxing before.
The rest of the main PPV tag sees former Light Heavyweight Champion, Badu Jack, face comically incompetent Hani Ateo and former Light Heavyweight Standing Delfine Persoon facing off with undefeated Elhem Mekhaled at the closest this event should have a good match.
Mayweather vs. Moore Quick Results:
Floyd Mayweather vs. Don Moore – Drawing (Gallery)
Anderson Silva vs Bruno Machado – Draw (Exhibition) – Highlights
Delphine Pearson vs. Immortalized Inspiration – Pearson defeated. Mukhalid by unanimous decision (97-93, 97-93, 96-94)
Badou Jack vs.Hany Atiyo – Jack def. Jack Dave. Atiyo of KO at 0:46 of the first round – Highlights
Mayweather vs. Moore coverage round by round:
Gallery: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Don Moore
Round one: Moore is looking for a jab. Mayweather moves only as much as necessary. Neither man has called yet. through the middle of the road. They both cheat from half a foot too far away. A sneaky showdown by Mayweather after taking a physical hit on the ropes. Moore pull counter. 10-9 Moore on the activity, I think. Again, this is not logged.
Round Two: Both are still cheats. Head movement from Mayweather. through the middle of the road. Mayweather is advancing. 9-10 Mayweather, 19-19.
Round Three: Technical Brief, but I guarantee you didn’t miss a thing. 10-9, 29-28 Mayweather.
Round Four: I must offer Mayweather props to turn it into the show’s truly most disdainful performance. towards the public mean.
Mayweather hits the body. Triple hit upstairs, Moore walks down. through the middle of the road. Body shots inside, left hook and blow upstairs. Directly by Moore. Mayweather blend on the inside. 10-9, 39-37 Mayweather.
Fifth round: Mayweather continues to advance. Moore gets rid of his back foot, but there’s nothing behind the two men’s shots. Mayweather left hooks inside. A brief close-up exchange. Mayweather just walk forward and go to work with groups. Broadcasters who act like Moore are being bombarded with artillery. More groups keep coming down for Mayweather but he’s not sitting on anything. 10-9, 49-46 Mayweather.
Round 6: Mayweather’s short uppercut draws a commentator’s superhero but doesn’t actually cause damage. Back to wading just after moore and landing. through the middle of the road. Mayweather walks around with the announcers and then the referee after being warned for a low blow. 10-9, 59-55 Mayweather.
Seventh round: Four Mayweather solids. Moore tries to unpack in response and smiles at his problem. Mayweather continues to put the punches together mid-round and walks through with his right hand. Solid cut, going after Moore. Going to work in the corner, Moore didn’t give much in return. to another section of the ropes. 2-2-1 and the right cross form another group of Floyd. 10-9, 69-64 Mayweather.
Round 8: Mayweather continues to advance behind a jab. Sneaky check hook and shot body. He moved Moore again and fired a steady stream of shots until Moore slipped one minute. Moore attempted a right cross and Mayweather responded by hitting the house with a liver blow that caused Moore to hit the knee. Moore outsmarts the Count but Mayweather is in the chase. Mayweather is already sitting on some bombshells in the last seconds. 10-8, 79-72 Mayweather.
The end result: a drawing (gallery).
Catchweight Show: Anderson Silva vs. Bruno Machado
Round one: Silva’s volume advantage is immediately apparent. Machado searches for the body. Yepps from Silva. through the middle of the road. Shoe polishing from inside Silva. More fast hands. Obviously, he’s not trying to hurt Machado. Continue to control the run at first speed. 10-9 Silva.
Round Two: Yes, this is a sparring session. Silva may be in his forties, but he could take off this guy’s head if he sat on anything. settled. Machado for the body. Silva props himself up to the corner in the middle of the road. Machado 1-2. Good body shot by Silva. More body work. I think 10-9, 20-18 Silva.
Round Three: We waited 90 minutes for this. early extraction. Silva supports it with a mix. Still just punches the arm most of the time. Machado tries to retreat halfway. Broadcasters trying to make this sound fun, bless them. They trade the ropes. 10-9, 30-27 Silva. Again, this is a gallery. No scoring will be made.
Round 4: A bigger Silva, sharper, more powerful, better engine. It just takes a while to run circles around Machado a little bit. They trade the ropes. settled. Silva knocks him back with the left after trading in the central ring. Machado tries to collect, Silva answers the body. Decent hook from Machado before the bell. 10-9, 40-36 Silva.
Fifth round: Silva got into the pocket and Machado peppered himself to tie himself up. Machado tries four pieces in return. Body shot exchange. Silva 1-2, grabbed halfway. Machado three pieces. counter right. Decided in the corner. Silva pays forward and they start trading. They got into it quite a bit and Silva Machado watches with a right hook after the bell for a knockout. They still give him a count, so 10-8, 50-44 Silva.
Sixth round: Quick 1-2 and a punch from Silva. Stare competition. through the middle of the road. Nobody sticks to anything or gets into the range. 10-9, 60-53 Silva.
Round 7: Silva was jumping from close range. The flashes are well short. through the middle of the road. Machado advances, gets stabbed in the face and falls short of his shots. Peek at the bell. 10-9, 70-62 Silva.
Eighth round: Silva pins him to the corner and is grabbed. Once again Machado supports and launches shoe polish. Machado is looking for a showdown. through the middle of the road. Silva pins Machado to the corner, lets him throw a little, then bullies him into the opposite corner of throwing to the bell. 10-9, 80-71 Silva
The end result: a drawing (gallery).
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