Mayweather vs. Maidana
May 3, 2014 // 9 p.m. ET (Showtime PPV)
MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
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Currently, there are few elite boxers in the same category as Mayweather in terms of his technical virtues. It is his natural gift, aided by his genetics and an entire life spent honing his craft within the ring. In each fight, Floyd seems to handle a control mechanism to overcome all challenges. He can make adjustments on the fly, change the pace and confuse his opponents without mistakes. In terms of mastering the art of reading each fight, Mayweather is the master of all masters.

Advantage: Mayweather

-- Bernardo Pilatti