Holyfield Thought Pacquiao Won Fight

danjoseph | May 4, 2015
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Former Heavyweight Champion, Evander Holyfield thinks that Manny Pacquiao should have been deemed the winner of last weekend's highly-publicized fight against Floyd Mayweather, despite the unanimous decision that awarded the fight to Mayweather.

"I thought Pacquiao was doing well. I don't know how people scored the fight, I thought he was doing well,” said Holyfield in an interview with ESPN.

Holyfield was critical of Mayweather who he saw as trying to avoid Pacquiao's punches for most of the fight by trying to run away from him. But he also thought that Pacquiao scored more hits than Mayweather did.

“The fact of the matter, you're the more aggressive one, you hit him with the shots... Pacquiao seemed to hit him (Mayweather) more times than he hit Pacquiao.”

The judges disagreed, however and scored the fight 118-110, 116-112, and 116-112, in favor of Mayweather.

Unsurprisingly, Manny Pacquiao though he won the fight. as well.

"It's a good fight. I thought I won the fight," said Pacquiao in an interview with HBO’s Max Kellerman. "He didn't do nothing. He was always moving outside."

Additionally another boxing superstar, Shane Mosely questioned the judges decision as well. 

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