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Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana: Big fight analysis

What to expect from "Money" Mayweather (©GettyImages)
What to expect from "Money" Mayweather (©GettyImages).

On May 3 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, Argentine boxer Marcos "El Chino" Maidana has the chance of a lifetime as he attempts to stain Floyd "Money" Mayweather's 45-0 professional record.

But what can we expect from this hard hitting challenger and the pound for pound king?

The first round and about half of the second round will most likely feature Mayweather feeling Maidana out with his jabs and his so far perfect defense with the famous shoulder roll.

Maidana will probably treat the fight the same way as he did with his bullying of Adrien "The Problem" Broner, coming forward and looking to impose his will on a skilled foe.

Most likely Maidana will come out swinging and Mayweather will look to use his speed, skills and experience to prove elusive once again.

The third and fourth round to be 50/50 affairs but as the fight slowly progress into the later rounds we will see Mayweather taking over with most important weaponhis counterpunching. 

At the end of the fight Floyd Mayweather will most likely be 46-0. The only thing that might go against another Mayweather victory is Maidana's punching power. Everybody saw what impact it had on the Broner fight.

Maidana always has a puncher's chance and when a fighter has that in his locker there is an outside sneak of an upset, but in truth that is all he has.

Leading up to the announcement for this fight Mayweather gave his fans to choose his opponent;  Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana. The fans chose Khan which Mayweather ignored.

Had it been Khan vs. Mayweather it would have been expected to be a much easier fight for "Money" Mayweather, but it would have been a bigger box office event since Khan was a bigger name at the time.

Floyd definitely chose the more difficult fight this time around, particularly when you consider Khan's recent inactivity and penchant for being hit on the chin in his most recent outings.

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Floyd Mayweather
Boxing
Amir Kahn
Adrian Broner
Welterweight

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