Mayweather vs Maidana: Watch Mayweather vs Canelo, full fight

Before settling down for Mayweather vs Maidana tonight, prepare yourself with Floyd's last fight, a controversial Majority Decision over Canelo Alvarez, which drew the highest pay-per-view earnings of all time.

Tonight's story is, in many ways, one we've heard before. Floyd Mayweather, brash American slickster, will fight a tough, determined, and heavy handed Latino from a poor background. Case in point, Mayweather's last fight, against Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, against who Floyd drew more pay-per-view money than any other fight in history, and sold around 2.2 million pay-per-view orders.

Of course, Mayweather won the fight, advancing his impressive record to 45-0, but not without a strong fight from Canelo, who responded to Floyd's craftiness with dirty tactics, proving that he wasn't intimidated and earning Mayweather's respect by the end of the fight.

Here's SBN's Luke Thomas previewing the fight:

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If nothing else, this fight proves that Floyd Mayweather is very shrewd in choosing who he fights, and when. Considering Alvarez's age at the time of this fight (just 23!) and relative inexperience at the highest level of competition, one can only imagine how well he'd have done in two or three years. Above all else, Floyd is an incredibly savvy businessman, and knows how to build and maintain a brand better than any other boxer.
Has he miscalculated with Marcos Maidana, quite possibly his hardest-hitting opponent ever, or will we see more of the same from "Money" tonight?
Join us on Bloody Elbow for round-by-round coverage of the main event, and full updates and fight highlights afterward.
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