Mayweather vs. As most of Mayweather's fights do, the bout went the distance. Mayweather won by unanimous decision, on one judge's scorecard and on the other two. The victory runs Mayweather's record toone away from Rocky Marciano's mythic mark. Pacquiao, 36, falls to in his career.
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Sentenced to 90 days inside after pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge following a physical altercation with ex-girlfriend, Josie Harris, Mayweather would serve just 60 days.
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And during his two months behind bars in , he repeatedly wrote to prison officials asking to be moved. I've lost weight I am stressed out I can't workout and I need some type of exercise. And prison documents offer a fascinating insight into his sentence.
As well as pleading to be moved, Mayweather complained of a rib injury which the prison doctor told him was not serious.
The boxer threatened to sue the prison and claimed he would have surgery upon his release.
Mayweather was also reported for verbally abusing prison staff when he was told he had been given two hours' of free time each day instead of just one.
An officer wrote: "When I approached his cell to see what was his problem, he stated to me that he felt that I, for some reason, had it out for him.
I explained to him that I didn't have an opinion of him either way and that I'm trying to ensure that policies are being followed. Mayweather would serve 60 of his day sentence Image: FilmMagic Read More Floyd Mayweather claims he will fight Manny Pacquiao in Tokyo exhibition bout "He looked me in the eye and told me that when he gets out of jail, he won't forget me.
I then asked him if that was a threat. He said, 'I didn't say I was going to hurt you did I?
Mayweather was stripped of even his hour's free time but the records showed he quickly got up to speed with the inner workings of prison. Another report, obtained by Sports on Earth , details how the fighter paid two inmates to 'look out'. When asked about the payment, the report says Howard smiled and said, "It is what it is.
Mayweather's sentence was delayed so that he could fight Miguel Cotto Image: Getty Images Read More Floyd Mayweather tipped to come out of retirement and fight again in And it is perhaps no surprise that the prison food was often not to his liking.
Mayweather was so annoyed he asked to be released from prison on account of the low-quality food and water. A judge dismissed his claims, saying: "It's jail.
Where did he think he was going, The Four Seasons?
Ultimately, Mayweather had 30 days shaved from his sentence for good behaviour and was released on August 3. He was met by his manager Leonard Ellerbe and several family members while rapper 50 Cent was also present.
Mayweather outpointed Robert Guerrero the following May before going on to earn hundreds of millions from fights against the likes of Canelo Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao.
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