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ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana | Epilogue | SHOWTIME


Announcer:
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] [ SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY ] AND WELCOME TO THE GREATEST SHOW
IN THE UNIVERSE! Narrator: BRASH. EXCESSIVE. OCCASIONALLY BIZARRE. IT’S NOT JUST A FIGHT. IT’S A FLOYD MAYWEATHER
PRODUCTION. ITS SHEER GRANDIOSITY CASTS
A SPELL OVER BOTH FANS AND FOES. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] Mayweather:
I PERFORM BETTER UNDER PRESSURE. ONCE I GET INSIDE THAT SQUARE
CIRCLE, I’M IN THE ZONE. Narrator:
UNDEFEATED AFTER 18 YEARS, MAYWEATHER HAS RARELY FACED AN
OPPONENT WHO TESTED HIS LIMITS. THIS TIME WOULD BE DIFFERENT. HE EARNED A NEW KIND OF RESPECT FROM FIGHTING A MAN
WHO GAVE HIM NONE. Man: THIS IS A BRAWL. [ MARIACHI BAND PLAYING ] [ SINGING IN SPANISH ] Narrator:
ANOTHER CINCO DE MAYO WEEKEND, ANOTHER HUGE PURSE
FOR THE PAY-PER-VIEW KING. THOUGH MARCOS MAIDANA REMAINS
AN 8-1 UNDERDOG, THE EXCITEMENT OF FIGHT WEEK
IS PALPABLE. Mayweather: SATURDAY, I’M-A GET
YOU GUYS WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE. THIS IS NOT GONNA BE THE SAME
FIGHT THAT I FOUGHT WITH CANELO, THE SAME FIGHT
WITH ROBERT GUERRERO. IT’S GONNA BE
A TOTAL DIFFERENT FIGHT. NO GAME PLAN AT ALL. BE FIRST,
AND I’M GONNA BE RIGHT THERE. EVERYBODY GAME PLAN
IS TO COME STRAIGHT AHEAD, KEEP PRESSURE,
HIT HIM ON THE LEG, HIT HIM ON THE HIP,
HIT HIM WITH A LOW BLOW, HIT HIM MORE. I STILL FIND A WAY TO WIN. THEY SAID, “WELL, THIS GUY
RIGHT HERE, HE’S SUPER FAST.” I STILL FIND A WAY TO WIN. “THIS GUY GOT A GOOD LEFT HOOK. “THIS GUY GOT A GOOD RIGHT HAND. THIS GUY GO TO THE BODY GOOD.” I STILL FIND A WAY TO WIN. SATURDAY,
I’LL FIND A WAY TO WIN. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] Man: MARCOS MAIDANA
WEIGHS IN AT 146½ POUNDS. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] FLOYD MAYWEATHER WEIGHS IN
AT A READY 146 POUNDS. [ APPLAUSE ] Narrator:
FOR ALL THE PUBLIC SPECTACLE, THE REAL INTRIGUE TAKES PLACE
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. ON THE EVE OF THE FIGHT, THE CAMPS MEET TO FINALIZE
ONE REMAINING DETAIL. Man: THE GLOVES, I TOLD THEM
HAVE NO PADDING IN THEM. SEE?
THERE’S NO PADDING. I CAN TELL YOU RIGHT NOW.
I CAN TELL YOU RIGHT NOW. …NO. I DONE FOUGHT —
I DONE FOUGHT — LOOK, YOU CAN FEEL
MY KNUCKLE RIGHT HERE. I DONE FOUGHT
A THOUSAND TIMES. AIN’T NO…PADDING
IN THIS…GLOVE. THE…CAN BEAT ME.
YOU GOT TO EARN IT THE HARD WAY. Garcia:
FLOYD MAYWEATHER IS ONE THAT’S ALWAYS BRINGING
A LOT OF CONTROVERSY. THIS IS MAYWEATHER PROMOTION.
WE ARE THE A-SIDE. WE’RE NOT GONNA PULL
NO SLICK… THAT’S WHAT
WE’RE NOT GONNA DO. AND WE’RE NOT GONNA
PULL NO…ON THEM. RIGHT. OF COURSE.
OF COURSE. WE JUST NOT FIGHTING
IN THEM GLOVES. BOTTOM LINE IS, THEY’RE SCARED. THEY’RE WORRIED
ABOUT CHINO’S POWER. NOW, WHY HE KNOCKING
EVERYBODY OUT? [ SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY ]
NO, NO, LISTEN, LISTEN. IF THE FIGHT DOESN’T GO OFF
TOMORROW, THEN GUESS WHAT — THAT’S ON YOU GUYS.
THEN THERE’S
NO…FIGHT. YEAH, THAT’S ON YOU GUYS. ‘CAUSE WE’RE GOOD.
I KNOW YOU’RE GOOD. WE’RE GOOD OVER HERE.
I KNOW YOU’RE GOOD. PUT HIM
IN THE SAME…AS ME. WHY DON’T YOU WEAR
THESE ONES, TOO? NO, I’M NOT WEARING THEM. WE GONNA EVEN PLAY FAIR. YOU GONNA PUT HIM
IN THE SAME…AS ME. COME ON. THAT’S THE SAME THING
YOU USED TO WEAR. YOU USED TO WEAR THAT. YOU FIGHT AGAINST COTTO
WITH THOSE. YOU CAN’T TELL ME
WHAT HE FOUGHT IN. I TRIED
ON THE GLOVES MYSELF. Man:
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE GONNA DO. I NEED THE FIGHTER
AND HIS REPRESENTATIVE. EVERYBODY ELSE, OUT. CAMERAS OUT. CAMERA.
CAMERA’S OUT. YOU’RE GONNA HAVE TO LEAVE
FOR RIGHT NOW. Mayweather:
WE’RE NOT FIGHTING IN GLOVES THAT DOESN’T HAVE
ANY PADDING IN THEM. NO, WE’RE NOT FIGHTING TOMORROW.
IT IS WHAT IT IS. THEY GOT TO FIGURE IT OUT. WE’RE GOOD.
WE’RE GOOD. Narrator:
IF THE EVENT’S IN JEOPARDY, THE SCHEDULES REMAIN UNCHANGED. AFTER A 17-HOUR JOURNEY, MAIDANA’S SON JOJO
ARRIVES AS PLANNED. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] [ SINGING IN SPANISH ] HARD WORK!
HARD WORK! WHO’S GONNA WIN, BABY? NO, NOT THAT ONE.
HE GONNA LOSE. AS BOXING’S
POUND-FOR-POUND KING, FLOYD MAYWEATHER
HAS PREROGATIVES HE’S DETERMINED TO EXERCISE. LEGITIMATE CONCERN
OR MERELY A PLOY? [ APPLAUSE ] WHATEVER THE CASE, MAIDANA WON’T WEAR THE PUNCHER’S
GLOVES HIS HANDLERS PREFER. THE ISSUE RESOLVED JUST HOURS
BEFORE THE FIGHT. EVERLAST POWERLOCK. Maidana:
NO, I’M NOT HAPPY. BUT IF THEY’RE MAKING US
FIGHT IN THOSE, THEN WE’RE FIGHTING IN THOSE. WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO? [ CAMERA SHUTTER CLICKS ] YOU BETTER GET
FOCUSED, MAN. IT’S NOT GONNA BE
NO EASY FIGHT FOR HIM. I DON’T THINK SO. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] Mayweather: IT’S A WHOLE NEW
FLEET OF FIGHTERS FROM WHEN I WAS FIGHTING.
RIGHT. I’M IN A WHOLE NOTHER ERA
OF ANOTHER ERA OF ANOTHER ERA. THAT’S REAL TOUGH.
[ CHUCKLES ] HOW OLD’S ROBERT GARCIA?
LIKE 38. OKAY. …I ONLY…
[ LAUGHS ] MIKEY TYSON. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] [ AUDIENCE SINGING IN SPANISH ] [ APPLAUSE ] GO PERFORM. Announcer:
MARCOS “EL CHINO” MAIDANA! Mayweather:
SOMETIMES WHEN IT’S A GUY’S
FIRST TIME AT THIS LEVEL, HE CAN BE A DEER
IN THE HEADLIGHTS. HE CAN FREEZE. Announcer:
FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER! [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] JUST LIKE THEY DO TO US!
JUST DO TO HIM! Announcer:
FLOYD MAYWEATHER TRULY ESPOUSES WHAT THE SWEET SCIENCE
IS ALL ABOUT — MAKE HIM MISS, MAKE HIM PAY. COME ON, FLOYD! MEANWHILE, MARCOS MAIDANA
THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY FROM HIS NATIVE ARGENTINA, BUT RECEIVING PLENTY OF SUPPORT
HERE TONIGHT. THE MOMENT IS NOW. Weeks: OBEY MY COMMANDS
AT ALL TIMES. ABOVE ALL, PROTECT YOURSELVES
AT ALL TIMES. [ SPEAKS SPANISH ] [ BELL DINGS ] DO THE BEST EVER, DAD! Man:
WHAT DOES MARCOS MAIDANA DO THE FIRST SECOND OF THE FIGHT? THROW AN OVERHAND RIGHT. COME ON, FLOYD! MAIDANA BACKING MAYWEATHER
ALONG THE ROPES, BUT MAYWEATHER COMING FORWARD. AND CLINCHING! STAY RELAXED, CHAMPION! [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] BREAK. BREAK. CHOPPING RIGHT HAND AND ANOTHER
OVERHAND RIGHT BY MAIDANA. ALL OVER MAYWEATHER. MAIDANA OFF TO A GOOD START. Man: THIS IS WHERE MAIDANA’S
DIFFICULT TO DEAL WITH. GET OFF MY DAD!
STOP! [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] WE’VE NOT SEEN MAYWEATHER
IN THIS POSTURE IN A LONG TIME. [ WHISTLES ] Man: MAIDANA IS MAKING THIS
A ROUGH-AND-TUMBLE FIGHT. OH! HE HURT HIM! HE’S GOING DOWN!
THAT…AIN’T GONNA WORK! ROBERT GARCIA TOLD US THAT MAIDANA HAS TO AVERAGE
100 PUNCHES PER ROUND IN ORDER TO DEFEAT MAYWEATHER. HE’S ONLY DONE THAT ONCE. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] [ AUDIENCE SINGING IN SPANISH ] HE’S JUST THROWING
WILD PUNCHES. IT’S OKAY. HE’S NOT TIGHT. HE’S JUST
WASTING HIS ENERGY RIGHT NOW. HE CAN’T FIGHT LIKE THAT
FOR 12 ROUNDS! [ BELL DINGS ] Man: THE BODY LANGUAGE OF THE
FIGHT IS WHAT MAIDANA WANTS. HE COULDN’T HAVE ASKED
FOR A BETTER START. MARCOS MAIDANA
MAY CRASH AND BURN, BUT RIGHT NOW, HE IS MAKING THIS
A VERY ENTERTAINING EVENING. STOP, STOP, STOP,
STOP, STOP. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] LEFT HOOK TO THE BODY,
AND NOW MAIDANA CONTINUES TO GO TO WORK ON THE BODY
AND LANDS THE OVERHAND RIGHT. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] HE’S DESPERATE!
HE’S DESPERATE! FLOYD!
YOU ALREADY SEE IT, BABY! HE ALREADY TIRED! HE SAID THAT GOING IN, MAIDANA WOULD HAVE TO ESTABLISH
HIMSELF IN THE EARLY ROUNDS. AND, GUYS,
HE IS DOING EXACTLY THAT. Man #2:
BUT WATCH FOR MAYWEATHER. HE’S SLIPPING IN
SMALL BODY SHOTS. THEY’RE LITTLE POT SHOTS, BUT THEY CAN SUCK
THE AIR OUT OF YOU. YOU THINK THIS IS A GAME?!
WE WARMING UP! THIS IS A BIT OF A BRAWL. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME
YOU EVER COULD SAY THAT ABOUT A FLOYD MAYWEATHER
FIGHT? Weeks:
STOP, STOP, STOP, STOP! AND ROUGHHOUSE TACTICS
ON THE INSIDE, MAYWEATHER TAKING UMBRAGE TO IT. FLOYD IS CUT, RIGHT EYE.
FLOYD IS CUT. FLOYD MAYWEATHER WITH A CUT
OVER HIS RIGHT EYE. AND HE HAS NEVER BEEN CUT
IN A FIGHT BEFORE. AMAZING IN 18 YEARS AS A PRO,
THIS IS HIS FIRST CUT. STAGGERING, REALLY,
WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT. HE GOT BLOOD IN HIS EYES. HE CAN’T SEE, BRO. e …A GASH. I CAN’T SEE. I CAN’T SEE. KEEP YOUR HAND UP,
FLOYD. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] HE THROWING BIG,
WILD PUNCHES, MAN. YOU AIN’T GOT TO
WORRY ABOUT IT. [ BELL DINGS ] Man #2:
THE BLOOD IS DAMAGING NOW
BECAUSE IT BLINDS YOU AT TIMES. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] DON’T DO THAT.
DON’T DO THAT. I LOVE THIS.
HE TRIES ANYTHING. Man: THERE’S THAT FOREARM
FROM MAYWEATHER. COME ON!
HOW MUCH MORE?! TONY WEEKS MAY BE FORCED TO BE A
CENTRAL CHARACTER IN THIS FIGHT. Man #2:
IT LOOKED LIKE MAIDANA WAS GONNA GO FOR A MUAY THAI
KNEE THERE FOR A SECOND. MAIDANA NOT TAKING THE HOLD
FOR AN ANSWER. HE’S GONNA WORK THROUGH IT. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] YOU CAN’T LISTEN TO FLOYD! [ SPEAKING INDISTINCTLY ] YOU ALREADY CAN’T SEE! [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] Man: FROM HIS CORNER,
ROBERT GARCIA SAYING, “HEY, KEEP TURNING
IF YOU HAVE TO.” YEAH. YOU KNOW, MAIDANA’S NOT
GONNA WIN IN A PRETTY FIGHT. OH, RIGHT CROSS
CLIPS MAIDANA. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] AND NOW A BLISTERING
COMBINATION CULMINATING
WITH A RIGHT TO THE BODY. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] GOOD WORK. GOOD WORK. U.S.A.! Man: VERY CLOSE FIGHT, AND MAYWEATHER FINDING
HIS TEMPO AND RHYTHM. GOOD COUNTERPUNCHING, AND HE ALMOST SENDS MAYWEATHER
THROUGH THE ROPES HERE ABOVE US. OH, MY GOD. THANK GOODNESS THEY DID NOT
GET DUMPED OUTSIDE THE RING. THAT COULD HAVE CREATED
THE END OF THIS FIGHT IN A VERY BAD WAY. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] MAYWEATHER IS AVOIDING
THOSE PUNCHES AND IS BEING A LITTLE SHARPER
IN WHAT HE THROWS. YOU WERE MADE FOR THIS! Trainer:
PERFECT! PERFECT! LET’S NOT FORGET FLOYD MAYWEATHER HAS
THE UNCANNY ABILITY TO COLLECT DATA
AND MAKE THOSE ADJUSTMENTS. BRO TOO SHARP. [ BELL DINGS ] I DON’T WANT TO JINX IT,
GUYS, BUT CAN I ALREADY REQUEST
A REMATCH REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME? MOVE HIM WITH THE FEET!
MOVE HIM WITH THE FEET! MAIDANA COMING IN,
GETS CAUGHT WITH A RIGHT. THERE’S A COMBINATION. AND THE RIGHT HAND TO THE BODY
BY MAYWEATHER. YOU GOT THIS!
LET’S GO! THUS FAR IN HIS PERFECT CAREER, NO ONE HAS BEEN ABLE TO CRACK
THE SO-CALLED MAYVINCI CODE. I WISH HE WOULD
JUST KNOCK HIM OUT AND JUST MAKE IT
EASIER FOR US. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] DON’T GET JEALOUS,
OKAY? DID YOU THINK WE WERE GONNA
GET TO ROUND 12 LIKE THIS? BOY, OH, BOY.
FLOYD MAYWEATHER PROVING THAT EVEN IN ONE OF THE TOUGHEST
FIGHTS OF HIS CAREER, HE REMAINS AT THE TOP
OF HIS GAME. WE’VE SEEN A LITTLE BIT
OF EVERYTHING IN WHAT HAS BEEN
A FANTASTIC FIGHT TONIGHT! AND THE MOMENT
THAT WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR, THE FINAL BELL OF WHAT HAS BEEN
A TREMENDOUS FIGHT IN LAS VEGAS! [ BELL DINGS ] [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] [ SPEAKING SPANISH ]
WHOO! IT’S OUR FIGHT. MARCOS MAIDANA
AND FLOYD MAYWEATHER CAN BOTH TAKE A BOW. THIS IS
A VERY, VERY CLOSE FIGHT. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] CLEARLY WON, FLOYD.
GOOD FIGHT. GOOD FIGHT. Woman: OH, MY GOD. OH, MY GOD.
THAT WAS SO STRESSFUL. [ BELL DINGS ]
WHOO! Announcer:
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, AFTER 12 ROUNDS OF ACTION,
WE GO TO THE SCORECARDS. MICHAEL PERNICK
SCORES THE BOUT A DRAW. Woman: WHAT IS THAT? JUDGES IN FAVOR OF THE WINNER
BY MAJORITY DECISION, HE IS NOW THE WBA
AND THE WBC WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD… FLOYD MAYWEATHER! Man: THE VERDICT
HAS BEEN DELIVERED. AND IN THE TOUGHEST FIGHT
OF HIS CAREER, FLOYD MAYWEATHER SURVIVES TO WIN
VIA MAJORITY DECISION. Man: GREAT JOB, MAN.
GREAT JOB. 46. 46. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] [ CONVERSING IN SPANISH ] Narrator:
THE SCORECARDS ARE FINAL, BUT THE OUTCOME MORE NUANCED. MAIDANA WON RESPECT
BY SHOWING NONE. Mayweather:
WE FOUGHT. WE FOUGHT. AND HE’S A HELL
OF A COMPETITOR. Narrator:
AFTER ALL THE ANTICIPATION, THE MOMENT LEFT US
ASKING QUESTIONS. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] ARE THERE SUDDENLY CRACKS
OF VULNERABILITY IN THE PERFECT ARSENAL? HAS THIS BRAWL ANNOUNCED THE
ARRIVAL OF A PROPER ANTAGONIST? Mayweather: TRANSLATE FOR ME.
ROB, TRANSLATE FOR ME, PLEASE. YOU’RE A HELL OF A FIGHTER.
VERY TOUGH COMPETITOR. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] YOU HAVE
A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] BUT IN THE NEXT FIGHT, DON’T
HIT ME IN THE…SO MUCH. [ LAUGHTER ] [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] OKAY, BUT NEXT TIME,
LET ME USE MY GLOVES. [ SPECTATORS GROAN ] Narrator:
IS ANOTHER MEETING IN THE FUTURE
FOR THESE TWO FIGHTERS? ONLY TIME WILL TELL. I KNOW I WON THE FIGHT. BUT PEOPLE NEVER SEE ME
FACE ADVERSITY. THEY NEVER SEE ME FACE A GUY
THAT’S SO DIRTY. YOU KNOW, THIS DIDN’T COME
FROM A PUNCH. THIS CAME FROM A HEADBUTT. [ SPEAKING SPANISH ] IT DON’T HURT TO GIVE THE PEOPLE
A LITTLE TOE-TO-TOE BATTLE. AS A FIGHT,
AS A PERFORMANCE, I THINK IT WAS
A GREAT WIN FOR US. I THINK A REMATCH
IS GONNA BE BETTER. [ CONVERSING IN SPANISH ] — Captions by VITAC —
www.vitac.com [ CLEARS THROAT ] [ SINGING IN SPANISH ] [ TRILLS ] [ LAUGHTER ] [ APPLAUSE ]

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