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May 3, 2015

The fight of the century in pictures: Mayweather vs Pacquiao

The fight of the century in pictures: Mayweather vs Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats by improving to 48-0 with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday in a fight that lived up to its immense hype and price tag.

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Passengers disembark the AirAsia Philippines Airbus A320 plastered with the image of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao as they arrive from Cebu at the Domestic airport in Pasay city, metro Manila ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS

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Cake decorator places details on a two-layer cake featuring fondant caricatures of boxers Pacquiao of the Philippines and Mayweather of the U.S. inside a boxing ring at a bakery in Manila ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS

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Boxing: Mayweather vs Pacquiao-Weigh Ins Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

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Undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Mayweather of the U.S. and WBO welterweight champion Pacquiao of the Philippines face off during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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WBO welterweight champion Pacquiao of the Philippines has a snack after weighing-in during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Tecate ring girls look on as Floyd Mayweather (left) stares at Manny Pacquiao during weigh-ins for the upcoming boxing fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Overall view of the boxing ring in the MGM Grand Garden Arena prior to the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Overall view of the boxing ring in the MGM Grand Garden Arena prior to the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Donald Trump in attendance before the welterweight boxing fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. arrives in the ring to face Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Pacquiao of the Philippines covers his face as he is punched by Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. in the first round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Referee Kenny Bayless keeps Pacquiao of the Philippines and Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. apart at the end of the third round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. lands a right against Pacquiao of the Philippines in the sixth round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Pacquiao of the Philippines takes a punch from Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. in the fourth round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Justin Bieber in attendance during the world welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Pacquiao of the Philippines lands a punch against Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. in the ninth round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. and Pacquiao of the Philippines lock arms as referee Bayless breaks them apart in the 12th round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Trainer Garcia gets a hug from his boxer Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. after the 12th round against Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. celebrates defeating Pacquiao of the Philippines in a unanimous decision following their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Pacquiao of the Philippines leaves the ring after losing to Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. and his trainer Garcia pose for a picture after Mayweather defeated Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. kisses his older sister Deltricia after he defeated Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Floyd Mayweather Jr with Manny Pacquiao after their world championship welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Floyd Mayweather (black/gold trunks) and Manny Pacquiao (yellow/red trunks) box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mayweather won via unanimous decsion. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

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Floyd Mayweather (black/gold trunks) and Manny Pacquiao (yellow/red trunks) box during their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

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Floyd Mayweather (black/gold trunks) reacts after defeating Manny Pacquiao (not pictured) in their world welterweight championship bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. stands up on the ropes in his corner after defeating Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. celebrates in his corner after defeating Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. goes after Pacquiao of the Philippines in the first round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Floyd Mayweather Jr celebrates with the championship belts after defeating Manny Pacquiao (not pictured) after 12 rounds in a unanimous judges decision during a boxing fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. stays low against Pacquiao of the Philippines in the eighth round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. lands punch against Pacquiao of the Philippines in the ninth round during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. celebrates defeating Pacquiao of the Philippines in a unanimous decision following their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Fans of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao watch his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. at a public park in Marikina city ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A fan of Mayweather of U.S. celebrates after watching the fight against Pacquiao of the Philippines on a live telecast monitor along a busy street in Manila ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS

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Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines hangs his head during a post-fight news conference after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas RICHARD BRIAN/REUTERS

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Fans watch the fight of Pacquiao of the Philippines and Mayweather of U.S. on a live telecast monitor inside a gym in Manila EZRA ACAYAN/REUTERS

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A woman reacts while watching the fight of Pacquiao of the Philippines and Mayweather of U.S. on a live telecast monitor inside a gym in Manila EZRA ACAYAN/REUTERS

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Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. is treated in his corner between rounds during his welterweight unification fight with Pacquiao of the Philippines at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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