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Watch: The Last Boxer Who Beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. In A Controversial Match In 1996 Olympic Games

In less than a month from now, the most anticipated match in boxing history will finally happen. After several years of waiting , finally the people most wanted fight will finally happen on May 2, 2015.

Undefeated Champion Floyd Mayweather versus  pound for pound Filipino boxer, Manny pacquiao, will settled the argument on May 2, on Las Vegas, Nevada on who is the better fighter, perhaps the greatest fighter of all time.


But before there fight , we will give you a little trivia on undefeated “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather. Did you know that Floyd Mayweather, has already lost a fight during his early years in Boxing?

Floyd Mayweather has a record of 84-6 win-loss, during his amateur years in boxing. He was called by the nickname “Pretty Boy” because of few scars he suffered in boxing due to defensive tactics.

In 1996 Olympic Games Semifinals, Mayweather, who was 19 years old at that time  was lost in a controversial decision to a Bulgarian boxer Serafim Todorov who was 27 years old, it is reported to be that Serafim Todorov, is the last boxer who ever beat Mayweather up to this day.

The result of the match became controversial as the camp of Mayweather protest on the decision that favors the Bulgarian boxer who won the match.


After the lost of Mayweather, he went  professional in boxing  and began his boxing career that has given him 47 consecutive wins and gained hundreds of millions of dollars in boxing career. And earning $180 million for each every fight he made.

Meanwhile the man who beat him the Bulgarian Boxer Serafim Todorov, struggled to continue his boxing career, and as of today he was earning a pension of $435, a month for a living.

Serafim Todorov, said how he wish that he lost the fight against Mayweather.Todorov is a three-time world champion and a two-time European champion as an amateur,  who grew up in Peshtera, a southern town, learned boxing at a young age.
sources: youtube , new york times

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  1. When Floyd got 8 points, he punches the Bulgarian boxer many times but the Bulgarian get the points from 8 to 10 points.

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    1. Floyd punch his opponent and Bulgarian got 7 points from 6 points. When Bulgarian wrestled him then Floyds' opponent got another point from 7 points to 8 points.

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