Floyd Mayweather didn't have a lot of trouble last night with Canelo Alvarez, no matter what the judges ultimately wound up saying (including the ridiculous 114-114 score from CJ Ross), dominating over 12 rounds to win by majority decision, which was really closer to a shutout than a competitive bout.
Mayweather (45-0, 26 KO) told Showtime's Jim Gray after the fight, "It's all about skills. I came out tonight and showed my skills. But a true champion like Canelo can take a loss and bounce back.
"My dad had a brilliant game plan. I executed that game plan. I could have pressed it and got the late stoppage, but tonight experience played a major key. Tonight was just my night."
Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO) admitted he got frustrated as he was unable to catch up to Mayweather, whose footwork flustered the younger man.
"He's very elusive, he's a great fighter and that's why I couldn't catch him," Canelo said. "I didn't know how to get him. It's as simple as that. He's very elusive. He's a great fighter.
"The frustration was getting in there. But simply he's a great fighter. I didn't want to lose. I didn't want to leave here with a loss. But it happens and it hurts."