Last night on Showtime pay-per-view, Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana stole their own show with an entertaining and physical main event fight, which saw Mayweather beat Maidana by majority decision to unify the WBC and WBA welterweight titles.
Also on the card, Amir Khan beat Luis Collazo by wide unanimous decision, dropping the veteran welterweight contender three times en route to victory, in Khan's debut in the 147-pound division. Adrien Broner dropped down to 140 pounds, and won handily as expected against tune-up foe Carlos Molina. In the night's opener, J'Leon Love overcame a knockdown and took control of his fight with Marco Antonio Periban, scoring an impressive decision win.
Overall, "The Moment" was the rare big event show that lived up to its own hype, which is difficult because hype in boxing is exactly what it says it is. It's hype, an overselling of reality meant to entice you to spend money. But this fight delivered, and the card overall was entertaining. They oversold Khan-Collazo and certainly the Broner fight, but Love-Periban and the main event definitely beat expectations.