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Floyd Mayweather: I think I kind of dominated the fight, Maidana made it dirty

Floyd Mayweather says that he believes he dominated on Saturday against Marcos Maidana, and that it was Maidana making it a dirty fight, with Floyd persevering, adjusting, and getting the job done.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

"Nothing really surprised me. I knew he was a guy who liked to come straight ahead. I knew he was going to kind of make it a dirty fight. I thought the ref was going to say, basically, keep it clean, because Tony Weeks has always been a fair guy. He's only human. He makes mistakes. He's a great guy, though, he's a great ref. But tonight he let a lot of things fly that I don't think he should have been letting fly. I got the win the best way I know how."

"I kind of dominated the fight, but at times when I laid on the ropes, he swung a lot of big shots and missed. But he hit me a lot on the sides and on the thigh. That comes with the territory. I took my time, I done what I had to do, and I went out there and won tonight."

"I just kept my composure. I've been here before. I know what it takes when it's a fight of this magnitude. I was a better man tonight."

"I couldn't see. I kept wiping my eye because I couldn't see. But I've got the best cut man in the world, Rafael Garcia. I couldn't choose a better man to be in my corner. He stopped the blood, and I went out there and done what I had to do."

"My focus is to go home, rest, spend a lot of time with my family. I've had a very, very long career. I think what's most important is my two daughters and my two sons, because every day I want to become a better person. There's some things I did in the past, not nothing that anyone else hasn't done, but I just want to become a better person."

"As of right now, I just wanna go home and sit down and see what I come up with. I don't know if I'm fighting again or not. As of right now, I need some rest."

"I kept telling (Weeks), he's hitting me low. It's a low blow. It's a thigh shot.

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