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Former boxing champions slam judge's draw decision

Former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis and one-time WBA welterweight champion Ricky Hatton have slammed a judge's decision in the Floyd Mayweather fight against Saul Alvarez, after he called the bout as a draw.

The two other judges had Mayweather winning the fight.

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Mayweather wins majority decision in boxing bout

American Floyd Mayweather has won on points against Mexico's Saul Alvarez, in what could be the highest grossing fight of all time. Mayweather won by 114-114, 116-112, 117-111.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. punches at WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Canelo Alvarez Credit: REUTERS/Steve Marcus
WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Canelo Alvarez (L) fights against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Credit: REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Rio Ferdinand hails Floyd Mayweather in big fight

Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand has called the Floyd Mayweather fight against Saul Alvarez a "whitewash", as he wins by a landslide.

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The kid went to school today....a whitewash....every round won. @floydmayweather

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Alvarez took that defeat well, very composed in the aftermath. Defeat is not an easy thing to deal with. Emotional roller coaster

Justin Bieber poses for photos with Mayweather

Justin Bieber is among a host of celebrities including Hollywood A-lister Jack Nicholson attending the Floyd Mayweather fight against Mexico's Saul Alvarez, which could be the biggest grossing bout yet.

Justin Bieber poses for photos with Floyd Mayweather ahead of big fight. Credit: Twitter/ @kidrauhlscrowd

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Boxing 'not on life support' as celebrities attend fight

Olympic gold medallist and European heavyweight boxing champion Audley Harrison has tweeted that celebrities have flocked to watch America's Floyd Mayweather take on Mexico's Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas.

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This fight is going to be one hell of a fight. ...looking at the celebs in attendance, you can safely say boxing is NOT on life support

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Mayweather 'thanks God' ahead of boxing bout

American boxer Floyd Mayweather has taken to Twitter ahead of what could be the biggest grossing fight yet, as he takes on Mexico's Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas.

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Without GOD -- none of this is possible. Thank you for your love and support. http://t.co/okOp5VIToG

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Twitter sent into frenzy as 'richest' boxing bout to begin

Former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis, US TV personality Larry King and singer Samantha Mumba are among a host of celebrities taking to social media to catch what could be the biggest grossing fight yet, between boxer Floyd Mayweather and Mexico's Saul Alvarez.

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Mayweather doesn't overlook opponents.. I'm sure he's relaxed and ready to go when the time comes. #TheOne

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I love upsets in sports but I know & like @floydmayweather a great deal so my heart is with #Mayweather tonight - good luck champ! #TheOne

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Mayweather/Canelo fight party...leeggggggggoooo!!!Somebodies 0 has got to GO!;)

Elon Musk flies to Mayweather fight with Justin Bieber

American business magnate Elon Musk has flown to see boxer Floyd Mayweather take on Mexico's Saul Alvarez, on a private jet with Justin Bieber, according to his Twitter.

Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar also joined Musk and his ex-wife Talulah Riley and his brother Kimbal.

Business magnate Elon Musk flies to Mayweather-Canel fight with Justin Bieber. Credit: Twitter/Elon Musk

Bunce: 'People have fallen in love' with Mayweather

Boxing journalist Steve Bunce has told ITV News that "people have fallen in love" with Floyd Mayweather and he believes that the American will be backed to the hilt when he takes on Mexico's Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

The WBA light middleweight title fight is being billed as the richest in history.

Read all the build up to the fight: Young pretender looks to upstage richest fight ever

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