Floyd Mayweather vs. Don Moore: Round-by-round live updates

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Don Moore: Round-by-round live updates

MMA Fighting has live Mayweather vs. Moore results for Floyd Mayweather vs. Don Moore fight card at Etihad Arena on Saturday afternoon at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

This is the live blog for the exhibition’s main event, starring boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Don Moore. It is expected to begin around 5pm ET on Frontrow pay-per-view. Check out our Mayweather vs. Moore results page to find out what happened on the undercard.

This is Mayweather’s third exhibition fight since retiring from active competition in 2017 after defeating UFC superstar Conor McGregor, who gave Mayweather a perfect 50-0 pro record. He later defeated kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa at a December 2018 RIZIN event in Japan and then went the distance with YouTube star Logan Paul in a bout that didn’t officially count.

Moore (18-0-1, 12 KOs) is a former sparring partner of Mayweather.

Check out the Mayweather vs. Moore Main Event Live Blog below.

Floyd Mayweather is coming out soon. He takes the walk with live rap music accompaniment.

Round 1: Two minute rounds for this exhibition fight. Mayweather just keeps his distance and lets Moore throw out some punches that fall short. A Moore shot lands on the corpse and Mayweather smiles. Mayweather with a counterattack. Moore back to the body. Mayweather left with a counter.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Mayweather.

Round 2: Mayweather is more aggressive with his movement to start Round 2. He catches Moore with a jab. Mayweather is ducking Moore’s jabs. Right hand scores for Moore from a distance. They exchange jabs. Mayweather only used his footwork to cut off the ring. Moore hits with a jab. Mayweather to the body, then a few jabs to steal the round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Mayweather. 20-18 Mayweather overall.

Round 3: Mayweather slips more punches. Moore hits the body. Moore dodges a jab trio. Mayweather scores on the body. Mayweather tags Moore with a left. He picks his spots with his jab. Jab right in Mayweather’s face. Moore can’t avoid it.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Mayweather. Overall 30-27 Mayweather.

Round 4: Mayweather’s jab is now on point. He dodges a Moore punch and hits him in the body with an uppercut. Moore sneaks in a body shot. Mayweather stabs Moore with a pair of left hands. Moore with a straight left to the body. Mayweather completely relaxed after four rounds.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Mayweather. 40-36 Mayweather overall.

Round 5: Moore glances left as he circles out of the corner. Mayweather punches Moore at close range, Moore responds with a short uppercut. Mayweather now lets go of his hands. The right hook hits Moore clean. Counterattack on Moore’s right connects, but Mayweather doesn’t mind and he’s now rushing as Moore just tries to back away and circle. Mayweather gets everything he wants right now.

MMA Fighting scores bout 10-8, Mayweather. Overall 50-44 Mayweather.

Round 6: Mayweather lands an uppercut right away. Clean jab for Moore, but Mayweather responds with a left on the button. Mayweather is now mocking Moore. Moore with a hard inside punch, he jabs Moore. Moore tries to counter but he catches a lot of glove and shoulder. Mayweather is able to hear the comment, and as the team compliments his aptitude for psychological warfare, he replies, mid-fight, “I will.”

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Mayweather. Overall 60-53 Mayweather.

Round 7: Before the seventh, Mayweather picked up the round card and walked around with it. Then he danced with the ring girl. Mayweather talks as much as he fights, even as he punches Moore in the face. Moore deals with the hands but Mayweather’s defense is sharp. Mayweather goes on the offensive again and Moore circles to escape. He is being wiggled by his ear with a right hand. Mayweather pours it on a cornered Moore. Moore is badly injured by a right hand. Mayweather sticks his tongue out and then hits a combo.

MMA Fighting scores bout 10-8, Mayweather. Overall 70-61 Mayweather.

Round 8: Mayweather stabs away as he corners Moore. He lets Moore go where he wants. Hard jab with Moore on the ropes. Moore with a counterattack to the right. Mayweather left hook. Moore stumbles to one knee. Moore with two good punches inside, but Mayweather absolutely crushes him with a body shot. He has to answer a 10 count and he succeeds. Mayweather right back in there, huge right hand. Mayweather left hook. He wants graduation. Moore will make it to the bell. Dominant and eye-catching appearance for Mayweather.

MMA Fighting scores bout 10-8, Mayweather. Overall 80-69 Mayweather.

Official Result: No winner will be determined as the match is an exhibition.

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