All point spreads are from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest
Mayweather survived a bizarre attempt by Maidana to bite him during the eighth round and went on to win a 12-round unanimous decision. Outside the ring, there were reports of gunfire on the concourse. However, a MGM security person who was aware of the situation said it was a fight between fans from the crowd of 16,144 that attended the event.
TODAY AT LOS ALAMITOS by Richard Eng
The Jacksonville Jaguars scored 17 points in the first 16 minutes of their opener at Philadelphia. But it was all downhill from there in a 34-17 loss.
On an otherwise weak slate of college football games Saturday, the only matchup of top-25 teams featured No. 24 South Carolina as a 6½-point home underdog to No. 6 Georgia.
UNLV lost 48-34, but the Rebels were driving late with another chance to tie before a tipped pass was intercepted in the end zone. Give UNLV tons of credit for hanging in there.
Mickey Bey finally got his first chance to fight for a title, and he didn’t waste it. The 31-year-old from Las Vegas took the International Boxing Federation lightweight title from Miguel Vazquez on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden, winning a 12-round split decision in a lackluster fight.
Monday’s storms that washed out part of Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas led to a strange week at Moapa Valley High School’s athletic programs.
One number jumped off the final stat sheet and may have been the deciding factor in the game. Northern Illinois converted 15 of 19 on third down.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the first round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Saturday in Brasilia, Brazil. Arlovski won his second straight fight in his UFC return and avenged a 2010 loss by knocking Silva down with a right hook and finishing the fight with a series of hammer fists.