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Floyd Mayweather cemented his place in the pantheon of boxing greats with an emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao which triggered an outcry in the Philippines and divided opinion amongst the legends of the sport. Feinting and dancing his way to a unanimous decision, Mayweather comfortably picked off Pacquiao over 12 rounds to extend his 19-year unbeaten record to 48-0. Yet the jeers could not obscure a clear win for the skilful Mayweather, with judges awarding him the decision by margins of 118-110 and 116-112.
A plainclothes police officer was seriously wounded by a gunshot to the head in New York, police said Saturday. The 25-year-old police officer Brian Moore was shot in the head while inside his car in the city, police commissioner Bill Bratton said during a press conference, describing it as a serious injury. This is the fifth shooting of an officer in New York in five months. In December, two officers were shot dead in their car in New York by a man who then committed suicide.