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Mayweather prevails among controversy

Updated: April 24, 2002, 4:45 PM ET
By Max Kellerman | Special to ESPN.com

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won the first four rounds of his lightweight title bid against Jose Luis Castillo last Saturday night. Castillo won most of the rounds over the second half of their 12-round bout. Mayweather was ultimately awarded the unanimous decision.

The feeling among many boxing fans I have spoken to over the last couple of days is that Floyd was given a gift. CompuBox showed Castillo throwing and landing many more punches and powerpunches than Floyd. At the end of the night Mayweather ...

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