In his unblemished 50-0 career, there have been fights that almost slipped away from Floyd Mayweather. We take a look at five fighters who almost beat 'Money' Mayweather
The win against Castillo remains to this day, Floyd's most controversial win. Many believed Castillo won the fight when they faced each other in April 2002. In the rematch however, Floyd won convincingly
Floyd secured a split decision win against Oscar De La Hoya. Many observers believed the fight could have gone either way. The win elevated Mayweather's status to a place seldom reached by prize fighters.
Maidana came out strong and had Mayweather against the ropes and in trouble in the early part of the fight. However, Mayweather rallied on in the later rounds to secure a close win.
Mosley stunned Mayweather with a right hand and had him hurt. He piled on the pressure. 'Money' however, absorbed the pressure in the early rounds and came back stronger in the later rounds to secure a close win.
The fight against Miguel Cotto according to Floyd was his toughest test to date. It was one of the very few times that Mayweather was bloodied.