Mayweather who won on points after twelve rounds established his legacy as the best pound-for-pound boxer after winning all his 48 professional fights beating Philippines hero Pacquiao in what was the richest fight in history at $300million on points.
The fight of the century between undefeated Mayweather and challenger Manny Pacquiao would easily be confused as a Hollywood event as the ringside spectacle turned out to look more like the Oscars than a sporting event.
Celebrities from Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Models, singers, rappers, and of course the superstars from Hollywood among the 16,000 spectators who turned up in force in Las Vegas ahead of richest boxing fight in history.
Also in attendance were Former tennis stars Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf who were guests of MGM, superstars Denzel Washington, Nicki Minaj, Didi, Paris Hilton, Jesse Jackson, Jake Gylenhaal, Mark Wahlberg and Donald Trump with Jamie Foxx singing the national Anthem. Check out some photos from the international press.
Beyonce and Jay Z soak up the atmosphere ahead of the mega-fight
Mayweather and Justin Bieber shortly before the fight
Actor and director Ben Affleck
Actor Don Cheadle greets rapper Bow Wow at the Showtime and HBO VIP pre-fight party
Actress Drew Barrymore joins the crowd before the start of the fight
American superstar NickI Minaj making her way into the arena
Boxer Amir Khan takes his place at ringside
Andre Agassi and wife Steffi Graf take their seats
Basketball legend Michael Jordan is joined by wife Yvette Prieto at the MGM Grand to watch the fight
Civil rights activist and Baptist minister Jesse Jackson chats to spectators ahead of the fight
Denzel-Washington at the fight
Formula One world champion Hamilton (right) was one of the many famous faces in attendance at the MGM Grand
Mark Wahlberg is backing Manny Pacquiao for the fight and met up with Fuqua and Gylenhaal ahead of the huge fight
Justine Bierber celebrates with Mayweather
Didi joined the crowd
Tennis veterans Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi took their seats as a plethora of famous faces gathered together to watch the fight
Mike Tyson knows a thing or two about huge boxing fights, and he was present at ringside at the MGM
The stars join in the celebrations
American billionaire Donald Trump g with wife Melania