September 20, 2011
By Ben Thompson
Immediately following his 4th round knockout of Victor Ortiz, undefeated pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather gave FightHype.com a special invite to shadow him for the weekend. In this exclusive series, Mayweather, who gave us a behind-the-scenes look into his life after a fight, is raw and uncut as he touches on a…
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Bob Arum owner of Top Rank Promotions, and promoter of the media darling Manny Pacquiao has handpicked all of Manny Pacquiao matches to his liking, for the sake of making Top Rank profit, which isn't a bad idea but when you cheat the fans of great fights to do this,…Continue
Was Cortez to blame? No. After the referee brings the two fighters to the center of the ring to fight it is not the fighters job to look at the referee. It’s time to fight. It did not matter if Cortez was looking at the moon. Similarly to what happened to Mosley, Ortiz got hit with a left hook right hand combination at a time when he was instructed by the referee to fight. Ringside commentators applauded Floyd’s combination against Mosley, but because…
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"Mayweather is good, but I saw a lot of mistakes and weaknesses that I've never seen before. Putting together [my] skills, power and Freddie's brain will be too much for Floyd," Khan said.
Although Mayweather is still active as a fighter, he does have a promotional company and a growing stable of…Continue
While Pacquiao doesn’t see anything illegal with the two shots that Mayweather nailed Ortiz with in the 4th round after Ortiz had been deducted a point for a headbutt, Roach saw it as a “Cheap shot”.
Speaking with the Philippine Star, Pacquiao said “Very poor sportsmanship. It was not…
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On Saturday night, Jim Lampley seemed to fall in love with Ortiz' physique. He commented on it three times. Victor Ortiz was 164 pounds in the ring.
1) "While Floyd Mayweather has the sleek body that ring tacticians prefer, Victor Ortiz has ripples everywhere. A 21st century…Continue
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By Ben Thompson | September 19, 2011
"We want Berto in the ATL," stated Kevin Cunningham, world-class trainer of former jr. welterweight champion Devon Alexander, who's looking forward to moving up in weight to make his welterweight…
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"I had already ordered them to continue fighting and the clock was running, but Ortiz wanted to apologize again and he was off guard. Mayweather, who is more experienced, he took advantage, but did nothing illegal. Nowhere is there a rule that says the boxer has to apologize and hug the other fighter…Continue
“It was, to say the least, unsportsmanlike,” thus was what the initial reaction of World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao to the unexpected bizarre ending of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Victor Ortiz fight held in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao, the man the entire boxing…Continue
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Look at the watch Floyd got 50 Cent after the Fight -> http://lockerz.com/s/139794495
Also Birdman made $1 Million off of the Floyd fight, Cha Ching ... ->…Continue
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BoxingScene.com spoke with Top Rank's CEO, Bob Arum, regarding Saturday night's controversial fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26KOs) and Victor Ortiz (29-3, 22KOs). After Ortiz intentionally used his head in the fourth round, he was penalized a point by referee Joe Cortez. Ortiz tried to calm…
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September 18, 2011
What we learned from the Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz bout…