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Mayweather KOs Ortiz in the fourth, but finish labeled dirty by many in attendance
http://sports.yahoo.com/ ^ | Sun Sep 18 | By Steve Cofield

Posted on 09/17/2011 10:10:12 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45

Mayweather (42-0, 26 KOs) delivers another victory and wins the WBC title from Ortiz, but it may have been the most bizarre night of the great fighter's career.

The end of the fight was pure insanity. The bout was heating up in the fourth when Ortiz landed some solid shots and drove Mayweather into ropes. The 24-year-old got too aggressive and leapt into the air headbutting Mayweather.

Referee Joe Cortes wisely paused the fight. That's when Ortiz walked behind the ref's back to apologize and hug Mayweather. Cortes grabbed Ortiz and walked him back to center of the ring to dock him a point. From there, Cortes lost control of the fight.

The referee looked the other way while Ortiz again walked up to Mayweather in the middle of the ring with hands out in a peace offering. Mayweather hit him with a slapping left. Ortiz looked at Cortes, who was still in a haze, to ask what the heck just happened? That's when Mayweather delivered a right hand bomb straight down the pipe. Ortiz (29-3-2) went down and couldn't back to his feet. The fight was over just as it was really starting.

As if that wasn't embarrassing enough, Mayweather engaged in a ridiculous conversation with Merchant. The veteran announcer tried to press Mayweather on why he threw the punches when Ortiz clearly wasn't fighting. Mayweather refused to do so. Then he snapped getting in the face of Merchant, who finally fired back. It was a terrible moment for both.

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They don`t pick Cortez to be a ref in a title fight for nothing.
1 posted on 09/17/2011 10:10:15 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45

Gayweather: classless woman-beater and always in jail. Compare that to Manny Pacquiao who makes it a point never to miss Sunday mass, even the morning after his Vegas fights and never cheated on his wife. Like always..Floyd will duck Pacman for a fight just to avoid the loss column.


2 posted on 09/17/2011 10:15:01 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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Mayweather is a low-class punk. I wish Larry Merchant sucker punched him at the end of the interview and dropped him on his ass.

Mayweather won’t fight Pac-Man until Manny is old and worn out.

In the meantime, Mayweather fights sub-par competition 1x per year and calls himself the greatest.

Meanwhile, he makes a ton of excuses not to fight Pac Man, who would wipe up the ring with his big mouth, arrogant punk ass.

I’ve been watching boxing a long time and that was one of the lowest class moves ever, and his tirade against Larry Merchant post fight showed Mayweather for what he truly is - a lowlife punk that needs a good ass-kicking and the man to do it is Pac.

I’m absolutely livid right now, and I didn’t pay a cent to watch the fight.

Mayweather is a punk and excuser.

His plan is to fight a worn-out Pac Man 3 years from now, and he has been dodging him for 3 years while Pac Man has fought everyone.

Pac Man should issue a statement tomorrow and call him a little punk b**** and tell him to put up or shut up.


3 posted on 09/17/2011 10:34:19 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

He will hide under a rock to avoid Pacman.


4 posted on 09/17/2011 10:37:54 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (He hate me)
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

Larry Mechant is my hero for telling Mayweather “If I were 50 years younger, I would kick your @ss”

Classic.

Mayweather started it by going off on Merchant, saying HBO should fire him and that Merchant doesn’t know $#IT about Boxing.

Mayweather did that because he knew what Merchant was going to ask next: When are you going to stop making excuses and fight Pac Man?

I would pay $100.00 to watch Pac Man give that punk a boxing lesson for 11 rounds, then KO him in the 12th

Pac Man - Class
Mayweather - Punk

Mayweather screwed himself, because the demand for a Pac Man fight will only be louder and longer, and Mayweather needs to put up or shut up.

Pac man needs to call him out for the punk that he is and perhaps goad him into signing to fight within the next 6-12 months.

Mayweather is simply trying to dodge Pac Man until he retires.


5 posted on 09/17/2011 10:41:49 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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To: Para-Ord.45

Merchant looking to the camera during Mayweather's whining.

6 posted on 09/17/2011 10:45:55 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Avery Iota Kracker

Because he knows Pac Man would kick his @ss all night long and then KO him and shut that big arrogant punk up.

Of course, Mayweather would make more excuses than Obama, but Pac Man wouldn’t have to resort to hitting a defenseless fighter to win.

He would give Mayweather a boxing lesson.

Still livid.

I recorded the fight, and you can actually hear Ortiz say “Sorry” when they bumped gloves and Ortiz game him a half-hug.

Before Ortiz even had a chance to bring his hands back up, Mayweather hit him with a L-R combo.

Cheap win by a chickens S*** fighter.

Mayweahther has ZERO class or ethics or ring etiquette.

Ortiz showed nothing but class and grace in the post fight interview.


7 posted on 09/17/2011 10:48:00 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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To: Para-Ord.45

Bread & circuses; great. This matters how?


8 posted on 09/17/2011 10:53:40 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Para-Ord.45

This is one of the reasons why I’ve never purchased a Mayweather fight...


9 posted on 09/17/2011 11:10:09 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: kearnyirish2

It doesn’t. These T.C.B.E.M.S. couldn’t carry Rocky or Joe L’s ‘strap. Freakin’ young ass loud mouth punks.


10 posted on 09/17/2011 11:14:24 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: kearnyirish2

It doesn’t. These T.C.B.E.M.S. couldn’t carry Rocky or Joe L’s ‘strap. Freakin’ young ass loud mouth punks.


11 posted on 09/17/2011 11:14:33 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: Rodney Dangerfield
'Because he knows Pac Man would kick his @ss all night long and then KO him and shut that big arrogant punk up.'

That's debatable. At least Floyd undergoes olympic drug testing for his fights. Pac Man wont. They won't fight because Pac Man refuses to test, end of story.

12 posted on 09/17/2011 11:15:36 PM PDT by Palter (Even liberals need jobs.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

He should be tossed out of boxing for this


13 posted on 09/17/2011 11:16:00 PM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket~!!!)
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To: LongElegantLegs

I noticed you were covering this fight live in another thread, and commented on the sucker punch.


14 posted on 09/17/2011 11:18:06 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Don’t know what happened with the fight but I will always take the side against Merchant. What an arrogant, obnoxious, no talent piece of caca.


15 posted on 09/17/2011 11:28:59 PM PDT by Cyman
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BS - Pac Man offered to take a test before and immediately after the fight and would wipe up the ring with this cheap shot, sucker punching punk and Mayweather still refused and made excuses, just like he has been for the last 3 years.

Mayweather has been dodging Pac Man for 3 years, making a more excuses than Obama while Pac Man fights everyone and Mayweather fights sub-par fighters once a year.

Mayweather is just waiting for Pac Man to be in enough “wars” and to get old where he is a shadow of himself.

Just like Leonard refused to give Hearns a rematch for 7 years back in the 80’s, Mayweather is dodging Pac Man and showed his true colors tonight with his sucker punch and tirade against Larry Merchant.

Mayweather is a classless punk.
Pac Man is the epitome of class and you’ll NEVER see him do either of what Mayweather did tonight.

I can’t wait to see Pac wipe up the ring with his arrogant @ss

The booing of the crowd proves me right, and Mayweather telling Merchant that “HBO should fire him and that he doesn’t know $#!T about Boxing showed you the real Mayweather - the lowlife wifebeater who lost his temper because an old man was going to ask him “when are you going to fight Pac Man”

No more excuses - fight Pac Man or be known as a punk b**** forever.

Fighting sub-par talent 1x per year while Pac Man fights 3x per years against anyone and everyone doesn’t make you the greatest. Not even close and Mayweather’s display of sucker punching a defenseless opponent and his post fight rant showed his true colors.

If Mayweather is so great, why did he have to resort to sucker punching a sub-par, defenseless fighter to win.

You’ll never see Pac do anything like that because he has class while Mayweather can’t even spell the word.

He just makes excuses not to fight Pac Man because he knows what the outcome would be.

End of story.


16 posted on 09/17/2011 11:40:27 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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To: Cyman

Obviously, you didn’t see the atrocious behavior by Mayweather during the interview.

Merchant was 100% right, and his comment at the end was priceless.

FU, Mayweather.


17 posted on 09/17/2011 11:44:13 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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To: max americana

Pacquiao’s wife!!! who would cheat on her?


18 posted on 09/17/2011 11:44:33 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Rodney Dangerfield
Great. Provide the link where he will blood test immediate before and after the fight.

As for the fight.

Ortiz left his guard down and suffered the consequences. You don't move forward with your arms down after restarting the fight.

Yes, Mayweather is a slime ball. But, in the ring he would stop Psc.

19 posted on 09/17/2011 11:52:10 PM PDT by Palter (Even liberals need jobs.)
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To: Palter

How long have your been watching Boxing?

Pac Man will have his blood checked before and after the fight for illegal substances, so if he beats Mayweather and fails the test, Mayweather gets the win and stays undefeated, how can you argue this?

Please explain this to me.

Mayweather is just making excuses to avoid getting his ass kicked by Pac Man.

He’s going to wait another 3 years after Pac Man is a shot, worn out fighter while Mayweather fights 2nd rate fighters and sucker punches them to win so he doesn’t have to go 12 rounds.

Mayweather is an arrogant wife-beater and a no-class punk, as proven in the post-fight interview with his tirade against Larry Merchant, out of the blue.

If anyone is juicing, it’s Mayweather as that post fight interview had all the looks of a roid rager who blew up for no reason.

They even test the water bottles for illegal substances after the first Aaron Pryor-Alexis Arguello fight.

The “Steroids” excuse by Mayweather is translation for “Im afraid to get my ass kicked by Pac Man, so I won’t fight him until he’s washed up while I fight a bum once a year”

Mayweather is just trying to buy time because he won’t fight Pac Man in his prime because Pac will knock him into the cheap seats and shut him up, but he’ll still make a million excuses.


20 posted on 09/18/2011 12:05:22 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("President Obama blames ________ for his inability to _____.")
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