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Danny Garcia Thanks Mayweather For Brotherly Invite

By Rick Reeno

As BoxingScene.com reported on Tuesday, Floyd Mayweather Jr. invited WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios, and his trainer Robert Garcia, to attend Saturday's fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather is playing up on the long-standing feud between Robert Garcia and his brother Danny Garcia, who trains Mayweather's upcoming opponent, WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz.

The feud began a few years ago when Ortiz left Robert and hired his brother Danny as his new head trainer. Robert Garcia's boxer, Rios, has been involved in a long-standing feud with Ortiz.

During Wednesday's final press conference at the MGM Grand, Danny took the high road and thanked Mayweather for inviting Robert to the show.

"I want to thank Floyd for inviting my brother, Robert. I think good it's a good opportunity for me and him to start talking again. I want to thank you for inviting him. I'm happy for that," Garcia said.

Mayweather replied - "You don't have to thank me, your bother thanked me already."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Lac'em up on 09-15-2011

Robert Garcia vales verga guey. Eres un vato pendejo que le lambe los huevos a un ******

Comment by komandante on 09-15-2011

You don't need to thank me your brother thanked me already, how arrogant. :lurk:

Comment by treason1 on 09-14-2011

[QUOTE=DominiBox;11137114]Ortiz neeeeeeds to invite Manny Pacquiao to this fight. It will be HUGEE !! Ortiz entrance with Manny by his side.... can you imagine Floyd's face!! Epicccc[/QUOTE] manny has better things to do than go to that snooze fest !!!!!…

Comment by DoubleMM on 09-14-2011

[QUOTE=killakali;11138452]What a dumb a$$. I just went on ticketmaster tons of tickets available. see for yourself. You can put in blocks of 8 tickets together in all ranges but $150 and they are available. At $150 the maximum amount of…

Comment by Allmenjoi8 on 09-14-2011

Didn't Oscar do the same thing to May when he invited Sr to watch them fight? So how is this any different?

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