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De La Hoya Counters Mayweather Over Floyd Sr. Jab

By Chris LaBate

During the first episode of HBO's reality series Mayweather-Ortiz 24/7, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., were involved in a heated shouting match at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the verbal war, Floyd Jr. questioned his father's credentials as a trainer. The Mayweathers began to argue over which of the two brothers, Floyd Sr. or Roger Mayweather, were responsible for making Floyd Jr. the champion that he is today.

Floyd Jr. told his father - "that's why Ricky Hatton left you, that's why Oscar De La Hoya left you." and later said - "like I said before, Roger Mayweather made the Mayweather name and I took it to the next level. And when it’s all said and done there are only two Mayweathers who count; Roger Mayweather and Floyd Mayweather."

But De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions, who handle the career of Mayweather's September opponent, Victor Ortiz, countered Floyd Jr.'s verbal jab and called Floyd Sr. the "best trainer period."

"For the record, I never left Floyd Sr. He was, and is, the best trainer period," De La Hoya said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 1dcsailor on 09-01-2011

[QUOTE=ELPERRO;11055461]Good prediction . . .enjoyed it. I was kinda thinking the same. But, what if Floyd does touch the canvas like you predicted? [COLOR="Red"]He has never touched the canvas before, how will he react? I guess that's the question their.[/COLOR]…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 08-30-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11056518]Ortiz has either knocked out, or knocked down, [B]every[/B] single fighter that he has ever faced. I sure hope that trend continues :) I think that Ortiz will struggle to get to Mayweather unless he bases his offense around a…

Comment by Brooklyn Iceman on 08-29-2011

..he took from his Son...but guess what, Sr was right! He made Jr.. the.Undisputed A$$hole!!!

Comment by LeadUppercut on 08-29-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Invincible;11056016]If you think all Ortiz fights for is the paycheck, you must've missed the Berto fight.[/QUOTE] Ortiz has either knocked out, or knocked down, [B]every[/B] single fighter that he has ever faced. I sure hope that trend continues :)…

Comment by WitherGlove on 08-29-2011

I just think it was heat of the moment, they will make up and Floyd Jr will probably apologize. I mean I know first hand how **** can be between a father and son when they in and out of…

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