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De La Hoya Giving Victor Ortiz Tips To Beat Mayweather

By Jhonny Gonzalez

During a series of questions on his personal Twitter page, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya said that he and Jose Luis Castillo are the boxers who came the closest to beating Floyd Mayweather Jr. De La Hoya claims to "have the formula" to beat Mayweather and he plans to provide that formula to Ortiz. De La Hoya said that he doesn't have a grudge against Mayweather, but he wants to back the underdog.

Ortiz defends the WBC welterweight championship against Mayweather Jr. on Sept. 17 in Las Vegas. De La Hoya's company promotes Ortiz.

De La Hoya lost a close split decision to Mayweather Jr. in May of 2007. A year and half later De La Hoya was dominated and stoped by Pacquiao. He told his followers that he would have liked to face both men when he was in the prime of his career.  

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yobib on 08-13-2011

if floyd happen to beat ortiz he should fight first, cotto or margarito, not pac immediately, coz if that happen pac will dislocate his face like Margarito:boxing::boxing:

Comment by pacquiao-legend on 08-10-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10962210]Why should Pacquiao's presence lower the standard of boxing ?[/QUOTE] lower the standard? I think if it wasn't for Pacquiao fighting over the last 3+ years boxing would have been decidedly lower standard...say what you want about catch weights, opponents…

Comment by spoonwars on 08-08-2011

[QUOTE=*Khan;10957905]The same tips he gave to Hatton, Marquez, and Mosley?[/QUOTE] ODH is on the side of money no matter what he says -- he'll provide "tips" however he has to keep it going. :boxing:

Comment by LeadUppercut on 08-08-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10962182]That is one thing that disgusts me about Pacquiao..... You would never have heard a statement like that made about [B]ANY[/B] fighter, before Pacquiao made an art-form out of disadvantaging opponents on the scale. Now its like people expect it,…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 08-08-2011

[QUOTE=El Talegon;10960899]Floyd deserves the props on taking this fight without catchweights.[/QUOTE] That is one thing that disgusts me about Pacquiao..... You would never have heard a statement like that made about [B]ANY[/B] fighter, before Pacquiao made an art-form out of…

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