Originally Posted by BennyST
Excuses? He was asked whether he was had a fractured shoulder. He corrected the guy and simply said he retore it during the fight and it didn't help. He didn't bring it up, he didn't use it as an excuse, and he's always said quite simply Hatton was the better man that night and he just didn't have it, or the determination/motivation, anymore to win.
There wasn't a single excuse in there.
"the referee forgot to see all of Hatton's dirty tricks" sounds like an excuse to me.