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 Last update:  7/18/2014       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky            &
Maidana: Mayweather Tried To Pull a Victor Ortiz on Me!
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By Edward Chaykovsky

Former champion Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs) is annoyed with the allegations being thrown around by WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs).

Mayweather claims Maidana is a very dirty fighter and tried to use several illegal tactics in their May contest. He says Maidana intentionally butted him to cause a cut above his right eye. After twelve rounds, Mayweather won a majority decision.

They are scheduled to face each other for a second time on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Maidana says it was Mayweather who used questionable tactics in their fight. He even claims Mayweather attempted to land a "Victor Ortiz shot" - a reference to Mayweather's two punch knockout of Ortiz a few years ago. During the fight Ortiz had intentionally used his head on Mayweather. After being punished by the referee, Ortiz went over to apologize to Mayweather. After they touched gloves, Mayweather immediately fired a two punch combo, as Ortiz had his hands down and was paying more attention to the referee. Ortiz went down for the count. 

"Back in May, I tried to get the attention of the referee in the eighth round because Floyd was fighting very dirty and he didn't even honor that, he tried to pull a Victor Ortiz shot on me. That's the type of fighter he is - dirty and sneaky," Maidana said.

"In all of his fights, he [Mayweather] brings his elbows out. He really likes to use his elbows. One of his moves is to put his elbow in the fighter's throat and the referee for some reason let him get away with it. We all know he [Mayweather] does whatever he wants because he has the judges in his pocket. He is a dirty fighter."

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Marcos Maidana , photos , Mayweather Maidana Rematch , Mayweather vs. Maidana Rematch

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comment by MurkaMan, on 07-19-2014
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! You COMPLETELY ignored me and refused to return to the other page. Your malfunctioning. I didnt even read this comment once I realized that you were doing the whole "repeat the same stuff over and over" thing. LOL I skimmed it I see your rambling about Margarita. I told u I ...

comment by MurkaMan, on 07-19-2014
[QUOTE=MurkaMan][QUOTE=bigjavi973] Mayweather moving up to fight Canelo is BETTER than anyone else he fought. Its no way we're going to act like its not. Thats his best opponent and Canelo would DESTROY Genero, Mosley, JMM. BTW Respond to me WHOLE COMMENT. You left allot of things untouched.[/QUO...

comment by MurkaMan, on 07-19-2014
[QUOTE=bigjavi973][QUOTE=MurkaMan] aight, name the fights where he fought the top 3 ranked IN HIS OWN WEIGHT DIVISION. Not anyone moving up or down or mayweather moving up or down. IN HIS OWN WEIGHT DIVISION.[/QUOTE] Mayweather moving up to fight Canelo is BETTER than anyone else he fought. It...

comment by bigjavi973, on 07-19-2014
[QUOTE=MurkaMan][QUOTE=bigjavi973] Your frustrated because you cant have your way. Thats the reason you ignore some of my points and change the subject by throwing insults at Floyd. I dont care if he beats women and takes cheap shots(which is true LOL). But you just made a comment that he doe...

comment by MurkaMan, on 07-19-2014
[QUOTE=bigjavi973][QUOTE=MurkaMan] What agenda are you talking about? This aint no government conspiracy or anything like that. You see things eyes wide shut. Beats up women, cheap shots fighters, ducks fighters and you protect that? Fact remains that he doesn't fight the best available oppone...

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