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Mayweather: Everyone Always Trying to Cheat to Beat Me

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather (46-0, 26KOs) says he is tired of fighters always trying to "cheat to win." Mayweather claims Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs) fought extremely dirty when they faced each other on May 3rd. Mayweather won a twelve round majority decision. A rematch is scheduled for September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Mayweather has focused on the gloves controversy of the first Maidana bout, claiming the Argentine boxer attempted to use gloves with no padding. The Everlast MX gloves were rejected, by Mayweather, following the weigh-in. He claims Maidana's trainer, Robert Garcia, instructed his boxer to use illegal tactics during the fight.

"Robert Garcia is one of best trainers in the world, but you don't give your fighter advice to go out and cheat to win or let us fight with our gloves with no padding in the gloves. Conduct yourself like a gentleman at the end of the day. Even though we're in a brutal sport, if you beat me earn it the hard way. I got to the top with hard work, dedication, prayers and belief, and a good team. If you're going to beat me, earn it the hard way - don't cheat to win. Even with the Ortiz fight. Everyone is always trying to cheat to beat me. If you're going to beat me - earn it. That's all I got to say," Mayweather said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by luisivich on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=peplz;14794461]Okay. Change your point on the fly when all else fails. Why would you ever compare gloves and shoes if your comparison has nothing to do with gloves and shoes and only to the calibre of athlete? And you would…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=hugh grant;14794507]Its Floyd who tries to cheat to win, with advantages boxers even with less than half of Floyds ability wouldn't dream of requesting. I didn't hear chinny khan request Maidana wear pillow gloves, even with his dodgy chin. Floiyd…

Comment by tangalog2200 on 07-26-2014

[QUOTE=peplz;14794461]Okay. Change your point on the fly when all else fails. Why would you ever compare gloves and shoes if your comparison has nothing to do with gloves and shoes and only to the calibre of athlete? And you would…

Comment by PAC-BOY on 07-25-2014

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Comment by hugh grant on 07-25-2014

Its Floyd who tries to cheat to win, with advantages boxers even with less than half of Floyds ability wouldn't dream of requesting. I didn't hear chinny khan request Maidana wear pillow gloves, even with his dodgy chin. Floiyd always…

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