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Mayweather Rips Pacquiao: Praised For My Leftovers

By Chris LaBate

Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn't believe the boxing public is giving him a fair shake when it comes to Manny Pacquiao. Speaking to BoxingScene.com's Luis Sandoval, Mayweather said the boxing critics attack his competition but praise Pacquiao for fighting the same competition.

From Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Shane Mosley, Mayweather says that he fought them first and received negative feedback for the wins, but Pacquiao received praise for beating older versions of the same opponents. Mayweather is facing WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on September 17. Pacquiao defends his WBO title against Juan Manuel Marquez on November 12. Both fights are taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

"I've been talking about the Pacquiao thing for a while now. Like I've said before, I don't know if he has two or three losses, but there is a remedy on how to beat Pacquiao. We know Pacquiao has been knocked out twice. He has three losses. He has two draws. There is no remedy on how to beat Floyd Mayweather yet," Mayweather told BoxingScene.com. 

"When I beat fighters they say they are too small, or too slow, or over the hill - but when he fights the guys he gets praise for it. I fight them first and then he fights my leftovers. If you guys want to write, just tell the truth. That's all I ask. I have one question for you. Name me one athlete and not just boxing. Tell me one athlete right now who's done it for fifteen years and is still undefeated."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GreatestIam on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=Brother Jay;10804682]You haven't destroyed a fcuking thing because you are yet another peasant who misses the forest for the trees. Doping has been a part of boxing for decades. I gave an excellent example of one of the most controversial…

Comment by Brother Jay on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=fcastro1;10801517]vladimir klitchko. I just destroyed your whole arguement moron. I guess we should start testing water bottles with your dumb fuking logic. conte is quoted in the ring magazine saying its dangerous for a fighter to take blood 5 days…

Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=junior gong;10802646]Hard evidence and questions? Dont make me laugh, you are just another flomo posting the same ****ty nonsense over and over and over. How fuking old are you, that you use words like 'Pacroid' and think it is amusing…

Comment by junior gong on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;10802620]Of course you "stopped reading". Way to dodge hard questions/evidence.[/QUOTE] Hard evidence and questions? Dont make me laugh, you are just another flomo posting the same ****ty nonsense over and over and over. How fuking old are you, that you…

Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=junior gong;10802600]I stopped reading at 'Pacroid' as I knew at that moment I was dealing with a desperately unfunny flomo bumsniff.[/QUOTE] Of course you "stopped reading". Way to dodge hard questions/evidence.

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