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Mayweather Sr. Shocked By Erik Morales' Performance

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. was shocked after watching Saturday's performance by Erik Morales, who lost a twelve round majority decision to Marcos Maidana. When the fight was first announced, Mayweather expected a one-sided slaughter. Like most boxing experts who were watching from ringside, Mayweather was shocked with the competitive nature of the fight.

"I thought Morales did damn good. I have to be honest with you. When I heard they were doing that fight, I thought Maidana would tear his ass up in two or three rounds. We all thought that. He showed a lot. I have to be honest with you, after the last couple of rounds, i think it should have been a draw. Maidana won the first couple of rounds but down the stretch he didn't do enough. I thought it could have went either way," Mayweather Sr. said to BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by koboy on 04-11-2011

Do they have agimat in Mexico? Oh I forgot, Eric and his wife spent a lot of time in the Philippines. Maybe Pac slipped him some a side meth. Lol.

Comment by bluetuazon on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=solo20;10360601]why would he think Erik Morales is on peds when he has gained fat as he moved up unlike Pac who keeps going up in weight and has very little fat anybody would find that odd of course unless you…

Comment by bluetuazon on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1502;10360254]Again, you are going from one extreme to another. Floyd would destroy Maidana, we agree but that's not really going out on a limb...hahah Khan is a great example I brought up because you are basically taking credit away from…

Comment by bluetuazon on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=Chuckguy;10360211]I actually thought the same thing after the fight on saturday but then I said its not any worst than Pac fighting Mosley its actually better cause Morales gave one hell of a performance unlike mosley[/QUOTE] did pac already fight…

Comment by bluetuazon on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=comanick;10359894]i think you got it wrong. Manny fights guys coming off of losses. Thats his M.O. Expect morales-pac IV[/QUOTE] so margarito cotto hatton came from a loss when they fought pac??? ur a tool...its so easy...

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