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R. Mayweather: Motherf**ker Ortiz Didn't Want To Fight

By Chris Robinson

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Outspoken trainer Roger Mayweather was a star in his own right, as he was mobbed endlessly by fans as he walked through the venue. Following the post-fight press conference for his nephew Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz's welterweight title scuffle. Floyd defeated Ortiz via a bizarre knockout inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

During the chaos, Roger still had time to offer up a few quotes on the fight and was quick to point out that he saw Ortiz’s collapse coming well ahead of time.

“I knew it was going to happen. I knew that from the get-go. I wasn’t worried about that. I told him ‘keep walking to him, keep walking to him’. That mother****** didn’t want to fight,” Roger said of Ortiz, who was unexpectedly caught by a left-right combination from Mayweather that ended the fight in the fourth round.

As for Floyd’s future, Roger seems very much uncertain, but pointed out that WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao is unlikely to be next in line.

“I don’t know. I know he aint going to fight Pacquiao,” said Roger. “So, I don’t know who he’s going to fight but I’m sure somebody will fight Floyd. He fought all the biggest names in the sport of boxing.”

Mayweather still seems to have a lot of life left at 34 years of age and Roger doesn’t see him calling it a day anytime soon.

“My nephew? He could fight another couple of years.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Wreckless on 09-19-2011

If Mayweather can take two easy fights and make as much if not more than one fight with Pacquiao, he would rather choose the latter without risking a loss.

Comment by mrjoeblive on 09-19-2011

[QUOTE=S IP U IR S xII;11170533]Ok, im gonna call Floyd now, Floyd "Ethical" Mayweather, and no longer money. i mean he passed up the largest payday in the history of the sport because of jealousy, and untrue facts that his…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 09-19-2011

[QUOTE=SoggyLungs;11170028]"I don't know. I know he ain't going to fight Pacquiao,"said roger. wtf? manny is now agreeing to the full osdt..so why not try and pursue a fight with pac for 2012?[/QUOTE] you said it now show it. when did…

Comment by QADASHBANYAH on 09-19-2011

[QUOTE=tatangb45;11168605]Let's get something straight. You're not saying that you don't care whether Floyd is doing damage to the sport? Or are you?[/QUOTE] Man you dont know **** about boxing and you never add to any discussions.... There once was a…

Comment by S IP U IR S xII on 09-19-2011

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;11168374]Whatever MR MORALITY but I bet you probably support a fighter that would turn down a random blood test, a promoter who helps a cheater who tried to use an illegal substance to fight another opponent and a fighter who…

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