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Roach: Mayweather is Slowing Down, More Hittable Now

By Edward Chaykovsky

In a recent interview with The Philippine Star, trainer Freddie Roach discussed Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s recent knockout victory over Victor Ortiz. After watching Mayweather's twelve round domination of Shane Molsey in May 2010, the hall-of-fame trainer believed the former five division champion was showing signs of slowing down and he was becoming more hittable. After watching the fight with Ortiz, Roach still maintains the same belief.

Roach also advised his boxer, Manny Pacquiao, to never let his guard down with Mayweather, after watching Floyd crack an off-guard Ortiz with two punches to score a knockout victory.

“He doesn’t move around the ring like he used to, you can see that,” pointed out Roach. “There are definitely signs in the last three fights, that he’s not as mobile as he used to be. He’s more hittable but what the Ortiz fight showed me was, because Manny’s a nice guy also, that you can’t be nice to this son of a b*tch because he will take advantage and land a cheap shot if you let him.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Invincible on 10-03-2011

[QUOTE=Main Source;11240792]Oh yes you are. You're mad. Why else would you come here and spew all your bull****. 24/7 is reality TV. If that gets you amped up and mad then I suggest you turn off your TV. You don't…

Comment by skillswin on 10-03-2011

[QUOTE=Clint650;11244703]i just want to thank dude who posted the slo mo video. Floyd looks invincible.[/QUOTE] [B]i was thinking the same mayweather just can't miss with that right hand he was smiling at ortiz on the ropes LOL[/B]

Comment by Clint650 on 10-03-2011

i just want to thank dude who posted the slo mo video. Floyd looks invincible.

Comment by Spoon23 on 10-02-2011

[QUOTE=SyrianKid;11235755]Mayweather turned pro in 1996 and Pacquiao in 1995. Mayweather won 7 world titles in 5 divisions and Pacquiao only 4 titles in 6 divisions because of 2 catchweight titles he won in 2 divisions. Mayweather won his first world…

Comment by Main Source on 10-02-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Invincible;11238525]Hey, yo yo yo homey? Where did I threaten him? Yes I hate Mayweather after his last 24/7 and the end of the Ortiz fight. I have no reason to hide anything. And yea I put the Pac crap…

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