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Victor Ortiz: I Knew I'd Be The First To Beat Mayweather!

Victor Ortiz has vowed to become the first man to defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr on September 17.

Ortiz will put his newly-acquired WBC welterweight title on the line when the pair do battle at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

'Vicious' Victor was trading as a 9/2 underdog when the fighters met at a New York press conference to announce the fight on Tuesday.

But despite that Ortiz, who stunned the previously-unbeaten Andre Berto in April to win the belt, is confident he can score an upset victory.

He said: "I have always said that I would be the first fighter to beat Floyd Mayweather and now that I have my chance, and to do it on a weekend that celebrates the independence of the Mexican people, is an amazing blessing for me.

"I have worked so hard to become a champion and to show the world that I am the best. I am not going to let anyone take that away from me.

"I'm confident that I will walk away from this fight with my belt and a new title...the first to defeat Floyd Mayweather."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by skillswin on 06-30-2011

[QUOTE=Luilun;10763305]Ortiz just needs to uppercut his elbow this can knock Floyds shoulder out of it's socket, he needs to bust his shoulder as he tries to shoulder roll[/QUOTE] [B]yes very easy ah? the only problem is floyd hitting back with…

Comment by SkillspayBills on 06-30-2011

[QUOTE=lizard_man;10762382]i hope he does[/QUOTE] Al you have is hope. I KNOW Floyd is going to wax that ass.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 06-30-2011

[QUOTE=budfr;10766958]Floyd has at least one loss, vs castillo. The latter was robbed, period. [B]Floyd only hugs and runs[/B].[/QUOTE] Have you received a reply yet from your job application to be a boxing expert? Maybe there is a delay with the…

Comment by vinny2006 on 06-30-2011

All Ortiz has to do is apply extreme pressure on Floyd and he will get the victory. Castillo beat Floyd in their first fight, so I don't see why it would be a surprise if Ortiz or Pac get victories…

Comment by Jack Napier on 06-30-2011

Ortiz will get murked

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