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Victor Ortiz Shreds Floyd: Old Man Mayweather is Done!

By Chris LaBate

WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-2-2, 22KOs) has promised to punish Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41-0, 25KOs) on September 17th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ortiz vowed "he's done." It will be Mayweather's first fight since since beating Shane Mosley by unanimous decision in May of 2010. Ortiz, 10 years younger at 24, won the title in April with a twelve round decision over previously undefeated Andre Berto

"He can't adjust to me," Ortiz said. "I don't care what he brings. He's done. He was done when he signed to fight Victor Ortiz. Everything will be told September 17 when a man's career ends and another man's career begins. I will bring a cane for the old man so his back won't hurt too much."

Ortiz doesn't want an "old" Mayweather. He wants the best Mayweather possible in September.

"I want the actual Floyd Mayweather to show up," Ortiz said. "I don't want one that has lost speed or lost power. He's got that beautiful mouth of his. I want the best Floyd Mayweather to show up. My only thing is 'Floyd Who?'. He's overdue. He's not supposed to be a 147-pounder. He knows that."

"Floyd is a good fighter but I've always thought he wasn't great. I'm not impressed and I'm not going to hold any respect like his 41 victims. Those fighters he fought, none of them were me. Somebody is in trouble. It's not what I think I can do. It's what I know I can do."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 09-01-2011

[QUOTE=junior gong;11066931]You think Vic deserves a fight with Floyd after quitting against Maidana,getting outboxed by Peterson and beating Berto?[/QUOTE] Of course I do, you fkn moron, what an idiot. 1.) Who gives a sh1t about what happened down at 140?…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 09-01-2011

[QUOTE=jrosales13;11066120]If Ortiz was killing himself to make 140 why ask for a catch-weight? Didn't they first asked one for as low as 142? Doesn't sound to me like someone who was killing themselves to make weight. Sound more like a…

Comment by Tjrjr on 09-01-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11065243]Jesus H Christ, you cunts are nuts. Ortiz is a better fighter now, than Margarito has ever been. Margarito was [B]NEVER[/B] an elite fighter. Margarito could [B]NEVER[/B] have beaten Mayweather. Margarito has shown [B]NOTHING[/B], and has had no power at…

Comment by cisjay on 09-01-2011

I ain't mad at ya Vic . Nothing wrong with a little smack talk. People are over analyzing.

Comment by game20ver on 09-01-2011

Poor kid's writing checks he can't cash!

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