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Ellerbe: Judah Never Dropped Mayweather in Sparring

By Edward Chaykovsky

Leonard Ellerbe, adviser to WBC/WBA welterweight and junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (47-0, 26KOs), has denied a circulating rumor that Floyd was knocked down in sparring by former two-division champion Zab Judah.

Last week, Floyd's uncle Jeff Mayweather revealed details of the sparring session between the two fighters, and said Floyd put a one-sided beating on Judah. Jeff later apologized for making those comments, stating in a video that he didn't know his statements would be printed.

A rumor began to surface on Tuesday night, that Judah dropped Mayweather during that sparring session and pointing to that incident as the reason behind Floyd's 'no mercy' approach as they sparred.

Ellerbe says the knockdown never happened.

"False. No [that didn't happen], Zab is in camp. Zab is a tremendous fighter. He's been helping with the preparation along with several other sparring partners. They are really pushing Floyd, but nothing like that ever happened," Ellerbe told Sky Sports.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KnickTillDeaTh on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=Beater_of_ass;15503788] It wasn't a knockdown and it was correctly ruled that way, whether the ref saw it or not, it wasn't a knockdown. The fact that you're trying to sit here and prove a knockdown against Floyd from what 8…

Comment by IMDAZED on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=KnickTillDeaTh;15503797]I didnt say DLH had anything to do with it, but Schaefer was running GBP with DLH's full blessing. and Schaefer had everything to do with it, working right along side with Al Haymon.[/QUOTE] Right. But not Oscar.

Comment by mathed on 03-26-2015

Floyd got worked, don't worry doe; it's only sparring and what happens in sparring, is supposed to stay in sparring.

Comment by joseph5620 on 03-26-2015

[QUOTE=johnm is...;15504490]Zab Judah said that Zab Judah didn't knock anyone down in sparring. But then again, Zab Judah DKSAWhat Zab Judah does. Running around acting like he knows everything, just because he was there, and is the exact person we're…

Comment by [email protected] on 03-26-2015

actually it was judah who got knock downed...ugly-old-floyd sr. saw it clearly...

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