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Ishe: Mayweather Damn Near Knocked Out Omar Henry!

By Osman Rodriguez

Rugged junior middleweight contender Ishe Smith (22-5, 10KOs) has been used in the past as a sparring partner for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Smith often hangs around the Mayweather Gym in Las Vegas. Mayweather is currently training for a May 5th showdown with WBA 154-pound champion Miguel Cotto.

While he's not being used for Mayweather's ongoing camp, Smith disclosed an interesting piece of information - that Mayweather gave unbeaten prospect Omar Henry (11-0, 9KOs) such a beating during a sparring session, that he nearly knocked the boxer out.

Smith is no fan of Henry, as the two have exchanged harsh words on the social networks. He wasn't exactly upset regarding Henry's gym beating.

"I have been in Mayweather's gym and witnessed great work. He will be beyond ready for Cotto. And Yes Henry is a bum. Omar was damned near knocked out, I'm not the only one who thinks he's a bum, most [of] the fighters in that gym say he's garbage," Smith disclosed.

"Six weeks out and Floyd looks like he could fight this weekend, no bullsh*t. I can't imagine how he will look next month. I don't believe there is anyone from 160 down to 147 that can beat Mayweather, I truly believe that, [and that] includes [Sergio] Martinez."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Samadafish on 03-23-2012

I wonder if Henry was trying to shake Floyd's hand when he almost knocked him out lol

Comment by freedom213 on 03-23-2012

[quote=reedickyaluss;11918135]I remember that night specifically... had a few friends over I was trying to convert to boxing fans.. I was ready for some HBO boxing, had drinks and everything.. .then just sat on the couch and watched the main event…

Comment by freedom213 on 03-23-2012

[quote=ThePhantom5;11920448]Its called Omar being overrated.[/quote] Interestingly We usually hear stories about floyd beating the crap out of his sparring partners. i think he gets off on it.

Comment by MrRolltide91 on 03-23-2012

[QUOTE=bojangles1987;11918334]Yeah, it was really surprising. Maybe that should have been a sign of what was to come in the actual fight, since when does Roach say Pac had a good camp?[/QUOTE] true. 95% of the time you hear manny is…

Comment by Evil Abed on 03-23-2012

[QUOTE=bose;11920408]How is it that Floyd all of a sudden has become a ko artist? Hmmm[/QUOTE] Its called Omar being overrated.

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