Floyd Mayweather Says Victor Ortiz Lied About Life Story

Posted by Brad Davis September 14, 2011 Comments are off


In one of 2011’s most anticipated fights, Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41–0, 25 KO) makes his long-awaited comeback versus “Vicious” Victor Ortiz (29–2–2, 22 KO) in a 12-round bout for Ortiz’s WBC welterweight title this Saturday on HBO PPV.

At today’s press conference, Floyd Mayweather stated that Ortiz’s story about his father abandoning him on HBO’s 24/7 series was fake, among other inconsistencies with his life story. Mayweather also stated that he is betting $2.5 million each against both Ortiz and Oscar De La Hoya, that he will win his fight on Saturday night.

The press conference otherwise went smooth, aside from Mayweather placing a box of tampons on the podium, which was quickly removed.

Bodog betting odds have the bout currently set at -650 for Mayweather and +450 for Ortiz. Mayweather is the 8-to-1 favorite to win.

Mayweather is reportedly receiving a guaranteed minimum payday of $40 million for the fight.

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