Like it or not, he's one of the great combat sports athletes of our era. Jonathan Snowden details the fights that made Floyd "Money" Mayweather's a legend and superstar at MMA Nation.
It's a foregone conclusion which will get more eyeballs, but boxing PPVs are infamous for bad cards and boring headliners. Which event will have the better quality fights this weekend? The Mayweather vs Ortiz boxing ppv or the UFC's Battle of the Two Jakes? Jonathan Snowden makes his prediction at MMA Nation.
Is Victor Ortiz in the right place at the right time, or will he be just another opponent for ring master Floyd Mayweather Jr on Saturday night? Our friend and yours Brent Brookhouse takes a look at the fight as part of the SB Nation family coverage of the big event. Brent will be offering his take all week long, so if you're looking for even more fight analysis, he'll have plenty.
This is Marcos Maidana's response to Victor Ortiz's recent claims that Maidana doesn't deserve a rematch with him: So sorry, I forgot to congratulate Victor as he was finally able to find another weight class to crown himself!!!
As people have been asking me how boxing numbers compare to MMA I figured now is a good time to point out that the epic clash between Andre Berto and Victor Ortiz did 1.5 million viewers on HBO this past weekend. A very solid number for premium cable. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
This week on Pound 4 Pound Radio, heard weekly on SIRIUS 98, Sergio Mora deals with a severe plumbing problem at home as he discusses facing Shane Mosley on pay-per-view on September 18. Victor Ortiz, who will reportedly be on the undercard of that event, also checks in and breaks down his victory over Nate Campbell in May. In addition, Danny Jacobs, fresh out of the gym, talks about his first world title opportunity against Dmitry Pirog on July 31. Finally, Freddie Roach analyzes Julio Cesar Chavez' exciting bout with John Duddy, and the possibility of Manny Pacquiao facing Floyd Mayweather. Segment 1 - Segment 2
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