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Mayweather vs Ortiz Odds: Money Mayweather the Favorite As Always

Floyd Mayweather Jr is once again the heavy favorite on the sportsbooks for his fight with Victor Ortiz. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Floyd Mayweather Jr is once again the heavy favorite on the sportsbooks for his fight with Victor Ortiz. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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It's hard to remember the last time Floyd Mayweather Jr wasn't the favorite in a fight, and he's got the odds strongly in his favor again tomorrow night against young Victor Ortiz.

Sportsbook Mayweather Ortiz
5Dimes -750
+525
BetUS -600
+400
Bodog -625
+425
SBG Global -800
+500
Sportsbook.com -625
+425


Mayweather (41-0, 25 KO) and Ortiz (29-2-2, 22 KO) are incredibly different fighters. Mayweather, a slick right-hander who is in many ways small for the welterweight division, dominates foes with technique and incredible boxing I.Q.

Ortiz is a strong southpaw with power in both hands who has put every one of his opponents -- win, lose, or draw -- on the canvas. The question most have is whether or not he's truly good enough to be a real threat to Floyd. In his last fight, Ortiz was involved in a life-or-death struggle (and a great fight) in a deserved win over Andre Berto, a fighter nobody is going to confuse with Mayweather any time soon. And the fight before that, Ortiz went to a draw against Lamont Peterson.

Oddsmakers say that Ortiz will be just another Mayweather opponent when the dust has settled.