Floyd Mayweather will make at least $25 million at work tonight. Victor Ortiz will make about a tenth of that. A tithing, if you will.
Mayweather weighed 146.5 pounds at yesterday's choke-involved weigh-in at MGM Grand's Grand Garden Arena. Ortiz came in at 147. A negligible difference.
Said Mayweather, "I just have to keep my composure, stick to my game plan, and listen to what my (trainer) Uncle Roger tells me."
Predicted Ortiz to his foe's face, "You're going down, you're going down."
Maybe he's right. He's probably wrong. That's why you watch, to find out.
Here's the undercard/other fights shown PPV:
• Erik "El Terrible" Morales (51-7) vs. Pablo Cesar Cano (22-0-1)
• Jessie Vargas (16-0) vs. Josesito Lopez (29-3)
• Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (37-0-1) vs. Alfonso Gomez (23-4-2)
Did you pony up $69.95 to watch those, and the WBC welterweight title tilt, at home? Pay the $20 cover at a strip club to indulge in fights and boobs, but, for some reason, are staring at your smartphone instead of CInnamon on the main stage? Just lonely and want to be part of something potentially special?
Feel free to discuss it here.
Mayweather puts legacy on the line against Ortiz [Miami Herald]
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