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Boxing stumblentator Larry Merchant took to the ring after Floyd Mayweather got headbutted, dropped the headbuttist with two quick blasts of questionable fury and broiled in the stew of booing judgement. There was no question that something magical was about to occur.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Joe Cortez says that's why you keep your guard up, Victor.
From NESW Sports, "This youtuber was sitting near the front row, and he caught an awesome vid of the end of this fight that will, at the very least, be talked about for some time. Mayweather wins by knockout. But how did we get there?"
Victor Ortiz headbutted Floyd Mayweather as the fourth round was coming to an end. Then, Mayweather knocked him out with two shots that most consider the cheapest of shots he's thrown in his career.
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.
Welterweights Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto put it down on Saturday night for the WBC title. It was the kind of fight where you catch yourself yelling at the TV, then step back and marvel that you're yelling at the TV while watching boxing, which gives you flashbacks to when you used to do that sort of thing…