Victor Ortiz, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and the entire cast of “Star Power” stepped up to the podium for the last time before the big event Sept. 17 at the MGM Grand. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.: “I’ve been here so many times. When I get out here it’s just like, ‘Here we go again.’”
‘I want to see Victor Ortiz get his (butt) kicked by Floyd Mayweather,” said Robert Garcia, whose brother, Danny, trains Ortiz.
Erik Morales: ‘When I’m in the ring, you will see by my performance that I am healthy, and that speaks for itself.’
Watch the final press conference for the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz showdown live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the site of Saturday's fight, beginning at 3:45 p.m. ET/12:45 p.m. PT on RingTV.com.
Richard Schaefer: “There are a lot of people out there…and they’re trophy hunting…like, ‘Let me get Oscar or let me get Floyd.’ That’s not the Oscar I know and that’s not the Floyd that I know.’
“Trust me, I want this. I’m very, very hungry for this. This is like my trampoline. This is the jumping off point of my career.”
The crowds of autograph-seekers were on hand to meet Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Victor Ortiz as they arrived at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for their Saturday matchup. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.: 'Me and Oscar may not see eye-to-eye, but me and Richard Schaefer do good business. Great business I should say.'
Young junior welterweight Pablo Cesar Cano aims to pick up where Marco Antonio Barrera left off against the legendary Erik Morales in an all-Mexican clash for the WBC belt.
WBC welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz hopes to make Floyd Mayweather Jr. yet another knockdown victim.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., Victor Ortiz and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will make public appearances over the next few days in Los Angeles as part of the promotion for their fights next Saturday.