Floyd Mayweather Sr. “If my son’s fighting that little man, I’m concerned about my
by Geoffrey Ciani - This week’s 100th edition of On the Ropes Boxing Radio featured an exclusive interview with Floyd Mayweather Senior. His
son, Floyd Mayweather Junior, is widely regarded as the best all around boxer in
the world today. Mayweather Senior provided his thoughts on his son’s future and
the prospect of a fight between him and Manny Pacquiao. He also gave his
thoughts on Pacquiao’s victory over Antonio Margarito last weekend. Here is a
complete transcript of that interview.
JENNA J: I think it’s actually time for our final guest of this week’s epic historic milestone show. He is an
OTR favorite having appeared in episodes 30, 70, 71, 78, 82, and episode 90. We
are once again joined by the one and only Floyd ‘Joy’ Mayweather Senior. How is
everything going today, Floyd?
FLOYD MAYWEATHER SENIOR: Everything is going great.
JENNA: That’s good to hear, Floyd. We’re happy to be talking to you on this, our 100th episode. What are your thoughts on this past weekend’s
bout between Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito?
MAYWEATHER: I think well you know, both of them are with Bob Arum and I think that he didn’t care
about one as much as he cared about the other one. That’s what I believe, and I
believe that he didn’t care about one as much as the other one. I believe that
Pacquiao, to me there was no doubt anyway. I told everybody that Pacquiao is
going to beat him up real bad or stop him, and that’s what he did. Pacquiao
caught myself I believed, when the guy hit him to the body, I can’t say who told
Pacquiao to act like he did, like he was hurt. Man, he wasn’t hurt. Believe me.
He might have been hurt before when he got his[..] whopped by one of them little
bitty fighters when he was fighting in a smaller weight class when he got
stopped when a guy hit him to the body. But now, when he got hit this time by a
much, much, much bigger man, he got hit