Boxing Author Bert Sugar Talks Mayweather/Ortiz Controversy on Sportstalk
On Tuesday, September 20th, boxing historian Bert Sugar joined Sportstalk to discuss the sport's latest controversy.Floyd Mayweather Jr. knocked out Victor Ortiz at the end of the fourth round of their WBC Welterweight Championship. However, the knockout came after Ortiz had just been given a one-point deduction for a blatant headbutt to Mayweather. Referee Joe Cortez had resumed the fight, but was not looking at either fighter when Mayweather hit Ortiz with a legal sucker punch to win the bout. Sugar, who has authored countless bestselling boxing books, offered two different historical perspectives on other bizarre finishes in boxing.