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Floyd Mayweather Jr. is undefeated at 42-0 with 26 of those fights ending by knockout. During a recent press conference for his upcoming championship fight with Miguel Cotto he talked about his knockout record.
"I'm just trying to give the fans what they wanna see," Floyd said. "There's been a few times where I gave them a couple of dull fights...things happen. But out of 42 [fights], 90% of the time they got what they wanted to see. And everytime I went out in all 42 fights I was looking for the knockout. But you got fighters that's comfortable after they see that they don't have a chance of winning then they go into survival mode just to to tell the world, 'I fought Floyd Mayweather, he didn't knock me out...I went the distance.'"
Floyd added that if any fighter steps up to the plate and wants to fight and not just survive they will probably end up looking up at thec ceiling.
"Now [Victor] Ortiz he came looking for the knockout and got knocked out," Floyd added. "So every time you got a fighter that comes for the knockout, he's gonna get knocked out. But if you got a guy that comes just to say he was in the ring with Floyd Mayweather then the fight's gonna go he distance because he's in there just to try to survive."
Mayweather was then asked what it feels like to K.O. someone.
"You know, after you been there so many times it's normal because I've been doing it for so long," he said.
With all that being said Floyd's May 5th fight in Las Vegas vs Cotto should be a great one. Cotto is 37-2, with 30 knockouts. He never dodges an opponent and always looks to finish.