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Maidana, An Anything-goes Fighter

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Maidana, an anything-goes fighter

By Nigel Collins | ESPN.com

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."
--Winston Churchill

Marcos Maidana looked pretty spiffy as he stood behind the podium at the final news conference prior to his first fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May. He was wearing a dark, tuxedo-style jacket and matching bow tie, topped off with a pair of designer sunglasses. If you didn't know better, you might think he was a maître d' at a ritzy restaurant.

Three generations of the Garcia family get together to discuss strategy for Marcos Maidana ahead of Saturday's rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Maidana is a man of few words, and most of his brief comments, which were translated by trainer Robert Garcia, were perfunctory -- until he unleashed a zinger that said more about the Argentine tough guy than anything else he's ever uttered in public.

"I don't give a f--- about Mayweather," he said.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON ESPN AT: http://espn.go.com/b...ng-goes-fighter

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 12 Sep 2014

I'm not a big fan of most of the writing on ESPN, but I like Nigel Collins.