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Floyd Mayweather

My Obnoxious Partying

Is Just An Act

8/25/2011 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Floyd Mayweather
claims the only reason he parties his face off at nightclubs ... and passes out booze ... and flashes money ... and otherwise acts like a complete a-hole ... is JUST to promote his fights.

It's all in legal docs filed by Pretty Boy Floyd as part of his ongoing war with Manny Pacquiao -- this time, Mayweather responded to allegations that he was irresponsibly partying around the country instead of attending a deposition.

In the docs, obtained by TMZ, Mayweather claims the nightclubbing is "not random acts of partying, but calculated promotional events designed to appeal to his fan base and maintain his public presence."

Mayweather acknowledges that "many people hate him" because of his "Money" Mayweather alter ego -- but explains, "If even those who dislike him are willing to pay for the privilege of watching the fight, he is more profitable."

Mayweather also declares that he "does not drink, smoke or take drugs."

The fighter insists he MUST participate in these "promotional activities" -- and that's one of the reasons why he did not appear to be deposed on any of the dates requested by Pacquiao's camp.

So, we gotta ask ...


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1.

Cartman    

Floyd is uncool. Who else but uncool people burn money?
Amirite?

1066 days ago
2.

Jdubbs    

this guy just never runs out of excuses!

1066 days ago
3.

vinni    

Floyd Mayweather simply put is just an a--hole! Patronizing him just makes him a bigger a--hole!

1066 days ago
4.

Zee    

The thing is, if he doesn't drink, why go out and buy all this booze and party it up... unless you're doing it for promotional reasons. Sorry I kinda believe him.

1066 days ago
5.

The Real JJ    

Mayweather is full sh**! Hes a coward who keeps making excuses. Every since he hooked up with 50 cent they have just been hitting up the clubs and partying (which is fine).Its his money let him burn it and go broke. Now I do think he acting when it comes to acting a fool in the club because that's whats 50 does but he was doing that before so...

1066 days ago
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Scott Levy    

I believe it's all an act. He's a big pro wrestling fan, and has been heavily influenced by the outlandish way many wrestlers act. Boxers have been stealing their acts from pro wrestling, all the way back to Muhammad Ali who took most of his catchphrases from "Classy" Freddy Blassie.

1066 days ago
7.

Casual Observer    

What ridiculous logic and a mess of an excuse! I am sure the judge will see though it!

1066 days ago
8.

Carl    

The more we watch Floyd Mayweather Jr's fights, the more we tolerate his egotistical behavior.

As Mayweather said, "... If even those who dislike him are willing to pay for the privilege of watching the fight, he is more profitable".

Well, let's stop being fooled by this guy once and for all. Let's jus*****ch his fight this September on YouTube the next day (or the replay on HBO), not on live Pay-Per-View. Maybe with poor PPV numbers, he'll realize he can't fool all the people all the time.

1066 days ago
9.

Bob Haskell    

Ilived in Vegas for 19 years. I know Floyd very well,he doesn't drink booze. Coca Cola only believe me.He is gambling all his money away!! One million a night is not uncommon!!The Venetian Casino has taken him for over 32 million dollars,in less than the last 9 months!! Never mind several other major casino's who have hurt him very bad!He can't stop gambling. In a few years he will be broke!! If you doubt me,ask Mike Tyson,he went through 350 million an he didn't even gamble!!

1066 days ago
10.

ChunkyLightning    

Well he did get on TMZ and if he didn't then I would have never known he was fighting. I think he is more known for ducking fights anyway.

1066 days ago
11.

wbox    

It shows people do not really believe in Floydiot skills. They just like to see a funny object in the ring go whirrrrr....

1066 days ago
12.

dong    

bwahahaha!!! lame excuse...if indeed he has in his mind the promotion of himself and his fights, doesn't he realize that this is the opportune time get his fans attention, and the media as well, if he is to stand up for he what he has been accusing pacman of, or perhaps he is afraid that his accusation can't stand in a court of justice without any evidence on his possession.

1066 days ago
13.

Truth    

MEHHHH, DUDE IS A BITCH!!!! JUST FIGHT MANNY PACQUAIO IN THE RING. OOO, WATCH THE BITCH RUN... OOO, WATCH BITCH "PARTY" WHERE THERE'S SMOKES, DRINK, AND DRUGS. THAT'S AS BELIEVABLE AS LINDSAY LOHAN DOESNT PARTY. BEEYATCH PLEASE!! TRUTH!!!

1066 days ago
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fstblk    

Well we can all see that Manny Pacquiano is not acting!!!!!!

1066 days ago
15.

Leader of the ignorant masses    

This is what he does to promote a fight? How about you get your ass in the ring instead.

1066 days ago
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