Victor Ortiz leans on youth, courage

Fearlessness and a 10-year age difference could be the key to beating Mayweather

Updated: September 14, 2011, 12:20 PM ET
By Noel Piñeiro Planas | ESPNDeportesLA.com

VENTURA, Calif. -- In the life of every elite professional boxer, there comes a time, at least once, for a stellar bout assessed by pundits and the boxer himself to be the fight of his life. That is precisely how boxing experts classify Mexican-American boxer "Vicious" Victor Ortiz's fight against undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Ironically, Ortiz, the reigning WBC welterweight champion, guarantees that the fight in which he will defend his crown ...

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