Elbows didn't seem to be a problem here, and that was Danny Garcia's biggest concern before the fight even started. He was warning Cortez about it before the fight and probably hoped he'd pay more attention to it as opposed to the Hatton fight.
That wasn't even the biggest problem on Saturday night as the fight ended in a controversial fashion.
After Victor tried to headbutt Mayweather, he continually tried to apologize to Ortiz while Cortez was talking to a side judge. Now, I don't remember off the top of my head whether Cortez called the fight back on after deducting a point, but it sure didn't look like it.
If you look here, you can see Cortez talking to a side judge and at 0:04, Mayweather looking to make sure Cortez isn't looking. Now, I may be wrong, and the fight might have been called back on. I just remembered him looking away, and I'm assuming he still didn't call them back in. All I remember was Cortez facing away and Ortiz on the floor.
If that's the case, Cortez did a wonderful job of paying attention to the fight and making sure nothing goes wrong (I'm being sarcastic for those of you who can't read it on the internet).
Now, I am in no way defending Ortiz. He deserved to have that point deducted and headbutting was dirty as well. What Mayweather did was totally classless and should expect even more people to hate on him and criticize his victory.
Yes, I know the Ortiz headbutt was unfair. How fair is it though that one gets deducted a point, and the other is awarded a knockout victory?
Doesn't matter now, Mayweather was winning and should have just finished the fight. Now, he'll never hear the end of it.