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daprofessor
post Mar 13 2013, 12:03 PM
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i just read on the front page that floyd was taking shots at ward for rooting for guerrero? really? anyone have a link to his comments? i'd like to read/hear them for myself.
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Dolimite
post Mar 13 2013, 05:19 PM
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QUOTE (BrutUalBK @ Mar 13 2013, 12:05 PM) *
Well let's just deal with what he's stated for now: He did have the truth on his side regardless of his tasteless way of saying it but the problem is that ppl don't like him anyway so even if he said it in a nicer fashion yall still would have a problem with it because of the Hate you harbor in your hearts for the man. (not necessarily directed at anyone here but in the general public)

Yall speak of him dissin someone but yall are more hypocritical and no better than him because yall talking more ish about him than he is about Andre.....atleast he's spitting the truth.

Do I like it anymore than you what he stated or how? No, do I condone it? No, but it is all true.

Ward isn't a household name he did some exposure when he fought Dawson but a lot of people do not know who Dawson was. I think what Floyd said was on point but he isn't articulate in speech and I think that hurts him. If it were someone else who said that Floyd said it would be applauded. Paulie talked so much shit about Broner, HBO, and Thurman people were geeked up about that. But people love Paulie. I do think Ward handle it correctly and I honestly hope Ward and Floyd do have that talk. It would be terrible for two top fighters to be arguing over hurt feelings and misunderstanding.

QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 13 2013, 12:41 PM) *
different strokes for different folks. there is truth to what floyd was saying....but did it need to be said?

if you're paid...does it need to be shouted from the mountain tops, do you need to be flashy?

if you're a gangster....do u need to act hard?

if you're better than someone else at anything do you need to constantly remind everybody?

i guess if you're insecure, you'll sing your own praises....or go fishing for compliments. i get that sometimes ppl need to be reminded but floyd is at a point in his career that he shouldn't have to say shit. when he does...he leaves himself open to interpretation and criticism. he likes the attention....and he isn't stupid. a lot of what he says is to stir up conversation and to get ppl mentioning his name. like he said...love him or hate him....we're all gonna watch. i enjoy seeing him do his thing. there are times when i enjoy the side show shit...i.e. him cursing larry merchant....and there are times when i cringe...him cursing his pops. when he fights....i watch, learn and take notes. all that other shit is meaningless to me. i don't watch him because he's controversial...or a fool...or a genius at marketing himself or any of that. i watch him because he is a genius in the ring.



I think Floyd is just fed up and pissed that no matter what he does or says he will be punished for it. What he said about Ward wasn't wrong but like always it is how he says it. He was on point with what he said about Andre, Orphan Annie and religion and sports. I just think he is trying to to win hearts and minds but he has no idea how. No one wants to be the asshole all the time.
QUOTE (BrutUalBK @ Mar 13 2013, 01:34 PM) *
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But why is he seemingly the only one who gets demonized for Trash Talking when you guys who constantly are popping off at the gums and can't bust a grape in Welch's backyard? People like PM talks trash a mile a minute but can't even put a hole in a donut, people like Freddie Roach who was never much a fighter can spew venom (99% untrue) and no one will say anything or try to demonize him.

If we were to make a list of all the Trash Talkers ever to be in this sport then I can guarantee that Floyd wouldn't even rate/rank being up there with the best of them.


Because his name is Floyd Mayweather and people hate him just cause. That simple, honestly Floyd isn't really a good shit talker, he is just rude and harsh. He told Mosley he was a dumb ass because he said he doesn't fight for money. told De la Hoya to shut up because he already beat his ass and he insulted a lot of other boxers, but that is him. You are right he isn't in my top five of shit talkers, not even close. I wonder what he will say on Jim Rome's show... I hate that guy such a bitch!
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- daprofessor   floyd taking shots at ward!?   Mar 13 2013, 12:03 PM
- - Franchize   At first, I was with Floyd about the whole religio...   Mar 13 2013, 12:22 PM
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- - leonthegee   Floyd did Ward a favor by mentioning his name.   Mar 13 2013, 12:26 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (leonthegee @ Mar 13 2013, 12:26 PM...   Mar 13 2013, 12:39 PM
|- - leonthegee   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 13 2013, 10:39 A...   Mar 13 2013, 03:12 PM
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|- - leonthegee   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 13 2013, 03:27 P...   Mar 13 2013, 10:16 PM
|- - mrchitown   QUOTE (leonthegee @ Mar 13 2013, 09:16 PM...   Mar 14 2013, 02:18 AM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (leonthegee @ Mar 13 2013, 11:16 PM...   Mar 14 2013, 03:52 PM
|- - leonthegee   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 14 2013, 12:52 P...   Mar 15 2013, 08:52 AM
- - Dolimite   I think Floyd stated his opinion. I agree with pro...   Mar 13 2013, 12:52 PM
|- - dre98   QUOTE (Dolimite @ Mar 13 2013, 12:52 PM) ...   Mar 13 2013, 01:32 PM
- - BrutUalBK   Well let's just deal with what he's stated...   Mar 13 2013, 02:05 PM
- - Franchize   To be honest though, the interview was bordering o...   Mar 13 2013, 02:31 PM
- - daprofessor   different strokes for different folks. there is tr...   Mar 13 2013, 02:41 PM
|- - dre98   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 13 2013, 02:41 P...   Mar 13 2013, 03:03 PM
|- - BrutUalBK   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 13 2013, 02:41 P...   Mar 13 2013, 03:34 PM
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|- - BrutUalBK   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 13 2013, 06:24 P...   Mar 13 2013, 07:16 PM
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|- - BrutUalBK   QUOTE (mgrover @ Mar 13 2013, 07:22 PM) I...   Mar 13 2013, 07:32 PM
- - mgrover   Ward seemed to reply pretty well.   Mar 13 2013, 03:30 PM
- - Dolimite   QUOTE (BrutUalBK @ Mar 13 2013, 12:05 PM)...   Mar 13 2013, 05:19 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Dolimite @ Mar 13 2013, 06:19 PM) ...   Mar 13 2013, 05:25 PM
- - mitukczuk   Nothing wrong with stating your opinion. Floyd did...   Mar 13 2013, 06:08 PM
- - checkleft   Of course ward is gonna be on guerreros side. They...   Mar 13 2013, 06:21 PM
- - checkleft   QUOTE (mgrover @ Mar 13 2013, 05:32 PM) l...   Mar 13 2013, 06:29 PM
- - Marcus   I think we've discussed the issue of Religion ...   Mar 13 2013, 08:16 PM
- - neophyte7   Ward may want and need to get down with Mayweather...   Mar 13 2013, 08:19 PM
- - Marcus   http://www.fighthype.com/news/external/ind...yweat...   Mar 13 2013, 08:48 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Marcus @ Mar 13 2013, 09:48 PM) ht...   Mar 14 2013, 03:46 PM
- - Cshel86   Poor Guerrero...dude is getting no press at all. Y...   Mar 13 2013, 08:58 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Mar 13 2013, 09:58 PM) P...   Mar 14 2013, 03:47 PM
- - sduck   This is blowing way out of proportion because it...   Mar 13 2013, 09:26 PM
|- - Marcus   QUOTE (sduck @ Mar 13 2013, 10:26 PM) Thi...   Mar 13 2013, 09:31 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (sduck @ Mar 13 2013, 10:26 PM) Thi...   Mar 14 2013, 03:50 PM
- - BigFightFan   http://www.boxingscene.com/andre-wards-man...yweat...   Mar 13 2013, 09:49 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (BigFightFan @ Mar 13 2013, 10:49 P...   Mar 14 2013, 03:53 PM
- - dre98   I guess boxing is starting to turn into WWE or at ...   Mar 13 2013, 11:25 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (dre98 @ Mar 14 2013, 12:25 AM) I g...   Mar 14 2013, 03:55 PM
|- - dre98   QUOTE (daprofessor @ Mar 14 2013, 03:55 P...   Mar 14 2013, 07:39 PM
- - The Original MrFactor   Mayweather sounds like a delusional little man. Se...   Mar 13 2013, 11:51 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (The Original MrFactor @ Mar 14 2013, 1...   Mar 14 2013, 03:59 PM
- - The Original MrFactor   And also the bit about going down as the smartest ...   Mar 13 2013, 11:58 PM
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- - mrchitown   I read J Prince's response and while I love Ra...   Mar 14 2013, 02:29 AM
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- - mgrover   Where in the ten or 11 commandments does it say yo...   Mar 14 2013, 04:32 AM
- - bnoles4life   WOW. This has gotten this board charged, huh? My...   Mar 14 2013, 06:26 AM
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- - Dolimite   This shit has gotten out of hand. These dudes are ...   Mar 14 2013, 11:23 AM
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- - neophyte7   THIS IS WHAT BOXING IS ALL ABOUT-- SHIT TALKING AN...   Mar 14 2013, 12:11 PM
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|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (neophyte7 @ Mar 14 2013, 01:11 PM)...   Mar 14 2013, 04:18 PM
- - neophyte7   looks like Floyd accomplished his objective... loo...   Mar 14 2013, 04:10 PM
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- - mrchitown   @andreward I'm not an athlete who happens to b...   Mar 14 2013, 06:53 PM
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|- - Franchize   QUOTE (Jovi @ Mar 15 2013, 08:41 AM) What...   Mar 15 2013, 11:07 AM
- - Slumpage   Yeah whenever I hear fighters talking bout their p...   Mar 14 2013, 08:16 PM
- - bnoles4life   Man, this thread took off. LOL.   Mar 14 2013, 08:57 PM
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- - mrchitown   Andre S.O.G. Ward ‏@andreward @danrafaelespn...   Mar 15 2013, 01:03 AM
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