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> A KO would be nice..., Floyd Mayweather
Gambit808
post May 22 2013, 11:58 AM
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Not saying he has to, or that he needs much more to prove in order to justictify his place as the greatest of this era. But can you imagine how much more money, how much more power, how much more respect he'd acquire had he finish off Cotto, Guerrero, Mosley, Marquez, De La Hoya when he had them all hurt. I doubt the whole Mayweather-Pacquiao dream fight would be much of a 9th wonder of the boxing general world. IMO along with his skill-set that we know him by today, there wouldn't be room for any dispute when ever you brought his name up because he'd be the complete package. Again, don't get me wrong, Mayweather has it all... Or almost. That one thing he lacks ever since jumping to WW and which I believe is a reason he even started fighting guys toe 2 toe, is for a better win KO%, which if he was able to produce against those for 5 names, would bring him much more fortune and fame. #wishfulthinking

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Also, if Mayweather was a power puncher along with the skill-set he already has, would that put him above most, if not all past greats?
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neophyte7
post May 24 2013, 10:00 AM
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It all boils down to Floyd being a fighter that is exciting to watch for a full three minutes of every round... even those who hate him cannot say they don't focus on mayweather for the entire three minutes of a round-- glued in to see if someone is able to penetrate his aura of invincibility. He simply is the best in the world. He exhibits the pugilistic science in every dimension as a boxer, slugger, flat footed, on his toes, fighting going forward or backwards, inside work, body punching... DEFENSIVELY POSSIBLY THE GREATEST--All styles have had a crack at beating LIL FLOYD as father used to call him.... this kid who Emanuel Steward said was fighting on the Detroit scene on teams as a kid at 106 pounds is the most complete fighter of all times comparable to Sugar Ray Robinson... he has less power than Ray Rob most definitely but Floyd is in that mold of greatness for sure... and there are only a handful of fighters of old in that mold.

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post May 24 2013, 08:31 PM
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QUOTE (neophyte7 @ May 24 2013, 10:00 AM) *
It all boils down to Floyd being a fighter that is exciting to watch for a full three minutes of every round... even those who hate him cannot say they don't focus on mayweather for the entire three minutes of a round-- glued in to see if someone is able to penetrate his aura of invincibility. He simply is the best in the world. He exhibits the pugilistic science in every dimension as a boxer, slugger, flat footed, on his toes, fighting going forward or backwards, inside work, body punching... DEFENSIVELY POSSIBLY THE GREATEST--All styles have had a crack at beating LIL FLOYD as father used to call him.... this kid who Emanuel Steward said was fighting on the Detroit scene on teams as a kid at 106 pounds is the most complete fighter of all times comparable to Sugar Ray Robinson... he has less power than Ray Rob most definitely but Floyd is in that mold of greatness for sure... and there are only a handful of fighters of old in that mold.


Just said this in another thread, he's definitely in that upper echelon, I can't front and say I'd put him over SRR though but just to be in an elite class like that speaks volumes for Floyd's legacy and his skills in the ring
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- Gambit808   A KO would be nice...   May 22 2013, 11:58 AM
- - Cshel86   I think the way he's been finishing fights is ...   May 22 2013, 12:09 PM
|- - Gambit808   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ May 22 2013, 01:09 PM) I...   May 22 2013, 12:29 PM
|- - duwdu   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ May 22 2013, 01:09 PM) I...   May 22 2013, 03:44 PM
|- - Marcus   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ May 22 2013, 01:09 PM) I...   May 23 2013, 07:59 PM
- - mgrover   Meh I don't think he needs it. I mean he pushe...   May 22 2013, 12:15 PM
- - Dolimite   KO's don't make your legacy that much grea...   May 22 2013, 12:20 PM
|- - duwdu   QUOTE (Dolimite @ May 22 2013, 01:20 PM) ...   May 22 2013, 03:57 PM
- - neophyte7   Stopping shane would have been big for Mayweather ...   May 22 2013, 01:33 PM
- - mrchitown   I think the late Manny Steward summed it up perfec...   May 22 2013, 02:08 PM
|- - Marcus   QUOTE (mrchitown @ May 22 2013, 03:08 PM)...   May 23 2013, 08:04 PM
|- - mrchitown   QUOTE (Marcus @ May 23 2013, 08:04 PM) An...   May 24 2013, 12:26 AM
- - BoxingEinstein   If Floyds power from his lighter weight days would...   May 22 2013, 04:02 PM
- - Cshel86   QUOTE (Gambit808 @ May 22 2013, 01:29 PM)...   May 22 2013, 04:02 PM
|- - duwdu   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ May 22 2013, 05:02 PM) S...   May 22 2013, 04:39 PM
- - mgrover   On the other hand KOing someone whose never been s...   May 22 2013, 07:03 PM
- - Franchize   I personally think he took his foot off the gas on...   May 23 2013, 12:26 AM
- - neophyte7   It all boils down to Floyd being a fighter that is...   May 24 2013, 10:00 AM
|- - mrchitown   QUOTE (neophyte7 @ May 24 2013, 10:00 AM)...   May 24 2013, 08:31 PM
- - sduck   Mayweather stopped being a KO artist way long ago,...   May 26 2013, 05:01 PM
- - Franchize   I think it also comes down to the fact that I can...   May 26 2013, 09:14 PM
- - neophyte7   QUOTE (Franchize @ May 26 2013, 10:14 PM)...   May 27 2013, 09:56 AM
- - BrutUalBK   QUOTE (Gambit808 @ May 22 2013, 11:58 AM)...   May 28 2013, 01:56 PM
- - daprofessor   QUOTE (BrutUalBK @ May 28 2013, 01:56 PM)...   May 28 2013, 02:04 PM
- - mrchitown   QUOTE (daprofessor @ May 28 2013, 02:04 P...   May 29 2013, 12:40 AM
- - BrutUalBK   QUOTE (daprofessor @ May 28 2013, 02:04 P...   May 31 2013, 02:42 PM


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