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> Whats better for the sport?, If Canelo wins, would it be better for boxing?
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post Aug 31 2013, 12:03 AM
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I try not to be bias as a fan of Floyed, with that I said I do feel he will win in two weeks.

But make no mistake, there is real danger in front of him. I give Canelo a real chance in this fight and not just a punchers chance.

As the fight draws closer Im starting to feel a win in Canelo's favor would be better for the sport. Not only would it generate huge interest in a rematch but also reshape the current landscape.

Floyed is always prepared so a loss wouldn't be fluke, and Canelo should get all the credit he would deserve. And Ipersonally wouldn't be too upset being its a young skilled opponent as opposed to some bum with a hard shot.

This isn't a tactical thread, but on the business side of things what would be better for the sport? Not just with this fight but any upcoming fight...

Marquez winning over Bradley (which I feel he will)

Matthyse over Garcia...

Im happy these fights are taking place because there is a real chance for the sport to go in a different direction

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post Aug 31 2013, 04:17 PM
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QUOTE (mgrover @ Aug 31 2013, 12:45 PM) *
Two sides to the coin really, Floyd loses and passes a torch to a very beatable fighter, and he's beat, and then basically the pie gets split up and cut up, and all this PPV nonsense can stop. Or Floyd wins and continues to make himself a fuckton of money for 3 more fights, were he retires and the numbers he generates are no longer really generated for boxing anymore, unless Pac maybe does it? I think he needs to lose for the sake of boxing, call it stupid but if he loses that pie is split, and can be split more and more. But the issue is the pie may not be split and chunks of it may just disappear. No I don't hate Floyd.

Very good assessment mg. I don't think I disagree at all with this post
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- BoxingStill#1   Whats better for the sport?   Aug 31 2013, 12:03 AM
- - emd01   I dont think any of the fighters winning or losing...   Aug 31 2013, 12:12 AM
|- - BoxingStill#1   QUOTE (emd01 @ Aug 31 2013, 12:12 AM) I d...   Aug 31 2013, 01:04 AM
- - Jovi   I can't agree that it would be good if Floyd l...   Aug 31 2013, 03:02 AM
|- - sduck   It'd probably be better if Canelo won so there...   Aug 31 2013, 04:54 AM
- - The Original MrFactor   Either or... i think its better for Goldenboy and ...   Aug 31 2013, 08:04 AM
- - Jack 1000   QUOTE Also, Bradley beating Marquez would probably...   Aug 31 2013, 09:05 AM
|- - sduck   QUOTE (Jack 1000 @ Aug 31 2013, 09:05 AM)...   Aug 31 2013, 06:30 PM
- - mgrover   Two sides to the coin really, Floyd loses and pass...   Aug 31 2013, 12:45 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (mgrover @ Aug 31 2013, 01:45 PM) T...   Sep 1 2013, 01:44 AM
- - Jovi   Yeah he does force it with the ppv, but i respect ...   Aug 31 2013, 03:18 PM
- - checkleft   QUOTE (mgrover @ Aug 31 2013, 12:45 PM) T...   Aug 31 2013, 04:17 PM
- - checkleft   QUOTE (Jovi @ Aug 31 2013, 03:18 PM) Yeah...   Aug 31 2013, 04:19 PM
- - Dolimite   It would be great for GB and Showtime. They stand ...   Aug 31 2013, 04:32 PM
- - mgrover   Also Floyd his own businessman? Doubtful, just a p...   Aug 31 2013, 04:38 PM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (mgrover @ Aug 31 2013, 05:38 PM) A...   Sep 1 2013, 01:46 AM
- - hitman   a canelo win could be real big. it would be the p...   Sep 1 2013, 01:59 PM
- - Franchize   I think it would be bad for the sport honestly. Th...   Sep 2 2013, 09:18 AM
|- - Plah   QUOTE (Franchize @ Sep 2 2013, 10:18 AM) ...   Sep 2 2013, 01:05 PM
|- - mrchitown   QUOTE (Franchize @ Sep 2 2013, 09:18 AM) ...   Sep 2 2013, 04:37 PM
- - emd01   QUOTE (mgrover @ Aug 31 2013, 09:45 AM) T...   Sep 2 2013, 10:04 PM


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