"There's different things that Floyd does that people don't understand," stated future Hall of Famer "Sugar" Shane Mosley, who shared his opinion on why other fighters have been unable to duplicate the same type of success that undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather has had using his shoulder roll defense. Although we've seen fighters, such as Adrien Broner and Andre Berto, attempt to utilize the signature style, sooner or later, their opponents have found a way to break through the defense that the seemingly untouchable Mayweather has made famous over the years. According to Mosley, the reason why is that the shoulder roll is just one of several variables that make up Mayweather's defense, and thus far, nobody has been able to put together the entire equation.
"Floyd is not just doing the shoulder roll. Floyd is doing other stuff too. They think that they can just do that [shoulder roll] and it nullifies everything like Floyd does, but it doesn't. That's the misconception," Mosley explained during a recent conversation with FightHype.com. "I mean, Floyd is turning, he bounces a little bit, he gives them a little angles; I mean, he's doing different things. They're just trying to do one little thing that Floyd does, but he's doing all kinds of other stuff. That's what makes him him."
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