Originally Posted by PaoloMirani
I'll go ahead and say it....JMM's style deosn't mesh well with anyone with a longer reach. ie pretty much anyone in ww. Longer reach draws a smaller counterpuncher out of his shell. Floyd toying with him is the obvious example...but this would pretty much be the case with anyone whop can pepper him from the outside. Even smaller guys who fight outside gives him trouble ie Chris John. This is the tactical disadvantage JMM would face when facing bigger longer guys...then you add in the physical disadvantages in size and pwoer. If he campaigned at welter he would've lost several times and never would have gotten his big money paydays against Pac.
He is a boxer with less impressive resume. He's pretending to be a welterweight when he's not.