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Old 12-11-2012, 03:17 PM   #57
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Default Re: How exactly does Pacquiao have a better resume than Mayweather?

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Originally Posted by The Mongoose View Post

-Mayweather was a Golden Gloves Champion, a child prodigy American Olympian who didn't turn Pro until he was 20 years of age and fought at much more lucrative weights. Pacquiao was a poor Pinoy who turned pro as a teenager to earn a living after a short largely unknown amatuer career in largely ignored lower weight classes. Not to knock Pacman though, despite his more humble beginings he did capture Sasakul's lineal title just a few days shy of 20th birthday. If that is "shit" to you, many fighters would be so lucky to be called "shit."
Irrelevant excuses.

You've established the fact that his padded and unimpressive wins (over half his record) is due to his impoverished circumstance. Great job.

That is a valid excuse, don't get me wrong, but it doesn't change facts. Much of his record is padded and unimpressed.....because (insert your excuse here).
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