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Old 12-11-2012, 04:17 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 "****" to you, many fighters would be so lucky to be called "****."
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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