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Old 01-28-2013, 06:02 PM   #32
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Default Re: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Lorenzo Aragón, July 31st 1996

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Originally Posted by raichu View Post
wish he won gold, and Roy,
I'm pretty sure Mayweather vs. Todorov is considered 2nd only to Jones vs. Si-Hun as far as the worst robberies of American boxers in the Olympics.

Imagine the hype surrounding Mayweather if he'd cleared the '96 field (which included names like Kamsing, Aragón, Peden, Todorov, and eventual solid WBO 130lb and 135lb champions Pablo Chacón and Artur Grigorian respectively - with Mayweather himself theoretically dispatching Grigorian, Aragon, Todorov, and Kamsing in succession) and debuted coming off a gold medal!

His swagger and ego to date would seem downright meek by comparison.
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