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Old 03-04-2013, 04:13 AM   #21
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Default Re: Fighters Floyd Mayweather must fight to get 15-20 ATG status.

Originally Posted by anj View Post
McGrain did a Top 100 P4P list on the classic forum. This is what the Top 20 looks like:

01 Sam Langford
02 Harry Greb
03 Sugar Ray Robinson
04 Henry Armstrong
05 Bob Fitzsimmons
06 Ezzard Charles
07 Benny Leonard
08 Muhammad Ali
09 Willie Pep
10 Joe Louis
11 Roberto Duran
12 Joe Gans
13 Packey McFarland
14 Archie Moore
15 Sugar Ray Leonard
16 Mickey Walker
17 Barney Ross
18 Terry McGovern
19 Tony Canzoneri
20 Pernell Whitaker

There's no way Mayweather can break into the top 17.

With wins over:
A recovered Manny Pacquiao
Canelo-Trout Winner
Golovkin maybe AT 160lbs (Mayweather will be too late for Martinez)
Robert Guerrero
Someone very good
Champion for around 17 years it would be
ATG Skills set - get's hit the least
W Juan Manuel Marquez
W Jose Luis Castillo
W Miguel Cotto
W Diego Corrales
W Genaro Hernandez
W Ricky Hatton
Reputation of being the Greatest 130lber of All Time

Although Whitaker is better than Mayweather, Mayweather would have had a better legacy than Whitaker.

Mayweather would be at least on par with Canzoneri, maybe just behind Barney Ross.
This is the class of education I'm talking about. Thank you, anj.

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