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Old 03-04-2013, 06:06 AM   #22
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Default Re: Fighters Floyd Mayweather must fight to get 15-20 ATG status.

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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
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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
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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
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Champion for around 17 years it would be
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ATG Skills set - get's hit the least
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W Juan Manuel Marquez
W Jose Luis Castillo
W Miguel Cotto
W Diego Corrales
W Genaro Hernandez
W Ricky Hatton
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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.
a win over guerrero, winner of trout/canelo, and a win again over p4p#3 and 147 champ marquez would put him up 5 places. His career is very similar to SRL without the L
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