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View Poll Results: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao - do you even care?
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:36 PM   #42331
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He has
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:37 PM   #42332
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Serious question.

Guys like the Klitchko's have to stick to there weight class, so can only fight who's available.

What I want to know is. How has Floyd managed to rise 5 weight Classes, earn a **** load of money, be recognised as the number 1 fighter in the sport. Yet manage to avoid facing a Prime ATG, and arguably manage to avoid fighting any prime 1st ballot HOF'ers his whole career.

Guys been around 16 years!!!

Are there any other fighters who've managed to fight through so many weight classes, and never had to fight one prime HOF'er or ATG.

Or is Floyd a one off?


Because of his health concerns duh
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:37 PM   #42333
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He has

who?
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:37 PM   #42334
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:37 PM   #42335
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Never had the chance.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:38 PM   #42336
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Is one of those stupid threads again. THere is no such thing as a prime ATG. Most of the time when a fighter is considered as an ATG is at their tail end of their career.
yes there is.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:39 PM   #42337
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Never had the chance.

definetly one theory. Are there any other fighters at his level that have fought in as many weight classes, ranked as high, yet never had to fight a Prime ATG?
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:39 PM   #42338
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yes there is.
Name some then and where are they ranked?
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:39 PM   #42339
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Never had the chance.

Right,It never happened because of his cherry picking ,retirements and outrageous demands ..
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:41 PM   #42340
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Right,It never happened because of his cherry picking ,retirements and outrageous demands ..

now, now. Lets not speculate.

The point of the thread is. Has any other boxer been able rise so many rates, be ranked so highly, yet never fight a prime ATG.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:41 PM   #42341
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THis thread is like when that other idiot who said floyd never fought a prime HOF a couple months back. Well no ****. You don't induct someone to the HOF until their boxing career is over so no ****, how can he fight them? How can anyone fight them?
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:42 PM   #42342
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Right,It never happened because of his cherry picking ,retirements and outrageous demands ..
What 'Prime' ATG could Floyd have possibly fought?

There were no ATGs around his prime weights really besides maybe Kostya but even he was in and out of surgery.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:43 PM   #42343
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who?
Emanuel Aggustus!
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:43 PM   #42344
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who?
Genaro Hernandez
Diego Corrales
Jose Luis Castillo (arguably an atg)
DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley
Ricky Hatton
Juan Manuel Marquez (though it wasn't a fair fight)
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Name some then and where are they ranked?

i'm not sure what you mean. but obvious ATG from our era are:
Manny, Floyd, Oscar, Mosley, Jones, Calaghe, Hopkins, Lewis, Kosta, Barrera, Morales, Marquez.

There are more but can't e bothered naming. Then there prime is debatable depending who you ask. But they all have them.
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