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Old 10-30-2012, 03:42 AM   #5746
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Default Re: a filipino fan reacting to the omission of pacquiao from the ATG jr fw list

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I have heard this from several Filipino fans, so what? A ton of African Americans I've talked to say Mike Tyson is the GOAT, and a ton of Mexicans I've talked to think JCC and Cesar Chavez are the same person and the greatest boxer to have ever lived. So what?

These are casual boxing fans, who cares what race they are. Why are you bringing it up in your title?
Most of those other types of casuals didn't take to the internet en masse and take a massive **** over every boxing forum on the internet. Only one distinct group of morons did that. It would be like if the US had a top 3 finish at the World Cup and America went soccer crazy, and all the Americans took to every soccer forum to proclaim Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey co-GOATs. Everyone would laugh at how utterly stupid this entire group of newbie American fans are. That happened to boxing and it is finally starting to go away.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:40 AM   #5747
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Most of those other types of casuals didn't take to the internet en masse and take a massive **** over every boxing forum on the internet. Only one distinct group of morons did that. It would be like if the US had a top 3 finish at the World Cup and America went soccer crazy, and all the Americans took to every soccer forum to proclaim Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey co-GOATs. Everyone would laugh at how utterly stupid this entire group of newbie American fans are. That happened to boxing and it is finally starting to go away.

coz a midget from Asia took the boxing world by storm

deal with it
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:47 AM   #5748
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Default Re: How come Floyd has never fought a Prime ATG?

John Antony has an old leather boot for a brain I'm sure
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:55 AM   #5749
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Default Can somebody try to refute this statement on mayweather

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130: Genaro, Corrales
135: Castillo X2
147: Baldomir, Mosley
154: Cotto

At 4 of his 5 weight classes, he holds completely legit claim as having beaten the then best fighter in the division.


If you are one of the people who think Castillo won the first fight, then for the purpose of this thread count it as 1 victory.

Now, does anybody disagree with the above? Please state why
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:56 AM   #5750
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really shows how stupid some fans are (but that goes for just about any fighter -_-)
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:59 AM   #5751
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Default Re: Can somebody try to refute this statement on mayweather

i am often left dumbfounded as to why people say he cherrypicks

alot of the people who claim him to be one are the same people saying he ducked kostya , ODLH and Mosley

when it gets cleared up why the fight never eventuated atleast once a week
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:21 AM   #5752
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Default Re: Can somebody try to refute this statement on mayweather

This thread will be empty because haters cannot argue with the fact.
Mayweather has fought top fighters time and time again and deserves the credit he gets
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:37 AM   #5753
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Default Re: Can somebody try to refute this statement on mayweather

Oscar at 154, too.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:58 AM   #5754
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Default Re: Can somebody try to refute this statement on mayweather

His resume is scarily becoming underrated because of the fact that people don't like his personality, or how he acts outside of the ring. Outside of Pacquiao, you will not find many, if any who's resume currently matches or tops Mayweather's (active boxers). People just love to pick wholes. Look what this boxer didn't do after Mayweather beat him, etc. Naive fans.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:58 AM   #5755
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His best wins are Corrales, Castillo, and Cotto as probably his best win. Only reason people say he cherrypicks is because his resume doesn`t have crazy wins with ATGs. Please don`t say that Oscar, Mosley, and Marquez are great wins. None of those three at the time he fought them were anything great. Except maybe Oscar who was on a better level then the other two. He`s a great fighter, but when you look at that resume it`s not really anything special. Someone with his talent could of had more in there.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:05 AM   #5756
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I don`t mind an undefeated record as long as they keep fighting top fighters and continue to be undefeated.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:07 AM   #5757
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Well of course Floyd and Pac will always be dogged unless they fight. As for someone not giving credit where credit is due then they dont know ****. Floyd is ridiculous. For anyone to say Floyd isnt one of the greats then they probably dont watch much boxing.


Sadly, Its already to the point where if they fight now, which ever looses will have the excuse they were past their prime. So I almost dont even care about that fight anymore.


Its kinda like Jones Jr and Hopkins 2. They waited way to long for that, to the point almost no one even cared about it.


Of course its gonna hurt their legacy. Of course they are still greats but to not fight each other to settle once and for all who was the best says something pretty bad about their character as a fighter in my opinion.


We should already be talking about May vs Pac 3, even if one fighter won all 3 fights.


The people who run the boxing world really f'd this all up and consequently they may have messed the sport up as a whole.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:12 AM   #5758
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Default Re: How come Floyd has never fought a Prime ATG?

How sooo ... he fought prime Hatton!
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:14 AM   #5759
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His best wins are Corrales, Castillo, and Cotto as probably his best win. Only reason people say he cherrypicks is because his resume doesn`t have crazy wins with ATGs. Please don`t say that Oscar, Mosley, and Marquez are great wins. None of those three at the time he fought them were anything great. Except maybe Oscar who was on a better level then the other two. He`s a great fighter, but when you look at that resume it`s not really anything special. Someone with his talent could of had more in there.




Your over looking some good fighters man. Castillo, Manfredy for example. Floyd was 23-24 fighting these dudes in their primes. Besides Pac, Floyd as fought every body and in their primes except De La Hoya.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:20 AM   #5760
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Default Re: Can somebody try to refute this statement on mayweather

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130: Genaro, Corrales
135: Castillo X2
147: Baldomir, Mosley
154: Cotto
using common sense, 2006 Shane KO's the Baldomir Floyd fought and Pac beats the 2010 Shane.

154 cotto loses to sergio.
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