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Old 03-25-2013, 12:00 AM   #45361
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Hype doesn't dismantle Marco Antonio Barrera and knock Marquez on his ass 5 times and pick Cotto apart and shut out Clottey and outbox Bradley.
Please dont say you think Clottey tried to win
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:09 AM   #45362
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I do not agree in whole, RBT is not a must do in Boxing and at a later date the test was agreed upon but PBF came up with more reasons.
Pacquiao is not the only fighter to fight fighters out of there prime or just not as good as the fighters you want them to fight, look at Martinez's opponents and he made it to #3 lmao. Pac was a bright light and got to #1 because PBF went on vacation.

Somewhere else on here is a thread of top 25 HW's by boxrec and have Haye at #4 REALLY?? Haye has not fought for ages but still holds #4 uhmm just more proof rankings are biased and full of ****.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:10 AM   #45363
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Good fighter yes. Great fighter No!!!!
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:17 AM   #45364
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Seriously the anti Pac hatred is just ****ing stupid. He was the most exciting thing in boxing in the first decade of this century. He was the underdog in most of his big victories.

Floyd fans can't have it both ways - his performances were so frightening he must have been on PED's and yet he was also no good. It's a contradiction that makes no sense.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:19 AM   #45365
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Default Re: Floyd ducked Pacquiao for several years straight.

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Remind me again: Who signed a fight against a fighter coming off a loss in only 3 days, killing any chance at a fight deal being made?

But sure... the "other guy" ducked.......
Arum: Mosley not likely to fight Pacquiao

Shane Mosley, who showed his age and the wear and tear of 53 professional bouts and 376 live rounds against the listless Sergio Mora on Saturday, did not help his standing in the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes.

That's the word from Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum, who was busy with religious observance on Yom Kippur and did not view the bout live.

Asked on Sunday if he'd read the less-than-glowing reports of the controversial draw, Arum gave little reason to expect a Mosley-Pacquiao showdown.

"I did and I read them saying Mosley was huffing and puffing for air in the fourth or fifth round," Arum said. "To me, that is the real tipoff for an aging fighter. Even Big George Foreman did that in his 40s but he always had that big, big punch like in the (Michael) Moorer fight.

"What I've read is not very supportive to make any Mosley-Pacquiao bout. Look, he's going to be 40 and he's in the lighter weights where speed is so important. He's on a show with guys -- example, 20-year-old Saul Canelo Alvarez -- old enough to be his son.

"I guess Shane needs the money due to his matrimonial sitaution (a divorce under harsh California community property rules)," Arum said. "I've always considered Shane to be a nice guy but this is what happens to fighters when they age.

"It's like (Bernard) Hopkins, he still knows how to fight but who wants to pay to see him now? His fights are not very scintillating. What you see with Hopkins we're beginning to see with Mosley."


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Old 03-25-2013, 12:20 AM   #45366
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10 time world champ
8 titles in 8 weight divisions
4 lineal titles
Fighter of the decade
Fighter of the year x2
Best resume in boxing

"All hype"

Pac = greatest active fighter in boxing, deal with it
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:25 AM   #45367
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I'm no Pac fan, but to dismiss him as hype is stupid and ignorant.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:29 AM   #45368
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True...Pac is all hype. That make Floyd even a worser hype . Pac is the best fighter of this era and he has as proof.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:29 AM   #45369
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Please dont say you think Clottey tried to win
He fought a bad fight, no question. But with anyone else in front of him, it would have looked different.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:30 AM   #45370
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He fought a bad fight, no question. But with anyone else in front of him, it would have looked different.
What else could Clottey have done? Clottey fought a clottey fight, and he got swamped with punches, it's a simple as that.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:33 AM   #45371
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This was what I alluded to before. If Pacquaio is all hype, then Morales, Barrera, JMM, Sasakul, Cotto and Clottey are **** fighters. Good call OP.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:36 AM   #45372
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Default Re: Floyd ducked Pacquiao for several years straight.

Floyd will be known as a coward in 10-15 years watch.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:40 AM   #45373
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If Bob Arum wasn't involve, the fight could have happen!
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:41 AM   #45374
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Default Who does Floyd fear more???..

***y Sergio?? or Canelo??


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Old 03-25-2013, 12:42 AM   #45375
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Both but he fears Manny Pacquiao the most.
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