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Old 05-03-2012, 04:48 PM   #31
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Some stars burn brighter than quikly fade away having exhausted there fuel source.....there is no denying that on each of there BEST days Roy's star shone much brighter than floyd's methodical approach to boxing.

But at his peak Roy's personality seemed boring to the average fan and I always watched his fights with but a few die hards. Mayweather by contrast has a style that luls you to sleep, but he uses his charismatic personality (playing the Heel) to sell his fight and in the sense of popularity Floyd's star shines higher than Roy's by a county mile.
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:50 PM   #32
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Got to give it to RJJ.
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:51 PM   #33
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Have you ever seen a grown man dunking one of those little preschool basketball hoops then thinking they are all badass? That is RJJ's career in a nutshell except towards the end the hoop collapsed and he fell flat on his ass
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:53 PM   #34
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Some stars burn brighter than quikly fade away having exhausted there fuel source.....there is no denying that on each of there BEST days Roy's star shone much brighter than floyd's methodical approach to boxing.

But at his peak Roy's personality seemed boring to the average fan and I always watched his fights with but a few die hards. Mayweather by contrast has a style that luls you to sleep, but he uses his charismatic personality (playing the Heel) to sell his fight and in the sense of popularity Floyd's star shines higher than Roy's by a county mile.
Hey I can't knock your opinion, if you like that wild ****, which would only work against bums, hey that's you, but to act like Mayweather wasn't in more exciting matches than Roy, and saying his star shown brighter than Floyds when Roy could barely get on HBO let alone PPV in his prime. Roy had zero respect, and was always a afterthought to the likes of Tyson, Lewis, Mosley, Tito, and ODH. I miss Roy too, but lets not rewrite history, when Roy was a Fraud in every way possible
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:58 PM   #35
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This is an insult to Roy Jones.
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:00 PM   #36
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Roy looked way more impressive because of the opposition he fought but Floyd has fought the best and done more
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:01 PM   #37
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Roy fought nobodies in his prime. It's easy to look good against them. He was still fun to watch though.
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:01 PM   #38
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That's a hard one, Roy in is prime had unbelievable speed and athleticism, while Floyd has those same traits, but not to the same extent as Roy. On the other hand Floyd's technical and defensive abilities surpasses Roy's
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Old 05-03-2012, 06:35 PM   #39
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This is an insult to Roy Jones.
True, but to Mayweather's credit, its a short list to draw upon.
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Old 05-03-2012, 06:37 PM   #40
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This is an insult to Roy Jones.
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Insult to floyd, real SKILL. Floyd is a once in a life time fighter
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Old 05-03-2012, 06:55 PM   #41
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Roy was more exciting. Floyd has the art of defence
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:06 PM   #42
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Very tough question. Even as a floyd fan I'd have to say RJJ looked more impressive. I can honestly debate this either way if I wanted. Just counting in his prime,not judging based off his whole career,in his prime RJJ looked like he was a grown man fighting 6th graders. Even though some would argue he prolly was, I just find it more impressive that the guy did everything your not suppose to do in the ring and still kicked ass.
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:49 AM   #43
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Roy looked way more impressive because of the opposition he fought but Floyd has fought the best and done more
There is no one on Floyd's resume that comes close to Hopkins and Toney.
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:51 AM   #44
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Lmao. Look at the nostalgia points for Roy. If Floyd were fighting Off-Duty Policemen he would look like God.
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Old 05-04-2012, 01:52 AM   #45
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Rj all day, every day. The guy was so much better than his opposition that he could literally toy with them.
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