Conor was quite impressive against Mayweather

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  1. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Yep, Floyd wanted to be able to slip every punch and land on a MMA fighter having his first pro boxing match but was clearly outboxed in the first few rounds.
     
  2. iceferg

    iceferg Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    When have you even seen Mayweather fight with a high guard walking his opponent down before. Mayweather was just carrying him and playing.

    I did give McGregor the first 3 but Mayweather was just playing.
     
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  4. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

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    Actually very similar fights. Floyd had the same approach to Conor as he did for Judah. Only difference being that Floyd had to be serious against Judah.
     
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  5. BCS8

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    Conor beat Floyd up like the school bully stealing the fat kid's lunch. If he had a bigger gas tank than an asthmatic hamster he'd have starched Floyd and all the Floydettes would have been saying how it was fixed and that Floyd had been paid off with a new watch. I thought Floyd would have easily handled Conor and I was frankly shocked at how poor he looked.
     
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  6. drenlou

    drenlou When You Know, You Know. Full Member

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    He landed a few upper cuts for his trouble but dude took a beating and went home with a concussion. Lol.. Gotta love McG.
     
  7. DoubleM

    DoubleM Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Floyd was old, retired, and fighting a former boxer with 25lbs on him. Still knockdd him out.
     
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  8. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    We may disagree on a few things but I never doubted your boxing IQ.
     
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  9. hobby rider

    hobby rider Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Impressive is subjective. Some people are easily impressed I guess.

    For me a 180lb fighter in the prime of his life getting stopped by a 45 year old 10 stone midget isn’t impressive, for some people it obviously is.
     
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  10. MAD_PIGE0N

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    I believe they both agreed how this fight will go because Floyd is as great, as he's a narcissistic midget. He doesn't have the power to knock out Conor, but it wasn't hard to outbox him, as expected. But on Conor's side, he performed decently.
     
  11. Francis75

    Francis75 FAB 4 Full Member

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    Floyd carried Conor to the later rounds/wasn't actually trying to win rds at all, that was OBVIOUS. In the last few rds he was walking him down and beat him down for the stoppage. COMPLETE MISMATCH and NOT competitive AT ALL.
     
  12. iceferg

    iceferg Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Not what I'm referring to. He didn't walk Judah down there he just had a high guard at times. In the McGregor fight he was literally just putting his guard up and walking him down.
     
  13. Badbot

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    He did walk Judah down. It was one of the rare fights where Floyd applied pressure most of the night.
    But yes, it was not as extensive as vs McGregor. That night Floyd just put up his guard and applied pressure. He did not take Conor too seriously.
     
  14. iceferg

    iceferg Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He didn't but there's walking down vs literally WALKING with no boxing stance and just a high guard.
     
  15. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

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    The **** you talking about?
    No stance my ass. He did it all that night. At times he was more serious, at times he just waited and at times he would just show 0 respect and take whatever Conor threw at him.
    Floyd had fun.


    It was similar to how he would spar. At times Floyd would just let loose and freely walk into punching range.