Floyd Mayweather vs Iran Barkley at 160

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  1. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

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    Could Money pull off a victory over Iran the same as Duran?

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  2. Scotty Cork

    Scotty Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Floyd will struggle to keep a big man like Iran off him who beat Floyd's superior Hearns twice.
     
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  3. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    No way
     
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  4. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    This
     
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  5. AdamT

    AdamT Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Barkley would win
    Floyd isn't Duran
     
  6. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

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    The greatest win by a former LW. Although Armstrong arguably beat Garcia.
     
  7. Loudon

    Loudon VIP Member Full Member

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    Tough, tough fight for Floyd.

    It’s not about skills.

    It’s about styles.

    A MW pressing him without any respect for his offensive arsenal.

    How active would Floyd have been in a fight like that?

    How aggressive and offensive minded would he have been?

    That would have been a terrible stylistic match up for him.

    He also only fought above WW just 3 times.
     
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  8. Loudon

    Loudon VIP Member Full Member

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    Put it in the Classic section too.
     
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  9. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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  10. Boxcel

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    Despite having multiple inches of reach and height on Duran, he wouldn't be able to pull off the same victory. If he can't do that with less physical disadvantages than Duran, how can anyone still call Mayweather the GOAT?
     
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  11. Dynamicpuncher

    Dynamicpuncher Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Mayweather is too small even when he fought at Jr Welterweight he was below 154 pound mark he was not a big man. Chances are if Mayweather moved up to 160 he'd be a bit slower aswell.

    Mayweather sometimes did have problems vs fighters who just came at him, how in the world is Mayweather going to keep a 6'1 big punching Middleweight off him ?
     
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  12. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne's life coach. Full Member

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    Is Joe Cortez there to break them apart the second Barkley gets near the inside or gains any kind of advantage?
     
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  14. Reinhardt

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    Floyd wouldn't fight Iran with a claw hammer in one hand.
     
  15. RJJFan

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    Lol
     
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