Floyd Mayweather: When Canelo fought me, he was in his prime, I was an old man. I wasn't in my prime

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  1. xnico

    xnico New Member Full Member

    Nov 6, 2020
  2. BoxingDialogue

    BoxingDialogue Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 26, 2019
    He sure the hell wasnt moving like an old man
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  3. Deew

    Deew Active Member Full Member

    May 4, 2009
    He was 36/37 I guess

    May not be prime for everybody, but wasn't far off from Floyd's true prime, considering he's kind to his body and didn't fight 4 x times per year
  4. DoubleJab666

    DoubleJab666 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Nov 9, 2015
    I wonder if the usual suspects will be able to leave this thread alone?
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  5. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
    Canelo wasn’t far off a teenager ffs, 23 was he ?!?!? Floyd stretching the truth
  6. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

    Mar 18, 2018
    Boxers mature at different rates, Tyson was already past his prime at 23.
  7. From.Russia

    From.Russia Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 15, 2013
    Canelo is still improving, i dunno if he is now in his absolute prime or gonna be here in next year or two. Saying that he was in his prime 8 years ago is a lie. Simple as that. Saul always had ****ty stamina, now he can manage his energy better, more precise, and better upper body movement, thats saves him from losing close rounds, when fighters like Lara and Trout were landing jabs on him from distance.

    Anyway, I always wanted to see a volume/pressure fighter against Floyd, like Margarito. He had troubles with Maidana, but its the only relentless volume puncher that he ever fought, if i am not wrong...
  8. kiwi_boxer

    kiwi_boxer Floyd is Canelo's pappa Full Member

    Aug 25, 2013
    In before “But but but it was a close fight” - Shadow111/IsaL
  9. Young Terror

    Young Terror 2013 Poster Of The Year Full Member

    May 9, 2012
    Catchweights dont count.... i remember someone saying this...
  10. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
    I know. He’s had an extremely long prime Canelo if he was prime back then and still prime now
  11. alpo1

    alpo1 Active Member Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    Prime Floyd vs thickboi version of canelo would be an interesting fight.

    Canelo destroys bigger guys by punching them on the arms now lol.

    Caves in faces with a single shot.
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  12. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears I own a store n work 4 everything I got Full Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    I remember when people said that Floyd was one-dimensional, young, too small with too short a reach to make it to the top. That was forty years ago. I guess he proved everybody wrong.
  13. alakran

    alakran Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 31, 2011
    I think Maidana under Garcia was better than Margarito though. He applied some skill while Margarito just relied on an iron chin
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  14. Cage

    Cage Active Member Full Member

    Jan 4, 2005
    this is just floyd writing his own history. Canelo was still a work in progress and everyone knows it, but Floyd will tell his stories the way he wants them remembered.
  15. Surrix

    Surrix Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 16, 2020
    In Nevada or Texas.
    I really wish to see him in countries like Germany, Russia, U.K, Switzerland, Japan to fight in these countries.
    Most likely never and ever this will happen and for a reason. Every one with brains does knows this. They do not need any comment in internet for this one reality.