How would Prime Floyd Mayweather do against Terence Crawford, Roy Jones Jr

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  1. royjonesfan

    royjonesfan Member banned Full Member

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    How would Prime Floyd Mayweather do against Terence Crawford, Roy Jones Jr, Andre Ward, Amir Khan and Sugar Ray Robinson?
     
  2. Tramell

    Tramell Hypocrites Love to Pray & Be Seen. Mathew 6:5 Full Member

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    Can't say on TC, but a prime Roid on Ripped Fuel or Roids or whatever he was on....add on his talent, freak-like reflexes? RJJ by shutout or knockout.
     
  3. royjonesfan

    royjonesfan Member banned Full Member

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    even if they were on the same weight class as FMJ? I agree a heavier RJJ smokes Floyd by KO. But if they were in the same weight class, and floyd was in his prime, it would be much closer
     
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  4. delboy82

    delboy82 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    to be fair only Khan and Crawford are remotely in the same weight category, prime Mayweather woulda smoked Khan at any weight Khan was at. Crawford one is hard to judge, maybe edging it to Floyd i could defo see arguments though on those who say Crawford could win.

    The others are too big to really be able to compare fairly
     
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    nickpoppunk Unbelievable Bentekkers Full Member

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    floyd shutout on all of them. at a fair weight
     
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    Hard for me to say-U could be right. I see it as a gifted fighter who hone his craft (PBF) vs an exceptionally gifted fighter who didn't hone his skills when youth left. (RJJ)

    Roy during his youth IMO was unmatched uncompromising with speed, agility & reflexes. Against RJJ during his youth? Was & today IMO still is the most gifted fighter I've ever seen! He whoops Floyd from Straw-weight to HW!!

    I don't know if it was post HW or him getting off the ripped fuel or whatever he took...but after Ruiz..he still had power, but his fights against Ajamu & Hanshaw showed he needed a stationary target to continue looking good.

    Floyd's career was nothing but dedication to mastering technique. While RJJ had none From a Defensive standpoint he didn't bob, weave, feint, he just laid on the ropes...thats how Johnson KO'd him.
    Floyd with that borderline illegal elbow, his over reacting to every feint threw fighters off LMAO! U know the way he jerks his head back as a fighter contemplates throwing? Then he launches that laser right.

    He has no reels that show superior combinations when compared to RJJ...remember that Brannon fight where he unleashed about 20 punches in 8 seconds? Man that is God-given talent.

    At RJJ's best he beats FLoyd in any division. Almost at his best isn't good enough...but this is just IMO!
     
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    Great opinion. Roy Jones at his best was truly magnificent. He broke the record first Middleweight to win titles up to Heavyweight which did not happen since 105 years
     
  8. lepinthehood

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    Depends how many strangers are in the crowd.
     
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  9. Andyw

    Andyw Active Member Full Member

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    I'm not entirely sure what you're asking here?

    Prime FMJ would beat Khan and Crawford IMO but is too small and would lose to Ward, jones & Sugar Ray.

    If you mean where I'd rank him on an ATG P4P list he's above everyone except Robinson with Jones being the closest.

    If as your subsequent reply suggested you mean in the P4P sense of if Floyd could be scaled up to being say SMW to fight Jones/Ward then I have to say I'm not a fan of that definition of P4P, people can't be just scaled up or down without to affecting a lot of factors like speed/stamina etc. Also which version of Floyd do you class as prime, the young LW version fought quite different to the defensive fragile handed WW he became.

    For the sake of argument though in that scenario I reckon he could beat Ward in a fairly dull chess match, Jones would be an odd style match up for him and so I'm saying 50/50. Robinson I'll be honest I've only seen all the usual Youtube highlights etc so I don't feel able to provide a proper pick, though if you accept SRR as one of if not the GOAT you'd have to pick him. Will say though that I think a scaled up version of the younger more aggressive Floyd gets beat wider than the WW version.

    I think while maybe past physical prime the more older more defensive Floyd would do better in some of these fights. Though suppose that means I'm saying his prime "prime" is when he first got to WW, that sort of era?

    So yeah, obviously all very subjective but that's my opinion.
     
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  10. titanic

    titanic Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Why the comparison when we all know that Floppy-Floyd would DUCK all of them ?:nonono:ibutt
     
  11. Pimp C

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    Beats Crawford an Khan loses to the rest.
     
  12. George Crowcroft

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    Beats Crawford
    Stops Khan
    Loses on points to Ward
    Loses by stoppage to Robinson & Jones
     
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    Roy kills him,he beats bud in a tough fight
     
  14. KO KIDD

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    How would Prime Floyd Mayweather do against Terence Crawford, Roy Jones Jr, Andre Ward, Amir Khan and Sugar Ray Robinson

    Crawford win on points not sure if it would be close. Havent seen Crawford tested enough or in with a guy similar to Floyd's level

    Roy Jones was too big. He started at 160 and got up to hwt/cruiser. I dont see this as a comparable match up

    Andre Ward: same as above

    Amir Khan easy win for Floyd.. Danny Garcia timed him in 1 or 2 rounds. Speed is great, timing is better

    Sugar Ray by points or stoppage
     
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  15. Serge

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    He would beat them all if they were all roughly the same size as him with the exception of SRR. A 160lb Floyd would KO any version of Roid and shutout octopus/billy goat have gloves won't travel Ward whose style and B-Hop-esque incessant cheating is almost as grotesque as Roid's old lady glass jaw and their putrid fanbases.
     
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