Where would you rank Floyd Mayweather on the greatest boxers in history?

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  1. Steve_Fox

    Steve_Fox Well-Known Member Full Member

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  2. SergioJ91

    SergioJ91 Member Full Member

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    As a talent he's one of the best of all time, him and Roy Jones were very special imo. But he's overrated as a boxer when you consider his record, he ducked fighters and padded that 50-0 and his style was very boring.
     
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  3. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Top 50 for sure
     
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  4. Showstopper97

    Showstopper97 The Icon Full Member

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    He's easily Top 10 based on talent, boxing skills & ring IQ...
     
  5. Pimp C

    Pimp C Free The Guys! F 12 & Goofies Stay Dangerous! Full Member

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    Top 15 atg
     
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  6. George Crowcroft

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    Then why did you pick 1975?
     
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  7. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    To make sure Duran was included.
     
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  8. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Top 10? That's Roberto Duran territory. Durans best win is prime SRL. What is Mayweather's best win?
     
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  9. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Top 15 is SRL territory. Leonard's best win is Tommy Hearns at 147. What is Mayweather's best win?
     
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  10. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Top 10-15 ever.

    Same with Pacquiao
     
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  11. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    I didn't say Mayweather was top ten for that sort of thing. I said he was between 20 & 30.
     
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  12. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    But why not go back further?

    You're already wrong, so why not got the whole way?
     
  13. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Oh ok I just reread your post. You said Mayweather could be among the top 10 best fighters ever, but on terms of greatness is 20 to 30.

    I agree Mayweather doesn't have the top end wins to be top 20 ATG.
     
  14. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    I feel like 1975 is turning the clock far enough back, and no mas es necesario.
     
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  15. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    If he comes back to fight Jake ''Money'' Paul, and word on the street is he's seriously contemplating doing so, and actually pulled it off and beat Jake ''Money'' Paul - well, that's as big as it gets and he would unquestionably be the GOAT and the gap between him and the rest of the pack would be insurmountable.