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

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  1. Johnny1987

    Johnny1987 Member Full Member

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    He had everything, but not too much of one thing that he had to rely on a single attribute.

    Enough pop to keep you honest, the most skilled boxer of all time when it comes to the sweet science. Made 90% of his opponents look foolish. Lightning footwork at the lower weights, kept the handspeed at 140/147. Beat more Champions than anyone at a time where sports science had evolved.

    Accomplished more than anyone in the sport past or present.

    Most importantly lived upto the hype, where no single boxer ever has.
     
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  2. scandcb

    scandcb Active Member Full Member

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    35-50 in terms of greatness.

    8-12 in terms of ability.

    Very overrated.
     
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  3. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Top 20-25.
    Talent top 10
     
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  4. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    Is there anyone before 1975 you think is better than Mayweather?
     
  5. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ever heard of people like Sugar Ray Robinson and Harry Greb?
     
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  6. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Top 20. Or 25. Yes, he was skilled but it only LOOKS like he's ATG skilled if you ignore 100 years of prior boxing.
     
  7. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    I don’t do far back and modern comparisons.
     
  8. Pimp C

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

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    What's pacs? Pbf has a better best win than pac does.
    Srl 11 or 12 atg.
     
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  9. Pimp C

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

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    You can't name 49 boxers greater than pbf. That's ridiculous
     
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  10. Ike-Man

    Ike-Man Active Member Full Member

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    "Accomplished more than anyone in the sport past or present."
    "Most importantly lived upto the hype, where no single boxer ever has."

    Lol. most idiotic post of the year.
     
  11. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Not talking about Pac.
     
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  12. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    So your cut off is at 57 years ago?

    Why not go back further?
     
  13. scandcb

    scandcb Active Member Full Member

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    Pac was probably greater :dancer2:
     
  14. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    He doesn't have to, he has to name 34, which is extremely doable.
     
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  15. Pimp C

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

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    Not when your best win is mab he's not.
     
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