Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Auraofroswell, Apr 20, 2016.
Paul still kicks ass!!:good
1. Floyd would not fight those guys out of fear for his own health.
2. Floyd's best win was against Corales but he didn't knock him out. He kept knocking him down. At the end of the fight Corales was complaining because he wasn't really hurt.
3. There is no way Floyd could hurt Duran based on 2 above and the fact Duran had a great chin and defense. Therefore watch Duran fight and then the Castillo fight to get an idea of how Duran would eat Floyd alive.
4. Explain to me how Floyd could beat Hearns. I am very interested.
5. Hagler is way off the charts. Floyd fights **** Wrangello at that type of weight but not a guy who would destroy him like Hagler.
6. That SRL took on Hagler so late in his own career and won, albeit controversially, and defeated Duran and Hearns, although I feel stylistically this might be Floyd's best chance of the 4, he would still lose.
Really? Have you seen Floyd's resume? There is no question he would of fought them, even Floyd Sr demonstrated that their style could be effective against Ray Leonard! Took Ray 8 rounds to figure out the shoulder roll.... Jr is quicker, sharper, faster, better! Just give Floyd his credit and still trying to use ATG nostalgia against him!
Of course I've seen his resume, most of his fights actually. Based on what? Did he fight prime Margarito or Mosely? What fight(s) indicate he would have challenged the fab 4 prime time? Floyd doesn't have the power to keep ANY of them off of him.
I struggle to see how Floyd beats Hearns at 147 let alone the other fab 4. Hearns is honestly the worst stylistic nightmare for Floyd. Floyd has nothing that could trouble him.
What fighter has the best defense and connect percentage in the history of boxing? Floyd Mayweather! This kid was born to fight, training since birth, ain't no ****ing way he wouldn't be competitive with Leonard, Hearns, and Duran! Floyd is way more polished than all of them! All 3 have loss to lesser fighters than Floyd!
No question Floyd is quite polished. But he never, and I do mean NEVER, took the chances and faced the challenges that the fab 4 did. But hey, if you believe he did, more power to ya:good
With Tommy Hearns all you looking at is his offense, what about his weak ass chin and terrible stamina? What about his inability to take hard body shots without caving in? What about Duran's struggle with pure defensively sound boxers who don't just stand in front of him and trade?
What about Leonard's eye, 5 year retirements, and the fact he gets touched up in many fights and has to go to war to will himself to victory? Ray foght Benitez, a fighter with all defense and no offense yet Ray struggled mightily! You think Floyd would be easier to hit, Floyd would be hell for Ray Leonard! All defense plus great offense
Put any of them in a ring with prime Floyd and they are going to have a rough night, no fighter at his weight is ever going to have an easy night against Floyd, his skills are too damn good!
Zab Judah gave Floyd a hard time. The fab 4 all beat him. At least convicingly
So that's your excuse, he won't fight them? You know what Floyd likes above all else.......money. If those are the biggest money fights Floyd will see them in the ring. Just like he has seen every other fighter you claimed he wouldn't fight.
Zab looked good for about what, 4 rounds, then proceeded to get his ass handed to him. I do trust you have seen the fight and not simply relying on Floyd hater interpretations. I scored that fight 9-3 do you consider that a close fight? I dont
I love this banter. Tommy Hearns, perhaps the atg puncher at 147, didn't have the greatest chin, but Floyd was no big puncher at 147 and 154. As far as Tommys alleged weak ass stamina goes, just how many times did Floyd go 15? Inability to take hard body shot? How many times is weak punching Floyd at 147 going to get in range and punish Tommys body:atsch. Duran's weakness against defensively purely sound boxers that didn't stand in front of him? Who, like the Benitez that past prime not naturally 154 pound Duran got into the ring with? Floyd was probably best at 130 but had oodles of problems with Castillo. When lightweight Duran gets ahold of him, Floyds dinner. As far as Leonard's concerned, he had an excellent chin and no way on Gods green earth is Floyds lack of power going to bother him. Your post has a lot wrong with it.
I have seen Floyd beat bigger guys, smaller guys, quicker, faster, stronger, older, younger, righties, southpaws, ATG's, hall of famers, brawlers, boxers, counterpunchers, swarmers, clean fighters, dirty fighters, contendors, prime, past prime, before, during, etc....nothing has fazed him, no style has got the better of him, he is the best at what he do and there is no damn way you can tell me or any intelligent boxing fan that he can't compete with 3 guys from the 80s.