Why does everyone rate the fab 4 greater than Floyd

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  1. Code Red

    Code Red Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    If Leonard can make him say No Mas Floyd can to, if Ray can get to Tommys body and chin Floyd can to, Floyd himself would be one of the worse matchups for Leonard, he hated fighting slick boxers, he admitted that himself!
     
  2. ElCyclon

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    Floyd was a master cherry-picker(yes that old chest nut). Do you think it's really a coincidence that he has no prime A-level opponents on his resume?
     
  3. Clinton

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    I guess then that according to you, the Zab that was not even as good as the Zab that got stopped against Tzsyu didn't give Floyd a hard time then? I never said it was a close fight. I said he gave Floyd a hard time. Unless I remember incorrectly, Judah had some serious early moments. But hey, interpret whatever I wrote to support your agenda.
     
  4. Clinton

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    Not once in Floyds career did he ever, and I do mean ever, fight a prime elite that was as big as he was. Unless you can name one and rewrite history:lol::patsch
     
  5. Code Red

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    Zab came out fast, sharp, and used his southpaw stance well until Floyd does what he does better than any other fighter....MAKE ADJUSTMENTS, a skill that gives him an edge over nearly every other fighter in the sport, a skill you fail to recognize!
     
  6. Clinton

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    Name ONE, not 2 or 3, ONE GREAT fighter that Mayweather fought that was the same size or bigger as he was and in his prime. ONE!!!!!
     
  7. Clinton

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    Wrong again. I recognize Floyd as a great fighter with a ridiculously high boxing IQ. And I recognize his ability to adapt. But, he has NEVER and I do mean NEVER fought a great fighter in his prime that was the same size as he was. And he NEVER took the chances that the Fab 4 took. Come to think of it, a far greater example of a fighter adapting than anything Floyd did is when Ray turned gears after getting outboxed and then stopping an atg welter in Hearns. Mayweather NEVER could have accomplished that.
     
  8. Code Red

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    Floyd's resume indicates that he will do quite well against any fighters any era, that's why he is P4P and has been considered among the best since 1998, just as the Fab 4 is history Floyd is history too. Floyd has gone undefeated in 3 separate eras in boxing. Maybe you forget he been fighting professionally since 1996. He is old school in case you didn't know
     
  9. Clinton

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    I'm going to ask you this question again. What great fighter that was close to prime did Floyd beat that was the same size as Floyd when they fought?
     
  10. Code Red

    Code Red Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Just last year it was "oh if Floyd just fought and beat Manny then he has nothing else to prove" so now he has to win fantasy matches to get credit? When comparing him to past fighters you must ask yourself, who has the better skills and talent, the answer is Floyd. To beat Floyd you have to knock him out because you are not winning a decision against a fighter who has mastered hit and don't get hit.
     
  11. Code Red

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    Cotto, Pacquiao, Mosley, De La Hoya, Alvarez, Hatton, Judah, Corales, Castillo, Chavez, Marquez, Hernandez, Manfredy,Corley, Gatti, Baldomir, Ortiz, Guerrero....all champions, all defeated
     
  12. Clinton

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    So, Manny was prime? Once again, as it seems you don't want to answer. What great fighter did Floyd beat that was close to prime and naturally not smaller than him? It's a simple question really.
     
  13. Code Red

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    Is Floyd prime? When did you last see Floyd in his prime? By the way, didn't Manny just beat Bradley for a third time? Does that mean he's prime again all of a sudden? Because I believe I've heard talk of a rematch Floyd, then of course he goes back to being pass prime again, right?
     
  14. Cafe

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    I kinda rate him on the same level as those guys.
     
  15. Clinton

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    Are you ****ing joking? Why are you lying? They weren't all undefeated when May fought them. The 1st 4 and Judah that you mentioned were all past prime and had already been beaten by lesser fighters than Floyd. Alvarez and Hatton were NEVER great. When did Floyd fight Chavez? Are you drinking now because I'm going to get one now.