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Old 09-09-2013, 12:30 PM   #31
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Default Re: THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez - Sept 14th!!

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Imo "The One" is Garcia vs Lucas that's going to steal the night, two massive punchers with solid chins banging it out. While I'm looking forward to Mayweather vs Canelo I'm probably most excited about the undercard fight more lol.
Same feelings. Should be interesting to see how Floyd deals with Canelo thiugh. Don't think Canelo can keep up with Floyd and will tire out.
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Old 09-09-2013, 01:31 PM   #32
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an Irish Mexican???.......

dude should never lose....


seriously.."Mind Blown"
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Old 09-09-2013, 01:51 PM   #33
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Imo "The One" is Garcia vs Lucas that's going to steal the night, two massive punchers with solid chins banging it out. While I'm looking forward to Mayweather vs Canelo I'm probably most excited about the undercard fight more lol.

Yeah, definitely looking forward to that more than the main event. Matthysse by vicious highlight reel right-handed KO in the 7th.
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Old 09-09-2013, 01:54 PM   #34
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Anything can happen in this fight if Money May isn't careful.
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:19 PM   #35
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Canelo in 6
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:43 PM   #36
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Default Re: THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez - Sept 14th!!

Funny, in the 30 day weigh in Canelo was around 165, which was my weight at the time. I made it a goal of mine to be 152 by fight night, right now I'm at 153.
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:58 PM   #37
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Wow, De La Hoya is in rehab?
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:57 PM   #38
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What's with these guys falling off the wagon? Mike Tyson recently said similar things
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:59 PM   #39
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Lol, people still watch boxing? I guess Mayweather is still too pvssy to fight Manny Paq.
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:22 PM   #40
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going to be a unanimous for floyd. he's too agile for canelo. only thing in canelo's favor is that his body type and size would be able to sustain some of floyd's 37 year old hits. other than that it should be another great fight. what's astonishing it that i'm excited that i'm getting paid in a couple of days while in that same couple of days floyd will be getting 40+ million.
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:37 AM   #41
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floyd admits ducking people and blames his team for it

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mayweat...2688--box.html

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Mayweather admits cashing in on 'handpicked' opponents

By Gregory Heakes | AFP News 3 hours ago




Floyd Mayweather says his undefeated record has been partly built on the backs of handpicked opponents who didn't always provide the toughest fights but did help him become the world's best paid athlete.
"Sometimes they say, 'Well, Floyd Mayweather's opponents was handpicked.' That's a good thing," Mayweather said during a conference call with reporters to hype Saturday's world title fight against Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.
"I commend my team ... when I sit back and I think about my career, I say 'you know what? I had a cool career. I didn't take any punishment'.
"If they say these guys were handpicked, they was handpicked to make $40 and $50 and $60 million, then you know what? Keep handpicking them. If they're going to keep paying, keep handpicking them."
Mayweather, who Forbes magazine lists as the world's highest paid athlete, has been criticized for dodging a potential mega fight with Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao.
The two have tried several times over the past few years to get the deal done for what would likely be the most lucrative fight in boxing history. But each time negotiations broke down when they couldn't come to terms on a variety of issues, including drug testing and share of the revenue and purses.
Pacquiao's camp blames Mayweather for the holdup, saying even when they agreed to all his demands -- including drug testing -- the American would come up with new increased demands to scuttle the blockbuster fight.
"Floyd's statement speaks for itself. Now we know why he won't give the fans the fight they want most," Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach told AFP on Tuesday.
The fight with Alvarez is the second in Mayweather's six-bout, 30-month contract with American cable network Showtime that could pay him more than $200 million. After Mayweather beat Robert Guerrero in May, he said he wanted to fight again in September - marking the first time since 2007 he will be in the ring twice in a calendar year.
Mayweather's guaranteed purse for the Alvarez fight is reported to be a record $41 million which would surpass the previous record of $32 million he received for fighting Guerrero.
Organizers are also hoping that this fight will eclipse the 2.44 million record pay-per-view sales and sales of more than $130 million racked up by the Mayweather and Oscar de la Hoya fight in 2007. Mayweather will also get a cut of the pay-per-view money on top of his guaranteed purse.
Mayweather, who is undefeated in 44 fights, says he will take nothing for granted when he faces World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association super welterweight champ Alvarez in a 12-round showdown of unbeaten fighters at the MGM Grand Hotel.
"I am not overlooking this guy," said Mayweather. "In Mexico he is a young rock star and everybody that they put in front of him he was able to go out there and do his job.
"I am pushing myself to the limit right now."
The last time Mayweather stopped an opponent inside the distance was two years ago and that came when Victor Ortiz lowered both his hands and was looking at the referee for a ruling. Mayweather seized the moment and hit Ortiz with a combination of punches that floored Ortiz.
Since then, Mayweather has won 12-round decisions over Miguel Cotto in May 2012 and Guerrero.
Saturday's fight will be contested at 152 pounds with Alvarez's super welterweight titles on the line. Alvarez (42-0-1) is a 154-pound champion and Mayweather usually fights at 147 pounds.
The 23-year-old Alvarez says he believes he has the perfect fight plan to register one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.
"I am going to follow my game plan and I am going to fight my fight," he said. "I am not going to allow him to fight his fight. I have a game plan."


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Old 09-11-2013, 11:26 AM   #42
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Default Re: THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez - Sept 14th!!

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Lol, people still watch boxing? I guess Mayweather is still too pvssy to fight Manny Paq.
It's the most exciting sport in the world when you have two quality fighters going up against each other, nothing like it not even close.....so why would people not watch it? Is Mayweather scared lol of what? The better question is has Manny woke up yet.

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What's with these guys falling off the wagon? Mike Tyson recently said similar things
I would say a lot of fighters In general have a lot of mental issues which is why they excel in combat sports and are capable of doing them well (not all obviously). Plus once the fame fades and other things in your life happened it's not much of a surprise.

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Old 09-11-2013, 01:39 PM   #43
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Default Re: THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez - Sept 14th!!

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floyd admits ducking people and blames his team for it

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mayweat...2688--box.html

But but but everybody thats down with the #MoneyTeam says "he's his own boss"
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Old 09-12-2013, 01:56 AM   #44
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Default Re: THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez - Sept 14th!!

Anyone have a link for All Access episode 4?
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Old 09-12-2013, 02:02 AM   #45
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Default Re: THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez - Sept 14th!!

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floyd admits ducking people and blames his team for it

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mayweat...2688--box.html

Don't know why this would be a shock to anyone. Matchmaking in Boxing is big business, every promotional company has a highly paid matchmaker on staff, some have even made it to the Boxing HOF (Bruce Trampler at Top Rank being a prime example). I don't know who handles that duty for Mayweather promotions, probably a combination of Floyd himself, Haymon, and possibly Ellerbe. Maybe even some input from the trainers Roger/Floyd Sr. They might even use Golden Boy's Eric Gomez.

But best believe that, as with all fighters, Floyd's team weighs all the pros and cons, studies styles, looks for advantages (weight, glove size, ring size, etc) whenever a fighter's name is pulled out of the hat. In some cases, they decide that X fighter isn't worth the risk.

Call it 'ducking', cherry-picking, etc but all fighters want the best match ups that highlights their skills and moves them up a notch in the rankings, money scale, etc. Obviously with Floyd set to make a $41 mil guarantee and being ranked #1 P4P, his team's matchmaking has been immaculate. And he acknowledges that now.
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