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Manny vs Floyd/ Floyd vs Manny

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by Tom (U13770889) 29 December 2009
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After the massive controversy of the drug testing it seems to be the biggest issue in the boxing world. However I have my own opinion on this.

Following the initial announcement of the fight it was mentioned that there would be no global press tour. This was put down to Mannys' political aspirations and has been long since forgotten.

My point is this, Is this whole episode just a ploy to get people interested? A quick fire way to drum up interest in a massive fight? Surely a fight billed as the biggest superfight since Hagler-Leonard deserves a world wide press tour? If they didn't think they could drum up the interest the fight would not be going ahead and would be postponed. Bear in mind march 13th is about 100 days away?

My opinion is that the fight will go ahead and be massive. The outcome? I wouldn't bet on it even is it was someone elses money...

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posted Dec 29, 2009

Floyd will win,for sure he's experienced,defeated Zab,5 different weight experience he's fast undefeated.

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posted Dec 29, 2009

Floyd will win,for sure he's experienced,defeated Zab
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defeated Zab, so have Cotto, Clottey, Tszyu, Baldomir, Spinks, only difference is they didnt struggle like hell for 7 rounds with Zab like Floyd did, i believe a lot of the hate for Mayweather is probably due to him ducking the best welterweights in the world and choosing to fight lightweights, then demanding Pacquiao take drug tests, this isnt the Mayweather rule show, the WBO havent demanded this bogus test just Mayweather, if Floyd 'Copper' Mayweather wants respect he has to beat the best, something he's rarely done, he only wants the test because his dad made a comment about Manny using steroids, might be sour grapes with Pacquiao demolishing Hatton in 2 and thoroughly battering Miguel Cotto, who IMO was the best active Welterweight in the world round after round, Cotto also someone Floyd has NEVER shown an interest in fighting

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posted Dec 30, 2009

Strange comment from Steven-89

Styles make fights, every fan knows that. If you want to be picky you could argue Manny waited until Cotto & Hatton had been defeated before taking them on & asked Oscar to fight well below his comfort zone. Hatton was undefeated going in agianst Floyd & was schooled big time. De La Hoya was over 1 stone heavier than Floyd come fight night & if you are saying that Manny go rid of Hatton better than Floyd did fair enough but that has a flip side, JMM gave Manny for nightmares than he could handle in 2 fights yet couldnt lay a glove on Floyd.

Floyd has fought the big names despite what people say.

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posted Dec 30, 2009

Floyd will win,for sure he's experienced,defeated Zab,5 different weight experience he's fast undefeated.

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He's defeated Zab "Chicken legs" Judah, what an achievement;)

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posted Dec 30, 2009

I truly believe that this is no publicity stunt? I genuinely believe that the Mayweather camp have their reasons for wanting blood testing.

Pacquiao's last three performances have all been devastating and Camp Mayweather realise that this will a very tough fight and want the testing to be as thorough as possible.

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posted Dec 31, 2009

The point is that Nevada drug control simply is not thorough enough. It can be avoided and manipulated by a user.
Now Im not saying Manny does use steroids, but the facts are he has incredible muscle strength for someone his size, has put in devestating performances in his last 3 fights, and appears desperate to avoid proper testing.
Not only is this very suspicious, but Mayweather is putting his health on the line, and in my opinion, has every right to know if his opponent is breaking rules which are designed to keep him safe.
If the fight goes through I think Mayweather will pick Manny apart. He is too clever and ruthless and will win by a big points margin or a late stoppage.

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posted Jan 5, 2010

Many Pacquiao has agreed to random ruin test and blood test before fight and only he does not agree for taken blood within 30 days before fight. He will give blood after fight and will give ruin before fight. What else Mayweather camp wants is everything from bigger Glove size and too much demanding. I think Mayweather camp is worrying about Pacquiao's strength. Floyd wants to fight with weaker Pacquiao so he wanted taken blood from Pacquiao before fight and bigger Glove on Pacquiao fist. I think it was weird idea and ridiculous demanding from Mayweather camp.
Also Mayweather camp is using psychological warfare on Many Pacquiao. That's why too much ridiculous demand from Mayweather camp. I hope Many will shut-up Floyd big mouth by KO. Many canít be intimidated by anyone in the ring.<biggrin>

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