Mayweather and Pacquiao Against the Greats: Part One

With all comers defeated, Floyd Mayweather writes mayweather vs alvarez tickets own history

(Yet in reality, I’m not all that well-traveled). Two guarantees: 1. There was always someone at his home somehow connected with boxing and he’d almost always put me on the phone with them. 2. Even though he was very much advanced in age, you could ask him anything and he’d respond clearly and accurately.

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14 fight with junior middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez being contested at 152 pounds, hoping no one in the room would remember that he has repeatedly blasted Manny Pacquiao for forcing opponents to fight at a catchweight. He yammered on about how Pacquiao was a media creation, ignoring the one-sided beatings Pacquiao put on De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito along the way. It was vintage Mayweather, arrogant and unflinching, supremely confident and making statements anyone with a smartphone could quickly refute. Welcome to the wild world of Mayweather, where reality lives more than a few streets over.

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