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Roberto Duran at 135
Pernell Whitakker at 140
Sugar Ray Robinson at 147
Sugar Ray Leonard at 147
Thomas Hearns at 147

How would Floyd Mayweather do against those fighters?
 

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Roberto Duran at 135
Pernell Whitakker at 140
Sugar Ray Robinson at 147
Sugar Ray Leonard at 147
Thomas Hearns at 147

How would Floyd Mayweather do against those fighters?

He loses to all except maybe Duran and Whitaker.
 

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I don't see him beating any of them. I think Robinson and SRL stop him and Whitaker with a easy UD, Duran has a hard fought UD. Hearns is the one I see him having the best chance against.
 

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Duran vs. Floyd would be an awesome fight at 135 though, and Whitaker vs. Floyd would be a great technical fight. Both would be very close IMO.
 

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yeah, i could see floyd's speed and relexes give duran fits just like leonard did. a whitaker/mayweather fight would be a fight i would watch over and over and over and over.....:laugh:
 

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I think that Floyd would problaby only win against Duran, i think hed be smart enough to stay away and counter him.

Whitaker fight would be a really close fight and problaby not that exciting. But i would go with Whitaker.

Robinson fight would be a tko for Robinson.

Leonard fight would be UD or late TKO for Leonard.

Heanrs is too big for Floyd imo and would problaby win a tko.
 

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I think that Floyd would problaby only win against Duran, i think hed be smart enough to stay away and counter him.

Whitaker fight would be a really close fight and problaby not that exciting. But i would go with Whitaker.

Robinson fight would be a tko for Robinson.

Leonard fight would be UD or late TKO for Leonard.

Heanrs is too big for Floyd imo and would problaby win a tko.
that fight would be a terrific tactical matchup that only die hards would really appreciate imo.
 

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Floyd beats Whitaker and Duran. Floyd/Hearns would be a toss up and SRL/Robinson both blast Floyd at 47. If this was at 40 I'd give Floyd a better shot.
 

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good matchups here!!

i think floyd would lose to both sugar ray's but not KO/TKO as some would think, comfortable UD's for them both id say

i think floyd would TKO duran though!!

i think floyd against both whitaker and hearns are interesting match ups!! i think whitaker would win a close UD,

i havent got a clue with hearns, i think he's a bigger man than floyd hence he has more power but floyd's speed could be very usefull for him too! so as they say a good big one will always beat a good little one so id say possibly hearns UD
 

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floyd loses to all these guys IMO, sweatpea would win a snoozer showing better "D", SRR would flat just make him look bad, SRL would easily outbox him, duran would win showing educated pressure no matter what weight the fight was at from 135-147, hearns would roberto duran him inside 3.

these guys are all top 15 fighters guys cmon.....;)

alexis arguelo and JCC would have both beat floyd IMO too.
 

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floyd loses to all these guys IMO, sweatpea would win a snoozer showing better "D", SRR would flat just make him look bad, SRL would easily outbox him, duran would win showing educated pressure no matter what weight the fight was at from 135-147, hearns would roberto duran him inside 3.

these guys are all top 15 fighters guys cmon.....;)

alexis arguelo and JCC would have both beat floyd IMO too.
Hell, I think DLH that fought Tito and Mosley would beat Floyd. IMO, of course.
 

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floyd loses to all these guys IMO, sweatpea would win a snoozer showing better "D", SRR would flat just make him look bad, SRL would easily outbox him, duran would win showing educated pressure no matter what weight the fight was at from 135-147, hearns would roberto duran him inside 3.

these guys are all top 15 fighters guys cmon.....;)

alexis arguelo and JCC would have both beat floyd IMO too.
I'd give JCC absolutely zero chance. Arguelo would have about a ten percent chance.
 

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Yup i give JCC no chance against Floyd, he was great but his style is pretty much made for floyd he, look at Taylor vs JCC 1st fight Taylor was punishing JCC but in the end he got careless, but Floyd would win a dominating UD.
 

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floyd over chavez? :laugh:

i bet uncle roger would disagree on that.
 

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i cant beleive some guys are getting carried away with floyd the way they are, he's a great fighter but theres fighters who were a lot greater than him.
 

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floyd over chavez? :laugh:

i bet uncle roger would disagree on that.
We all know Floyd is much better than Roger. Taylor's speed gave JCC fits before he got stopped, Floyd has probably slightly less speed, greater power and much tighter defense. Plus he had the stamina and mental toughness to keep with his gameplan for 12 rounds. JCC would find it very hard to land on Floyd. It would be close but its perfectly reasonable to think Floyd can beat JCC.
 
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