Mayweather a master even without knockouts He’s been the highest paid athlete in American sports the past two years and has a legion of dedicated fans who follow him wherever he fights throughout his long standing reign as the best pound for pound fighter in the world yet somehow, he’s still not getting his due.Kamagra Australia Paypal Such is life for Floyd Mayweather Jr.The same group of people who pick their favorite team during the coin toss for the Super Bowl isn’t as willing to sit back and take in his in ring mastery because they’re waiting on the big payoff the knockout.In regard to Mayweather Jr, Kamagra Australia Perth it’s almost like standing behind Leonardo DaVinci while he painted the Mona Lisa and muttering under your breath that he’s taking too long. And it’s not like Mayweather Jr. can’t deliver on the knockout in fact,http://www.pharmacyface.com 59 percent of his professional fights (26 of 44 thus far) ended in a knockout but it’s still not his calling card.People like to say it’s the heavyweight division that carries boxing and its interest level is a barometer for the sport itself.But since the heavyweights haven’t captured anyone’s imagination since Mike Tyson’s heyday, it may be time to give Mayweather Jr. a greater share of the credit for giving the sport an active pulse.
He blew off a question Tuesday about Pacquiao, secure in the knowledge that enough people will still pay $64.95 to watch him against Maidana to more than cover his paycheck.Still,Kamagra Australia Shop he must be doing something right because he has become so rich that even the idea of buying the Los Angeles Clippers doesn’t seem such a stretch except for the fact Mayweather loves to make six figure bets on the NBA, has a checkered past with the law and has been quoted saying things that would make Donald Sterling blush.”Do we want to buy the Clippers? Yes we do,” Mayweather said, sitting on a couch in a VIP lounge at the MGM Grand. “I’m very, very interested in buying the Clippers.”Mayweather doesn’t seem nearly as interested in Maidana, a blown up junior welterweight from Argentina who got the fight largely because he beat Adrien Broner in his last fight.Kamagra Australia Sydney Broner is a friend of Mayweather and has been touted as the kind of fighter who might someday replace him, but his move up from 130 pounds to the lucrative 147 pound division may have come too quick.Maidana has knockout power, but Mayweather isn’t going down with one punch and it’s hard to hit him with two. Oddsmakers look at it as so much of a mismatch that Mayweather is an 11 1 favorite to remain unbeaten in a remarkable career that has included 22 title fights since 1998.”If he brings his best maybe he will be the first guy that actually makes me dig in my bag of tricks and pull out my ‘A’ game,” Mayweather said. “Hopefully he will make me bring out my ‘A’ game because my whole career all I had to use was a ‘D’ and ‘C’ game to beat every guy.”Maidana appears game enough, but that is never enough when it comes to fighting Mayweather.http://www.pharmacyface.com He’s a master who can confuse even the best fighters, as shown when he dominated Alvarez his last time out in a fight that was supposed to be competitive.The one fighter who may have the best chance of beating him, though, is the one he can’t dream up enough excuses to avoid. Mayweather has been ducking Pacquiao for the better part of five years.Mayweather talks about his legacy and that he wants only his name to come up when people talk about the best in boxing. But he says it even as he continues to avoid the one fight that would cement that legacy should he win.He believes he is the best ever, and he has a record that puts him in the conversation. But maybe the real reason people talk about him isn’t because of what he does in the ring.
Mayweather’s 38 0 record and six world titles in five weight classes were all drowned out by the joyous (and undoubtedly inebriated) singing voices of thousands of British fans who lined up nearly nine hours (yep, nine) early for the weigh in.Kamagra Brisbane Mayweather stepped on the scale last and left the podium first, unable to put even a dent in the crazed obsession Hatton’s fans possess for their countryman.There’s an excellent chance that unbelievable setting will prove far more exhilarating than the actual fight, which Mayweather should win against an inspired but less skilled Hatton. Mayweather simply can’t lose, not if he wants to be considered the greatest by anyone beyond his immediate circle.Roger Mayweather insists his nephew should be labeled history’s finest because while others have equaled the number of titles and weight classes,Kamagra For Sale Melbourne none did so while remaining unbeaten. Ask yourself, then, what the Patriots of this NFL season would do to those perfect Dolphins of 1972. Thought so.Mayweather has fought good people. He knocked down Diego Corrales five times. He pounded Arturo Gatti. He won decisions against Jose Luis Castillo (twice), Zab Judah and De La Hoya. He gets a 43 0 Hatton tonight.But others remain. For starters, Miguel Cotto. Shane Mosley. Mayweather has earned the right to be match careful, but anyone claiming to be the greatest shouldn’t end his career with any question as to whom he fought.”I don’t have to brag or boast about my credentials,” Mayweather said. “It speaks for itself. I have beaten everybody they put in front of me.”You can get a pack of fireworks with 100 and if 90 pop and 10 are duds, you’re going to be like, ‘You know what, I’m happy.’ I gave the sport excitement when I fought Gatti. When I fought Corrales.”To say there has been another fighter better than me? I’m not going to say that. I’m not going to disrespect Muhammad Ali or Sugar Ray Robinson, but in this era,http://www.pharmacyface.com I have accomplished something no other fighter has. I’m just being honest. I just don’t truly think I will be given the credit I deserve until I retire.”Maybe then, he will still stand with a perfect record and will have left no legitimate opponent waiting and be a serious part of the discussion for greatest in history. But anyone can make a list, and not just anyone can generate the kind of fervor felt at that weigh in.It might be the only thing Hatton has over Mayweather, but it’s just as important as statistics and belts when ranking the best names boxing has produced.An unforgettable scene, that weigh in. Electric.Rules for posting commentsComments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.