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Floyd Mayweather Jr. retires?

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  1. Necrocide Hot! Spicy! Tastes Great!

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    Apparently.

    ESPN - Mayweather Jr. retires, cancels rematch with De La Hoya - Boxing

    My guess is publicity stunt, but we'll see.
     
  2. cordscords White Belt

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    If the $ is right he will probably be back fighting soon. Most fighters usually do come back to fight for the $.
     
  3. MC Paul Barman Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    I hope it is a pub.stunt.
    But other places are now reporting this as well.
    Go to google news... 3 more pop up with in a 10 minute period.
     
  4. Seano Hands of bone Double Yellow Card

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    Meh.

    If all he planned to give us was rematches with Hatton and DLH, I guess I won't cry about it.
     
  5. brother muzone Blue Belt

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    aww I guess negotiations with DLH on the purse split is not going well. Floyd is just trying to assert himself, that is all

    no way he leaves that much money on the table for an easy win.
     
  6. amhlilhaus Black Belt

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    I guess his nightmares with miguel cotto were too much for him.
     
  7. Tam-Tam Management vs Labour

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    Great news if its true.
     
  8. Pro Killer Black Belt

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    I hope he doesnt, If he really got out there beat Cotto, Stepped up to Light middle probably the shallowest division in Boxing above 118 atm and won more belts he could really cement his legacy as one of the best of all time. I'd like to see him do this as it would be a shame if he did not because he is certainly good enough!

    I don't think it matters to Floyd as he has enough Money, Maybe he was just getting Snr excited and then blowing off the rematch with DLH to piss him off?
     
  9. GlassJaw SBC hustler.

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    He just Vitali Klitshko'd himself. LOL.
     
  10. Pro Killer Black Belt

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    Huh??
    Your a Mayweather fan tam-tam
     
  11. Kyryllo Kia kaha e hine!

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    Hasn't he retired after every single fight for the last 3 years?
     
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    No I'm not. He's just the best fighter in the world. If this little stunt gets Mayweather v De La Hoya canned, then its a good thing.
     
  13. Seano Hands of bone Double Yellow Card

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    When will be the right time for Floyd to retire?

    There is always going to be someone out there that fans want him to fight. If he took the Cotto fight and won, people would say that Hatton looks better than ever and really deserved the rematch or that some other WW has been really impressive and deserves a shot.
     
  14. Mike MacDonald Amateur Fighter

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    He shoudl go train mma for a year or two.
     
  15. King Ghidorah Brown Belt

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    I honestly believe this guy is a little mentally unstable.
     
  16. uppercuts21 Brown Belt

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    If hes not going to fight the best than im glad hes going to retire. Obviously this is most likely another publicity stunt and he will comeback and convince Ivan Calderon to move up to fight him. But Floyd will fight in Calderon hometown to take a "risk."

    Sorry I sound bitter but I all I want is a Cotto fight. And he didnt deliver.

    I'm so mad. haha.
     
  17. uppercuts21 Brown Belt

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    Good news is. The DLH fight is off.
     
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    Why? Thought you were a pbf fan...?


    I can't imagine how Mayweather hasn't been enjoying boxing these last few years. He's peaked and stepped ahead of the pack in the last few years. I hate to admit it, but he's even acheived something rare in boxing.. He's become boxing's mouthpiece.. even if half the people watching him hate his guts. His hands are holding up well unlike earlier in his career and he has an opportunity to really back up all his talk by facing the winner of Marg/cotto.

    Can't even begin to understand why he would walk away now... He'll be comparing himself to the greats for the rest of his life, because nobody is going to do it for him .
     
  19. Francis Rossi Here's a song for ya

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    He has to walk away at some point. Best now, whilst he's at the top, then retiring on his stool, having been beaten up by a journeyman.
     
  20. Shizzy West Side Romo Wolf Pack

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    Well it was "Pretty Risky" when he fought Baldomir :D
     

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