Floyd Mayweather vs Terence Crawford

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  1. BlackPanther קℓล†เиµм вэℓ†

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    Who figures out who? I think Floyd is still too slick for Crawford. What say you?
     
  2. cottagecheesefan Gold Belt

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    currently? TC. Prime for prime, Floy.
     
  3. stuff jones Brown Belt

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    Floyd never fought a long, athletic and talented fighter in their prime like TC.
     
  4. randomg1t EVERYTIME CHAMPION

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    and the same can be said for crawford regarding floyd.
     
  5. XThe GreatestX Silver Belt

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    What like now?
     
  6. Mr2urbo Brown Belt

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    Floyd in any weight class 135, 140 at 147 though I can see Crawford giving him a hard time
     
  7. JayE Red Belt

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    Pretty difficult to see Crawford outboxing Mayweather, and it's not like he's going to walk him down. Hard to say too much about Crawford's ability (in an all time sense, he's obviously elite in the sport right now) before he faces someone genuinely elite.
     
  8. Hallmans Budgie Blue Belt

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    Mayweather ducked Prince Naseem Hamed.

     
  9. Canelo? Corrales?
     
  10. JayE Red Belt

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    You're being too kind to Mayweather, I think. What he did to avoid Hamed was far more egregious than mere ducking.
     
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    What did he do? I am not a fan of Floyd but I dont see why he should have avoided Naz. Sure Naz had power but Floyd was so much better in other terms of boxing.
     
  12. black eye shining with malice Banned

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    Crawford beats him handily
     
  13. cottagecheesefan Gold Belt

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    Guys... Gamboa was outboxing TC for 4 rounds or so until he gassed (which happens a lot to Gamby).

    Floyd is more conditioned, bigger, and much better than Gamboa. Come on y'all, use your brains. TC's best wins are Horn and Gamboa.
     
  14. Mr2urbo Brown Belt

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    Did he?

    Hamed was at 126 and Floyd was at 130

    I recall Floyd wanting to fight Hamed only at 130

    It wouldnt have been nice to see honestly, Floyd would have had a 4” height advantage and I beleive an 8” reach advantage, Barrera literally turned into a boxer for Hamed and schooled him

    Hamed would have looked like a fool against Floyd so I seriously doubt he ducked Hamed
     
  15. Mr2urbo Brown Belt

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    I love TC but who exactly did he beat thats long, athletic and talented fighter in their prime?
     
  16. ironfist05 Silver Belt

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    Crawford makes it interesting at times, but Floyd beats him rather cleanly
     
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    I never claimed TC would beat him, but I think it's a more interesting matchup then people think.
     
  18. cottagecheesefan Gold Belt

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    TC's run at 147 should be really interesting and telling. Not TC's fault, but the competition at 135 and 140 for him were quite weak. Castillo and Corrales at 135 are >>> any of TC's wins at 135 and 140, IMO. Both I feel are better win than Jeff Horn also.

    TC and Spence need to hurrt up and fight each other. I think it was Spence who said he wasn't even thinking of TC until he is done with the PBC fighters. Garcia/Porter winner will likely fight Thurman after Thurman's warm up or two. Gonna delay the division a bit.

    Ideally, Spence will fight the winner of Porter/Garcia, while Keith has his comeback, then fights the winner of Spence's fight. Then the winner of that fights TC. Won't happen tho.

    Also on boxrec, Floyd and TC are the same height, with Floyd having a 2 in reach adv.
     
  19. svmVR2097 Brown Belt

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    Well Spence says that because he's with Haymon and theres not gonna be any trouble making fights with Porter/Garcia, Mikey Garcia, or Thurman if he's healthy. All are money fights for Spence with the Mikey Garcia fight being the only real PPV fight.

    and the biggest reason is TC is with Top Rank, and for them two to work together, the money has to really be there for PPV. Neither are huge box office stars yet, TC doesn't have the opponents available to him but he does have the ESPN deal which is huge. I honestly don't see that fight happening before Fall 2020 at earliest
     
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    Its boxing the big fights happen maybe 25% of time.
     

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