Jones is far better than Floyd Mayweather from a legacy standpoint....

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  1. TdotK

    TdotK Purple Belt

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    I know they're different sports, but think about it. Jones isn't allowed to cherry pick, and he can't just quit the sport for 2 years like Floyd did. Yeah, you can call me a Jones disliker (not a full blown hater), but I have to admit, what the man is doing is downright crazy. He really is the Ali of our time, except he won't get banned from MMA for 3 years, and lose his prime like Ali.

    Also, he's far stronger mentally than Floyd. Jones deserves the PPV buys, not Floyd.
     
  2. bene3

    bene3 Blue Belt

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    uhuh...........
     
  3. daPROFESSOR

    daPROFESSOR Blue Belt

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    But Floyd makes 30+ million a fight on purse alone. Fuck a legacy.
     
  4. trott

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    dude... mayweather has been undefeated as a pro since 1996.
     
  5. Kyle1991

    Kyle1991 Banned Banned

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    I think the fact that mayweather CAN pick and choose his fights pretty much says his place in his own respective sport is much higher than jones currently
     
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    ligthandshadow Red Belt

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    Not allowed to cherry pick... cancelled UFC 151 as opposed to fighting Chael on 8 days notice.
     
  7. TdotK

    TdotK Purple Belt

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    Floyd cherry picks, and quit the sport for 2 years, while the WW division was at it's strongest point.
     
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    bad seed Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I think the orthopedic surgeon who operated on my joints deserves more adulation and fortune than Kim Kardasshian, yet here we are.
     
  9. TdotK

    TdotK Purple Belt

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    But that's because of his fight with Oscar, and his management team (Al Haymon) is top notch. You can't pick and choose in the UFC.
     
  10. KillingJoke

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    Mayweather is the richest boxer of all time. I'll take that legacy.
     
  11. Toco

    Toco Steel Belt

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    Well pacquiao ducked him so dunno wtf you're talking about
     
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    More like boxing has taken a hit in popularity in the US
    and Jon Jones is just on top of his world right now with a bright future

    Mayweather accomplished way more
     
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    ralphus1 Extremely stable genius

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    Floyd's legacy is meaningless because he's ducked Manny for years. Undefeated but never fought the top guy.
     
  14. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Good thing his name isn't Floyd "Legacy" Mayweather.
     
  15. Bokelj

    Bokelj Trigger central

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    Jones at least fights the best and doesn't back down. Floyd is great but if the Pacman fight doesn't happen he will be seen as a tied first place with Pacquiao
     
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    ligthandshadow Red Belt

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    The Kardashians' next door neighbor in the dream home next to them is an orthopaedic surgeon.

    The guy likes to tell people who his neighbors are.
     
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    RepairManManMan Banned Banned

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    Mayweather doesn't cherry pick, he has fought everyone. ANyone who says he has clearly doesn't know what they are talking about and just absorbs whatever the media tells them.

    Jones can't hold a candle to floyd


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  18. trott

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    retired not quit... who would have beaten him during that time.. and who is he ducking now?
     
  19. SkyValley

    SkyValley Blue Belt

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    Agreed. Only Floyd nuthuggers are impressed by his undefeated record. Floyd fights fighters that are tailor made for him, maybe a few top guys sprinkled in but even a lot of those top guys were over-the-hill when they fought him or fighting him at a weight class that puts them at a disadvantage (ie Hatton and Marquez). Once the competition in and around his weight class was fiercest, he "retired" for 2 years. He has the opportunity to choose his opponents as well as where the fight takes place (always Vegas and if you don't know why this makes a difference I suggest doing some research), type of gloves used, ring size etc

    Jones has none of these luxuries, and embraces the toughest competition out there.
     
  20. TheComputerGuy

    TheComputerGuy Brown Belt

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    Jones has a loss and only been fighting like 4 years. Maywewther is undefeated after like 20 years. Maywewther is old and still unbeatable.
     

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