Why Floyd Mayweather Vs. Adrien Broner May Be Closer Than You Think

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Contributor Network, where users like you are published on Yahoo! every day. Learn more Why Floyd Mayweather Vs. Adrien Broner May Be Closer Than You Think Tweet 0 COMMENTARY | Despite co-starring in amusingly vacuous videos and exchanging a steady sprinkling of loving words, there seems to be a growing tension between Floyd Mayweather and Adrien Broner. And while both have said that a Mayweather-Broner bout is not ever going to happen, there’s no denying that the mutual admiration society founded by “Baby Bro” and “Big Bro” is not what it used to be. The change began to take place right around the Broner-Malignaggi fight in June, when Broner got his first real taste of headlining a major event and Mayweather, who watched from ringside, leveled his first criticism of the 23-year-old star.

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Comparing himself to Broner at a similar age, criticizing his performance, that is clearly the talk of a man in a rivalry of some proportion. Don’t think for one second Floyd could be dragged unknowingly into anything. Mayweather is as sharp in the business as he is in the ring. He likely saw the potential of a fight with Broner years ago. Mike Stobe/Getty Images He’s probably already had thoughts on how he’d approach the fight strategically. That’s the mental edge fighters like Mayweather have over most of their opponents.

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Mayweather is 44-0 and has had only two close calls. In 2002, he was bothered by Jose Luis Castillo’s pressure in their lightweight bout, and many believed that Castillo deserved the decision. In 2007, De La Hoya was doing surprisingly well, pumping a jab in Mayweather’s face repeatedly and getting out to an early lead. For some reason, though, De La Hoya quit jabbing and Mayweather came on in the second half to pull out a split decision. It makes sense then that Alvarez’s plan will try to incorporate elements of both Castillo’s strategy and De La Hoya’s. It’s a good guess that Alvarez will try to jab his way in, cut off the ring and try to make Mayweather fight in an enclosed space where he will then test Mayweather’s ability to withstand both his power and his punching volume.

was introduced to the boxing world, and for much of the early part of his career he was known as Pretty Boy Floyd. As time passed, and he became boxings biggest draw, his changed his moniker to Money Mayweather, and started The Money Team. floyd mayweather jr v canelo alvarez tickets While promoting his upcoming superfight with Saul Canelo Alvarez, Mayweather posted a photo of a case chock full of expensive watches$6.4m worth of watches to be precise. He captioned the photograph Its all about having choices. His gaudy horde of timepieces may seem extravagant, but money is not something Mayweather lacks. His recent 11-day promotional tour with Alvarez drew over 100,000 fans, and he pocketed $32m for fighting Robert Guerrero this past May.

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I didnt write about it but Floyd broke off his nuptials with this fiancee so hes free and clear. I know one thing, if if loses his next fight, I know who to blame! Peace to the Queen Bee and King Floyd! They keep us talking, but if we stop talking about them then they should worry!


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