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Is Mayweather Jr. too good for his own good?

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny PacquiaoBy @c1thegoodfella: Wow! Another awesome performance in my book from Floyd Mayweather Jnr. 48-0 and the great Manny Pacquiao has now been defeated, so who is next?

Mayweather Jr. simply made a future Hall of Famer and 8-time world champion Pacquiao look really average in beating him by a 12 round unanimous decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. But we know Pacquiao is far from average and has proven in the past to be an attacking genius, yet people on social media sites, are already making excuses for this fight and saying it was an over-hyped, 5 year to late mismatch and not recognizing “Money” Mayweather’s defensive capabilities and genius.

But that simply is not true. What we have just witnessed is the curse of Floyd Mayweather Jnr. He simply is “Too Good for his own good”.

Is it Mayweather Jnr’s fault for being so great that he simply dominates anyone that shares the ring in a competitive nature with him?

Floyd therefore does not have to get in wars, does not get cut or marked up and his fights do not resemble that of old boxing classics in the sense that he is not bloody and battered which is a common expectation for the common boxing fan who expect nothing less than a war, which leaves only the boxing purists to appreciate Mayweather’s master-class performances.

In recent times, we have seen fights like Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas “Hitman” Hearns, Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield, Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, Kell Brook vs. Carson Jones… Just kidding but it was a war.

Floyd is so dominant that he does not need to engage in wars and make it anymore difficult than it needs to be. He gains a lead and coasts to victory unless made to do otherwise, and then really it is down to the losing opponent to engage and try and make it back into the fight. A common theme you witness in most Mayweather Jnr opponents, by the mid to late rounds they are usually so demoralized and unenthusiastic at there lack of connect (punch) percentage and are lost for ideas. They end up frustrated and less active due to their lack of punch connections and finding the answer and alternatively Floyd has all the confidence in his defensive capabilities, edge in accuracy and therefore the solutions. In the end there has always been a common theme with Mayweather opponents, all the fighters are not the same again after fighting Floyd.

The general public simply do not understand the “GENIUS” of Mayweather Jnr and the scientific nature he approaches a fight. But check the boxers after fighting Floyd; they always give him props and respect and that’s no coincidence as they recognize a superior fighter.

Mayweather Jnr embodies the fighting tenets of fighting teachers such as Bruce Lee & Brendan Ingle who embody hitting and not getting hit and he has mastered this art form.

The general public may not appreciate his genius in the current moment, but in years to come they may, because at the end of the day, every single opponent you could think of which has been put in front of Mayweather Jnr have ALL FAILED. 48 & 0.

Now we have to say, what is next for Floyd Mayweather Jnr?

Kell Brook Undisputed at Wembley?
Amir Khan Wembley/MGM?
Manny Pacquiao rematch?
Danny Garcia?
Keith Thurman?
Canelo Alvarez in September Mexican holiday?

I am unsure, but there is no disputing that Mayweather Jnr is the best defensive boxer of all time and definitely one of the “Greatest of All Time”.

Do not hate the player, hate the game and appreciate Floyd Mayweather Jnr’s greatness before it is too late, he is a living legend. We are witnessing something we will never be seen again in Floyd has he is very unique and special and we need to understand the Genius in Mayweather Jnr.

“Money” Mayweather Jnr I Salute you….

Peace & Blessings


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