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Fantastic article on Floyd Mayweather
Posted 9:06 pm, 10/20/2010
Mayweather is becoming a Tyson 5.0.
Tyson did some bad things. He did his time, tried to come back as far as boxing, and ran into Holyfield. You have to applaud Tyson for making a galant attempt.
Then when he bit Holyfields ear off in their second encounter? Tyson's popularity plummeted.
But then, a few fights, a few admissions, a few HUMBLE moments later? Tyson slowly worked his way back into the p ublics favorite list.
Tyson today? Has erased his past, has had hard times, still has "issues" but seems to have matured.
I do not think that Mayweather can do the same. Because Unilike TysoN? Mayweather has had a silver spoon in his mouth since the day he was born. Mayweather Jr. doesn't know what it's like to taste desperate, make mistakes, learn from them and have to rebuild his image.
Mayweather is a Prima Donna of Boxing. I'd say it to his face TBH. He's not a "beast" and that's why he's soooo pissed off @ Pacquiao. Pacquiao is what Mayweather COULD NEVER BE!
Considered a feared Beast!
And why not?
Well I already said it. PBF is pretty for a reason. He's had a silver spoon shoved up his ass by his dad and toothless uncle since the day he was born pumping in bull**** into his brain that PBF has made it his personna. Now that there's a REAL TOP DOG out there in Pac-Man getting all the love? PBF is showing his "MANHOOD" the only other way he can outside the ring.
By acting like a criminal.
People don't love Tyson because he's done criminal things and reformed himself afterward. They love Tyson because for one short span of a few years? He was teh most vicious, tenacious, and dominant HW's of all time in Boxing. TYSON WAS THE REAL DEAL in his day, and proved it over and over.
PBF does not have that. And 12 round decisions vs aging legends like DLH isn't ever EVER EVER EVER going to change that view of PBF until he's proven himself in wars.
PBF is just this pretty boy talent that has created his record off the backs of easy opponents.
That's why PBF suddenly is beating on his girlfriend, etc. and acting out criminally.
Posted 1:04 pm, 10/20/2010
Good stuff by Hauser.
Floyd being Floyd. What a piece of work, huh?
On a related note, Waiting for Carver Boyd sounds pretty good. Any chance you've read it, Gygax?
Posted 10:51 am, 10/20/2010
This is a very long article but very well written.