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DiBella: Martinez Better Than Manny, Beats Mayweather

by Michael Marley

Promoter Lou DiBella doesn't agree with the current pound for pound rankings found on most boxing websites and inside the pages of most boxing magazines. DiBella doesn't consider WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao as the number one or the number two pound for pound fighter in the world.

He admits Floyd Mayweather Jr., the WBC's welterweight king, is the number one fighter in the world. But, he says the star of his promotional stable, middleweight Sergio Martinez, is the boxer who everyone should view as the number two guy in the world. DiBella would love to match Martinez with Mayweather. The Argentine boxer is willing to drop down to a catch-weight of 150-pounds to make it happen.

"I think Mayweather is the number one guy in the world, I can concede that. I think if he fought Sergio he would lose and no longer be undefeated. But right now, then I say that the number two to Mayweather is Martinez because it sure isn't Pacquiao," DiBella said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-23-2011

[QUOTE=noStylez;11592689]LOL @ LeadUppercut your hatred for Pac is hilarious !! Keep it up sunshine.[/QUOTE] Go fuk yourself clownboy. Before you justify why I should show your whiney non-boxing post any respect, you can explain what is inaccurate about anything that…

Comment by noStylez on 12-22-2011

LOL @ LeadUppercut your hatred for Pac is hilarious !! Keep it up sunshine.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-22-2011

[QUOTE=hugh grant;11587626][B]I got no problem with Sergio fighting Floyd at 154.[/B] Floyd is supposed to be good because he won a one off 154 fight with DLH. One fight at 154 is not enough for Floyd. He needs to do…

Comment by mathed on 12-21-2011

Sergio is the man, these other busters better realize that.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-21-2011

Pac-fagg's..... still falling over each other to make ridiculous excuses to justify why Manny will not step up and fight a live dog. That pu55y Pacquiao has his own little protection squad, he calls them " [I]fans[/I] ".

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