Originally Posted by DempseyRollin
floyds best weapon in this fight is his straight right hand. when leonard fought duran, he basically used his jab and his footspeed/headmovement to beat duran. duran totally had no answer for any of that. the way duran was open to be picked apart tells me if floyd fights the perfect outside fight, he could indeed beat duran. not saying its 100% but there is a good enough chance of floyd being able to pull it off.
Yea, Floyd would have to really fight outside a lot, Floyd lays on the ropes a lot though that is probably no good against Duran.
It certainly isn't a foregone conclusion but I like Floyd in that fight always have, but I can understand people liking Duran chances also.