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View Poll Results: Why did Floyd retire?
The WW Division was heating up, so he left 29 63.04%
He needed a break 8 17.39%
He got too rich , don't need money anymore at the time 4 8.70%
All of the above 5 10.87%
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:28 AM
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Combination of all of those thing imo ... But mostly because of the dlh fight check ... And the up comming high risk opponents
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:36 AM
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Floyd knew he was coming back at some point and wasnt really retired so evidence points to him ducking a hot division and didnt want people asking him when hes fighting Margarito or cotto! All points to being dishonest when you know your coming back and floyd is dishonst to put politely

He could have just took an extended layoff without any annoucements.
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:10 AM
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Maybe so be couldn't get ped tested while he cycles
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:27 AM
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Floyd knew he was coming back at some point and wasnt really retired so evidence points to him ducking a hot division and didnt want people asking him when hes fighting Margarito or cotto! All points to being dishonest when you know your coming back and floyd is dishonst to put politely

He could have just took an extended layoff without any annoucements.
No he couldnt. Margarito was the #1 contender for his little green strap. He would have been forced to defend or vacate.
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:48 AM
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Old 12-26-2012, 12:42 PM
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I voted that he needed a break. You don't have to retire to avoid fighting certain fighters. You just don't fight them if you don't want to and there is nothing anybody can do about it. Look at Williams when he was in his prime and trying to get a fight with Floyd and other top welterweights and they just didn't fight him. Most fans think Matthysse is the #1 140 pounder in the world but the different 140 pound champs just won't fight him. So Floyd did not need to retire to avoid fighting anybody. He is the boss and can fight or not fight whoever he wants to.
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Old 12-26-2012, 12:45 PM
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Cause he had made his first real money and wanted to enjoy it..Oscar and Hatton in 1 year had him sitting pretty
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:00 PM
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Floyd fights only when he needs to replenish his funds.
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:01 PM
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Depends. Do you want the High School logic answer? Or reality?
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:02 PM
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Cause he had made his first real money and wanted to enjoy it..Oscar and Hatton in 1 year had him sitting pretty
oscar, and hatton, were two of floyds lowest risk, highest reward fights of his career...nothing to retire on..
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