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View Poll Results: What's worse?
Floyd making Featherweights move to 147 27 79.41%
Manny wanting to fight Welters at a catchweight of 143-144 7 20.59%
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:16 AM
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As if Floyd is making Marquez move up in weight...
JMM jumped at the chance to fight Floyd.
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:16 AM
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Not you again.
Yep and not one of you hater dipsticks can address the content or debate me on it , you are an ignorant fuker that makes a lot of noise but says nothing .
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:18 AM
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I thought Pacquiao is known for jumping in weightclass to accomodate the opponent.

From SuperBantam he jumps 1 weightclass to challenge Barrera at feather.

Jumped from Feather to Superfeather to challenge Morales.

Jumped to Lghtweight to challenge Diaz.

Jumped 2 weightclasses to challenge Oscar.

Jumped to Lt Welter to challenge Hatton.
pac jumps weight classes cause he can't make weight anymore. rite now he's comfy at 140 lbs.
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:19 AM
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Pacquiao and Mayweater are obviously the biggest draws. They call the shots. Their opponets NEED them, they don't need their oppenets.
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pbf of course... thats 12 lbs.
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:21 AM
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Pacman who started at 106 already widely known for his bravery by moving up in weight 7 times. At 140 he already streched so much his limit. If any welterweight wants to fight him should be in catch weight because at 147 would a be suicide. Obviously at 5'6'' he's too short and have a small body frame if you compare him to them. On fight night, the welterweight will outweight him by at least 10 lbs then you add the reach and height advantages. He has zero whatsoever advantage up there and will gonna be ko silly. Anybody wants him to fight 147 are just wanted him to lost.
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:30 AM
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Pacman who started at 106 already widely known for his bravery by moving up in weight 7 times. At 140 he already streched so much his limit. If any welterweight wants to fight him should be in catch weight because at 147 would a be suicide. Obviously at 5'6'' he's too short and have a small body frame if you compare him to them. On fight night, the welterweight will outweight him by at least 10 lbs then you add the reach and height advantages. He has zero whatsoever advantage up there and will gonna be ko silly. Anybody wants him to fight 147 are just wanted him to lost.
Why discuss weigh-in weight and ignore what they actually fight at when discussing size , you got that ignoramus disease as well I see !
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pac jumps weight classes cause he can't make weight anymore. rite now he's comfy at 140 lbs.
maybe when he jumped from 112 to 122 and last year from 130.

pacquiao jumped from 122 to 126 to 130 within about 16 months , pull.
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:33 AM
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Floyd wants Featherweights to jump up multiple weight divisions to fight him at 147lbs.

Manny wants Welterweights to drop a couple of pounds to a catch weight of 144 (plus or minus a pound or two).

WHAT IS WORSE?
heres the thing, you still consider JMM a featherweight, even though he hasnt fought there in 3 years and fights at 135 now

but you still consider floyd a full fledged WW picking on the little guys, when he came up from 130
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:34 AM
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I think Pac only did it once to ODLH, but Pac moved up for that fight, as well and to a real division, while PBF has done it once with Hatton and now is fighting at a catchweight with JMM, so that's twice.

I say PBF is worse. Pacquiao has never fought at a catchweight.

Regardless, a catchweight fight is wrong for the sport, because I think they're taking money from other deserving boxers who fight in true weight classes, especially ones with titles on the line.

Floyd should fight deserving WW's. He has made enough money fighting who he wants to fight, he should at least share some opportunities with other fighters who have great potential but don't have the name to fight him. There are alot of good fighters out there struggling to make decent coin, at least give them a piece of the pie.

I wouldn't mind seeing PBF vs. Shane, PWILL and Cotto.

In the same vein, I hope Manny gives Bradley or Nate a chance at his JW title or he could move up to 147 and challenge either Shane, Cotto or Berto for a WW title.

Pac vs PBF should happen at either 140 or 147, **** the catchweight, it's bad for boxing.

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