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View Poll Results: is floyd past his prime?
yes a bit past his prime 30 44.78%
no floyd is in his absolute prime 37 55.22%
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Old 05-05-2010, 02:41 PM
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everyone knows pac has been in more wars than floyd, therefore he is more worn than floyd..........
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Old 05-05-2010, 02:43 PM
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like freddie roach said floyd doesnt use his legs anymore

floyd doesnt use combinations anymore, his work rate has decreased, his speed isn't the same how it used to be.

apart from that floyd will be 34 years old by the time this fight will happen..they werent ready for him before, roach saw something in the mosley fight.

either way a past prime floyd still beats manny, but is floyd being past his prime an advantage for manny? like if floyd was in his prime he would massacre pacquiao gatti style, but right now since floyd is past his prime this match-up becomes a bit closer
WTF? floyd is ~2 years older than pac. *****s goin out of control
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Old 05-05-2010, 02:53 PM
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Man seriously this absolutely absurd. I cant believe people are saying Floyd is past prime.. Because Freddie knows everything right? Lool
I concur. I think it's farcical that everyone is jumping on this ridiculous bandwagon just because ****-Roach think so. It will be interesting to hear what the Mayweather camp thinks about it but even more so, what Mosley's assessment of Mayweather is when he's recovered and had time to reflect.
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Old 05-05-2010, 02:54 PM
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Past your prime in sports don't mean ****.... A veteran with good skills make up for age..... I.e. Ali, Robinson, Holyfield , La motta , Chavez see where im going.... Most great fighter who fight past there prime have the skills to still be better of 90% of boxing......
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Old 05-05-2010, 02:58 PM
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Id love to see which **** voted for he's past prime!
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Old 05-05-2010, 03:16 PM
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Floyd has been past his prime even before Roach made his statements..but people are confusing the meaning, past his prime doesnt exactly mean hes no longer good..just..Floyd is past it in the sense that hes not what he used to be..but he is still great and the best boxer in the world right now..
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dont be thinkin pacquiao is prime neither
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Old 05-05-2010, 03:33 PM
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like freddie roach said floyd doesnt use his legs anymore

floyd doesnt use combinations anymore, his work rate has decreased, his speed isn't the same how it used to be.

apart from that floyd will be 34 years old by the time this fight will happen..they werent ready for him before, roach saw something in the mosley fight.

either way a past prime floyd still beats manny, but is floyd being past his prime an advantage for manny? like if floyd was in his prime he would massacre pacquiao gatti style, but right now since floyd is past his prime this match-up becomes a bit closer
Is freddy roach in the gym with floyd every ****ing day? sure sounds like it
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Old 05-05-2010, 03:39 PM
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Prime is a hard thing to nail down.

I think Physically he may be past his prime in the sense that he probably isn't quite as fast as he used to be.

But mentally I think he's sharper then ever.

I like to think of Bernard hopkins, who at age 36 I would consider still in his prime. It was his peak imo because mentally, he became a true executioner of his abilities and strategy. I see floyd in the same way right now.

Sure he may have lost fractions of a second of the speed of his punch, but he is on top of his game right now.

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