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View Poll Results: How does the result of Mayweather/Ortiz affect Mayweather's Legacy?
Enhances Mayweather's Legacy. 24 30.38%
Takes Away from Mayweather's Legacy. 27 34.18%
Has No Affect on Mayweather's Legacy. 28 35.44%
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:23 PM #21
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lol at this butthurt *****. you feel the need to rescue floyd's image from the public perception? do you think wrapping up his career w/ this 'win' would be good for him in the long run?
If you honestly think this will stand out in floyd's career then there is no point discussing it. Beating a 6-1 underdog doesn't enhance anyones legacy, especially when you are a fighter that transcends the sport.

You guys sound like the floyd fans that constantly bring up torrecampo loss on manny.
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:28 PM #22
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Takes away.

However, considering that most feel Mayweather would have won anyway, I don't think it hurts it that much.
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:30 PM #23
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If you honestly think this will stand out in floyd's career then there is no point discussing it. Beating a 6-1 underdog doesn't enhance anyones legacy, especially when you are a fighter that transcends the sport.

You guys sound like the floyd fans that constantly bring up torrecampo loss on manny.
I don't think this win enhances his legacy, but using betting odds to make legitimatize a win is rather silly, no? I mean, even Pacquiao would likely be an underdog against mayweather when looking at odds. Most other fighters would be noted as great underdogs...plus, with proper betting, odds can shift.
Sure, it's a perception thing, but not a very strong one, in my opinion, to back up how legitimate a win or loss truly is.
Unless you make money off of it, but that's another animal altogether.
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:38 PM #24
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It definitely Enhances his Legacy. That was his signature knockout, career defining. Next time they show his "greatest hits" on HBO, the knockout will be there. Those 2 punches were the hardest that he has ever thrown in the ring.
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:47 PM #25
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It definitely Enhances his Legacy. That was his signature knockout, career defining. Next time they show his "greatest hits" on HBO, the knockout will be there. Those 2 punches were the hardest that he has ever thrown in the ring.
Sarcasm I hope.
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:48 PM #26
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It doesnt do anything for his legacy, if anything it diminishes it slightly as he should not have been fighting the guy in the first place. I also see Pac-JMM 3 as being as pointless as Sugar Ray-Duran 3.
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:49 PM #27
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It definitely Enhances his Legacy. That was his signature knockout, career defining. Next time they show his "greatest hits" on HBO, the knockout will be there. Those 2 punches were the hardest that he has ever thrown in the ring.
Would you say it was his best knockout?
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Old 09-26-2011, 03:52 PM #28
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Yes. He needs to give Ortiz a rematch..
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Enhanced it obviously. How can knocking out the number 2 ww who weighed 16 pounds over you in 4 rounds with ONE ****ing punch NOT enhance your legacy.

****ing noobs.
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Yes. He needs to give Ortiz a rematch..
You think that fight will sell for the second time? A lot of ppl felt ripped off the first go around.. Not the sort of thing to make them want to shell out additional dollars.
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