Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | Lounge  | The Wire |  Audio  | Arcade

Navigation
Go Back   Boxing Forum > Boxing Forums > Non Stop Boxing
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%
Voters: 46. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
Thread Navigation

#21
Old 12-26-2012, 01:04 PM
boliodogs
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 5,908
Rep Power: 23 boliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond reputeboliodogs has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 10,000,086,431.85
Bank: 7,496,135,773,556.64
Total Points: 7,506,135,859,988.49
For spreading some interesting dog (+ boxing) knowledge ;) - PainfromUkraine war canelo!! - KO MX 
Default

The alphabet groups can strip a fighter of his tittle if he does not fight who they say he should fight. This does not really apply to Floyd because he is so important that they are thrilled to have him as their champion and don't take the tittle from him. He has not defended his WBC welterweight since he won it from Ortiz 15 months ago and he was not even warned. He will defend that tittle in May 20 months after winning it.He could have a fight at 154 in May instead of Guerrero and the WBC probably would still not take his welterweight tittle away.
Reply With Quote
boliodogs is offline
Advertisements
>>>TO REMOVE THESE ADS, PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR FREE<<<
#22
Old 12-28-2012, 11:19 AM
arizashakes
Interim Champion
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 532
Rep Power: 3 arizashakes has a spectacular aura aboutarizashakes has a spectacular aura about
Points: 39,276.39
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 39,276.39
Default

Williams vs Floyd

How would it have gone?
Reply With Quote
arizashakes is offline
#23
Old 12-28-2012, 11:22 AM
DeadLikeMe
................
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 7,513
Rep Power: 58 DeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond reputeDeadLikeMe has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 185,007,486,025.14
Bank: 160,658,659,677,943.94
Total Points: 160,843,667,163,969.06
Merry Christmas - Flab ...and a Happy New Year! - Flab owning pactards - I'm so sorry No Message - MARKBNLV No Message - MARKBNLV 
No Message - MARKBNLV Thanks for joining the discussion in my thread about GF's and boxing, its nice to hear everyones experiences with being a fan of the sport!!! - Atreyu Khalil No Message - WESS Thanks for the green - damit305 :rofl: :rofl: Your post on triggs thread - jose830 
No Message - WESS have a cold one on me - sugarsmosley 
Default

So I'm pretty sure UnicornGirl and GUEVARA were the same guy no matter what that guy pretends to be (Mexican, Klitschko fan) he always goes back to talking about his favorite fighter Floyd
Reply With Quote
DeadLikeMe is online now
#24
Old 12-28-2012, 11:30 AM
The Big Dunn
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 18,385
Rep Power: 43 The Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond reputeThe Big Dunn has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 11,000,515,165.20
Bank: 7,387,732,792,184.58
Total Points: 7,398,733,307,349.78
Have some! - Tamis_Siensya respect you as a poster, keep it up champ! - Atreyu Khalil cheers! - JAB5239 Your UNCONDITIONAL love for Floyd - Freedom. couldnt green you so heres a medal for your bravery against the tards lol - Rapid Counter 
No Message - Sugar Booger ;) - QuebecSTAR2 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by UnicornGirl View Post
I rarely follow the light weights, so I'm not 100% sure what the hell happened there. .Why did Floyd retire again?

Some common answers I got from posters on various sites

1- His hand injury
2-He was rich and ran out of money
3- The WW Division was heating up and he wanted to either let them
move up to 160 (Williams) or kill each other off.
4- He needed a break..
He took a page from TR/SRL book and let the other guys fight then he fought the winner in a massive ppv event.
Reply With Quote
The Big Dunn is online now
#25
Old 12-28-2012, 11:32 AM
Mikel 45
Contender
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 440
Rep Power: 3 Mikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond reputeMikel 45 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 2,038.47
Bank: 9,267,909,895.29
Total Points: 9,267,911,933.76
Default

There were a lot of big boys closing down on him. Williams and marg and a fierce miguel cotto.

That and he probably wanted a little time off, but ended up taking a lot more.
Reply With Quote
Mikel 45 is offline
#26
Old 12-28-2012, 11:36 AM
fightfan2007
Contender
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 412
Rep Power: 0 fightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these partsfightfan2007 is infamous around these parts
Points: 47,117.58
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 47,117.58
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by daggum View Post
turned down a career high payday to fight margarito and demanded insane options such as quadruple his career high payday in order to fight margarito

said everything was agreed upon all pac had to do was take the test but when pac agreed changed his other demands and said pac gets 0 percent of the ppv

said cotto lives too far away, wasn't the CEO of his own company, and is not a ppv draw(unlike baldomir) then retired for 2 years

floyd quotes "health comes first"

"we aint fighting to prove who's best"

and this guy's not a ducker?
come on dude - Floyd only turned down Margo ($8 mill) to fight Oscar ($20 mill) and as for Cotto he wanted no part of it once he saw his sparring partner (Brusseles) get schooled by Floyd.... Cotto has even admitted that he didnt even try to make that fight.... plus Cotto is the man for "my health comes first" type lyrics

P. Willy was certainly a duck but the rest of the WW division is guilty of that same duck too

I think his hands were injured and he wanted to see if a new WW star would emerge.... not great for the fans but smart business I suppose.... I just wish he would fight more often
Reply With Quote
fightfan2007 is offline
#27
Old 12-28-2012, 11:37 AM
Frank Ducketts
Banned
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: All over
Posts: 10,058
Rep Power: 0 Frank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond reputeFrank Ducketts has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 110,010,358,599.43
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 110,010,358,599.43
One of the best posters here - Cállate! I noticed that the lady in your avatar has dirty knees, they are very distracting. Here's some wet wipes, please take care of that. - Cállate! No Message - RossCA No Message - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
:lol1: :D - happyman Team Swift!(Honorary Member) - Mr. Philadel Will Hunting, It's not your fault, It's not your fault - Croyd It's not your fault, It truly isn't your fault ... - Croyd 
Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - RossCA 
Default

He waited to fight Pac because he wanted Marquez to knock Pac unconscious which is what happened.

Floyd wanted Marquez to gain revenge alt.
Reply With Quote
Frank Ducketts is offline
#28
Old 12-28-2012, 11:38 AM
B.U.R.N.E.R
Cowboys Fan
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 36,124
Rep Power: 86 B.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond reputeB.U.R.N.E.R has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 1,214,210,481,909.60
Bank: 4,521,094,229,058.29
Total Points: 5,735,304,710,967.89
No Message - No Ceilings No Message - No Ceilings One that you haven't bought  :lol1: - Fiend F*ck the haters, keep doing your thing man. - S A M U R A I Enjoy it homie. - California Love 
Thanks for the stream. - California Love welcome to fatherhood my dude!! - SekondzOut good luck in the league, you'll need it - El Mustang late congrats on your baby, you will treasure her and god bless you man , that is all - Tha_Greatest Congrats on joining Imdazed's cheerleading squad. - Mr. Copeland 
For still being a trolling coward. - Jim Jeffries Feliz Navidad - El Mustang i like your avatar - zab191 one more - miamike Good post. - FeFist 
quit monkeyin' around bro - cawadoody Merry Christmas Burner. Drink up, relax with your loved ones and smile, because you know you have it good. - deanrw You might need this one day - mesher Good post. - FeFist can watch wshh videos on it :D - thuggery 
Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) - No Ceilings Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - No Ceilings Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - No Ceilings Childhood Cancer - No Ceilings Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - No Ceilings 
Graves Disease - Lymphedema - Men's Health - Pro Choice - Prostate Cancer - Scleroderma - Thyroid Disease - Trisomy 18 - No Ceilings Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - No Ceilings Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - No Ceilings AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - No Ceilings Hodgkin's Disease - Testicular Cancer - No Ceilings 
Hepatitis C - No Ceilings Myasthenia Gravis - Ovarian Cancer - Sexual Assault - Substance Abuse - No Ceilings Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - No Ceilings Eating Disorders - Esophageal Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pulmonary Hypertension - No Ceilings Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - No Ceilings 
Childhood Cancer - Grand Champ Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - El Cabron Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - PensionKiller Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - -Top Rank- Gay and Lesbian Pride - Queen_Leia 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DeadLikeMe View Post
So I'm pretty sure UnicornGirl and GUEVARA were the same guy no matter what that guy pretends to be (Mexican, Klitschko fan) he always goes back to talking about his favorite fighter Floyd
Nailed it. The mods need to put a lid on this dude.
Reply With Quote
B.U.R.N.E.R is offline
#29
Old 12-28-2012, 11:44 AM
oc9979
Bad Intentions
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Jax, Fl
Age: 27
Posts: 7,325
Rep Power: 21 oc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond reputeoc9979 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 230,224,846,960.93
Bank: 998,200,682,200.12
Total Points: 1,228,425,529,161.05
sharing tv link - Sir TomJones 
Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - jazluvr449 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fightfan2007 View Post
come on dude - Floyd only turned down Margo ($8 mill) to fight Oscar ($20 mill) and as for Cotto he wanted no part of it once he saw his sparring partner (Brusseles) get schooled by Floyd.... Cotto has even admitted that he didnt even try to make that fight.... plus Cotto is the man for "my health comes first" type lyrics
P. Willy was certainly a duck but the rest of the WW division is guilty of that same duck too

I think his hands were injured and he wanted to see if a new WW star would emerge.... not great for the fans but smart business I suppose.... I just wish he would fight more often
Floyd turned down Margarito to fight Bladomir for $8mil
Is that a a fact or something you made up. Show proff of Cotto saying he wants no part of Mayweather.
Reply With Quote
oc9979 is online now
#30
Old 12-28-2012, 11:46 AM
12TRIBEsRiSe
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,027
Rep Power: 0 12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts12TRIBEsRiSe is infamous around these parts
Points: 19,983.28
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 19,983.28
Default

So do people actually thing marg would have beaten mayweather?
Reply With Quote
12TRIBEsRiSe is offline
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
again?, floyd, hell, retire

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC All rights reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:10 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.