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Hagler: Marciano's 49-0 is Better Than Mayweather's 50-0

By Ryan Burton

Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nev - BoxingScene.com was on hand when Hall of Famer and former middleweight king "Marvelous" held court for a select group of members of the media and spoke on a variety of topics.

One of the topics Hagler discussed was the possibility of Floyd Mayweather going 50-0 and breaking Rocky Marciano's hallowed 49-0 record.

Hagler, who is from the same hometown as Marciano - Brockton, Mass. - said that Marciano's record is more impressive than Mayweather's unbeaten record - because Marciano did it as a heavyweight.

"You got to realize that (Mayweather) is not a heavyweight like Marciano. If it was 50 fights in the heavyweight division I believe it would be the story and make history. I don't think because Mayweather wins this 50th fight or whatever, it isn't going to be the same as if he was a heavyweight," said Hagler.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by NachoMan on 08-12-2015

[QUOTE=SouthPawHitman;15955403]God Manny fans are pitiful. Louis was favored vs. Rocky. Manny was a considerable underdog to TBE. That's a difference. You can use the shoulder excuse all you want but Rocky knocking out Joe Louis a much better win.[/QUOTE] [URL="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LPddiQXD9c"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LPddiQXD9c[/URL]

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 08-11-2015

Marciano is the only permanently undefeated heavyweight champion in history after an eight year career. It's great. Respect. Mayweather is the only fighter to be [B]undefeated as a five-time lineal champion[/B] to ever exist in boxing history and after [B]18…

Comment by MrRolltide91 on 08-11-2015

yall seen this?

Comment by aboutfkntime on 08-11-2015

[QUOTE=hugh grant;15958980]Floyd has fought good opposition, but whether he truly can be considered unbeaten is debateable considering [B]many think Castillo beat him, and even Maidana in the first fight. Many also think Pac beat Floyd.[/B][/QUOTE] But two of those are…

Comment by hugh grant on 08-11-2015

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;15958880]I agree that ultimately it comes down to who you beat, when, and how. But a 0 is not meaningless especially if you managed to keep it against good opposition.[/QUOTE] Floyd has fought good opposition, but whether he truly can…

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