Just look at this picture of Ellerbe. It will tell you everything you need to know about him.Posted September 5, 2013 6:08 pm
Titopa`i really don’t know which fight i’m looking forward to the most because that Matteyysee/Garcia fight is crazy,i cannot believe they are fighting on the same card .that could have easily been a paperview by itself..i’m hyped and ready for this thing man.this is like the superbowl to me, already called out of work and everything haa!this is a beast of a fight I’m gonna go with matteysee for the win but i see garcia knocking him down once or twice and matt taking it late with a barrage of punches to have it stopped tko…yuup!Posted September 5, 2013 9:56 am
floyd wearing philippine flag color…. funny…Posted August 30, 2013 11:22 pm
mathyssePosted August 30, 2013 1:59 pm
If Mayweather goes for the knockout he’ll have to quit due to busted hands. I doubt that’ll happen, the only chance of a knock out for Floyd will be in the second half of the fight when Canelo starts taking rounds off. But I doubt Floyd will even go for it then, his brittle hands are on his mind all the time. He knows landing many hard punches on the tank Canelo aren’t in his best interest.Posted August 30, 2013 9:22 am
I say Floyd by close decision even split decision if he sticks to hit and not get hit strategy, but if he stays a bit in the pocket, it could be night night for the Half a Billion Dollar Man. Look Floyd can make adjustments and he’s disciplined but if the tries to please the fans for one second it maybe a short night. By and large, every indication points towards a close decision for Floyd. Canelo has earned my respect in the trout fight and he’s no walkover so Floyd ain’t knocking him out, that’s all fantasy.Posted August 30, 2013 4:58 am
Know my stuff
Let me set the record straIght here with all you chestmen sucking fans. Floyd is the best boxer of all time, Canelo is a very boring fighter, his record is nothing compared to Floyds. Floyd better not fight Canelo if he comes in overweght.Posted August 30, 2013 2:04 am
Gonzo the Dragonborn
Canelo’s the main attraction here. Floyd’s riding on the coattails of the Latino market again.Posted August 29, 2013 11:01 pm
Gonzo the Dragonborn
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Gonzo the Dragonborn
Ellebere looks looks full retard in that pic. Imagine what that repulsive slimy cnut looks like naked.Posted August 29, 2013 10:58 pm
This fight was sold out before any undercard announcements. The undercards are just the cherry toppingsPosted August 29, 2013 10:48 pm
Undercard carries this main eventPosted August 29, 2013 10:21 pm
Tark- ” Infirmes sucent le sang vampire!”Posted August 29, 2013 10:10 pm
Idiot Ernie.., The richest fight of all time deserves great fights on the undercard — you clueless moron.Posted August 29, 2013 10:02 pm
Mayweather is rightPosted August 29, 2013 8:10 pm
I’m sure this would be the richest fight of all time without Matthysse-Garcia
However… That fight does add a lot of interest. That’s why they wanted it.Posted August 29, 2013 5:23 pm
@Fight Aficionado Shut your hating ass up “Were buying this fight for Garcia vs Matthysse” If that is true why did this fight sell-out the first day before that fight was ever announced on the card??
I’ll wait for that answer…Posted August 29, 2013 5:06 pm
Yeah I am taking Floyd by late round TKO. I think those body shots along with Canelos stamina issue will be his downfall.Posted August 29, 2013 4:21 pm
Ellerbe is being honest.Posted August 29, 2013 4:07 pm
TJ.., I knew De La Hoya was going to think Canelo will overwhelm and KO Floyd within 8 rounds. He believes this in his heart.
I actually think Oscar is hurting Canelo by constantly telling every media rep available that “The jab is the key.. A lot of jabs and a lot of feints”
He’s Pretty much telling Floyd’s team what the game plan is… Oscar got this notion from the Cotto fight. Cotto nailed Floyd with some nice smooth ATG jabs and De La Hoya almost had and orgasim as those Giant Q-Tips were being shoved up Floyd’s nose.
If Canelo knocks Floyd out De La Hoya won’t be able to appear on camera because his pants will be all wet.
He has the opposite problem that Titopa has.Posted August 29, 2013 3:51 pm
Titopa.., You don’t feel it… You want it.
Emotions lead people astray all the time when analyzing fights.Posted August 29, 2013 3:42 pm
This is the nature of the beast in all sports and even in politics…Pick away at every possible hole in your opponent’s, psyche, make-up, management team, promotion, whatever and eventually you may pick on something that will stick and take root…
Once, it takes root there is nothing that can be done as it will nag away and may be the overall difference between winning and losing!
I personally don’t agree with such tactics, but in his modern world we live in, it seems it is win at all costs, no matter who gets caught in the crossfire!
It’s a little like Vicious Ortiz, who is labelled a quitter, Amir Khan as china-chinned and Dinamita as a PEDS cheat – in each case there may be some smoke to go with the accusations, but all of these accusations have taken root as they have been picked up on by the boxing community and will probably stick until the da they retire from our beloved sport…
Oscar routinely tells anyone who will listen that he has the man who will beat Floyd from himself, to Ricky, to Vicious, Sugar, Ghostie to Cinammon and now no one listens to him anymore as he is viewed as a bit of a bitter imbecile, but he is attempting to plant the roots of doubt in Floyd’s mind.
This is why we have the big fights, because they bring out or amplify a man’s true character as the pressure rises and the fight draws near, press conference after press conference and TV cameras in your face, funny things can happen to even the most even tempered fighter….
Floyd and his camp are fishing and trying to make Canelo bite…If he does they will think they have him….
An even fight can be won or lost in the build-up to it and this is now an integral pat of the game!Posted August 29, 2013 3:38 pm
malachi – I agree. Something tells me Floyd’s gonna shock the world and so what they don’t think he can do, and that’s stop a young hungry lion like Canelo, I really feel that, he EATS up guys who get tired, and I feel that the extra weight Canelo’s gonna bring into the ring will work against him, I believe Floyd is BANKING on Canelo coming in heavy, cause the heavier he is the easier he’ll be to hit…Floyd’s gonna box his ears off, take him into deep waters and drown him, I don’t think he’ll KO him, but I believe he can get a TKO. I feel it. We’ll see!Posted August 29, 2013 2:45 pm
Titopa`you might be on to something my dude,i,m sensing that the money man is going to put together a full arsenal this time around, and feel that the Canelo fight was the smartest move on his part being that he has to honor his contract and he’s not getting any younger but i do believe this is the most challenging fight by far and Floyd’s going to have to pull out his best work,there’s no way in the world that anybody can say anything negative about mayweather if he schools this young lion but people will make sure they have some stones to throw at why he wins.canelos no bum,that’s for sure but he lacks that thing and that’s the skill,knowledge,ring generalship,patience and blue print to beat Mayweather….yezzir!Posted August 29, 2013 2:41 pm
Guerrero did look like he was ready to go in the 8th. But after the bell rang and Floyd with his hand hurt, didn’t really press the issue anymore.Posted August 29, 2013 2:39 pm
Ellerbe doesn’t look human.Posted August 29, 2013 2:37 pm
ok Popo`i’m paying attention man…yezzir!Posted August 29, 2013 2:32 pm
Titopa.., You’re putting too much in a shot that rocked Canelo. He’s never been down. I’ve only seen 3 boxers who’ve never been rocked badly and never been down, Vitali Klitschko, Ollie McCall, and Ike Ibeabuchi.. Ike only had 20 fights.
Floyd couldn’t put anybody on his ass at 154. Floyd rocked Cotto, who’s been stopped before by Pacquiao, with a left uppercut in the 12th. But he couldn’t hurt him and he really tried to.
Guerrero is one of the easiest world champions to hit I’ve ever seen. I figured Floyd would have a chance to stop him but he never came close.Posted August 29, 2013 2:03 pm
fighting Canelo before he gets more experience is a good move….it’s the only move to make at this stage…..otherwise, Floyd may start to decline and Canelo to improve….Canelo fighting Floyd at this a
I disagree with Leonard Ellerbe; Canelo’s management has done a great job, especially getting a fight against Floyd at this stage of his career. Canelo has been sticking around 154 pounds waiting for this moment…his biggest payday of his career. I don’t see him winning this fight, but win or lose he has made the right choice.
If he wins, which I doubt, it’ll be huge for his career. If he loses, he can still move up to 160 where there’s chance he’ll be a lot more effective. A fight between him and Chavez, if Chavez can hang around 160, or Sergio Martinez would be huge. The way I see it, this fight against Floyd is a win-win for Canelo.
Floyd, on the other hand, is in a must win situation, mainly because of his big mouth. He has chosen his opponents carefully to ensure his unbeaten record stays intact and a lost at this point of his career would be a disaster. Many people thought he wouldn’t choose Canelo as his next opponent, but I think it’s a good move on his part.
First of all, by choosing Canelo Floyd is giving boxing fans what they wanted. It also stops the critiques who labeled Floyd as cherry picking his opponents. Likewise, it reduces critiques argument that he should face Pac in order to cement his legacy. And, finally, he knows he can outbox Canelo.
I very much doubt he’s afraid of Canelo. Sure, he has to be careful not to get caught as he did against Cotto, but having a plan and being afraid are two different things.Posted August 29, 2013 1:41 pm
TARK – You think Floyd can’t hurt Canelo, but I remember Canelo being wobbled by a 135lb Jose Cotto, ANYTHING can happen when you’re hit flush…and Floyd is the BEST at landing punches his opponent doesn’t see coming.Posted August 29, 2013 1:35 pm
TARK – We’ll see, but I’m telling you, something tells me Floyd’s gonna shock the world and stop Canelo, that’s just what I feel…I don’t necessarily mean he’s gonna turn the lights of on Canelo, but I feel he’s simply going to be too much for him…Canelo’s going to be shocked!Posted August 29, 2013 1:34 pm
We’re still three weeks away but there’s a distinct lack of hype surrounding this PPV. We’re buying it for Matthysse vs Garcia though, and the outside chance Canelo-Floyd will bring action.Posted August 29, 2013 1:14 pm
Titopa.., Nice scenarios for Floyd… but they’re not going to happen.
Floyd is not hurting guys at this level. Guerrero has 30% of the defensive skills Canelo has — and Floyd couldn’t hurt him of put him down. Casamayor floored Guerrero with a jab.
Floyd beat the bejabbers out of Judah and couldn’t put him away. Floyd hit De La Hoya with the kitchen sink and couldn’t hurt him.Posted August 29, 2013 12:59 pm
SHOULD BE A GREAT FIGHT,FLOYD WELL GO DOWN BUY NOT OUTPosted August 29, 2013 12:46 pm
TARK – I’m sorry, but Floyd is NOT scared of this kid, whatsoever, I don’t even think he’s all that concerned but he’s certainly not overlooking this kid…he knows Canelo can’t match him in terms of skill, he knows Canelo can’t match him in terms of experience, he knows Canelo can’t match him in terms of speed, he knows Canelo can’t match him in terms of defense…the ONLY advantages Canelo has is youth and power, but the youth is also a negative, he’s not seasoned enough, he’s still a puppy, what’s he going to do when EVERYTHING he tries doesn’t work? what’s he going to do if Floyd hurts him? (Jose Cotto wobbled him), what’s he going to do when he swings at air? Floyd knows EXACTLY what to do if he’s in ANY of those situations, Canelo does NOT! I feel that’s what’s going to make the difference.Posted August 29, 2013 12:42 pm
floyd get lost AT 12.25 PM ESB WILL YOU QUIT TEKLIG TOSLOW DOWNPosted August 29, 2013 12:24 pm
Well said tark!, all this further tells me that Floyd’s camp is nervous that’s all this tells me, again I pick Floyd to win with a small edge but in my eyes Floyd’s underestimating Canelo, I think Floyd sees a big strong guy that’s going to come forward all night kind of how hatton did but that’s not how Canelo fights he uses timing, head movement, Floyd isn’t thinking about thatPosted August 29, 2013 12:20 pm
Don’t believe it.
This is part of the Mayweather camp strategy for this fight. They want the Canelo team to think Floyd and his whole team are overconfident. That they feel sorry Canelo who’s about to get his wings clipped. His poor dumb management who all put this greenhorn kid in with the GOAT
You have to ask yourself if Guerrero, Judah, De La Hoya, Cotto, and Mosley were overmatched when they fought Mayweather. Did they get run over in a couple rounds? Did they eventually get knocked out? Did any of them get their asses knocked down???
Then ask if Austin Trout be overmatched if he fought Floyd? How about Lucas Matthysse? How about Danny Garcia? … Then ask yourself why would Canelo be overmatched?
Boxing is 90% mental… They want every writer to swallow the bait, “This kid is too young. He’s too slow. He’s too green. He’s too naive. He’s in over his head. His management made a huge mistake. They took this fight 3 years too early.”
In front of the media hoards Floyd is sitting there nibbling on grungy 10 dollar takeout food — without a care in the world about the fight… That’s all part of the scam … Behind the scenes Floyd is eating right and preparing for the struggle of his life. Is he concerned? Yeah.Posted August 29, 2013 11:56 am
Straight out to the camera….we’ll see what Team Canelo has to say, as much as I’d like to think Floyd asked for the fight to be at 152lbs, I can totally see why Canelo would suggest a 152lbs catch weight fight, so…the fight could be made without question!Posted August 29, 2013 11:45 am