If not for his semi-retirement and his inactivity in boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr. might be still the pound-for-pound king in boxing today and not the current pound-for-pound king Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather Jr., undoubtedly the most skilled fighter in our generation and the most dominating and high IQ fighter that is unmatched by other great fighters in the record book.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been criticized all these years as he was accused of avoiding Manny Pacquiao in supposed to be a mega blockbuster collision of the two great fighters of our time. He has been asking for demands after demands and he’s been playing around and this could be his game plan to invite more excitement and to captivate the boxing fans once this dream match will take center stage.
Probably the most gifted boxer of his generation, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is now on his sight in fighting the best available fighters today and that is including the world’s no.1 and the people’s champion Manny Pacquiao. Many believe that Floyd Jr. has all what it takes to beat anybody with his skills, power and intelligence he can easily outbox and outsmart his opponent. Floyd Jr. has all of his advantage and it is always his pride to stand up from anybody else as he is the fighter with no defeat and he is always said that nobody can beat him once he is in the ring. But can we consider Floyd Mayweather Jr. as the fighter who fought real opponents, an opponent that on his prime and not wash up?
On September 17, 2011, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be fighting once again against a very dangerous and explosive fighter Victor ‘Vicious’ Ortiz. It has been known that this could be Floyd Jr. defining moment and a real test if he is really ready for a big fight against Manny Pacquiao. But could he handle the pressure and always an attack mode style of Victor Ortiz? This will be answered come fight night but experts believe that if Mayweather Jr. will take this seriously and focus on the fight, he will eventually dispose the explosive Victor Ortiz. This fight is a picture perfect of explosiveness vs. defensive style of boxing. But Vicious Ortiz is a no joke and he has been proving time and time again that he can come back strong from humiliation and fought back and won the fight.
If Floyd Mayweather Jr. successful against Victor Ortiz, It will probably set the stage for a megafight against Manny Pacquiao early next year and that would be an electrifying and a full force development because the fight fans are craving for that fight. Floyd Jr. would probably smiling and playing his game as he awaits for his biggest payday of his boxing career but Manny Pacquiao is waiting for him and the latter is a monster in the ring. But first he has to hurdle Victor Ortiz first and believe me, fighting Victor ‘Vicious’ Ortiz is not an easy task. But if he will be successful, it might be the deciding factor that he can truly defeat Pacquiao and rule boxing once again.
As what the experts and boxing fans who followed the boxing career of Floyd Jr., there’s no fighter who give him the real test this might be because he chooses his opponent or maybe because of his superb stamina and never get tired. His superiority in the ring and his brand of style in boxing makes him hard to hit that is why he was called ‘Pretty Boy’. Can he maintain forever? Boxing fans believes choosing Victor Ortiz for September 17, 2011 megafight is a slight gamble because of the style of Ortiz, but as I said he is been playing and fighting Victor Ortiz is one way of testing himself if he is really ready for a big fight against Manny Pacquiao. That’s what an intelligent fighter does and once he will dispose Ortiz, it is high time to call Pacquiao for the most anticipated fight of this generation.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., the undefeated and former champion in boxing! Let us wait and see on September 17, 2011 against Victor Ortiz….