Posts Tagged ‘Floyd Mayweather’

Down Goes Floyd Mayweather!

June 9, 2008

Aw Hail Naw. I’m out trying to get my drink right on Friday night when I see the information come through on the UvT hotline that Floyd “Money May” Mayweather has retired from boxing.

That’s right, Floyd threw them deuces to his entire career and said that hes not coming back.  Why, Floyd, why?  First, we find out that you were making it rain in a club with fake $100’s, now you are quitting the game altogether?

Look there are only a few reasons why Floyd would stop now:

1.  Floyd is scared of Oscar De La Hoya.

I’m hoping that isn’t it.  Oscar is way past his prime, Floyd always dominates him, and the payoff is worth $20 Million plus.  In addition we’d get another great season of 24/7 on HBO.  Always entertaining.

2. He’s worried about ending up punch drunk.

I actually hear this argument.  If you are a boxer, you don’t want to go out after you’ve slowed down, started taking too many hits and really begin to lose your faculties.  Besides, Floyd has seen the effects of staying in the game too long up close.  His dad took so many hits he thinks this haircut is acceptable.

My bad, that is mean.  The cut is acceptable if you are a predator or a klingon.

3. Money May plans to go UFC.

I hope this isn’t the case because I like Money May.  In boxing welterweight is 147 pounds…right that would be the average weight of a dude in high school…if you count the freshmen in the average.  That is not grown man size.  In the UFC a welterweight is 170.  Now I don’t know what weight Floyd “walks around” at, but he doesn’t seem like the biggest dude out there to me.  Let me be the first to say this.  Floyd might be the baddest, quickest dude in the division with the fastest hands, but no one is ever going to stand up with him.  They would have to be crazy.  Floyd will catch a kick to the leg and and takedown before the bell is done ringing.

4. Money May just needs a vacation.

This is where Lake shakes out.  He doesn’t believe Money May is going anywhere.  Floyd just needs a little time off, the right opponent, and the right payday.  So Floyd just needs a little R&R.  Where you ask?

Mexico of course.

And no Floyd.  We don’t want to hear about how you plan to follow your passion and release a rap album, or start acting, or any of that. We don’t care, you are a boxer and if you aren’t going to box we don’t need to see you do anything else.  Okay?  Thanks.

-Brock

UvT Sports: Mayweather v. Hatton

December 9, 2007

That was a great fight last night.

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Me and my man Smokey have a quick message for Irish Ricky:

-Brock

UvT Sports: Mayweather v. Hatton

December 8, 2007

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Pretty Boy Floyd Mayweather takes on Ricky Hatton tomorrow night in Las Vegas.  This is the oldest story in boxing, the plot to Rocky I, Rocky II, Uhhhh, Rocky III, and Rocky VI.  the flashy trash talking brother against the hardscrabble working class white cat.  I’m uniquely qualified to cover this subject as The Great White Hype is one of my favorite movies.

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You already know this story.  Mayweather brings speed and flashy moves, quick feet and flashy hands and Irish Ricky Hatton is a little slower, hits a little harder and has “the heart of a lion”.  Hatton will get all the white fans worked up to beat the pound for pound champion.  All of Ireland, and Boston for that matter, want Irish Ricky to win.   Seriously though folks, when was the last legit White champ?  Unless you are from the Ukraine or some other Eastern Bloc country, you’re not getting the belt.

Let’s do a rundown of everyone’s favorite white fighters:

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Rocky.  He got his ass whopped in the first fight in all his movies but won afterwards.  It’s scripted,what do you want?

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Tommy Morrison.   Got his ass whooped by Ray Mercer.

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This dude looks like he needs to have his ass whooped by a brother.

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Even Chuck Liddell was the best fighter in the UFC until Rampage whooped his ass.  He better win against Silva of December 29th or his career might be over.

Anyway back to Mayweather/Hatton.  As always, 24/7 featuring the Mayweather family is some of the most entertaining programming on TV.  Predator Mayweather must have seen himself on TV and figured our he looked ridiculous and needed a haircut, because he actually looks like a reasonable dude now.

I’m calling Mayweather in 9.  Hatton is certainly impressive, but I don’t think he can handle Floyd.  And yes, I know Ricky Hatton isn’t Irish.  He’s British, or Welsh or something like that.  He’s got an accent, so it’s all the same to me.  Hell, I wish he was Irish so he could pass me a Guinness for me to drink while I watch the fight.

-Brock