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    Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    How bad does Floyd win?
    Anyone else actually care about this one?

    I'm incredibly excited. Gonna leave GABP early on Saturday to get ready for fight party.

    Any predictions?
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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    Good thread, Cedric, nice to get some attention for this fight on here... I am very excited by the fight. Could potentially be the highest buyrate in boxing history, including heavyweights.... already has the highest live gate ever. And they better get it while they can, because this either starts a renaissance in boxing, or, the more likely: it's the last huge money fight that casual fans will have an interest in. For this cycle, at least.

    Anyway, I see Floyd winning a fairly dominant decision, as he often does. He will win hands down, but I don't see him actually finishing Oscar. Then I predict Floyd will be sure to let us know how great he is after the fight.

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    My money is on Floyd winning with ease. Otherwise, I really hope to see the Golden Boy come out of it with an upset.

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    I've been watching the build-up reality-series inspired specials on HBO. GREAT TELEVISION.

    I'm pulling for the Old Man, but it's gonna be tough.

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    Can't wait for the fight!

    Maybe this will bring some of the casual fans back to boxing.

    Oscar may just have one more in him.
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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    I'll be in Vegas for it, can't wait. Does anyone know the odds?
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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    Quote Originally Posted by Benihana View Post
    I'll be in Vegas for it, can't wait. Does anyone know the odds?
    Mayweather is a -185 favorite, De la Hoya a +150 underdog.

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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    I'm also super stoked about this one.

    PBF is a natural 140, DLH is a natural 154, advantage DLH.
    PBF has great speed, DLH has good speed, advantage PBF.
    PBF has good punching power, DLH is stronger at this weight, advantage DLH.

    I think PBF's only chance is to pepper DLH with quick combos and run.
    OTOH one good left hook from DLH will take away PBF's speed and cut-off the ring.

    IMO, DLH wins by KO.

    Last edited by TheBurn; 05-02-2007 at 02:25 PM.

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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    So excited for this and the Derby on Saturday.

    I think Floyd wins pretty easily - don't think he'll knock out De La Hoya, but I think he wins 8 rounds to 4 or so.
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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBurn View Post
    ...I think PBF's only chance is to pepper DLH with quick combos and run.
    Now that I think about it...

    This is exactly how DLH fought Tito Trinidad the last 3-4 rounds of their bout.
    The judges didn't like it and gave all those rounds to Trinidad.
    So at some point PBF has to stand and trade with DLH.
    I don't think he can match DLH blow for blow.

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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    Quote Originally Posted by Javy Pornstache View Post
    Anyway, I see Floyd winning a fairly dominant decision, as he often does. He will win hands down, but I don't see him actually finishing Oscar. Then I predict Floyd will be sure to let us know how great he is after the fight.
    I see Floyd winning too. I also see him telling the world how great he is.

    But what I won't see Floyd do is actually accepting Dana White's invitation to fight Sean Sherk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone792 View Post
    I see Floyd winning too. I also see him telling the world how great he is.

    But what I won't see Floyd do is actually accepting Dana White's invitation to fight Sean Sherk.
    Haha, hilarious you mention that, I was just thinking about that when I was reading this thread.

    Sean Sherk is only in MMA because he couldn't make it in boxing, don't ya know. That's what Floyd says.

    You know, besides the fact Sherk is from a wrestling background to begin with.

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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    Has anyone else been watching this build-up series on HBO?
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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    Has anyone else been watching this build-up series on HBO?
    It's pretty good IMO...

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    Re: Mayweather Vs De La Hoya

    It's De La Hoya!
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