Bradley vs Mayweather
Posted 13 May 2012 - 08:48 PM
Posted 13 June 2012 - 02:37 AM
So lets wait until a couple of years when Floyd is past his prime and Bradley is still in his.
MM is based on both fighters at their best.
Floyd Jr` best is a more elite one vs Bradley`s best
Posted 25 June 2012 - 05:34 PM
Edited by RayTheBest, 25 June 2012 - 05:35 PM.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 10:10 AM
He could have returned in December to fight a rematch with Lamont Peterson (the junior welterweight titlist who would have moved up in weight) on HBO for $2.3 million. But Bradley turned it down, even though he had decisively beaten Peterson a couple of years ago.
One of the reasons there could be issues closing a deal with Bradley -- and this is speculation, but some in the business believe could be legit -- is that he is also being considered as an opponent for Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 4.
Obviously, he would make way more money against Mayweather than Gamboa. And he wouldn’t have to lose any weight.
Some might ask how could a Mayweather fight be made, since Mayweather is with Al Haymon and Golden Boy is the main promoter of the event, and Haymon and Golden Boy have horrific relations with Top Rank, Bradley’s promoter.
I believe that if a Mayweather fight was presented to Bradley, that Top Rank, for the right seven-figure cut of the Bradley package, would allow him to go fight Mayweather and stay out of the promotion.
I can see it happening. If you’re Mayweather, Bradley is a better style fight for him than either of the two candidates being discussed for his next fight: Robert Guerrero (a physical southpaw) and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (a bigger man with good power). Bradley is right-handed, smaller and presents less problems than they do.
Maybe I’m being a conspiracy theorist here, but maybe, just maybe, the hang up in announcing Mayweather’s next opponent is because there are delicate talks going on behind the scenes for a possible fight with Bradley, whose attorney Gabriel Penagaricano, has a good relationship with Golden Boy through his recent dealings with the company on behalf of his top client, Miguel Cotto (Mayweather’s last opponent.)
Edited by Smelodies, 20 January 2013 - 10:11 AM.
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