who still thinks Floyd carried Conor?
Ill Find My Own Way To The Door Thankles
I think you misunderstood, nobody thinks he picked up Conor and carried him around.
He did however carry him through that fight.
If I challenge my friend to a one mile race (he ran that distance competitively in college) and I take off super fast, have a lead for the first 200 meters then fade, and he ends up beating me by a ton…can I really walk around saying I was winning in the beginning? Does it make sense to say he was letting me win, as if he was only giving me a head start to make it interesting for the crowd, then started trying at the end?
Or is it more likely that he ran his race at the pace that’s most effective for him to win?
I never liked the “carried” him phrasing for Conor, because I don’t think Floyd intentionally didn’t try to make the fight interesting. I think he fought at the pace he always fights at, fought the same smart fight he always does, and didn’t really put his foot on the gas until he saw Conor was fading and didn’t pose a threat anymore.
I think when some people say that Floyd carried him, they’re saying that Floyd wasn’t going for the KO early and trying to get Conor out of there…but that’s not how Floyd has ever fought. I don’t think he intentionally didn’t try, I think he fought his fight, completely independent of the irish guy who was sprinting out to an “early lead” at a pace he couldn’t possibly keep.
Didn’t read lol
Floyd lost by dq when he turned his back vs punches after Conor leveled him with a bodyshot.
I say ban everyone period.
That might be a little awkward …
I banned the OG, but failed.
Holy life story Batman
I wouldn’t say floyd carried him but floyd could’ve ended that fight whenever he wanted to.
Floyd 100% carried Conor lol
Floyd banked on Conor fading. If this is “carrying”, then ok.
floyd could’ve ended that fight whenever he wanted to
this however, is nonsense. Conor seriously hurt Floyd who probably didn’t train very hard for this fight. He legitimately won rounds and outboxed him in some exchanges. Some people don’t realise that Conor could absolutely KO most welterweight boxers, Floyd included. However, something high level fighters learn which amateurs don’t, is getting a better feel of your opponent. Money felt at some time that it was safe to go on the offense. Good strategy and it paid off, literally.
When Floyd faced Tenshin, he did what he couldn’t against the larger and better boxer Conor. He immediately smashed him. He could have carried the tiny Japanese, too and cashed in with another fight against him. Why didn’t he?
How do you call something nonsense and say this right after lol
True lol, I guess he hates the yen! So he carried larger men but when he fought a smaller guy immediately demolished him. Hmmm…
Maybe because he got $9 million for the Tenshin fight and $280 million vs McGregor. Why would he want to cash in on another Tenshin fight when he realized afterwards how much he could make against youtubers and mma fighrers.
Whyd he take that fight to start with? Did he have that realization during the 1st round lo.
Yet he couldn’t smash Jake Paul, who’s not even half the boxer Conor is. Maybe size and strength IS a factor?! Who would’ve thought!?