Floyd Mayweather Dubbed “A Dictator” by Former World Champion

Published 10/28/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 13: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses on the scale during the official weigh-in for his bout against Canelo Alvarez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fighters will meet in a WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight on September 14 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


The impeccable success of Floyd Mayweather has been seen from variant perspectives throughout his years of activeness. Despite attaining a clean 50-0 pro resume, several people have found ways to ridicule Mayweather.

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The five-division world champion fought some of the all-time legends of boxing and turned them into puppets. Including the likes of Canelo Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao, and UFC star Conor McGregor, no one could depart scratch-free against the ‘TBE’.

It urged former welterweight champion, Shawn Porter, to bill Mayweather a ‘dictator’ of the sport. Speaking on his podcast, ‘Showtime’ Porter reflected his opinion on Floyd Mayweather’s and Canelo Alvarez‘s pugilistic prowess.

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Shawn Porter said, “He [Mayweather] was the dictator in the ring and no matter who it was he was in the ring with, he had his way. Especially later on in his career. He slowed down, figured out what he wanted to do, how he could get it done and he has delivered. Every single time.”

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“I think the same for Canelo. I don’t think it’s necessarily him having experience with Mayweather that gave him the understanding of how to find his pace. But I think after the experiences of going 12 rounds, you figure out.”

Floyd Mayweather had his own way throughout his combat career. However, it wasn’t the case in his exhibition against Logan Paul. Mayweather saw the first draw of his fighting career and didn’t absolutely run riot.

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Floyd Mayweather remains the king even after retirement

Floyd Mayweather mints money even after hanging his gloves. The superstar boxer is a mastermind marketer and has been a successful businessman with umpteen investments onboard. Starting from his adult club in Las Vegas to his boxing promotions, Mayweather’s net worth continues to grow even today. He had a massive windfall in June courtesy of his 16-minute effort against ‘The Maverick’.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The retired pugilist will reportedly compete against his former rival Manny Pacquiao in a charitable basketball match on December 2021. The unique affair cites a mega-event incoming for ‘TBE’ once again, which may fill his bank account with some impressive digits.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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