Floyd Mayweather’s Harsh Reality Check to Critics, Who Pray on His “Downfall”, Still Remains True to this Day

Published 09/01/2023, 1:43 AM EDT

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The world’s richest boxer continues to shine in global exhibition matches. His post-1996 Olympic feat disrupted the juggernaut for nearly 20 years. Most fans remember it vividly. However, supreme success often comes with hidden enemies and critics. They seize any chance to point fingers. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been in the game for years. So, he’s built a thick skin against petty criticisms.

In a recently resurfaced video, we see ‘Pretty Boy’ giving a reality check to his adversaries. Furthermore, his unfiltered opinion reflects his confidence in his abilities and mental tenacity. So, if you’ve ever wondered what fuels Mayweather’s indomitable spirit, you’re in for a treat. Stick around as we unpack his harsh reality check for those who wish for his downfall.

What reality check did Floyd Mayweather give?


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“Pray, they pray, they pray on my downfall. It’s not gonna happen,” says Mayweather in the video. However, this isn’t just a fleeting sentiment; it’s a mantra that has guided him through countless bouts and controversies. Mayweather knows how to win and is not afraid to say it. Moreover, his words serve as a stark reminder to critics who underestimate his resilience and skill.


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Next, he unraveled how gets to his opponents. This is because Money Mayweather knows how to emerge victorious. However, he didn’t undermine the prowess of his rivals. Floyd elucidated how he might be losing at the beginning and the forthcoming rounds. But, at the end of the 12th round, he’s going to get hold of the situation and defeat his adversary. As he said, “I know how to win, no matter what. We can start off, you could be up one round, you’ll be up two rounds, you’ll be up four rounds, you can be up to 10 rounds, we can be going 12. I’m gonna get to you. God damn it, I’ll get to you then.”

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As renowned,  Mayweather has been in the ring for an exhibition bout against John Gotti III, which ended in chaos. However, recently he’s been proactive in sharing his opinions about potential matchups which may stand paramount for fans’ interest. Indeed, Money knows how to hook his fans both inside and outside of the ring. Furthermore, his relentless drive and undeterred will stand as a paragon in the sport of boxing.


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Meanwhile, what do you make of Mayweather’s reality check to his fans? Feel free to share your views in the comment section below!

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Written by:

Tanya Tewari


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Tanya Tewari is a Boxing Writer at Essentially Sports. She has beautifully blended her love for the combat sport with her fondness for writing. She is especially interested in bringing out the different sides of a persona to the rest of the world.
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Arijit Saha