Sylvester Stallone’s Brother Heaps Praise on Floyd Mayweather: ‘He Earned Everything’

Published 04/27/2021, 5:00 PM EDT
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)


In this modern boxing era, Floyd Mayweather established a place of his own with his exemplary boxing prowess. In his extensive boxing run, Mayweather struck the right chord to connect with a mammoth fanbase. Right from boxing bigwigs to entertainment celebrities, ‘Pretty Boy’ is everyone’s favorite pro-boxer.

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Recently, Frank Stallone gave his take on Mayweather, thus sharing words of wisdom for the undefeated boxer.

He said, “Floyd Mayweather didn’t come from anything. He earned everything. But Floyd one thing had was he had a lot of pride in himself. He would never come in out of shape. They say he fought nobody, but he fought a lot of guys,”

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LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks on as he takes on Canelo Alvarez during their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Golden Boy/Golden Boy via Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather, in his prolonged boxing career, transitioned to multiple weight classes and kept his composure on top. He took on enormous hotshots and highly skilled pugilists, thus coming out on top in all of these fights.

With time, he developed a style difficult to beat, and this helped him overpower his opponents with ease.

In 2018, he fought Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition and claimed an easy first-round win. Also, ‘The Best Ever’ is ecstatic to return to the ring for an exhibition bout.

Floyd Mayweather – the best stylistic fighter?

There have been countless stylish fighters in the boxing world until now. But Mayweather stands out when it comes to the best defensive boxers of all time.

LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 06: Floyd Mayweather listens at a press conference ahead of his upcoming fight with Andre Berto at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on August 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Coupled with his slick defensive skills, Mayweather boasted substantial power to counter his opponents.

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He fought a whopping 50 times, but none of his fellow opponents could break into his defense. This made him a terrifying prospect in the fight world and that’s how he’s regarded as the best in the business.

Moving further, the 44-year-old likes keeping himself fit and active to keep his hunger for the game alive. He looks for multiple ways to inspire the budding generation of boxers with his activities in and outside the game.

What did you draw off Frank Stallone’s comments of ‘Pretty Boy’? Is Floyd Mayweather the best ever to step inside the ring?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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