Found May 08, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Jon Jones and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are among the best pound-for-pound fighters in their respective sports. Jones might be the best MMA fighter in the world — Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre could also make arguments for the top pound-for-pound spot. In boxing, the Klitschko brothers and Canelo Alvarez are top pound-for-pound fighters, but few would dispute the undefeated Mayweather being listed at No. 1. While boxing is one of the elements of mixed martial arts, it is not exactly Jones’ specialty. He is a wrestler who crushes his opponents with Muay Thai techniques such as vicious knees and elbow. Still, Jones, who is 6-foot-4 and 205 pounds, thinks he could compete with Mayweather in a boxing ring. “It would probably be a pretty competitive match,” Jones told Power 105.1 recently. But Jones doesn’t think such a fight would feel right because boxing restricts so much of what is allowed in MMA competition. “Fighting Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t even be right. Nobody would want to...
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