Remember the scene as we left it?
The guys at the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y., in a move reminiscent of some pugilistic Willy Wonka, have announced they are opening their doors one final time and have space for just one candidate -- the all-time great of the current boxing era. And they will only consider the two leading lights of the current pound-for-pound list, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
So, in Part 1 , I compared the little differences between these two great figureheads of the modern game.
It's also been useful to wait a few days before posting the second part. Invariably one is likely to be criticized for being a fan boy if one comes down on either side. But rest assured, good people, I am neutral despite my early analysis, comparing the basic stats and performances between common opponents, coming out in favor of Floyd.
In fact, if I had to choose who to spend my time with on a regular basis, it'd be Manny. He'...