Phil: Floyd Mayweather is the G.O.AT

According to Boxrec, the premiere boxing record keeper, Floyd Mayweather is the greatest boxer of all time.

Mayweather who has a record of 50-0, is difficult to knock down from the Boxrec list whether you like him or not. Boxrec also provide a points tally alongside a boxer’s record. Mayweather has 2255 points, 622 points ahead of Manny Pacquaio in second place. He is one of the two undefeated boxers on the list, alongside Rocky Marciano.

The 25 man list has 19 Americans and the other boxers are from Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and the Philippines.

Find the list here:

In my humble opinion, a few notable boxers left out include Mike Tyson whose 50-6 record should get him a spot on the list, or Saul Alvarez’s 52-1-2 record. But then again Boxrec has done a good job of hiding their points system on their website and giving more feedback into how they came up with the ranking.

Is Floyd the G.O.A.T?
Well, I’m a huge numbers guy, and I also go on the eye test. I can see myself giving Floyd the title of the G.O.A.T, what sane human being can argue with 50-0. Really!?

Feel free to drop your responses in the comments section.

Source: Boxrec

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Philani Mukwakwami


Sports are a hobby horse of mine, what happens in-between the lines is just as thrilling as what happens outside of them.