Top 5 Things Left For Floyd Mayweather To Accomplish In Boxing

Top 5 Things Left For Floyd Mayweather To Accomplish in Boxing

Floyd Mayweather smiles during press conference for fight with Canelo Alvarez
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Floyd Mayweather, at 37 years of age, and with only three fights remaining on his current six-fight deal with Showtime/CBS, is in the twilight of his career now. A career where he has firmly cemented himself as one of the most accomplished fighters of all time. But even with all 'Money' has already accomplished, there are still important goals and achievements for Mayweather to aim for before he does hang up his gloves up for good.

5. Fight At A Sold Out Wembley Stadium

Sold out Wembley Stadium for Carl Froch vs George Groves 2
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5. Fight At A Sold Out Wembley Stadium

Sold out Wembley Stadium for Carl Froch vs George Groves 2
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A Mayweather fight is always an event, but after the 80,000 sellout extravaganza between Carl Froch and George Groves back in May at Wembley Stadium, imagine the magnitude of a Mayweather fight in the very same venue. Mayweather has expressed an interest in fighting in the UK ever since his 2007 win over Ricky Hatton, and if Mayweather was to fight say, Amir Khan at Wembley, the UK would come to a standstill for the mega event.

4. Fight For Belts From Two Separate Weight Divisions In One Fight

Floyd Mayweather poses with all of his belts after win
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4. Fight For Belts From Two Separate Weight Divisions In One Fight

Floyd Mayweather poses with all of his belts after win
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Mayweather currently holds the WBC and WBA titles at both welterweight and junior middleweight, and recent reports have suggested that Mayweather would like to defend his belts from those two separate weight divisions in one fight. Or even defend one of his belts against a champion from a higher weight class, like Miguel Cotto at middleweight. Only Sugar Ray Leonard (Vs. Donny Lalonde) has ever done anything like this in boxing history.

3. Beat Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao celebrates a win
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3. Beat Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao celebrates a win
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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are the the two most defining and iconic fighters of this era, and given the fact they are so close in weight, it will be a travesty if the fight fails to ever materialize before they both retire. There is still time to make the fight happen, though, and although it will certainly not be as big a deal as it once could have been, it would still be huge for either fighter's legacy to gain a win over the other.

2. Become Champion At Middleweight

Floyd Mayweather weighs in for fight
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2. Become Champion At Middleweight

Floyd Mayweather weighs in for fight
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Mayweather has been world champion in five separate weight classes, but if he could become champion at middleweight before he retires, Mayweather would join the very exclusive six weight division champions club, which only Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya currently reside in. Mayweather is too small, but with Miguel Cotto now holding the WBC belt at middleweight, it may be more attainable than first imagined.

1. Beat Rocky Marciano's 49-0 Unbeaten Record

Floyd Mayweather celebrates win over Marcos Maidana
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1. Beat Rocky Marciano's 49-0 Unbeaten Record

Floyd Mayweather celebrates win over Marcos Maidana
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Rocky Marciano was the heavyweight champion of the world in the early 1950s, and he retired from the sport in 1956 with the longest unbeaten record in boxing history: 49-0. No losses, no draws, just 49 wins, with 43 of those wins by knockout. Mayweather currently sits at 46-0, and although 'Money' only has three scheduled fights left before his planned retirement, surely Mayweather will do at least one extra fight if the record is in sight.


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  • Christian Ramirez

    I say there’s nothing else for Floyd to accomplish. After all he has accomplished everything he does after won’t really affect his legacy…..Well I guess becoming the Middleweight champ of the world would be something, but Floyd has reached his limit, he’s just too small for that weight class.