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Why the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight could be more violent than history suggests
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Why the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight could be more violent than history suggests
Monday February 23rd, 2015

While putting together a Tale of the Tape for the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight, we stumbled across some much older Tale of the Tape pictures, dating all the way back to 1923. While the visual style for the cards has evolved over time, the core components haven't changed all that much.

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    Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons
    1923
     

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    Gene Tunny vs. Jack Dempsey
    1926
     

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    Max Baer vs. Joe Louis
    1935
     

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    Jake La Motta vs. Robert Villemain
    1949
     

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    Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis
    1951
     

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    Sonny Liston vs. Cassius Clay
    1964
     

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    George Foreman vs. Muhammad Ali
    1974
     

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    Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali
    1975
     

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    Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks
    1978
     

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    Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali
    1980
     

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    Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran
    1980
     

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    Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson
    2002
     

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    Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather
    2007
     

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    Sergio Martinez vs. Miguel Cotto
    2014
     

2015
Manny Pacquiao Floyd Mayweather Jr.
36 Age 37
57 Wins 47
5 Losses 0
38 KO 26
2 Draw 0
147 pounds Weight 147 pounds
5'6 1/2" Height 5'8"
67.0 Reach 72.0
Southpaw Style Orthodox

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Who wins outside the ring?

 

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