Hmmmmmmhmmmm, De La Hoya." <br><br>Visit SI.com for a live round-by-round of De La Hoya-Mayweather on Saturday.
2 of 33Richard C. Lewis/WireImage.com
"De La Hoya has the stronger punch. Mayweather is not used to facing bigger men. [ Carlos] Baldomir didn't have the talent of De La Hoya and Mayweather couldn't finish him. If De La Hoya cuts him early, Mayweather is going to be limited. De La Hoya by decision."<br><br>Visit SI.com for a live round-by-round of De La Hoya-Mayweather on Saturday.
3 of 33Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
"I think this is gonna be one of the biggest challenges for Mayweather. I mean I think it's gonna be a tough fight. I can't pick a winner. I really can't. I'm not gonna bet on it. I'm just gonna go there and enjoy it." <br><br>Visit SI.com for a live round-by-round of De La Hoya-Mayweather on Saturday.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.
"Mayweather has a huge edge in a few key areas -- speed and defense being two. Floyd is closer to the prime of his career and Oscar is way past his. I like the fact that Oscar was willing to take this fight. It would be a great story if he should stop Mayweather. Mayweather will be just too much for him to handle though. It might go the distance with a small percentage of a TKO in the late rounds. Win to Mayweather."
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6 of 33Peter Read Miller/SI
"It's hard to go against Floyd because he hasn't lost a fight and he's pound-for-pound the best fighter in the world. And I think Oscar's gotta have a good game plan against Floyd. If he does that, I think he'll have a chance. But I'm gonna go with Floyd."
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8 of 33Rebecca Sapp/WireImage.com
"I just think Oscar's a fascinating guy. He's so low key. He's a singer. He's pretty. And then you know he just kicks your butt. He's amazing to watch. He's one of the few guys I'd pay to watch anytime anywhere. So I think its gonna be De La Hoya just on heart alone and I think it will be a decision."
9 of 33Bob Rosato/SI
"I think its gonna be a great fight. At first when I heard about the fight I thought Mayweather, but now I'm not so sure. I'm not pulling for either now. I'm just ready to see a battle."
10 of 33AP
"Mayweather may be the pound for pound best. But I love Oscar and I love his heart. I'm gonna have to go with Oscar."
11 of 33John Biever/SI
"Oscar De La Hoya is going to take this one. He's a boxing legend and it could be his last fight. He's going out on top."
12 of 33Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images
"I love both of them...Oscar."
13 of 33Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
Sugar Ray Leonard
"I've changed my mind a couple of times. But Oscar has a little bit more desire, strength, size. Oscar has never won that big one, the most defining moment in his career. I think that this allows him to rise to the occasion. But if Mayweather wins, then he can be called great, because right now it's premature, but if he beats Oscar that label fits him fine."
14 of 33Johnny Nunez/WireImage.com
"Mayweather is going to win. Pound for pound he's the best. And I like his style, he is young, rich, and flamboyant. I like the fact that he is confident. And his drive and passion for what he does. Plus De La Hoya can't take the speed. That's what's going to kill him."
15 of 33Kevin Terrell/WireImage.com
"Floyd wins because he is young and hungry. The fight will be close and goes the distance because Oscar raises his game to the level of his opponents and the challenge, especially when he fights in his weight class. Both are too good to allow the other to dominate."
16 of 33Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Images
"This is Mayweather's fight to lose. De La Hoya is a big puncher and can end the fight at any time, but I don't think he can hit Mayweather. I don't think Mayweather can stop Oscar either. Mayweather can't punch. But he will win a lot of rounds with his speed and quickness and I think he wins this fight. Take Mayweather in a unanimous decision."
17 of 33Ben Rose/WireImage.com
"I think its gonna be crazy. Floyd has the complete package but I think it's going to be one of the biggest tests of his career. I think this could be one of those moments that defines his legacy and what it is he wants to be recognized for after he's done fighting. Then you talk about Oscar, who's just a warrior. He always comes through in the clutch. I will say that I think Floyd has the best chance but I'm not counting Oscar out.
18 of 33Greg Trott/WireImage.com
"I think it's going to be a really good, closely-contested fight, but I'm going with Mayweather in a decision."
19 of 33Johnny Nunez/WireImage.com
"I love Mayweather. I think he's absolutely the closest thing in the last 20 years to Muhammed Ali. I just love the dance. I mean I really think he's very skilled. I saw him fight Gatti for the first time in Jersey, in A.C., and I'm telling you, one minute he was on this side of him the next minute Gatti's face was all torn up and he was on the other side of him. I think this fight can go the distance. I'm not expecting a short fight, so I'm looking forward to it."
20 of 33John Biever/SI
"They don't call you the best in the world unless you can back it up. Mayweather without a doubt. He's so fast and elusive in the ring. Oscar is not going to be able to pull this one off."
21 of 33Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
"Actually I was just bowling with Floyd not too long ago. So I'm bankin' on my boy Floyd. He's an incredible athlete. He's tough in the ring. I've seen him in action plenty of times. I expect him to pull out another victory."
22 of 33Peter Larsen/WireImage.com
"De La Hoya-Mayweather will be the biggest fight that we have ever known. Literally anyone in this generation will ever know. Mayweather is a huge contender and he's undefeated. De La Hoya he's the golden boy. It's gonna be amazing."
23 of 33Walter Iooss Jr./SI
"Mayweather is going to dominate the whole fight. He's going to knock De La Hoya out."
24 of 33AP
James Pickens Jr.
"I think I gotta go with Mayweather. I think youth will win out. You know, Oscar, I've been a big fan of his. But I don't know if he's ever met anybody that's got the skill that Mayweather does. You got two great fighters. and I think it's one of the fights fans have been waiting to see for a long time. It's almost like a throwback to the great fights when I was growing up and used to watch with my dad."
25 of 33John Iacono/SI
"I gotta go with Floyd Mayweather Jr. He's one of the best, pound for pound. De La Hoya's getting a little old. I'm gonna go with Floyd."
26 of 33Jesse Grant/WireImage.com
"You know Mayweather, he's one of the greats. But two of the greats are going to be in there and it's gonna be a tussle for sure. Neither one of them are gonna go down. De La Hoya, he doesn't fall to easy, so you know he's gonna make it a fight. By the 11th round, I'll pick whose side I'm on.."
27 of 33Simon Bruty/SI
"Mayweather is the best fighter of this era. He has overcome adversity, works hard, and will win on Saturday night."
28 of 33John W. McDonough/SI
"They are both legendary fighters in this game, but neither one can beat Bernard Hopkins."
29 of 33Greg Nelson/SI
"I think De La Hoya's naturally bigger size is going to make a difference. I think Oscar will dominate Floyd with his left jab that will carry him to a decision victory."
30 of 33AP
"This event will be a clash of the titans... Pretty Boy Floyd has an undying will to be an all-time great and will refuse to lose. Mayweather wins."
31 of 33AP
"I think Floyd's speed and youth will work well for him in this fight. I think the fight will go 12 rounds with Floyd winning a close decision over De La Hoya."
32 of 33James D. Smith/WireImage.com
"Mayweather's speed and power will be too much for Oscar to handle. Oscar is tough and prideful...this will work against him as he'll be standing toe-to-toe and taking Mayweather's best shots. Mayweather in a unanimous decision. Oscar hits the canvas at least once."
33 of 33Malcolm Ali/WireImage.com
"...On paper, you would have to say that Oscar comes into this fight having all of the intangible advantages experience, power, quality of opposition, and I believe maybe just a bit more focused for the job at hand. In order to counter those advantages you're gonna need someone with natural God given talent and ability. That is when a fighter as gifted as Floyd Mayweather has a great chance of over coming all the advantages with raw speed and the will to win at all cost. I like his chances, so your guess is as good as mine."
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