On the Mayweather Victory and Why It Doesn’t Matter

He is not a champion, he is only after the money and that has not placed him in a higher ground.

Jio F. Deslate

Mayweather-Pacquiao

It really wasn’t about the fight’s result in the end. I’m not sour graping. Neither am I disregarding the decisions of the judges. Floyd Mayweather did win. He outboxed Manny and save for a few headlocks and an overuse of clinches, he did this fair and square. He will go down in history as an undefeated boxer who locked horns with the best of them. But that’s not really the story we care about. If the two men hung up their gloves this very day Mayweather’s victory would just be a footnote in the inspiring life of a fighter like Manny Pacquiao.

The great thing about boxing is that like any other sport it caters to our basest emotions in a relatively healthy way. It frees our primal side and leads us to be completely honest. I’ve encountered reserved, tactful adults screaming “yeah go kick his ass!” in the middle…

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