How other pros compare to Pretty Boy in first 9½ years

Have Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s accomplishments over the past 9½ years surpassed what other pound-for-pound kings of the past have done? MaxBoxing takes a look.

Originally Published: April 12, 2006
By Doug Fischer | MaxBoxing.com

Nine-and-a-half years have transpired since Floyd Mayweather Jr. turned pro in October of 1996.

In that time, Mayweather -- who is widely recognized as the best boxer on the planet -- garnered Ring magazine's "Fighter of the Year" award in 1998, and won world titles in four divisions, defeating 10 current, former or future world title holders along the way.

There are fans and members of the media who believe that Mayweather is one of the greatest fighters in the history of the ...

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