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Mayweather (right) is pictured putting a horrible beatdown on Arturo Gatti.
Mayweather is a living legend. Defeating him, despite the near 13-year age gap, would earn Broner kudos and awards from not just the boxing world, but the casual fans as well.
Broner would also inherit the ability to draw a million pay-per-view buyers with his every fight. That's riches galore and plenty of years to earn as much as he'd like.
The problem is whether Mayweather is actually going to fade enough for a still-maturing Broner to beat. Broner is only getting better with each fight, but he's only 23 years old.
Mayweather, even at 35, could still move up a weight division and win eight rounds to four against Miguel Cotto, one of the best fighters still competing.
Against Broner, Mayweather will enjoy a size advantage, as he has had more time to settle into the weight. Mayweather has also faced a plethora of talented fighters who would demolish anyone Broner has ever faced.
While it's nice to dream, some dreams are never meant for reality. Mayweather vs. Broner may be just that, a dream that's best kept in the imagination.
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