A History of Boxers in MMA

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A History of Boxers in MMA
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Mayweather vs Canelo

Floyd Mayweather Jr., boxing's pound-for-pound king, is scheduled to fight rising Mexican boxing champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas this Saturday. The bout, which has been officially deemed "The One," is being promoted as not only one of the biggest boxing fights in history, but also as one of the biggest fights ever.

However, according to many in the MMA community, boxing is not fighting, it is a sport. MMA, as several fans and journalists have written, is the true test of a man or woman's fighting ability, as it incorporates all combative styles.

And this stance, or "challenge" as perceived by some boxers, has been the catalyst for some strange and interesting moments in fight history.

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