Predicting the Next Wave of Breakout Boxing Stars

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Predicting the Next Wave of Breakout Boxing Stars
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Floyd is still the best, but he won't be around forever.

News flash, Floyd Mayweather is eventually going to retire.

When he does, there will be a gaping hole in boxing's penthouse, and there will be tons of guys looking to step in and fill that void. 

There will be many pretenders, many usurpers to the throne and possibly even a few guys who have a shot. Now that's not to say that they'll have the same type of crossover success that Mayweather has enjoyed in his career. 

He's the type of personality—and draw—that comes along once in a lifetime. But boxing will move forward. It always does, and these fighters have the best chance of emerging as the sport's next breakout stars.

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