After beating Saul "Canelo" Alvarez for his 45th career victory, it's abundantly clear that there are two ways to beat Floyd Mayweather: Illness or impenetrable traffic on the way to the arena.
That's about it, really.
Alvarez was supposed to be the biggest threat to Money in a long time, but that turned out to be the exact opposite.
Instead, Money disposed of Canelo without an issue much like the vast majority of his previous 44 fights.
Alvarez was supposed to be quick enough to hang with Mayweather. That didn't exactly work out for the 23-year-old as it was clear from the get go that Money's hands and footwork made him lightyears faster than his opponent.
Canelo was also supposed to have the power to knock Mayweather out. Problem is, you have to hit someone to knock them out and Alvarez was lucky to get one punch off against Mayweather's legendary defense and counter-punching skills.
Forget combinations. Before Canelo could think about throwing a second punch, Mayweather was already answering with a flurry of his own. When he came in close, Mayweather stung him with a hook and actually came close to knocking out a superior power puncher.
Mayweather was supposed to have problems with a younger, stronger fighter who seemed like the total package. Unfortunately for Canelo, Mayweather returned that package to sender because it didn't belong with him in the first place
Which opponent stands a chance at beating Mayweather?
In the end, it was Mayweather who looked like the youngster while Alvarez looked like the old, slower veteran. Now, that's not to say Canelo isn't one of the best in the sport—he just isn't Mayweather and next to Money, Alvarez is average at best.
Of all his potential opponents coming up, none of them stand a chance at dethroning the King. Danny Garcia could be next, but he's far too slow and his power will get him nowhere.
Amir Khan and Devon Alexander are also possibilities to take on Money, but we all know neither of those fighters stand a chance. Sergio Martinez? Keep trying.
None of those fighters have the all-around skill set that Canelo has, so how on earth would they stand a chance against Mayweather?
The reality is Mayweather always has been and will continue to be on another level than the rest of the fighters in the sport. He possesses once in a generation skills that put him far above the rest and there isn't a soul on the planet who can beat him.
You can take that to the bank.