Boxers Most Likely to Succeed Floyd Mayweather as Pound-for-Pound King

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Boxers Most Likely to Succeed Floyd Mayweather as Pound-for-Pound King
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The signs of Floyd Mayweather slowing down have been subtle, at best. He remains the sport's top pound-for-pound competitor as he heads toward his rematch with Marcos Maidana in September.

But he's almost certainly in the final lap of his Hall of Fame career. Andre Ward and a host of other, younger stars stand ready to take his place.

The pound-for-pound king is a subjective title, of course. And post-Mayweather, there may be some debate in boxing circles about which fighter is his true heir.

But the fighters on this list are likely to be in the conversation.

 

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