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On This Day: Bob Arum compares Floyd Mayweather to Muhammad Ali after he beats Carlos Rios

Step back in time and read the ringside reports from an early Floyd Mayweather world title triumph
Floyd Mayweather vs Carlos Rios
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CLAUDE ABRAMS’ RINGSIDE REPORT of Floyd Mayweather vs Carlos Rios, Originally published February, 1999

IT would require an accomplishment of exceptional proportions for one of today’s champions to stand up and be counted alongside his great predecessors, which is why super-featherweight Floyd Mayweather has targeted Joe Louis’ extraordinary record of title defences (25) that has stood since 1948.

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