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Pound-for-pound contest heats up

Roy Who? Mayweather defuses 'The Time Bomb'

Updated: November 9, 2003, 12:50 AM ET
By Thomas Gerbasi | Maxboxing.com

With the two best fighters in the world battling it out on successive weeks, lightweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. fired the opening salvo in the pound-for-pound wars at Roy Jones Jr. with a dazzling and devastating seventh round stoppage of Phillip Ndou on Saturday night at the Van Andel Arena in Mayweather's hometown of Grand Rapids, Mich.

The victory was not just impressive because of the quality of Ndou's fight (31-2, 20 KOs), but for the way Mayweather did it -- with a mixture of ...

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