What if Canelo Alvarez wins?

A Floyd Mayweather Jr. loss could change the landscape of boxing

Originally Published: September 9, 2013
By Nigel Collins | ESPN.com

"When you lose for the first time, you don't just question your talent, you question yourself." --Middleweight contender Michael Olajide after losing to Frank Tate

Halfway into the third round, the raucous noise inside Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall had been reduced to an uneasy murmur of incredulity. It was as if the gathering of 11,332 had been struck dumb by the spectacle unfolding in front of their eyes.

But there was no denying that a 43-year-old warhorse was ...

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