Floyd Mayweather, Gifted, Minted King of the Ring

By Janan Ganesh, Financial Times - May 2, 2015

Anything to spare that glossy, unmarked face. When a gloved fist leers towards Floyd Mayweather, he absorbs it with a hunched left shoulder and counters with a right hook. If the punches come in bunches, he goes into a swirl of lateral movement, deflecting each blow with that shoulder or a right hand raised to his cheek. Potshots are evaded with a backward feint, timed so well that you start to suspect he is given written notice of each attempt on his chin.

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