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Max Kellerman: Adrien Broner is the Anti-Mayweather

Max Kellerman explains the very stark difference between Adrien Broner and Floyd Mayweather, despite their perceived similarities. He also explains why Floyd shouldn't entertain a fight with Gennady Golovkin.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

HBO's Max Kellerman chats it up with FightHype, and when asked about the recent war of words between Adrien Broner and Floyd Mayweather, explains the very important distinction between the two fighters. Ultimately, after explaining why Broner and Mayweather are often lumped together in the minds of fans, Kellerman says the two fighters are really in opposite categories and that there's no way Broner would be able to beat Mayweather in a fight -- which probably won't shock most of you.

Contemplating a potential 50th fight for Mayweather, Kellerman says Gennady Golovkin is obviously too big for Floyd, and that Floyd is smart to not even consider the fight. Some fans will disagree, going with a "dare for greatness" rationale, but Kellerman basically says the size differential is just too much. Even though Floyd says he'd be able to outbox Golovkin, and even despite Kellerman saying Floyd is a better pound-for-pound fighter, Max points out that there is no pound-for-pound in a real fight -- just a bigger man and a smaller man, saying Golovkin would KO Floyd.

Kellerman finishes the interview by saying that if Miguel Cotto can beat Canelo Alvarez this weekend, he'll have proved that his renaissance under Freddie Roach is no fluke, and that a rematch between Cotto and Mayweather would be an attractive option.

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