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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59400 on: December 31, 2018, 05:48:51 pm »
I thought this whole thing was supposed to be a publicity stunt for this Japanese fella so we'd all know who he was.  I'm not sure how getting KO'd by a retired 41 year old and then having a little cry about it in the corner helps him in that regard but I'm not a PR expert so what do I know...

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59401 on: December 31, 2018, 06:13:25 pm »
Mayweather won  ;D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KABY19dOag
:lmao :lmao :lmao

Fighting a kickboxer in a boxing match, and the kickboxer was probably a Bantamweight by the look of him. Floyd has been an irrelevance for a while now but is a master at making money by finding enough suckers to pay to watch his schtick. Shame he is as bad at spending it as he is good at making it. Expect a few more of these fiascos before he finally calls time. I've zero complaints personally; can't stand the guy but I can't knock him. If people keep paying him for nonsense, why shouldn't he keep doing it?

On that note, I'm off to start a Twitter feud with him so I can eventually make a fight with him and go down in the first round at the first slight touch.  ;)

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59402 on: December 31, 2018, 06:37:40 pm »
:lmao :lmao :lmao

Fighting a kickboxer in a boxing match, and the kickboxer was probably a Bantamweight by the look of him. Floyd has been an irrelevance for a while now but is a master at making money by finding enough suckers to pay to watch his schtick. Shame he is as bad at spending it as he is good at making it. Expect a few more of these fiascos before he finally calls time. I've zero complaints personally; can't stand the guy but I can't knock him. If people keep paying him for nonsense, why shouldn't he keep doing it?

On that note, I'm off to start a Twitter feud with him so I can eventually make a fight with him and go down in the first round at the first slight touch.  ;)
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59403 on: December 31, 2018, 07:05:44 pm »
First thing you need to do is put on a pair of boxing gloves and fishnets, then strike some silly poses. That'll get him to notice you.
I can say I'm McGregor's cousin seeking revenge.

Alternatively, six of us RAWKites can challenge him to beat Foreman's record of defeating five guys in under an hour. It happened about six months after losing to Ali and doesn't show up in his record. Incredibly, Ali was ringside, and spent the night taking the piss out of Foreman  :o

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59404 on: December 31, 2018, 09:24:31 pm »
There is no way he fought for just 9m....
Poss up to $67 mill after pay per view...  :-X
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59405 on: December 31, 2018, 09:33:07 pm »
Embarrassment to the sport


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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59406 on: December 31, 2018, 09:40:07 pm »
I read that if the guy had kicked him, he was liable for a 5 million dollar penalty.  There were very strict rules written in to the "fight."

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59407 on: December 31, 2018, 09:48:01 pm »
:lmao :lmao :lmao

Fighting a kickboxer in a boxing match, and the kickboxer was probably a Bantamweight by the look of him. Floyd has been an irrelevance for a while now but is a master at making money by finding enough suckers to pay to watch his schtick.
I can only imagine the negotiation for that hot mess.

Promoter: We've got a big money fight for you. Easy money. A kickboxer.

Floyd: He can't kick.

Promoter: But he's a kickboxer?!

Floyd: Too bad. No kicking or no fight.

Promoter: Sigh. Ok.

Floyd: And he's gotta be over 75 years old. With arthritis & cataracts.

Promoter: I can't do that! No one will watch. How about young, but smaller and weaker than a 14 year old girl?

Floyd: Ok, let's do it. But he has to cry when he loses.

Promoter: But...

Floyd: No crying, no fight!
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59408 on: December 31, 2018, 11:27:14 pm »
I can only imagine the negotiation for that hot mess.

Promoter: We've got a big money fight for you. Easy money. A kickboxer.

Floyd: He can't kick.

Promoter: But he's a kickboxer?!

Floyd: Too bad. No kicking or no fight.

Promoter: Sigh. Ok.

Floyd: And he's gotta be over 75 years old. With arthritis & cataracts.

Promoter: I can't do that! No one will watch. How about young, but smaller and weaker than a 14 year old girl?

Floyd: Ok, let's do it. But he has to cry when he loses.

Promoter: But...

Floyd: No crying, no fight!
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59409 on: January 1, 2019, 03:37:27 am »
What was the fucking point in that? 2 stone lighter kickboxer not allowed to kick against one of the worlds most experienced boxer. At least with McGregor, Mayweather let it play out for a few rounds.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59410 on: January 1, 2019, 09:00:15 am »
Embarrassment to the sport



Why?

It's not an official contest.

Floyd got 9m for that. If someone wants to pay 9m for an exhibition match that Floyd knows he would piss then of course he would take it. He's all about the money.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59411 on: January 1, 2019, 01:27:04 pm »
Why?

It's not an official contest.

Floyd got 9m for that. If someone wants to pay 9m for an exhibition match that Floyd knows he would piss then of course he would take it. He's all about the money.

I agree with you.
It’s on no official record and they are always clear that it was nothing but an exhibition fight, ie, not competitive.

The fume from the boxing community is rediculous. I think perhaps, judging results such as wilder/fury and GGG/canelo are infinitely more embarrassing for boxing than Mayweather on his world tour.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59412 on: January 1, 2019, 02:58:57 pm »
Why?

It's not an official contest.

Floyd got 9m for that. If someone wants to pay 9m for an exhibition match that Floyd knows he would piss then of course he would take it. He's all about the money.

Because its ALL about money, its embarrassing in my opinion. Summed it up yourself, he's all about the money

Imagine taking on someone who doesn't even participate in your sport 'because money'.

Its my own opinion, I don't expect anyone to agree at all but for me moneys been ruining sport for some time now and its just getting worse. To me, that wasn't boxing, it was paying someone to act like a c*nt and literally laugh at the fact someone is stupid enough to offer that much money for something so ridiculous.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59413 on: January 1, 2019, 03:09:03 pm »
Don't get the fume, it's just an exhibition and this sort of thing used to be way more common. Ali went to Japan and fought a wrestler in an exhibition and I'm fairly sure money paid a part in that.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59414 on: January 1, 2019, 09:03:32 pm »
Was the highlight of my new years eve to be fair. Pissed myself laughing at the craziness of it all. Tenshin crying his eyes out was amazing.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59415 on: January 1, 2019, 09:09:32 pm »
An exhibition it most certainly wasn't, it was just a quick money grab by Mayweather. A proper exhibition would be to allow Tenshin to use kicks and wear MMA gloves, that would've made it worth watching and competitive. But Floyd doesn't do competitive. Now there's talk of him wanting Khabib in a boxing match. Old man needs to piss off once and for all, sick of the guy at this point.

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Re: Boxing thread
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59417 on: January 2, 2019, 02:18:43 am »

Fixed as fuck

No it wasn’t, if it was fixed they would have had their superstar look a little bit credible atleast , not an utter joke.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59418 on: January 2, 2019, 08:17:35 am »
More fool anybody that keeps forking out for these Mayweather swan songs. He’s made a very good living out of boxing. Meanwhile his protege the 24 year old Gervonta Davis has fought twice in 18 months.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59419 on: January 3, 2019, 02:19:52 pm »
James Degale v Chris Eubank Jr confirmed for February 23rd

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59420 on: January 3, 2019, 02:25:05 pm »
James Degale v Chris Eubank Jr confirmed for February 23rd

On PPV for some reason.  Cash out fight for DeGale, one of the most disappointing fighters of recent years.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59421 on: January 3, 2019, 02:43:19 pm »
On PPV for some reason.  Cash out fight for DeGale, one of the most disappointing fighters of recent years.

PPV is laughable. Hope it falls flat on it's arse.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59422 on: January 3, 2019, 03:11:19 pm »
On PPV for some reason.  Cash out fight for DeGale, one of the most disappointing fighters of recent years.
I thought he would become a real top-notch fighter. I know he is a world champion etc. but his career CV isn't too impressive. I can see Eubank 'winning' a controversial decision.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59423 on: January 3, 2019, 06:11:37 pm »
On PPV for some reason.  Cash out fight for DeGale, one of the most disappointing fighters of recent years.
We'll be saying the same thing about Eubank Jr in a couple years time.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59424 on: January 4, 2019, 09:54:45 pm »
Looks like Khan's latest beating will be by Crawford in April

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59425 on: January 4, 2019, 10:29:17 pm »
That's actually a more difficult challenge than Kell Brook so fair play. But then again, he's not known to be the sharpest tool in the shed and unfortunately for him, he's bound to get stopped. Crawford is a different level.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59426 on: January 4, 2019, 11:30:19 pm »
Looks like Khan's latest beating will be by Crawford in April

Khan bottling the Brook fight again then.

Crawford fight is less money and less appealing plus he will get smashed in yet again.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59427 on: January 5, 2019, 12:05:35 am »
If he does fight Crawford I hope that’s the end of the Khan-Brook will they/won’t they saga. Can’t be arsed with it anymore.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59428 on: January 5, 2019, 12:20:02 am »
Khan bottling the Brook fight again then.

Crawford fight is less money and less appealing plus he will get smashed in yet again.

Yep

He’s bottled it by fighting someone better
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He's had about 2 good games for us since he has been here.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59429 on: January 5, 2019, 01:29:30 am »
We'll be saying the same thing about Eubank Jr in a couple years time.
Not for me there was never anything to get excited about in the first place. British/European level fighter at best.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59430 on: January 5, 2019, 01:40:12 am »
Yep

He’s bottled it by fighting someone better
I agree he has by fighting someone everyone knows will beat him including himself. He has nothing to lose as Crawford is on a different level. It means nothing to him or anyone else. But if he loses to Brook a fighter who is viewed is a less favourable light then his legacy drops down another notch and his pride dented.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59431 on: January 5, 2019, 02:27:53 pm »
I have a theory that Khan is just trolling Fordy at this point. 

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59432 on: January 5, 2019, 02:38:49 pm »
I agree he has by fighting someone everyone knows will beat him including himself. He has nothing to lose as Crawford is on a different level. It means nothing to him or anyone else. But if he loses to Brook a fighter who is viewed is a less favourable light then his legacy drops down another notch and his pride dented.

What legacy?

His legacy is exactly the same as Brooks legacy. Quite good boxer, very talented youngster who never lived up to the hype, wasted much of his career waiting for other fights. He probably is trolling at this point but honestly, running scared of Brook when he’s fought guys like Canelo and Garcia? Nah.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59433 on: January 5, 2019, 05:58:04 pm »
People talked for years about the Frampton/Quigg fight and when it did happen it was shit. Not bothered about Khan/Brook happening and don't think you can question Amir's bottle.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59434 on: January 6, 2019, 10:41:22 am »
People talked for years about the Frampton/Quigg fight and when it did happen it was shit. Not bothered about Khan/Brook happening and don't think you can question Amir's bottle.

Agreed on Khan, I have always said he will fight anyone, this is all about the other nonsense such as weight, money, A side etc

It will get made or both of them have huge asterix’ on their careers

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59435 on: January 6, 2019, 07:18:07 pm »


What legacy?

His legacy is exactly the same as Brooks legacy. Quite good boxer, very talented youngster who never lived up to the hype, wasted much of his career waiting for other fights. He probably is trolling at this point but honestly, running scared of Brook when he’s fought guys like Canelo and Garcia? Nah.
I never said he was scared of Brook.

It's like us playing United in a CL final or Juventus. It hurts to lose both bit it hurts and means so much more to lose to United your local rival. You would prefer not to meet United  in the final but your not running scared of meeting them. I think he is bottling facing Brook but not afraid of him either just the outcome were he to lose.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59436 on: January 6, 2019, 07:57:39 pm »
I never said he was scared of Brook.

It's like us playing United in a CL final or Juventus. It hurts to lose both bit it hurts and means so much more to lose to United your local rival. You would prefer not to meet United  in the final but your not running scared of meeting them. I think he is bottling facing Brook but not afraid of him either just the outcome were he to lose.

It's the same thing. He's not afraid of getting hurt, he's afraid of losing. Either way, Eddie Hearn will have a job selling this when Khan gets whacked off Crawford

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59437 on: January 6, 2019, 08:58:10 pm »
It's the same thing. He's not afraid of getting hurt, he's afraid of losing. Either way, Eddie Hearn will have a job selling this when Khan gets whacked off Crawford

If Khan fights Crawford then the Brook fight isn't happening.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59438 on: January 6, 2019, 09:09:16 pm »
If Khan fights Crawford then the Brook fight isn't happening.

Dont underestimate Hearn mate, he sold Bellew v Haye twice on PPV

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59439 on: January 6, 2019, 09:41:55 pm »
Dont underestimate Hearn mate, he sold Bellew v Haye twice on PPV

He's said if he Brook V Khan doesn't happen next then it won't happen.

Khan is only under matchroom for 1 more fight and Hearn has said he isn't getting involved in Crawford talks as he wants him to fight Brook.

If it can't happen when they're both under matchroom then it won't happen.
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