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Old 10-07-2013, 12:08 AM   #2476
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Prime and 1990's version of Mike Tyson would have beaten that current version of Wladimir Klitschko last night. A perfect body shot, and down goes Klitschko.

Vitali is the better fighter between the 2 brothers, and he was ahead of the scorecards before Lewis damaged his eyes. That's why Lennox didn't rematch him.
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:14 AM   #2477
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The point is valid.
The point is anything but valid, as Kellerman quickly countered. Mayweather stands in the center of the ring, often right in the pocket, using footwork, reflexes and counters to bewilder opponents. Klit was throwing a punch and then literally jumping on Povetkin's back. I've never seen anyone fight like that. It was actually sort of funny.

That wasn't but being a "savvy vet." That was taking advantage of a biased/incompetent referee against a putrid/unskilled opponent. Basically, it was everything you don't want to see in a fight, whether you're a purist or a casual fan.

Horrible, horrible fight in every conceivable way. That's probably the last time I'll ever watch Klit.
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Old 10-07-2013, 04:17 AM   #2478
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The point is anything but valid, as Kellerman quickly countered. Mayweather stands in the center of the ring, often right in the pocket, using footwork, reflexes and counters to bewilder opponents. Klit was throwing a punch and then literally jumping on Povetkin's back. I've never seen anyone fight like that. It was actually sort of funny.
I wasn't paying attention to their banter. I miss Larry Merchant's drunken inanities. It stands, however, that Mayweather has fought some horrendous, boring fights and not cared at all. It's all about the W.

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That wasn't but being a "savvy vet." That was taking advantage of a biased/incompetent referee against a putrid/unskilled opponent. Basically, it was everything you don't want to see in a fight, whether you're a purist or a casual fan.

That's exactly what vets do. It's not the winner's fault that the loser was a dud.

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Horrible, horrible fight in every conceivable way. That's probably the last time I'll ever watch Klit.
Oh no!
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Old 10-07-2013, 10:16 AM   #2479
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Prime and 1990's version of Mike Tyson would have beaten that current version of Wladimir Klitschko last night. A perfect body shot, and down goes Klitschko.

Vitali is the better fighter between the 2 brothers, and he was ahead of the scorecards before Lewis damaged his eyes. That's why Lennox didn't rematch him.
Lennox was out of shape for that fight. He also admitted that he lost passion for the sport after beating Tyson. He was never ducking Vitali.
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Old 10-07-2013, 10:29 AM   #2480
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Lennox was out of shape for that fight. He also admitted that he lost passion for the sport after beating Tyson. He was never ducking Vitali.

fact is, that he refused to give him the much anticipated rematch and walked away from what could have been one of his biggest pay days.

actually he promised the rematch but retired all of a sudden - that is ducking.

as for being out of shape and 'losing passion' - nobody cares about those kind of excuses... I mean, yes it was not prime Lewis but if he thought that he would beat Vitali then trust me he would have taken the rematch 100%
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:59 PM   #2481
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Bob Arum says Cotto vs Sergio Martinez being discussed for pr weekend at met life stadium. That's next June.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:03 AM   #2482
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fact is, that he refused to give him the much anticipated rematch and walked away from what could have been one of his biggest pay days.

actually he promised the rematch but retired all of a sudden - that is ducking.

as for being out of shape and 'losing passion' - nobody cares about those kind of excuses... I mean, yes it was not prime Lewis but if he thought that he would beat Vitali then trust me he would have taken the rematch 100%

Ducking or not, Lennox was winning a close fight and he won via TKO fair and square.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:09 AM   #2483
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I really want to see Canelo vs. Lara.
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Old 10-08-2013, 01:39 AM   #2484
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Ducking or not, Lennox was winning a close fight and he won via TKO fair and square.

yes I agree he won no matter what but he was behind on the cards.

fun fact: the English wikipedia says the cut came from a punch while the German wikipedia says it was a headbutt
I believe it was the right hand too
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:07 PM   #2485
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yes I agree he won no matter what but he was behind on the cards.

fun fact: the English wikipedia says the cut came from a punch while the German wikipedia says it was a headbutt
I believe it was the right hand too

Perhaps he was just partying too much at the time and after the fight as well. It was probably a combination of that + seeing something in Vitali during the fight that he didn't want to face again....he most likely didn't want to train for the fight of his life which is what a rematch could very well have been...












Some dream matches of mine (not b/c they are necessarily evenly matched, but just cuz..)

GGG vs. Froch
Dirrell vs. Kessler
Manny vs. Broner
Manny vs. Canelo
Canelo vs. Lara
Cotto vs. Ortiz
Broner vs. Garcia
Matthysse vs. Maidana vs. Rios!!!!
M. Garcia vs. Gamboa
Vitali vs. Wlad
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:52 PM   #2486
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Bob Arum says Cotto vs Sergio Martinez being discussed for pr weekend at met life stadium. That's next June.

This would be a damn good fight. Martinez probably wins, but Cotto has something left to prove.
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:01 PM   #2487
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Speaking of HWs, Lennox Lewis said he wants $100M to come out of retirement and fight a Klitschko and he might get it...
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:05 PM   #2488
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Speaking of HWs, Lennox Lewis said he wants $100M to come out of retirement and fight a Klitschko and he might get it...
In a handicapped match or what?
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:31 PM   #2489
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Can't wait till Marquez tko's Bradley this Sunday!!!
Bradley's knock gettin knocked out.

Winner is a toss-up, won't be surprised with a draw.

And the ratings will be terrible. The undercard is terrible.
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:34 PM   #2490
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Bradley's knock gettin knocked out.

Winner is a toss-up, won't be surprised with a draw.

And the ratings will be terrible. The undercard is terrible.

I wouldn't be so sure. The new juiced up Marquez could easily land a nice counter that Tim doesn't see coming and puts him out. I don't think Bradley will be the same after the fight with Provodnikov. That's the type of fight to take years off your life. I'm going with Marquez by TKO.

The undercard is pretty bad, but I can't wait to see Lomachenko fight. He's one of the greatest amateur boxers in history.
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