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Old 01-31-2013, 04:33 PM   #916
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Kimbo Slice is now fighting tomato cans trying to become a legit heavyweight contender.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/boxing...2870--box.html


I don't know if I should be impressed that he is still trying or sad that this seems to be the only way he can make money.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:06 PM   #917
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Hes easily the best boxer we've had since Kostya, and that's quite a big deal I guess. He certainly isn't top notch, world class, but he is a great fighter in terms of what Australia has produced recently. He would be a middle of the pack fighter if he came over in his prime, which is solid.

100% agree with you, to be a middle of the pack fighter in a sport like boxing you still have to be a beast. I would like to see him and Green part II tho as both there last fights.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:37 AM   #918
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RIP Omar Henry (1987-2013)

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My condolences to his family, friends and fans.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:45 AM   #919
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''The negotiations for my fight are almost done. The front runner is IBF Champion Devon Alexander. It'd be a unification bout at welterweight.''

Floyd Mayweather posted that on his facebook and twitter. I dont really like this choice
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:24 PM   #920
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''The negotiations for my fight are almost done. The front runner is IBF Champion Devon Alexander. It'd be a unification bout at welterweight.''

Floyd Mayweather posted that on his facebook and twitter. I dont really like this choice


The IBF said that they won't approve of this fight because Devon still needs to fight Kell Brook. I rather see FMJ fight Robert Guerrero or Timothy Bradley.
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:30 PM   #921
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''The negotiations for my fight are almost done. The front runner is IBF Champion Devon Alexander. It'd be a unification bout at welterweight.''

Floyd Mayweather posted that on his facebook and twitter. I dont really like this choice
I think he's BSing. Keep everyone expectations low so when he officially announces who, people will be shocked.
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:44 PM   #922
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Broner vs Rees about to start , as big a prick and try hard as Broner is hes a insane talent and I enjoy watching the dude fight.

Hes a horrible rapper as well lol

Round 1: Rees out worked Broner, Broner in a feeling out process while Rees landing some nice combo's but nothing even close to major: 10-9 Rees

Round 2: Rees started ok but Broner landed some huge shots, Rees came back near the end but imo those big shots by Broner were the difference 10-9 Broner

Round 3: Broner just showing the physical and skill difference is just beyond insane atm, it would take a miracle for Rees who is not a KO puncher to stop Broner
10-9 Broner

Round 4: Broner HUGE uppercut to floor Rees, easy round for Broner, Rees did great to survive 10-8 Broner

Round 5: Ree's corner throw in the towel wisely, Broner dropped him with a body shot and was going to take more punches, typical gross mismatch to keep hyping a fighter this was a elite fighter against a average at best one.

Rees just had nothing to offer, far to short, unathletic and lacked any pop on the punches and not really that skilled against a freak in Broner.

Broners good he needs to fight better people but Broner wins via TKO (towel thrown in)

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Old 02-17-2013, 03:32 AM   #923
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Broner vs Rees about to start , as big a prick and try hard as Broner is hes a insane talent and I enjoy watching the dude fight.

Hes a horrible rapper as well lol

Round 1: Rees out worked Broner, Broner in a feeling out process while Rees landing some nice combo's but nothing even close to major: 10-9 Rees

Round 2: Rees started ok but Broner landed some huge shots, Rees came back near the end but imo those big shots by Broner were the difference 10-9 Broner

Round 3: Broner just showing the physical and skill difference is just beyond insane atm, it would take a miracle for Rees who is not a KO puncher to stop Broner
10-9 Broner

Round 4: Broner HUGE uppercut to floor Rees, easy round for Broner, Rees did great to survive 10-8 Broner

Round 5: Ree's corner throw in the towel wisely, Broner dropped him with a body shot and was going to take more punches, typical gross mismatch to keep hyping a fighter this was a elite fighter against a average at best one.

Rees just had nothing to offer, far to short, unathletic and lacked any pop on the punches and not really that skilled against a freak in Broner.

Broners good he needs to fight better people but Broner wins via TKO (towel thrown in)

I hope that ***** stops taking on those punching bags
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:22 PM   #924
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Floyd vs Robert Guerrero is official for May 4th
Floyd signs 6 fight mega PPV deal with showtime/cbs over the span of 30 months.
wow. bye bye HBO
Canelo is fighting the same night, is it th undercard or on HBO?
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:44 PM   #925
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Donaire is not gonna fight rigo anymore. Rigo pulled out of vada testing which he originally agreed upon and signed to do. So donaire says no fight.

If you pull out of drug testing you are clearly a PED user in my books. he should get tested even if theres no fight and get banned if hes positive
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:45 PM   #926
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http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1...-set-for-may-4



Floyd vs Robert Guerrero is official for May 4th
Floyd signs 6 fight mega PPV deal with showtime/cbs over the span of 30 months.
wow. bye bye HBO

Hopefully in those 6 fights we gonna see Canelo, Sergio Martinez and Pacquiao. And then maybe Bradley
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:22 PM   #927
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6 fights in 30 months?! That's like one fight every 5 months or so? If it happens, awesome but I'll believe it when it happens.
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:33 PM   #928
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Hopefully in those 6 fights we gonna see Canelo, Sergio Martinez and Pacquiao. And then maybe Bradley

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"And of course, I'm probably not looking to fight six strong champions. I'm a lot older now, you know what I'm saying?" - Floyd

Good luck with that.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:32 PM   #929
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Lamont Peterson has been demoted to ESPN2.

He'll fight on this Friday vs Kendall Holt.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:42 AM   #930
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Donaire is not gonna fight rigo anymore. Rigo pulled out of vada testing which he originally agreed upon and signed to do. So donaire says no fight.
Fight is on according to Arum, Rigo just wanted the contract in Spanish and a list of the stuff Conte gives to Nonito.
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