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PostPosted: Wed Dec 23, 2009 3:05 pm
I always thought that boxing was surpassed by MMA because they don't have the trainers to keep the sport alive. If the trainers were more like Futch or Roach, we'd see more improved boxers and this sport would probably have a shot at constantly challenging MMA. But we just don't see many talented prospects these days in the world of boxing, and most importantly, we don't see those prospects grow to their full potential.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 23, 2009 5:41 pm
Mr. Crackerz wrote:I don't get why they cannot do the testing three days before the fight and right after the fight. Why should they do olympic style testing... do u guys know what that is. There is a possibility that on the day of the fight, someone is woken up at 3 in the morning to do testing, completely changing someone's rhythm of sleep.

I honestly don't think Mayweather wants to fight anyway. Hopefully the public and media make these two look like idiots and make sure this fight happens.


If Olympic athletes (including boxers) who's fate is often times decided by a tenth of a second can deal with it, so can a "tough guy" like Manny. Additionally Olypmic style testing means testing for just about EVERYTHING as opposed to just testing for what is on the banned substance list which quite frankly is minimal.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:48 pm
xbay wrote:I always thought that boxing was surpassed by MMA because they don't have the trainers to keep the sport alive. If the trainers were more like Futch or Roach, we'd see more improved boxers and this sport would probably have a shot at constantly challenging MMA. But we just don't see many talented prospects these days in the world of boxing, and most importantly, we don't see those prospects grow to their full potential.



I'm obviously an MMA fan, so yea, I have some biased, but I think the reason MMA is now more popular than boxing is because it is new, first and foremost, and also because it is more interesting in that it is allround fighting, needing more skills
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:45 am
Larry Holmes killed boxing.

He was the best fighter for decade, but boring as hell with no charisma.
Tyson brought boxing back for a time, but after he went down hill, boxing has been dead.
70's and early 80's were a great time for boxing
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:38 am
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Mr. Crackerz wrote:I don't get why they cannot do the testing three days before the fight and right after the fight. Why should they do olympic style testing... do u guys know what that is. There is a possibility that on the day of the fight, someone is woken up at 3 in the morning to do testing, completely changing someone's rhythm of sleep.

I honestly don't think Mayweather wants to fight anyway. Hopefully the public and media make these two look like idiots and make sure this fight happens.


If Olympic athletes (including boxers) who's fate is often times decided by a tenth of a second can deal with it, so can a "tough guy" like Manny. Additionally Olypmic style testing means testing for just about EVERYTHING as opposed to just testing for what is on the banned substance list which quite frankly is minimal.


So, all of a sudden, Floyd is saying that the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s testing and rules aren’t good enough. But it was good enough for most of his 40 or so fights in the past, right? Also good enough for the other countless fighters and champions before him? Why now, because he's seriously concerned about someone who can actually beat him?

Anyhow, Manny has never said that he doesn’t agree to these tests, but just not too close to the fight. According to info, Manny, being superstitious, agrees to taking blood right before the press conference, 30 days before, and the day of the fight—immediately after, that is, which would be the most accurate to see if anyone's on it.

Recently, Freddy Roach said 5 days before (in addition) as a possible middle ground. But, yeah, Floyd is playing mind games, and Manny can’t let this get to him. This is too funny coming from Floyd's doped up family.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:14 pm
I’m sure everyone is aware by now that Manny is filing a big defamation lawsuit against Mayweather. I know they’re trash talkers, but they really should not accuse anyone of something they have no proof of, and with someone who has always played by the rules, unlike Floyd. Mayweather is flat broke and needs the money to pay the IRS. Now, they really need the Pacquiao fight to pay the IRS and the damages, too. What a complete dope this guy and his family is.

It’s well documented that Mayweather has never wanted to fight Manny. He’s fought select opponents who were too slow or someone who does not pose a threat to him to protect his unblemished record. From a big name and puncher, he ran all night from De lay Hoya in a boring fight.

Now, the latest, Team Pacquaio is saying enough of the nonesense. First, we’ll see you in court, and second, we’ll abide by whatever the Nevada State Athletic commission’s rules and guidelines—whatever they request for this fight, whenever they request it. Not something Floyd dictates.

I want to see this fight happen so Manny can knock Floyd’s head off—and Mayweather Crackhead Sr., too! And let’s put a condition that Mayweather forfeits his earnings if he runs all night. This is to ensure he won’t rob the fans, either. P*ssy.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:00 pm
CjR, tell us how you really feel. :mrgreen:

No, really, I totally agree with you. I'm tired of Mayweather's shenanigans... this child deserves the knocking he'll receive against Pacquiao, his first true and real opponent of the Welterweight division.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:41 pm
Oh for f*ck's sake Manny.... Oh boo hoo... someone said something bad about me... if you want to PROVE your innocent, then agree to the drug testing.

With only agreeing to blood testing no later than 30 days before the fight, he could EASILY cycle steroids and be clean by post fight. Floyd is not the only person ever to accume him of steriod use. Put it to bed by agreeing to the same testing that world class athletes do all the time.

Normal testing in boxing is a freakin joke. Time to prove yourself Manny and not taking it to court.
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bada wrote:Oh for f*ck's sake Manny.... Oh boo hoo... someone said something bad about me... if you want to PROVE your innocent, then agree to the drug testing.

With only agreeing to blood testing no later than 30 days before the fight, he could EASILY cycle steroids and be clean by post fight. Floyd is not the only person ever to accume him of steriod use. Put it to bed by agreeing to the same testing that world class athletes do all the time.

Normal testing in boxing is a freakin joke. Time to prove yourself Manny and not taking it to court.


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Bada, tell us how you really feel. :mrgreen:
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:58 am
There’s a difference between speculation and OUTRIGHT accusation, and that’s why this is now heading into court. Bottom line, NSAC rules and guidelines is the governing body, not Floyd the commissioner. These are the same rules, guidelines, and testing that have caught big names such as Holyfield, Roy Jones Jr., James Toney, Mosely, Fernando Vargas, Tommy Morrison, and others over the years. That’s more than I can say for MLB or the NFL (world class athletes?)—and their drug testing is a bigger joke, especially at their level.

And according to NSAC, it’s up to date with WADA’s banned substances (World Anti Doping Agency). Manny has actually been randomly tested with blood within 30 days of a fight several times before, including all other tests. Clean.

Pacquaio: “In all my years of fighting, I have never tested positive for any steroids or performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) use. I will provide any specimen, whether it be blood or urine samples, just right after the fight but not a day or two before, for obvious reasons. That should stop these clowns from asking for other drug testing procedures other than the ones already required by the NSAC.”

Floyd has nothing and he knows it. With 40 million on the table and him needing the money badly, why in the world would he want to screw this up? For one, mind games. But I think Larry Merchant might be correct about something possibly having to do with Floyd’s inexplicable fear of losing. He’d actually rather die than lose.
Boo hoo, he’s not a hand-picked opponent and I’m seriously about to lose. Test him some more. :roll:
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:24 am
CjR wrote:
Floyd has nothing and he knows it. With 40 million on the table and him needing the money badly, why in the world would he want to screw this up? For one, mind games. But I think Larry Merchant might be correct about something possibly having to do with Floyd’s inexplicable fear of losing. He’d actually rather die than lose.
Boo hoo, he’s not a hand-picked opponent and I’m seriously about to lose. Test him some more. :roll:


Oh i feel it's all just a bunch of Vincent McMahon milk it for all it's worth~

This fight, is sign, sealed and delivered it any nothing will stop it!

The Court case will be the biggest Farce you ever see... Mayweather will turn up in a Double Vested Pinstripe flicking a half dollar and taking off his fedora everytime he needing to say "Ya Honour"

Mayweathers the bitch in this... Dude's heads inflated like he thinks he can really knock out the 7 Foot Big Show!!! HEll i think the Walls of Jericho could Suplex that little Black Jellybean # prove who;s boss
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:28 pm
Fight off.

Bob Arum said the fight was off after the mediation failed. So look for Pacquiao to take on Yuri Foreman and Mayweather to take on Paul Malignaggi.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:37 am
xbay wrote:Fight off.

Bob Arum said the fight was off after the mediation failed. So look for Pacquiao to take on Yuri Foreman and Mayweather to take on Paul Malignaggi.


This is so terrible. Boxing NEEDED this fight. Floyd is a bitch! I cant stand that guy.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 4:07 am
Seems like Clottey/Pacquiao could be on. This is huge news... mostly for Clottey, mainly because he probably doesn't even know this was being discussed yet.

Check the Freddie Roach interview on ESPN... he basically said everything CjR has been saying.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 3:39 am
Damn shame the fight wont happen any time soon. Boxing just keeps shooting itself in the foot....First fight in years that I would have paid to see on PP.

Most of those 30 on 30 documentaries on ESPN are just boring, rehashing of **** we have already seen or know about(wow... golly... Miami Hurricane players were not the best students.....)

But, they did a good job with Mohammad vs Larry documentary. It shows Ali just before he completely loses his mind and Larry as the bitter (but better) fighter who never gets any respect.

They mention that every heavy weight champion has been on the Tonight Show except Larry Holmes
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