03-23-2012, 12:39 PM
East Side Guru
Join Date: Jul 2009
Re: Alfredo Evangilista 'The Safe Spaniard Challenger'
Originally Posted by Senor Pepe'
In the 'World of Boxing Dictionary'
He is listed as a safe opponent for a Heavyweight World Champion.
A fighter who is unkown outside of his country.
A fighter who the boxing public likes, but knows that he has no chance at winning the fight.
What the fight fans cheer, is his ability to go the distance, while still
cheering for the Champion to win, but not hurt him.
Yes, he will get embarrassed a few times, and made to look like a fool
on occassion, but in the end he will praised for his performance.
And he got lucky in being given the decision in a fight with Billy Aird