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Old 07-29-2007, 09:02 AM   #15
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Default Re: Hagler - Baddest Mofo of our Era

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Originally Posted by Rattler
A badass doesn't need to say shit about being a bad ass. It doesn't mean they lack the ability to empathise with an extreme circumstance like watching a fighter slowly being killed in the ring. Whether he's a bad ass or not, Jones asking for that fight to be stopped is irrelevant in regards to his "badass-edness".
Please don't think I'm denigrating Roy in any way for calling for the Ruales-Garcia fight to be stopped when he did,as I wish to God it had've been stopped earlier.Jones was obviously spot on about this,plus he also showed compassion towards Bryant Brannon when beating him down (same deal with Reggie Johnson I always thought) and openly expressed trepidation about fighing Vinny Pazienza before they met.
I just found his humanity being at odds with his being a great pro fighter.
A complex person was Roy I always thought.
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