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Old 09-28-2012, 08:32 PM   #4231
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Default Re: Name All Time Greats who guarded their 0s as carefully as Floyd.

Its certainly not Rocky Balboa
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:36 PM   #4232
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I think Roy had a complex about it, especially with the way that Montell Iceman thing and the olympics went, but ... not anymore heh heh.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:36 PM   #4233
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Name atgs who have as many stupidass threads made about him as FLoyd
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:37 PM   #4234
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Name an all time great who had a 0 to guard at this stage in his career? ok then.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:39 PM   #4235
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Name an all time great who had a 0 to guard at this stage in his career? ok then.
Holmes.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:43 PM   #4236
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Are you going spastic?
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:44 PM   #4237
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Are you going spastic?
pretty much considering i'm now dumber from reading that comparison.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:45 PM   #4238
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Patterson ducked Liston for years...
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:10 PM   #4239
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This question is irrelevant b/c things are completely different now in terms of the sports popularity and how money is made. Back then when boxing was a top sport and so many fighters were known despite their record, people still tuned in. Today, boxing is pretty much at the bottom of watched sports among the general public and people only want to see undefeated fighters b/c that 0 supposedly means you're really good. Otherwise, you're a scrub.

Fighting everyone back then was probably more essential to keep that money coming in. However, Floyd doesn't need to fight like that b/c he makes so much money each fight, he really doesn't have a reason to risk it. I'm sure guys back then would probably be doing the same thing today if they were dealing with these promoters.

But like all of you, i hate this about him. Unfortunately, this is the reality we are faced with.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:13 PM   #4240
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Default Re: Is Floyd's "take the test" motto genuine or fake?

Really, whether the intention is good or bad, it looks more like a smokescreen to delay a match with Pacquiao.

It's really hard to fathom why so many people can't see it as clear as day.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:42 PM   #4241
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Genuine. Somewhere between all of Pac's camp's excuses for dodging the full random tests, Floyd saw something fishy happening with boxers possibly cheating. He believed that he had a good thing going with Pac running from stricter tests, and stuck with it.

Now it has caught on. Good for him, and the cleanliness of our great sport
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:44 PM   #4242
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only flomos or retards think it was floyd cleaning the sport.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:48 PM   #4243
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This question is irrelevant b/c things are completely different now in terms of the sports popularity and how money is made. Back then when boxing was a top sport and so many fighters were known despite their record, people still tuned in. Today, boxing is pretty much at the bottom of watched sports among the general public and people only want to see undefeated fighters b/c that 0 supposedly means you're really good. Otherwise, you're a scrub.

Fighting everyone back then was probably more essential to keep that money coming in. However, Floyd doesn't need to fight like that b/c he makes so much money each fight, he really doesn't have a reason to risk it. I'm sure guys back then would probably be doing the same thing today if they were dealing with these promoters.

But like all of you, i hate this about him. Unfortunately, this is the reality we are faced with.
Great post. No One cares about Boxing now so people can hide with their records. Take Calzaghe for example, He eventually risked fighting Hopkins here but He would have never gotten away with that record back in the 60's 70's. Can you imagine Buchanan not fighting Duran?

Not saying that Joe wasnt a good fighter.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:48 PM   #4244
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Genuine. Somewhere between all of Pac's camp's excuses for dodging the full random tests, Floyd saw something fishy happening with boxers possibly cheating. He believed that he had a good thing going with Pac running from stricter tests, and stuck with it.

Now it has caught on. Good for him, and the cleanliness of our great sport

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9V1wkNKxGs[/ame]

so how do you explain Floyd's logic that Pac is on roids coz his head got bigger?

oh wait, if I remember correctly, they settled with Pac's camp.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:51 PM   #4245
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Buchanan didn't view Duran as any type of threat, thought he was slow. Of course, this was a crude-as-**** Duran who had yet to learn to utilize his jab and feints.
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