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Old 05-28-2011, 05:16 PM   #91
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Spencer is a great guy and those pointing the finger accusing him of being a racist need to have a word with themselves. I saw the status in question and it was a rhetorical question, not the most well thought out one, but it was that, not an expressed opinion.

Spencer embraces multi-culturism and go to one of his shows if you want to see it for yourself, as well as a top night of competitive boxing.

I think it reveals more about yourself if you are quick to call someone a racist for posting an innocuous, rhetorical question. That type of knee jerk reaction is a symptom of the ridiculous PC culture we have today.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:10 PM   #92
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Anyone say anything bannable in this thread? I would very much like to punish someone.

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Old 05-28-2011, 09:11 PM   #93
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I think someone said that Groves deserved the victory
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:31 PM   #94
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I think someone said that Groves deserved the victory
I only watched 4 of the 12 rounds....so I can't say for sure who won....but I can almost certainly say DeGale disappointed by even allowing the fight to be close.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:42 PM   #95
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I only watched 4 of the 12 rounds....so I can't say for sure who won....but I can almost certainly say DeGale disappointed by even allowing the fight to be close.
Even as someone who attended the fight to cheer Groves I know excatly what you mean and agree with it...

George Groves is, sadly, nowhere near Degales standard.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:56 PM   #96
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No, but Spencer Fearon has an account here. It wouldn't be unfair to ban him simply for being such a complete ****ing spastic.
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:08 AM   #97
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I think someone said that Groves deserved the victory
Personally I had groves by a single point but wouldnt of argued had degale got the nod, i do hope for a rematch down the line to end it all tho. Next time out Degale wins pretty solidly (as long as he gets himself a decent trainer that is)...
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:54 AM   #98
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Didn't take long for the insults to start flying did it?

As for what have I done to promote equality in my area.... absolutely **** all, because I don't give a shit about skin colour.... most ''equality'' initiatives only end up promoting positive discrimination anyway.

Perhaps he can name 100 things he's done, but that doesn't stop him making stupid remarks or whatever, does it? Let's not forget, he's got previous in this area too.

You've got a real problem accepting people's opinion if they differ to yours.... something I'd suggest you make an attempt to get over at some stage.

Oh, now you've done it.
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:00 AM   #99
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You can't complain that people take exception to such a, frankly, idiotic point. He had no business saying it. He'd be better off pointing out that DeGale has acted like a complete spaz and has brought the dislike on himself. Though I hold no sway that it affected how the fight was scored. DeGale lost that fight because Groves outboxed him, out-thought him and out-fought him. Simple as that. Stupid points, as made by Spencer, diminish fighters' performances.

Specifically, it's not a racist comment. Just a terribly ill-informed and poorly thought-out one. I know nothing about the guy, but he's obviously passionate about the sport.

People will always judge others by how they look, what they wear, what they say. There's no point crying that people have misunderstood you when you say something so open to interpretation.
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Old 05-29-2011, 06:52 AM   #100
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you have just summed up how narrow minded you are. enjoy your burger and chips tonight
you Burgers & chips racist!!!

Sure eating Burgers & Chips PROMOTES racial harmony - after all it's the Ebony & Ivory of cuisine.

It could almost be a euphemism for a relationship between an Irish man and a Jamacian woman

One Love! One Takeaway!
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Old 05-29-2011, 07:31 AM   #101
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Spencer seems a nice guy. But like all of us he has lived his life and been moulded by his experiences. I have debated racism with him on occasion, i feel he always sees racism as something that 'only' happens to black people. Or muslims. But that is because all his experiences of racism have happened because he is black or a muslim.

The question he asked on facebook, now he says it was raised by someone else, a sports star and he just aired it for debate. But his question does not ask if there was racial tension, it asks if that caused Degale to perform badly. The assumption within the question is that there was racial tension. I and no one else i know of thinks there was any. I think Spencer can be forgiven for something not coming across quite right on line. It happens.

I am sure he is not a racist. But his opinions and experiences of life are different from mine so we can see the same events from very different perspectives, his heart is in the right place. He does a lot of good. He is trying to make an impact on his local environment and in a positive way. Is he perfect ? No. But who is.

Gentlemen lets not even go there it was a badly written question on my behalf. I refuse to boast on the good I do for this sport and the people in it regardless of colour. My aim was not to infuriate or upset anybody. Unfortunately it did, but my question was only a question and not my opinion. As everyone knows the ethos of Hard Knocks is to unite and definitely not divide for the love of boxing. I am a positive example of a United Kingdom as I have united people through my shows where you see people of every race and face under one roof with one common denominator, and that is BOXING.

I urge you all to keep on writing on my FB page and keep up your love and passion for boxing and always keep it Hard Knocks! Peace and love to everyone.
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Old 05-29-2011, 07:55 AM   #102
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Gentlemen lets not even go there it was a badly written question on my behalf. I refuse to boast on the good I do for this sport and the people in it regardless of colour. My aim was not to infuriate or upset anybody. Unfortunately it did, but my question was only a question and not my opinion. As everyone knows the ethos of Hard Knocks is to unite and definitely not divide for the love of boxing. I am a positive example of a United Kingdom as I have united people through my shows where you see people of every race and face under one roof with one common denominator, and that is BOXING.

I urge you all to keep on writing on my FB page and keep up your love and passion for boxing and always keep it Hard Knocks! Peace and love to everyone.
But, Spencer, by writing the question, you're kind of endorsing the notion; thus maybe revealing it to be part of your opinion?

Anyway, I'm not gonna hold it against ya. You probably even have a point. Your respectable efforts in the boxing community hold more weight than a poxy facebook status.
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:35 AM   #103
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Old 05-29-2011, 11:14 AM   #104
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Didn't take long for the insults to start flying did it?

As for what have I done to promote equality in my area.... absolutely **** all, because I don't give a shit about skin colour.... most ''equality'' initiatives only end up promoting positive discrimination anyway.

Perhaps he can name 100 things he's done, but that doesn't stop him making stupid remarks or whatever, does it? Let's not forget, he's got previous in this area too.

You've got a real problem accepting people's opinion if they differ to yours.... something I'd suggest you make an attempt to get over at some stage.

whatprevious does he have?
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Old 05-29-2011, 11:23 AM   #105
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"badly written question" .

GTFO, you glass jawed disgrace.
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