Chris Byrd is making a comeback ... at middleweight (delusional)

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  1. _Scott_

    _Scott_ Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Chris Byrd is making a comeback at age 50, he trimmed down to middleweight and is motivated to win a world title.

    He posted some videos on his IG. He looks like a corpse, zero power and slow as molasses...

    Can someone tell him this is an horrible idea?

     
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  2. Badbot

    Badbot Just A Nobody From Nowhere. Full Member

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    The ****? He the Benjamin Buttons of boxing or something?
    How the hell is he 160lbs now at age 50?
     
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  3. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Can't wait for his 2030 comeback at featherweight, lol.

    Obviously nuts, as he's gotten lower in weight he's only gotten worse, usually fighters move up in weight when they age and slow to fight slower opponents where their decline in speed isn't such a factor. Him benjamin buttoning his way down the weight classes isn't ever going to work.
     
  4. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lol beat me to it with the Benjamin Button reference.
     
  5. Badbot

    Badbot Just A Nobody From Nowhere. Full Member

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    I checked him out and he looks like a crazy vegan.
    Well that's because he actually is a Vegan.
    His body is deteriorating and so is his mind. Veganism is cancer.
     
  6. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    His legs are completely gone. I just saw his IG videos.

    Once those legs go and flexibility in ankles and knees disappear, you are a sitting duck.
     
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  7. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    He looks ill. His neck muscles have completely gone. He has that turkey neck syndrome.
     
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  8. _Scott_

    _Scott_ Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I also read he got both his hips and shoulders replaced..

    Went full vegan indeed... doesnt look healthy
     
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  9. Badbot

    Badbot Just A Nobody From Nowhere. Full Member

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    :lol: We found someone De La Hoya could beat.
     
  10. Chuck Norris

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    Byrd was always a blown up light heavyweight, but come on man. Fighting at 50?
     
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  11. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I kinda wanna see Sergio vs Byrd. :lol:
     
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  12. Mike_b

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    Isn't it common knowledge that fighters do worse when they go down in weight class? Also the legs are the first thing to go then the reflexes, oh my.
     
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  13. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    now this would be a great competitive fight, him against RJJ at cruiserweight! it would be very even, both are shot, but at least its not Mike Tyson
     
  14. POTUS

    POTUS Boxing Addict Full Member

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    This does not look Ill. I'd rather be this than obese. He's in good shape, let him be happy. I'm 20 years younger & 40 pounds heavier but wouldn't mind looking like that at 50. I agree though, should not box, those days are done. Probably just living his best life, probably misses the limelight after reminiscing the past. He has to move on though!!


    He said he ate like a Pig to be a heavyweight. Bad food 24/7. He is much better off mow.
     
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  15. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

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    Veganism diet will slowly destroy your body. It’s not really a diet but a belief. The only way these crazy idiots could get people to join them was to tout it as a very healthy diet . The mass stupid youth with eating disorders fall for it. By cutting out the junk they were eating they thought the vegan diet fix their issue. When in reality it was cutting out the process junk food. But give it a few years and the vegan diet starts depleting your body. Early aging is one of the symptom.