Dave Allen retires

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  1. Trafford

    Trafford Active Member Full Member

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    Fair play to him. Doesn’t want to get punched in the head anymore when there’s plenty of paydays for him
     
  2. DirtyOldTown

    DirtyOldTown Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He's retired 25 times before.

    He'll be there on that Joshua card fighting a nobody.
     
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  3. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Just wants to be with his wife and kids , hope all the TV and Sly Sports crew leave him alone
     
  4. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg @excelsioroptimum Full Member

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    Sincerely want to wish him all the best, but he’s retired so many times. Just a few weeks ago he’s sparring Usyk and looks in the best shape of his life. He’ll obviously be back.
     
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  5. Safin

    Safin Active Member Full Member

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    How long before the "I love boxing too much, it wasn't the right time, I want to win the British title" post?
     
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  6. Gomo

    Gomo Active Member Full Member

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    Cant blame him, hes young in boxing terms but taken a lot of punishment.

    Stole a living basically, very average British level fighter that made money more with his personality than his fists.

    Fair play to him, cant be bad retiring under 30 with a few quid in the bank.
     
  7. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Would have a good wager he fights again.

    Hope he doesnt, insane career considering his ability.
     
  8. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Fan of Antichrist Marxism Full Member

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    Obviously got lit up in sparring or something
     
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    Max Thunder Useless Dosser Full Member

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  10. Blah

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    Weird to do it when he has a fight next week. But better to retire happy and healthy.
     
  11. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Hopefully not, as he is an accident waiting to happen, but give it a few months and he will say he misses the sport..

    If this really is the end though, fair play if he is leaving with some good money in the bank- we all love when fighters get out with their health and finances secure.
     
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  12. sniffmybadger

    sniffmybadger Handsome Beef Cake Full Member

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    This
     
  13. Oreet Cha!

    Oreet Cha! Always poor, never bored (IDLES) Full Member

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    Got his houses to rent out, a nice steady income stream right there.

    Done the correct thing.

    Enjoy retirement.
     
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  14. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Highly doubt he has enough to retire, a flat in Doncaster doesn't exactly bring in mega money every month in rent.

    I assume he gets some sort of gig behind the scenes managing or training, he's already managing a couple of fighters I think.
     
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  15. Shakermaker

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    Funny how Hearn put out a tweet yesterday with him on the poster for the Benn undercard for next week. I’m with the majority that I expect we’ll see him again in a ring, he’s done this so many times previously he just seems a complete attention seeker although that might be a bit harsh. He’s earnt a lot more from boxing than he should with his ability so fair play to him and happy retirement