Do you get nervous while watching a huge fight?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Drug Cheat, Dec 3, 2021.

Do you get nervous?

  1. Yes

    69 vote(s)
  2. No

    13 vote(s)
  1. Drug Cheat

    Drug Cheat New Member banned Full Member

    Nov 29, 2021
    I get really excited and nervous as hell for fights that I been waiting for months. Fury-Wilder being the most recent one. When I saw Wilder drop Fury in the 4th round it really made my BPM go through the roof. That fight had me on the edge of my chair from the start!

    Share your stories!
  2. JunlongXiFan

    JunlongXiFan Active Member Full Member

    Aug 9, 2020
    I'm a huge Povetkin fan, I actually had tears in my eyes before he KOd Whyte. I followed his career my entire teenage years, basically. I remember jumping up, that KO was insane. I think most people jumped up, that was the craziest KO I have ever seen.

    Generally I get nervous when anybody I like is fighting anybody with a pulse.
  3. Furious

    Furious Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    I do if I care about the result. If I'm indifferent then no.

    Recently Fury vs Wilder 3 and Usyk vs Joshua I felt a bit nervous during the fight - that's what makes boxing so exciting.
  4. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

    Jul 26, 2004
    Used to get incredibly nervous. Huge pre fight nerves, anticipation and excitement.

    Not so much as I've gotten older.

    Well... not sure if it's because I'm older, or boxing doesn't have matchups that excite me as much any more. Or at least as often.
  5. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    If it involves a fighter I'm a fan of and have invested in then yeah sure
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  6. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! I got your Gordo @JOKER Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    I used to. I think the last one where i kind of shook out of nervousness was Trinidad-Vargas. I was 16 at the time and Vargas was my favorite fighter at the time, and i knew Tito was a beast. Easily one of my favorite fights of all time.
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  7. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2007
    Yeah. Ringwalks do it to me.
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  8. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

    Jan 8, 2017
    I agree, Older we get, it seems the less we get that buzz before a fight. Not sure, could be as you say, the fights don't have that exciting feel about em now.
    Tho I did look forward to the last Wilder V Fury ft.
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  9. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! I got your Gordo @JOKER Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    Same with me. When i was younger, i would get nervous, now im bout to be 38 and ive outgrown the nerves a long time ago. Lol. Now a national anthem like the us, mexico or filipino during a big fight might get me the goosebumps, but nervousness......NO SIR!
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2021
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  10. sasto

    sasto Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    Mostly excitement, perhaps some nerves if I sense that one or the other outcome will lead to better fights in the future.

    I can't watch baseball because of how nervous I get about the Red Sox, so I know the feeling you're talking about.

    You picked a good one to get nervous for. Underrated as a fight for all time. I didn't really care about Trinidad at the time (I was pretty young) and only came to appreciate him later.
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  11. senpai

    senpai Well-Known Member banned Full Member

    May 18, 2021
    I say about 70% of the fights that I care, I am nervous.

    Especially if the guys who has to prove something is fighting.
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  12. StussyBrownnn

    StussyBrownnn Member Full Member

    Aug 17, 2021
    Yes. Especially when we root for the guy.
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  13. JOKER

    JOKER "I waited until the time was right." — Floyd Full Member

    Dec 18, 2019
    For me, it starts when they first show Pacquiao warming up (mitt work) in the locker room.
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  14. Conteh'sLeft

    Conteh'sLeft Active Member Full Member

    May 23, 2021
  15. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! I got your Gordo @JOKER Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    Did you have your lotion, and sock or tissue with you?:elboinas:
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