Don Frye vs Takayama

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  1. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    In the Max Baer v Tony Galento thread I was reminded of this old gem, so I'm reposting it for old time's sake:



    In Frye's words in an interview years later "I wouldn't have wanted his face after that."
     
  2. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    I know he’s a fighter, but I felt sorry for Frye’s opponent in there. He looked concussed and not with it
     
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    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    And that's a big ass dude, too. Frye got his though, when he was inexplicably matched with "Geronimo" Jerome LeBanner in a kickboxing-only match. Frye had balls as big as his moustache to take that one because LeBanner is the size of a small building and an expert kickboxer. Frye is actually a wrestler primarily. It turned out as well as you can imagine :eek:

    Edit: here's that fight:

     
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    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    He knew what was coming Frye, just Out his depth, at least he didn’t take a long beating
     
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