Fighters who need to call it a day?

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  1. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Who do you think needs to retire and why?
     
  2. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Shogun Rua, Renan Barao, Antonio Silva.
     
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  3. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    All of the guys liked by unleashtheFury, plus the following:

    Diego Sanchez
    Carlos Condit
    Little Nog
    Andrei Arlovski

    The following are guys I think SHOULD retire, even though the can still get wins in the UFC:

    Michael Johnson
    Jim Miller
    Overeem
    Chris Weidman
    Robbie Lawler
     
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  5. POTUS

    POTUS Boxing by the numbers Full Member

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    Weidman will probably have horrible cte in his 40's.

    I nominate Rockhold too. The look of terror on his face after he gets ktfo. He's been knocked out in Rare fashion, where he's getting clubbered on the floor while his opponent is standing up with full force. Soccer kicks are banned but these strikes are legal it's interesting

    I don't wish cte on my worst enemies, I'm just saying these guys have to go hang out with some old Pro boxers.
     
  6. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I agree about Rockhold. He kind of reminds of Augie Sanchez, the featherweight who fought Naseem Hamed. Sanchez just seemed weirdly prone to getting knocked out in horrendous fashion, and Rockhold has the same tendency.
     
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    POTUS Boxing by the numbers Full Member

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    Haha yup.
    I just found out Augie is training Hunter Jr.
    I doubt Rockhold will be a trainer seems too egotistical lol.
     
  8. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Add Joe Lauzon to the list as well, and probably Clay Guida (although he can still get wins 50% of the time.

    Roy Nelson is a pretty bad case. He's been soaking up obscene damage for years. But at least when he would get kneed in the face for 3 rounds straight by Fabricio Werdum, or getting jabbed to death by Stipe, he could still rack up two or three wins between his lopsided losses. Now he pretty much just loses all the time.

    And his buddy Frank Mir might be the worst one of all. When I think back on all of the beatings he's taken and all of the times he's been knocked senseless, I almost can't believe he can still remember how to sign his own name. It sucks to say, because he's an intelligent and interesting guy, but when this head trauma catches up to him I think he'll be in a similar position to Wilfred Benitez and Jerry Quarry.
     
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    The Diva Bros.
     
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