Fights you can’t watch (for all the right reasons — please read OP before posting)

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Saintpat, May 25, 2023.



  1. Stevie G

    Stevie G Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Hearns' face as he stared at Duran before the first bell was chilling. A portent of what was to follow. Nobody did THAT to Duran - oh yes they did!!
     
  2. ikrasevic

    ikrasevic Holynder Full Member

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    I don't like to watch, not to mention the fight, because it ended tragically. Let me just say that Nigel Benn also fought. Also other fights that ended tragically.
     
  3. cross_trainer

    cross_trainer Liston was good, but no "Tire Iron" Jones Full Member

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    Anything before cameras run at normal speed.

    Yes, it's an interesting period historically. Yes, the guys involved were often great fighters. I just can't bring myself to watch that herky-jerky silent Chaplin film.

    And the rules aren't even the same, practically speaking.
     
  4. swagdelfadeel

    swagdelfadeel Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I agree but money talks Stevie!
     
  5. Man_Machine

    Man_Machine Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Pretty much any Johnny Nelson bout and particularly the De Leon fight.

    Audley Harrison vs Tomasz Bonin - Once was enough. I was willing the Ref to stop it, if only to spare the audience from any further misery (I think the ref was a talented psychic and did the merciful thing - saving everyone from the 'championship' rounds).

    A couple of Wlad K's fights immediately come to mind as insufferable - Ibragimov, Povetkin - each for different reasons.