Fights you have intentionally avoided watching

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  1. nikrj

    nikrj Active Member Full Member

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    I've never been able to watch Holmes vs Ali. I was just afraid of what I was going to see ..
    Then once I watched the highlights ... It was painful to see The GOAT taking a beating like that ....
     
  2. GoldenHulk

    GoldenHulk Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ray Mancini vs Duk Koo Kim, never watched it never will, Benn vs McClellan also.
    Saw Vitali vs Briggs live, and couldn't believe it wasn't stopped but came away with a new respect for Briggs for lasting 12 rounds despite getting pummelled every round.
     
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  3. Indefatigable

    Indefatigable Active Member banned Full Member

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    Any fight involving any of these fighters
    Mayweather
    Whitaker
    Davis Jr.
    Camacho
    1985- now heavyweight
    Jones jr
    Toney
    Loma
    Hearns post Roldan
    Leonard post Hearns 1
    Duran post Leonard 1
    PazIENZA
    Any Duva fighter
    Spinks post ltheavy
    Mosely
    Mayorga
    Vargas
    Trindad
    Hopkins
    De la hoya
    Lightheavy post M. Spinks
    Middleweight post 1989
    Judah

    I like classic!
     
  4. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The IBF Welterweight Title bout between Felix Tito Trinidad vs Pernell Sweet Pea Whittaker, from Feb 20 1999. As much as I admired both greats, Sweet Pea was past his prime. I would have loved to see both against each other at the top of their game.
     
  5. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    That's a lot of significant fighters to have a blanket self-imposed ban on. I could understand one or two - I personally don't intend to spend much time revisiting Whitaker or Mayweather's careers as I don't find either of them much fun to watch... but Trinidad? And Duran post-Leonard 1? Are you saying you've never watched Duran-Moore or Duran-Barkley? Or you've watched them already but you're not interested in watching them again?
     
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  6. TipNom

    TipNom Active Member Full Member

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    Knowing how close Taylor was to winning when he got stopped and knowing the state he's in now, just makes the fight hard to watch for me.
     
  7. Saintpat

    Saintpat Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I have no interest in watching a fight where a fighter died or suffered severe brain trauma.

    Nor any Fres Oquendo fight, for different reasons.
     
  8. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Anything where somebody dies, or gets life changing injuries.
     
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  9. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    You never watched Carnera-Schaaf ??
     
  10. Indefatigable

    Indefatigable Active Member banned Full Member

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    Most of those fighters I listed were so boring they gave ME severe brain trauma.
     
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  11. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If nothing else....the fight proves that Whitaker had chin and heart
     
  12. Colonel Sanders

    Colonel Sanders Pounchin powar calculateur Full Member

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  13. Blaxx

    Blaxx Member Full Member

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    Any particular reason for this one?
     
  14. Jake Speed

    Jake Speed New Member Full Member

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    To this day I have never watched the Tyson v Bruno rematch. From what I read, Bruno was absolutely terrified and got completely destroyed. I didn't really want to remember Big Frank that way because previously he was always brave and competitive - even in losing efforts.
     
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  15. Stevie G

    Stevie G Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Holmes-Ali
    Tyson-Holmes
    Breland-Honeyghan
    Saad Muhammad-Conteh II

    To name four
     
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