Happy birthday, Iron Mike!

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  1. Xplosive

    Xplosive Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  2. BELLERS

    BELLERS Member Full Member

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    Where has that time gone !?
    I remember getting up at 2 or 3 am to watch his fights.
    Just the memory of basic black shorts & boots, no robe, as he paved his way to the ring will live forever.
     
  3. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Ridin' the rails Full Member

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    Mike is probably gonna spend his birthday re-reading Nietzsche whilst sniffing coke and KOing hookers.
     
  4. surfinghb1

    surfinghb1 Member Full Member

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    Hahahaha .. he's a hard core weed smoker now ... but can never rule out the other 2 with that guy
     
  5. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Looking for a rematch with Ruth Roper and Robin Givens, Lol, Happy Birthday Iron Mike, great knockout of Michael Spinks in 1988.
     
  6. joebeadg

    joebeadg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Stop! Nobody is 54 years young! He's 54 years old!
     
  7. InMemoryofJakeLamotta

    InMemoryofJakeLamotta Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I'm looking forward to his future KO of Tyson Fury
     
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  8. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Me too.
     
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  9. titanic

    titanic Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He looks in good shape for a 54.
     
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  10. The Funny Man 7

    The Funny Man 7 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Happy birthday Mike!

    There was a time where I was concerned Mike was heading for an ugly end. The 2000's were not kind to him. The loss to Lewis, the two humiliating losses to Williams & McBride, a ****-poor settlement from Don King, getting clobbered by the IRS, the death of his daughter, and multiple arrests.

    I'm so happy that the guy seems to be in a good place now. When you hear him talk you can definitely tell the guy has been through some very hard times. It's apparent he has some deep emotional scars. But he seems to have buried a lot of his grudges and emerged a better man. Weirdly enough, when I listen to him I hear echos of Muhammad Ali after his final retirement: weary but wise.
     
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