I'm quitting watching boxing

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by RJJFan, Sep 11, 2021.

  1. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Sep 5, 2010
    Boxing is just **** now. I was slowly losing my passion from when Gamboa couldn't get the fights that would have made him mainstream, the latest Robson robbery from blatantly corrupt commissions and now Holyfield allowed to get in the ring with obvious drain bamage.

    That said I'll suddenly end my retirement when AJ-Usyk, Inoue-Casimero and Fury-Wilder comes on and then pull a SRL and retire again.
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  2. sjp17

    sjp17 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 22, 2011
    Dont quit just yet ..............

    James Toney vs Jeremy Williams

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  3. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    Don't forget Let's Go Briggs vs Quinton Rampage
  4. derekcantona

    derekcantona Member Full Member

    Feb 6, 2020
    This is what happens when you don't have a unified authority in a major sport. These circus fights will always be licensed by some unscrupulous body looking for its share of freak show loot. These travesties are just the beginning.
  5. Stiches Yarn

    Stiches Yarn Active Member Full Member

    Jan 2, 2021
    It's a circus, really, the paul brothers, old farts coming out of retirement, the best figters refusing to fight each other, 30000 different belt, champions making title defense against unranked fighters that, before the title shot, were ranked outside the top 10000000000 by boxrec in order to have an undefeated record.
    By the way, Holyfield was aparently TKO'ed in the first round.
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  6. jmb1356

    jmb1356 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 30, 2019
    Pro wrestling looks more legitimate than pro boxing right now.
  7. AlwaysFirst

    AlwaysFirst Active Member Full Member

    Nov 28, 2015
    Wow, what a pointless fight that nobody asked for.
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  8. MyDentedHead

    MyDentedHead Active Member banned Full Member

    Jun 1, 2021
    i gotta say the triangle ring looks very weird and small.
  9. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    we never got gamboa vs juanma that sucks
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  10. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 13, 2021
    This is a sad year for boxing
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  11. edabomb

    edabomb Active Member Full Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    I've lost a huge amount of interest in the past 18 months. As a heavyweight fan there hasn't been a top level competitive fight, there was Povetkin vs Whyte 1 but that was an upset out of the blue. The top few fighters are more interested in finding excuses not to fight than getting it on.

    Then we have the sideshows. People like the Paul bros, Tyson and Holyfield that somehow manage to convince supercasuals (I'm a standard casual lol) that they're the most relevant boxers in the world. Who can blame them though when the elite talents avoid each other like the covid.
  12. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    People are paying to watch. That's the problem. These old timers are getting an itch scratched and make some extra money. These type of fights will be very difficult to stop. Unfortunately, a tragedy will have to occur in order for these type of fights to be frowned upon by the majority.
  13. fistsof steel

    fistsof steel Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 13, 2010
    Been a process of Corruption and Dodgy Judges for some time now....Now we are getting these Stupid Fights with You Tube Fighters milking this once great Sport....And an average Heavyweight division that although in my opinion is poor it could be competitive If they ever decided to fight each other.....Been privileged to see the Golden era of Boxing I feel for the youngsters who watch our Sport and think this type stuff happening in Boxing is acceptable.!!!!!
  14. tee_birch

    tee_birch Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 6, 2014
    I’m not far behind you mate. Holyfield was a farce.
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  15. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    I 100% agree. I'm done with boxing for a while. I'll watch a couple of high profile fights like AJ-Usyk or Wilder-Fury 3 but that's it. No mas. I can't stand all the BS decisions and other corrupt **** anymore.