James Kirkland makes his return on August 24th

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  1. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    This will be his first fight since the Canelo bout which was in 2015. His opponent is a man named Colby Courter, who boasts a record of 13 wins and 14 losses. Obviously Kirkland should get the W, but the real question is, what can he accomplish in the sport now after his hiatus.
     
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  2. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Hope he does well in this comeback bid so his glass jaw can be shown to the world again in another high profile fight.
     
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  3. RacingBeat

    RacingBeat Casual lives matter Full Member

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    I guess this is another boxing confession for me, I was all about that James Kirkland. Don’t have my hopes up this time around
     
  4. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He's an exciting fighter to watch. I hope he can make some noise at 154.
     
  5. C.J.

    C.J. Boxings Living Legend revered & respected by all Full Member

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    ROFLMAO Kirkland had the backing of Ann Wolfe & Pops Billingsly who gave him chance after chance but he let them down bad. To be honest I was surprised Ann didnt kick his ass herself she was capable. He just couldnt cut it
     
  6. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Kirkland vs. Khan needs to happen in 2020.
     
  7. POTUS

    POTUS Boxing by the numbers booted Full Member

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    Lubin kirkland
     
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  8. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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  9. LeftRightDownThePipe

    LeftRightDownThePipe Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    I love to watch his canvas crashing effort against Canelo. That was arguably Kirks best fight.
     
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  10. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Idk man.... Seeing him make pillow fisted Ishida look like a savage world class puncher was comedy gold!
     
  11. iamtheman

    iamtheman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Word is that it took Kirkland 4 years to settle the class action lawsuit filed by boxing audiences injured by glass shards flying all over the venues he fought in.
     
  12. Oakland Billy Smith

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    I wish him nothing but the best
     
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  13. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

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    Was a big Kirkland fan when he was at the peak of his momentum. He simply didnt live the lifestyle needed to be as successful as he should have been. I actually consider him one of the biggest underachievers of that era, just imo.

    Anyways... hes been done since before the Canelo fight. He will have zero relevancy from here on out imo unless its to use whats left of his name to be fed to someone.

    That being said... I'll be rooting for him, regardless.
     
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  14. Tramell

    Tramell The Ideological Slayer: I Slay Ideology! Full Member

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    He took Joel Julio , Tapia & Angulo best shots round after round.

    Both losses a focus issue. Canelo wins each time,,but with Wolfe he loses like a warrior.


    Feel for him, he was never taught to box, rather how to bang until.....
     
  15. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    We'll see. He's had 2.5 bad performances, one was a fluke with Ishida, half was with Molina who has a habit of making his opponents look bad, and of course the beating he took from Canelo.

    I hope he still has a few more miles to go. Im hoping.
     


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