Most heartbreaking moment ever?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by BXNGCNTRL, Aug 29, 2020.

  1. Jackstraw

    Jackstraw Active Member Full Member

    Jan 28, 2018
    Great shout, bud. Morales shaking his head was so subtle but at the same time so obvious. It wasn’t like he was out on his feet or anything- like you said, he knew he was beat
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  2. Serge

    Serge The Rimetosser Mangler Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    :lol: I was gutted when Tsyzu lost and I still haven't seen his fight against Phillips to this day. I didn't have the internet back then but obviously Tszyu vs Hatton was a huge deal over here in the UK so I saw that one live. I hated seeing him go out like that on his stool all battered and swollen.

    Yeah GGG getting robbed against Ginger was bad.

    I've never actually seen Fenech vs Nelson I but I hear it was a highway robbery.
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  3. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

    Jul 26, 2004
    Saddest boxing moments to me were....

    Vargas losing to Tito
    Vargas losing to Hoya

    Williams face first KO against Martinez

    Martinez getting stopped against Cotto

    Wlad vs Sanders

    Pac being KOd by JMM

    Katsidis getting stopped by Casa
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  4. Serge

    Serge The Rimetosser Mangler Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    Actually it's clearly all the ring tragedies I've witnessed
  5. Mike_b

    Mike_b Member Full Member

    Jul 9, 2020
    Seeing Jones laid out on the canvas twice in a row. I was sad. I feel like it affected his rep for a bit of a while, especially that night where Antonio said "got any excuses tonight Roy?" Good thing that crap is over with and is forgotten.
  6. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    Not if you're a Deathmask fan. :aaaaa:
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  7. fistsof steel

    fistsof steel Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 13, 2010
    Watching an Aging and Obviously affected by Parkinsons Ali fighting a Prime Larry Holmes......Saddest thing I have ever seen.!!!
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  8. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 9, 2008
    his fight against Lamon Brewster was legendary. one of the most underrated heavyweight contests of all time IMO
  9. Dangerwood84

    Dangerwood84 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 21, 2017
    Mate, for me Fenech v Nelson was bad, as a teenage fan of Fenech. The circumstances surrounding it too. The way Nelson disposed of him in the rematch made it far worse! The memories are pretty strong Serge, Fenech would have been the youngest and quickest to 4 titles in 4 weight classes and the first to do it undefeated, from memory. For an aussie to have accomplidhed that would have been huge! Fenech hadn't fought in the States since his 'infamous' exit at the 84 olympics, which was viewed in Australia as a total 'rip off'. In the quarter finals he was awarded the win, in the ring only to have it reversed on appeal! Then when finally going back there, for that to happen, was sad, in boxing terms. When Nelson stopped Fenech in the rematch, it really opened my eyes to society in general. I was a naive kid. Fenech was my hero and the day after the Nelson rematch, he still was but all I heard on radio, tv and from the people around me were jokes at Fenechs expense. It was ****ing sickening to be honest and it taught me a lot about aussie society and how they only like winners and don't you dare lose **** or you can go **** yourself!
    I watched the Tszyu v Philips fight on tv at a bar in Melbourne. I had some crazy depressing **** happening to me back then, so when Kostya lost to Vince, it was kinda like 'well that figures'! I remember going home and as soon as I walked in the door my Dad asked me "how'd the fight go?'" He lost was my reply, "You're joking" ? He was shocked aswell! I have always felt that Tszyu v Hatton was a total ambush. If only Kostya had a top american trainer and promoter, they would have seen it coming and maybe avoided that fiasco!
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  10. jm2729v

    jm2729v Active Member Full Member

    Jun 15, 2016
    I'm clearly not as old as some other posters looking at their favourite moments and I'm not gonna lie and pick a moment I saw on YouTube the other day. But as an Asian guy fully on the hype train Khan Vs Prescott was a dagger to the heart man.
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  11. Crixus139

    Crixus139 Member Full Member

    Oct 28, 2017
    Frank Bruno v Lennox Lewis sticks in my head. One of my earliest boxing memories as a child and I was devastated with the result!
  12. Zhuge Liang

    Zhuge Liang Active Member Full Member

    Jun 30, 2018
    - Emile Griffith vs Benny Paret
    Most brutal classic clip I've ever watched in boxing documentary show. It's crazy to see two people risked their life to feed their family killing each other on the ring and one of them eventually got killed. So heartbreaking and touching to see Griffith had to live his life for years in guilt and he finally met Paret's son who forgave and consoled him.

    - Maxim Dadashev vs Subriel Matias
    I watched this match on my TV and witnessed a guy got brutally outclassed and took heavy punches so many times. Very saddening to see that a stop from his trainer is not enough to save this man's life.
  13. Benladdie3000

    Benladdie3000 Member Full Member

    Aug 1, 2018
    When tony bellew went on sas show and realised boxing doesnt mean anything on the street.
  14. chatty

    chatty Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 18, 2009
    Bellew said he beat an injured broken down Haye tbf and even said a prime Haye would starch him.

    He even said before the first fight that his gameplan was to wait for Hayes broken body to collapse on itself and beat the corpse up.

    I can get why people dislike Bellew, especially when hes selling a fight he can be irritating as hell but have to acknowledge him fairly when he speaks the truth like that. Ofciurse he was gobna celebrate though winning that fight and then getting a rematch probably set him up for life financially. It on the punters if they paid for it its been clear for a long time that Haye was a broken snakeoil salesman.
  15. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011

    He rose from the devils lair and they robbed him
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