People should never call any fighters a “bum”

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  1. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Well-Known Member Full Member

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    After seeing the damage that’s brought upon to Adonis Stevenson, it still irks me how people can just call any fighter, even ones who hold a title, a bum when these guys put their health and lives on the line.
     
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  2. blackbolt396

    blackbolt396 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Been saying it forever there are no cowards or bums in pro boxing.
     
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  3. granth

    granth Active Member Full Member

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    It's easy to call people bums from behind a keyboard. It's one of the things I dislike about a lot of the threads on here. Someone is either a bum or an ATG. It does little to stimulate discussion of fighters if the views are so extreme.
     
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    Antigoon Member Full Member

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    Anyone thats ever been punched in a boxing, thai boxing or whatever setting, knows the top dudes deserve credit no matter what. Even if you don't like 'em!
     
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  5. blackbolt396

    blackbolt396 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Again been saying it forever, they put there lives on the the line for our entertainment, respect that if nothing else.
     
  6. Serge

    Serge MUH RUSSIA, NOVICHOK, MELDONIUM, DOE Full Member

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  7. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    Can we call some boxers pediphiles?
     
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    Cafe Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    What does the term have to do with Stevenson and the predicament is in? Who ever called Stevenson a bum (other than trolls). I'm not seeing the connection here.
     
  9. don owens

    don owens Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The problem is that people are calling a lot of bums.....boxers.
     
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  10. bandeedo

    bandeedo quaecumque vera Full Member

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    a pair of gloves does not a boxer make.
     
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  11. DonTyson

    DonTyson Member Full Member

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    No they don’t, they do it for monetary gain. A vast majority of fighters, even the ones that are idolised, couldn’t give two ****s about fans. That being said anybody who steps in the ring deserves respect
     
  12. Serge

    Serge MUH RUSSIA, NOVICHOK, MELDONIUM, DOE Full Member

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    Ali called Henry Cooper a bum

    'Prior to the fight, Ali called Cooper "a tramp, a bum, and a cripple not worth training for."

    So Henry dropped Ali on his bum for calling him a bum



    After the fight Ali said Cooper wasn't a bum anymore

    'Immediately after the fight, Ali retracted the abuses he had directed at Cooper before the fight and declared: "Cooper's not a bum any more. I underestimated him. He's the toughest fighter I ever met and the first to really drop me.He's a real fighter."

    There's a moral to this story, you ******* bum!
     
  13. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Are tomato can and/or taxi driver ok for our use?
     
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  14. Vykus

    Vykus ɹoolɟ ǝɥʇ ɯoɹɟ ʍǝᴉʌ ǝɥʇ Full Member

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    Tomato can, journeyman, cab driver are fine. I think its more the lingo. A bum is a terrible derogatory term to call a fighter considering a lot of these guys are more likely to have serious brain health problems or end up in the street.
     
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  15. bandeedo

    bandeedo quaecumque vera Full Member

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    like bums?
     
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