Roy Tyson BT box office?!?

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  1. caligula4

    caligula4 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Apologies if this has been covered elsewhere, but I only just saw that the Tyson Roy exhibition is being put on BT box office? While a farcical match up in the first place, I can't imagine even any casuals purchasing this. Shocking, to the point it isn't even amusing
     
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  2. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

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    Even the Angling Society is struggling to get people down the river for that one.
     
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  3. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Are you joking? This is Tyson. People will pay for it, not a massive amount but enough will.

    A guy at my work who doesn't even like boxing that much is all over it because it's Tyson and he grew up in that Tyson era.
     
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  4. caligula4

    caligula4 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Questionable whether it is Tyson. It's a pensioner. How many do you predict this will sell? I'm genuinely stunned it is box office, even in this dire climate
     
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    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Im honestly not bothered but don't underestimate how big Tyson still is. Just look at how many views his training videos got.
     
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  6. davidjay

    davidjay Well-Known Member Full Member

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    To see the sort of pull Tyson still has, just remember the reaction to David Allen's comments.
     
  7. Bogey picker

    Bogey picker Former child Full Member

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    Tyson has snorted and smoked the value of a small nations gdp. Roy tko
     
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  8. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

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    Tyson obliterated by Danny Williams and Kevin McBride over 15 years ago - surely prospective PPV Mugths do not think they are getting a pre-prison Mike Tyson at 54 years of age.

    I really feel sorry for any PPV Mugths buying this farcical exhibition fight.
     
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  9. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Subsidising the Dubois vs Joyce fight by making idiots pay for this is superb from BT.

    All for it
     
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  10. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

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    Still get more views than the woman’s triple header 2moro
     
  11. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Get outta my pub you slags!!! Full Member

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    I’d rather waste 15 notes in Poundland on a load of tat than watch these two old has beens wank each other off in public!
     
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  12. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

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    Surely word gets out and Lennox 'Loot' Lewis gets his share
     
  13. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Active Member Full Member

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    You're looking at the situation from the perspective of a knowledgable boxing fan who knows Tyson and Roy are decades past their best and who knows what an exhibition bout is (a fake WWE style sparring match).

    The casual mugs do not. They believe they're going to see Tyson and Roy roll back the clock and have a real, all out war.
     
  14. KermitTheFrog

    KermitTheFrog Swinging on Hearn’s nuts Full Member

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    Just be grateful that you’re not working on the phones for BT’s customer service the next morning with everyone demanding refunds.
     
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  15. chrisfinch

    chrisfinch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    What gets me is this being an exhibition fight. Joke of a PPV either way, but if it was legitimate, professional contest, then regardless of age I’d have a bit of an interest in watching it. But for something that has been quite clear throughout that it is just a bit of an uncompetitive spar does absolutely nothing for me.