The lovely "review" interviews of Foreman and Holyfield

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by McGrain, Feb 23, 2021 at 12:49 PM.

  1. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

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    Evander, especially, shows such respect for Foreman during these interviews, his brother "in Christ" it almost seems like it's some other sport, but George is respectful too, "i'm sure he'd have something up his sleeve for the rematch too".

    Worth a look, two great legends, the fight was great - better than I remembered it though, and with a beautiful left-haned display from Holyfield - and the type of kindness we don't really see postfight these days.

    Worth if for Holyfield's low-key review of the fight, too.

    Interviews start at around 1:10.

     
  2. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    That was a good interview. Two real gentleman.

    That was a great fight, it can't be underrated. It's one of the best young man vs. old man fights there ever was.
     
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  3. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Probably second in that category to Duran vs. Barkley only.
     
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  4. JohnThomas1

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  5. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Great thread and great responses, Lads
     
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  6. red cobra

    red cobra Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I came away with massive new respect for both men after this bout.
     
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  7. ETM

    ETM I thought I did enough to win. Full Member

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    a real good night for boxing.
     
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  9. young griffo

    young griffo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Love both fighters. Total class all round.
     
  10. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Be real• Full Member

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    Underrated fight- Classy event, gentleman fighters the pair of them.
    George really proved a lot that night. People forget how close that fight was and how worn Evander was in the last rounds clinching for dear life as the equally fatigued Foreman kept trying to take his head off in a final rally for the belt.
     
  11. young griffo

    young griffo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Holyfield still ranks Foreman as the strongest and hardest hitter he faced. He’s almost in awe of his strength.
    A great fight for the sport.
     
  12. Col Mortimer

    Col Mortimer The question isn't indiscreet.The answer could be Full Member

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    Thanks for posting that, OP.
    It's been a while since I've watched the actual fight.
    Two of my all time favourite fighters.

    That's the first time I've seen the interview though. I can only repeat the thoughts of others here in that both fighters showed class and respect to each other.
     
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