Tyson- Bruno III

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  1. C.J.

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

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    Saw on FB that Frank Bruno had been offered 2 mil pounds to fight Mike Tyson. He'said he accepted too good a money to turn down. Dont know if its really serious or not but he has posted on FB boxing several times
     
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  2. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Tyson/Bruno II already happened in the 90's lol, you mean Tyson/Bruno III.

    2 mill right now probably seems like a good deal but Bruno retired due to an eye injury that Tyson caused in their rematch. Is 2 mill worth losing your eye sight?
     
  3. thanosone

    thanosone Love Your Brother Man Full Member

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    Nope it is not. But you can always take a dive or fight scared like he did and just get knocked out quickly.
     
  4. Jamal Perkins

    Jamal Perkins Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I remember in 2001/2 when Audley Harrison approached Bruno to fight...
     
  5. channy

    channy F937 Full Member

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    Frank would spark him out now, out of the two I would hedge my bets on Frank being in the better shape, not smoking weed etc etc.
     
  6. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

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    I thought this was an April Fools lol......
     
  7. Holler

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    Aside from the obvious fact that Frank is 59 years of age, he's had a long history of mental health issues. I worry that the hype and attention that would go with a Tyson fight could be difficult for him to manage. He's such a loved figure in British Boxing, hope nothing bad happens to him.
     
  8. C.J.

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

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    Frank lives in the area I was brought up in & has been very helpful to a great guy that runs the Spit & Sawdust gym there. Does a great job keeping kids off the streets
     
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  9. surfinghb

    surfinghb Well-Known Member Full Member

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    They just did Tyson vs RJJ right so I think they are bringing some old timers back which we might see this sort of thing more ... I watched Tyson RJJ .. Man Tyson was throwing bombs trying to KO him ,, lol
     
  10. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Frank is a class act through and through. A legendary character, a lovely man.
     
  11. Shahpoor Saiq

    Shahpoor Saiq Member Full Member

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    Frank would get flashbacks and freeze when he meets Mike in the ring.
     
  12. The Clan

    The Clan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    It was posted on April 1st
     
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  13. C.J.

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

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    If it was a joke he sure fooled me
     
  14. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    No, Bruno suffered that eye injury in their first fight and was more or less blind in one eye in the rematch.
     
  15. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    On 22 September 2003, Bruno was taken from his home near
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    in Essex by medical staff assisted by police officers, under the provisions of the
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    , where he underwent psychological and psychiatric tests. He had been suffering from depression for several months beforehand. He was later diagnosed as having
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    . On 9 October 2005, Bruno admitted that cocaine use, which began in 2000, had contributed to his mental health problems. Media coverage of Bruno's problems raised controversy, the principal accusations being gross intrusion and insensitivity. Particular criticism was aimed at
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    , whose headline in the first editions the next day read "Bonkers Bruno Locked Up". Second editions retracted the headline and attempted to portray a more sympathetic attitude towards Bruno and mental health in general. As an attempt at atonement, the paper established a charity fund for people suffering from mental illness, although some mental health charities condemned The Sun's latter action that day as being grossly cynical in the light of the former. On 24 February 2008, Bruno offered his support to former
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    , who on 21 February had been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Bruno also spoke on his own personal experiences in the mental health system at a conference run by Hari Sewell, on 22 June 2009. Bruno was sectioned again in 2012 and taken to
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    in support of their mental health campaign, stating: "Mental illness is a terrible thing to have to cope with but I’ve learnt it’s a fight you can win if you live your life the right way".