Update on Jermain Taylor

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  1. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Some of these comments are quite distasteful.

    Taylor's clearly suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy from his years in the ring, and cannot be considered in his right mind. Situations like his are why I don't begrudge any boxer taking any and all opportunities to make their money and get out while they can. What the hell does fighting for the fans mean when they'll just throw you on the scrapheap when you're done?
     
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  2. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    nope your confusing Taylor with the mack attak
     
  3. greenhornet

    greenhornet Boxing Addict Full Member

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    thus why football and hockey are now approaching soccer levels of non contact.
     
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  4. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    Very well said.

    It's tragic for all concerned. I feel for him and for his family who have to deal with the impact his injuries have on his behaviour.

    In mathematical terms it's best expressed as the square root of **** all... Every boxer that retires with their faculties intact is a small victory for the sport. Every time those guys are tempted back to the ring they should carefully consider the likes of Taylor or Adonis Stephenson.
     
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  5. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    I'm a football fan but
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    . The game needs to change, the price is too high.
     
  6. greenhornet

    greenhornet Boxing Addict Full Member

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    the pay is way too high too. no kids game should make you rich beyond belief.
     
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  7. blackbolt396

    blackbolt396 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Spot on.
     
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  8. mstar

    mstar Well-Known Member Full Member

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    well if we believe tyson fury Linear BS, Taylor is still the linear MW champ lol
     
  9. Rock0052

    Rock0052 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Bad taste aside, I never got this phrase. Seems like it'd be the picking up that'd get you in trouble.
     
  10. Pimp C

    Pimp C Trapper of The Year Full Member

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    The guy has CTE like alot of NFL players and went a little crazy.
     
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  11. ray fritz

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    Hope he gets help!!!
     
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  12. POTUS

    POTUS King Poohvetkin Full Member

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    Yeah that's right Taylor was stringing together some victories. I thought Soliman was going to beat Taylor (was wrong but Thought Taylor was a shell of himself).

    Then we hear he attacks a couple allegedly for dropping JT's belt?

    Next I believe he KO'd some fella at a mental institution of sorts?? Sad I heard he was a good guy at one point?
     
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  13. Rock0052

    Rock0052 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Sad how so many of his "fans" and team started turning their back on him after the Pavlik and Froch fights . I don't think he ever got past that sense of betrayal and bitterness. At one time, he was looked at as Arkansas' pro franchise, the "Golden child", and even had Bill Clinton as a fan.

    The CTE from the punishment he was taking just made it that much worse and his behavior much more erratic.

    I hope he can turn things around in some way and find peace. I didn't think he'd have been a fighter to have turned out to be a danger to society.
     
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