What does the the term 'heart' mean to you?

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  1. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Active Member Full Member

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    The recent Khan fiasco has people throwing the word 'heart' around. I am curious to know if someone could explain what the word means when using it to describe a boxer. Is it closely related to fear? If so how? Is it possible for someone who isn't a fighter to experience heart or a lack of?
     
  2. rayrobinson

    rayrobinson Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Khan has heart just look at some of the fights he has been in.

    Hopkins doesn't have heart he quit every time it got hard.
     
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  3. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Active Member Full Member

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    Is heart an intangible that people are born with or can it be developed?
     
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  4. anjawnaymiz

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

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    You can end the thread now
     
  5. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Getting 'floored' over and over again, and still having the guts to continue.
    But then again, the million dollar question is "What does 'floored' mean to you?!"
     
  6. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Active Member Full Member

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    No FEAR there! Some people are truly cut out to be fighters.
     
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  7. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Youngest Ezzard Charles Fan Ever Full Member

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    Someone's will to never accept defeat. Until they have been defeated

    Examples
    Frazier vs Foreman, he'd keep getting up and walking forward just kept at it until the ref waved it off

    Marciano vs Charles 2, Charles split Marciano's nose in half and his corner told him they couldn't stop the bleeding, he went out the next round and set pace so bad that he KOed Charles, who was the only man to go 15 with him

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    Jeanette was brutally beaten, but refused to quit and ended up winning whe McVea did
     
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  8. Sugar 88

    Sugar 88 Bored man gets paid. Full Member

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    Courage and determination to overcome adversity.

    Khan showed neither against Crawford.
     
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  9. Ukansodoff

    Ukansodoff Deontay plz stop ducking Joshua. Thank you. Full Member

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    When the going gets tough, when it feels like your starting to take a beating, when you know youve already lost on the cards, when you keep getting knocked down, when your body is telling you to quit, when you feel like you have gassed completely, when you just want to go home or go to bed.

    You bite down on your mouthgaurd and you find something from somewhere to ignore all that and keep going, keep trying, keep in the game. Thats heart.
     
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  10. Clinton

    Clinton Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lol. You know
     
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  11. critix

    critix Boxing Addict Full Member

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    badou jack vs marcus browne
     
  12. Cafe

    Cafe Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Fighting until you've done everything you can.
     
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  13. anjawnaymiz

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

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    Ward vs gatti comes to mind
     
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  14. panchman69

    panchman69 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    watch francisco vargas vs takashi miura. heart is what vargas showed in that fight.
     
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  15. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

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    @36:00
     
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