Why is “Quitting” looked down upon

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  1. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I forgot about Mike being a quitter.
    Hard to view him like that after the way he started.
    Selective memory I suppose.
     
  2. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Agreed, I’m not comparing our manhoods or accomplishments.

    they just quit fights ... facts
     
  3. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah I am very physically burn you Full Member

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    I'd choose dishonour over getting punched into a coma and spending the rest of my life sucking food through a straw, unable to support my family, and bankrupting them with neverending medical bills.

    You sound like a real dimwit, and I pray for anyone that has you in their corner.
     
  4. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

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    THERE IT IS. The dumbest thing I’ve read on the internet.
     
  5. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    Well you can’t overcome permanent brain damage
     
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  6. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

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    There is a difference. Quitting cause you’ve been taking a beating is fine. Quitting cause you just don’t have the heart to continue or you are just there for a payday is what people frown upon.
     
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  7. davidjay

    davidjay Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Because what boxing really needs is more Gerald McClellans.
     
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  8. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Basically quitting is viewed as being against the warriors code.
     
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  9. AlwaysFirst

    AlwaysFirst Active Member Full Member

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    Nope, the dumbest thing is you but what’s even dumber is that someone allowed you on the internet unsupervised.
     
  10. superman1692

    superman1692 Active Member Full Member

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    shut up you little c unt. You’re the biggest p ussy on this forum, talking s hit about fighters and talking about “glass chins” when you’ve never set foot in a boxing ring in your pathetic life. I’d happily pay money to see you step in the ring and get chinned by those “glass jawed” fighters you enjoy starting threads about. My sister could probably KO you in 3 seconds
     
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  11. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Quitting has always been viewed as shameful, especially in boxing. When Ray Torres mistranslated what the interviewer said to JCC Sr. it angered Chavez because he knew the code, and knew that a Gladiator and Warrior aren't supposed to do that.

    Many fighters that make it to the top (especially without much of an amateur background) live by that code of never quitting, because if quitting was ever an option they wouldn't have made it to the highest level. Boxing is probably the most demanding sport, and if you start quitting, you may as well quit the sport all together. Remember, boxing is 90% psychological.
     
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  12. Rico Spadafora

    Rico Spadafora Best Chin On ESB Full Member

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    :lol:

    Tyson quit in multiple fights. Deal with it loser.
     
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  13. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It's the hurt business. If you can't take what you can dish out then you're in the wrong line of work.
     
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  14. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    You can’t win em all, just because you stop fighting when your at a high risk of brain damage doesn’t mean your in the wrong line of work
     
  15. Delupino

    Delupino Member Full Member

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    Tor Hamer doesn't belong with the folks in your original list, but he's one of the worst quitters ever to grace the sport.

    It's looked down on because everyone knows exactly what they're getting into when they step into the ring. The result should be delivered in the ring, whether it be by knockout or judge or referee decision. Sure, there are legitimate reasons to quit, where the fighter knows his physiology is hampered and he's at risk of serious, indefensible injury, but nobody with a brain holds that against a boxer. It's the illegitimate quits that cloy.