Yet Another Reason Why Fighters of The Past Were So Much Greater

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Levook, Aug 12, 2022.

  1. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

    Aug 26, 2020
    Tyson Fury has obviously proven that he is not a man of his word, and we can't take a single thing he says seriously. This is sad behavior for a supposed ATG. Great fighters of the past, even in their worst insults to their opponents, didn't lie to us repeatedly about their plans in the ring. They didn't follow this 'business speak' cookie cutter pattern like most of the top guys now, where every single word you say in public regarding plans for your career is carefully planned out by your team and taught to you, in order to maximize $$$$$.

    Top boxers today not only have to focus on training & fighting, but also on all this dumb crap they have to remember to say in public. This is one of the reasons why the past greats were greater.

    I think Tyson Fury is the best HW of his era (although Usyk may challenge that if he beats AJ again). Whatever comes out of his mouth about retirement, etc I couldn't care less, but if he beats the winner of OU/AJ, he's an ATG (I would be rooting for Usyk).

    Looking back on this post I feel like it's a bit of a rant :argue: :ibutt :boxing1 ty for your patience :D
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  2. miniq

    miniq You Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Just be thankfull that Fury has retired so Usyk can claim to have had an era before he also retires shortly.
  3. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

    Aug 26, 2020
    It just kills me as a fight fan to see a fight of such historical significance go by the wayside, it's so important for HW history.
  4. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

    Aug 26, 2020
    Just to mention, I think Fury beats either AJ or OU if he ever fights them.
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  5. JOKER

    JOKER CEO of the LDBWC Club Full Member

    Dec 18, 2019
    Not that I disagree with what you said, but it's a very gay post.
  6. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

    Aug 26, 2020
    By gay you mean happy, I suppose?
  7. Grinder

    Grinder Dude, don't call me Dude Full Member

    Mar 24, 2005
    Imagine the number of threads "who wins Fury vs Usyk" that we will need to deal with?
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  8. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

    Aug 26, 2020
    True lol but I don't care, just so long as they actually get in the ring and FIGHT!
  9. Jackman65

    Jackman65 Dat bicep doe. Full Member

    Aug 31, 2019
    It has to be hard getting motivated to step into the ring and to get punched in the face and body when you are mid to late 30’s and have tens or even a hundred million in the bank. Old school fighters were usually broke or not far from it so they stayed hungry. They couldn’t afford to retire, at least most. I don’t blame modern day fighters for retiring after they’ve made millions.
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  10. gneall

    gneall New Member Full Member

    Jul 22, 2022
    Easy. The one who was too scared to even have stepped in the ring was always going to lose
  11. Mickc

    Mickc Active Member Full Member

    Nov 28, 2015
    What if Usyk beats Joshua again then ALSO retires, nobody knows how anything is going to play out until it actually happens
  12. SergioJ91

    SergioJ91 Member Full Member

    Dec 12, 2021
    Nah, Usyk is not finished yet.
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