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    Thread: Official Boxing Thread

    1. 10-04-2007 09:38 PM #1
      I just recently posted a thread about the Pavlik and Taylor fight and got a lot of good feedback, so here it is. The "Official Boxing thread.
      I guess I will start with a continuation of the Pavlik fight. I heard Don King on Opie and Anthony and that made me start to think that Pavlik may go where the money is. And it will probably be in a rematch. Usually rematches are where the moneys at.
      Enjoy the thread and do your best not to trash it like a lot of others get!!! Boxing only! HAHAHAHA

    2. 10-04-2007 11:59 PM #2
      I lol'ed a little when I saw this. I never thought I would see the day.
      I have a feeling it'll be you and I posting mostly.
      With that said, Barrera vs. Pacquiao this weekend. HBO PPV. Who ya got?
      Gonna go with experience or tenacity?
      I'll pick Pacman. I think Barrera's been in one too many wars and I think Pacman's just going to outwork him.

    3. 10-05-2007 12:11 AM #3
      I really hate saying this because it is very stereotypical, but I don't know if Berrera has another great fight in him. I can only imagine 68 fights. Thats a whole lot. On the other hand Pacquiao has had a lot himself. In his last 17 fights, Pacquiao has gone 14-1-2. I really think that because of Pacquiao's power he is going to win. But I really can't count out Berrera because of his skill and his fight plan. I bet he is going to have a really good fight plan. Even with that said if I was a betting man, I would take Pacquiao.
      I didn't even notice this whole time that Mayweather didn't retire!

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      10-05-2007 12:30 AM #4
      I think a pole in a boxing thread would be interesting.
      Do you box?
      Never boxed?
      I think it would be interesting to see how many posters have actually participated in boxing outside of throwing some gloves on with their buds [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    5. 10-05-2007 12:11 PM #5
      Never been involved with the sport.

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      10-05-2007 12:27 PM #6
      I think the majority of the American population is stuck on American Football style athleticism, which is why most of America only see's boxers as being Heavyweight. Lack of Heavyweights = lack of fan base in America.
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      10-05-2007 02:56 PM #7
      pacman kiiiiiiiiiiiiiid!!

    8. 10-05-2007 03:58 PM #8
      I trained at Lowell, Lawrence and Portland boxing clubs on and off for six years, mostly on. I used to train with Mal Peadody. He is not incredibly famous but he did train Chyna from the WWE or whatever for a long time. I had about 15 amateur fights. When money became my main priority I couldn't put enough time in. So I just kinda quit. I go to the golden gloves a lot now, but I never quite got there as an amateur.
      Oh, and I trained for six months at a Gracie MMA school up in Derry, NH.


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      10-05-2007 04:00 PM #9
      any1 watch the Contender?

      Kid from my town is on it. Pretty cool to see him on a show like that
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    10. 10-05-2007 04:02 PM #10
      Quote, originally posted by MikeSc0tt »
      any1 watch the Contender?

      Kid from my town is on it. Pretty cool to see him on a show like that

      I haven't watched it this year, but someone from last season was a friend from Haverhill Boxing Club. His name was Jeff Frazor. Hell of a kid with a whole lot of power. Didn't do well due to the fact that the fights are not long enough!

    11. 10-05-2007 04:28 PM #11
      About 8 solid years as an amateur with close to 100 amateur fights.
      2x Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Champ
      2000 National Golden Gloves quarterfinalist
      2x USA 4-State Champion
      Took 4 years off and decided to turn pro. Waited too long IMO.
      Retired with a big record of 3-1 with 1(ko) The loss was in June.
      I've dabbled.

    12. 10-05-2007 04:31 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by PUNCHY »
      About 8 solid years as an amateur with close to 100 amateur fights.
      2x Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Champ
      2000 National Golden Gloves quarterfinalist
      2x USA 4-State Champion
      Took 4 years off and decided to turn pro. Waited too long IMO.
      Retired with a big record of 3-1 with 1(ko) The loss was in June.
      I've dabbled.

      Did you retire because of time and money? That is a nice little amateur resume! Good for you for sticking with it that long! Takes a lot out of you training hard everyday and trying to make some sort of money. I don't know about you, but the scarring got annoying too. Going into class all beat up wore me down too. It was fun though and was a great workout.
      I was thinking about going back, but the time thing is really bad.

    13. 10-05-2007 08:49 PM #13
      I retired for a couple reasons. Boxing stopped being a priority in my life. Training 6 days a week, running every other day before a 40 hour a week job just got tiresome.
      The training was beating me up and I'm not exactly a youngin anymore so crap isn't healing like it used to.
      I was never in it for the money but I gave the pros a shot. What the hell eh?

    14. 10-05-2007 09:16 PM #14
      Not all upcoming fights but some that may be of interest.
      PPV
      Saturday, October 13 2007
      Khodynka Arena, Moscow, Russia
      Sultan Ibragimov vs. Evander Holyfield (WBO Heavyweight Championship)
      I don't like heavyweight fights but Holyfield's a legend and still going.
      HBO
      Saturday, October 13 2007
      Chicago
      Juan Diaz vs. Julio Diaz (WBA, WBO and IBF Lightweight Championships)
      TSN
      Saturday, November 3 2007
      Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
      Joe Calzaghe vs. Mikkel Kessler (WBC, WBA and WBO Super Middleweight Championships)
      PPV
      Saturday, November 3 2007
      MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada
      Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Rocky Juarez (WBC Featherweight Championship)
      PPV
      Saturday, November 10 2007
      Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
      Miguel Angel Cotto vs. Shane Mosley (WBA and WBC Welterweight Championships)
      PPV
      Saturday, December 8 2007
      MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
      Floyd Mayweather vs. Ricky Hatton (WBC Welterweight Championship)
      PPV
      Saturday, January 19 2008
      Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
      Roy Jones Jr. vs. Felix Trinidad (light heavyweights)

    15. 10-06-2007 09:44 AM #15
      Pacman tonight.. I just watched the archive on HBO of the Pac/Bar first fight from 2003 and I think the time and experience has helped Manny and probably slowed marco down a step.

      thought? Calzaghe wins next month.. Pavlik steps up in weight to fight him here in 6-9 months? Seems that Pavlik's frame can take another 8 pounds. Plus Joe is undefeated in 4000 years but has never come to Vegas / AC for the big money.


      Modified by wedwabbit at 6:53 AM 10-6-2007

    16. 10-06-2007 10:51 AM #16
      First step to making boxing popular: unite the different federations/organizations and create a single set of belts by weight class.

    17. 10-06-2007 06:10 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by wedwabbit »
      Pacman tonight.. I just watched the archive on HBO of the Pac/Bar first fight from 2003 and I think the time and experience has helped Manny and probably slowed marco down a step.
      I really think Pacman is just to strong for him.
      thought? Calzaghe wins next month.. Pavlik steps up in weight to fight him here in 6-9 months? Seems that Pavlik's frame can take another 8 pounds. Plus Joe is undefeated in 4000 years but has never come to Vegas / AC for the big money.
      Never thought of that! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      Modified by wedwabbit at 6:53 AM 10-6-2007

    18. 10-06-2007 06:11 PM #18
      Quote, originally posted by osiris »
      First step to making boxing popular: unite the different federations/organizations and create a single set of belts by weight class.

      I like that idea. There are so many damn belts it hard to keep track of, even if you are a huge boxing fan!

    19. 10-07-2007 12:55 AM #19
      Pacman got the "W". Unanimous decision.

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      10-07-2007 05:56 AM #20
      Quote, originally posted by PUNCHY »
      Pacman got the "W". Unanimous decision.

      yeah baby!!
      pacman kiiiiiiiiid!

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      10-07-2007 08:18 AM #21
      Yesterday morning(Sat) HBO showed the Prince Hamed vs Barrerra fight from '01. Damn that was a good one!
      I like Pac, but you gotta give it up to Barrerra. That guy is a warrior [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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    22. 10-07-2007 11:37 AM #22
      That he is.
      Barerra announced his retirement. Let's see if he sticks to it.

    23. 10-07-2007 11:53 AM #23
      Barerra showed guts, thats for sure.. good grief Pac is fast though.
      Unimpressive undercard

    24. 10-07-2007 02:11 PM #24
      I didn't get a chance to see the fight last night! Anyone got a review of what happened?

    25. 10-07-2007 05:42 PM #25
      streaming vid of the fight
      http://video.biliranisland.com...1.php

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