The W
Views: 98943834
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
16.9.07 1639
The 7 - Sports that aren't Baseball, Football, Basketball, or Hockey - Ruiz / Golota tomorrow
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(194 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (8 total)
Guru Zim
SQL Dejection
Administrator
Level: 139

Posts: 2926/6009
EXP: 31811236
For next: 656291

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 7 hours
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 12.11.04 0102.02
Reposted on: 12.11.11 0102.12
http://sports.bostonherald.com/otherSports/view.bg?articleid=53753

Promote this thread!
BWT
Boerewors
Level: 40

Posts: 236/360
EXP: 425745
For next: 15568

Since: 27.1.04
From: Philly

Since last post: 3155 days
Last activity: 2758 days
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 12.11.04 1037.41
Reposted on: 12.11.11 1037.50
Is there an over under on nut shots for this fight?
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 1767/4719
EXP: 22082496
For next: 371731

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 13 days
Last activity: 4 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 12.11.04 1346.59
Reposted on: 12.11.11 1347.09
It should be about the same as the over/under for the number of PPV buys. At $44.95, I doubt they'll even approach WWE PPV numbers.

EDIT: Besides, if anything truly bizarre happens, HBO will show it next week during the Wright/Mosley rematch.

(edited by JayJayDean on 12.11.04 1149)
MedallaGuy
Head cheese
Level: 39

Posts: 165/328
EXP: 404191
For next: 584

Since: 12.1.02
From: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Since last post: 499 days
Last activity: 13 days
AIM:  
#4 Posted on 15.11.04 1246.43
Reposted on: 15.11.11 1246.48
My God what an horrendous card. Byrd was the only one that looked respectable. Holyfield should REALLY retire, he looked slow and worse...without that fighting spirit he always had. Ruiz and Golata was a travesty and maybe the single worst headline bout I've ever seen. This PPV proved once again how sad is the heavyweight division.

(edited by MedallaGuy on 15.11.04 1447)
MoeGates
Andouille
Level: 88

Posts: 1767/2104
EXP: 6571018
For next: 79672

Since: 6.1.02
From: Brooklyn, NY

Since last post: 27 days
Last activity: 16 hours
#5 Posted on 16.11.04 2125.04
Reposted on: 16.11.11 2125.22
I'm wondering if James Toney won't be able to make short work of the Heavyweight division when he heals. Wow. Who'd have ever thought you hear something like that.

I actually thought Golata (if he could keep from losing it in the ring of course) was easily the best of all of them. The only time he's really gotten beaten decisively was against Lewis.

(edited by MoeGates on 16.11.04 2225)
Merc
Potato korv
Level: 54

Posts: 271/680
EXP: 1207809
For next: 26068

Since: 3.1.02
From: Brisbane, Australia

Since last post: 1252 days
Last activity: 1230 days
#6 Posted on 16.11.04 2337.56
Reposted on: 16.11.11 2338.05
    Originally posted by MoeGates
    The only time he's really gotten beaten decisively was against Lewis.

That's partly because when he was in trouble in other fights he went the low blow. To say Lewis beat him decisively may be an understatement too. Golota couldn't comprehend what was happening. That's gotta take some getting over, if he could ever recover fully......
MoeGates
Andouille
Level: 88

Posts: 1768/2104
EXP: 6571018
For next: 79672

Since: 6.1.02
From: Brooklyn, NY

Since last post: 27 days
Last activity: 16 hours
#7 Posted on 17.11.04 0812.16
Reposted on: 17.11.11 0816.29
But in Golata/Bowe II he was kicking Bowe's ass and went to the low blow just because he... kind of lost it.

I agree his whupping by Lewis was more than a "decisive" loss, and I forgot about his loss to Grant also though.
Deputy Marshall
Liverwurst
Level: 66

Posts: 127/1144
EXP: 2364000
For next: 97864

Since: 28.6.04
From: Troy, NY

Since last post: 16 hours
Last activity: 12 hours
#8 Posted on 17.11.04 1115.46
Reposted on: 17.11.11 1117.44
Link: Medical Suspension for Holyfield

    Originally posted by The BBC
    "It's the commission's responsibility to save a boxer from himself," commission chairman Ron Stevens told the New York Daily News.

    "To my practised mind, Holyfield shouldn't be fighting any more."


Holyfield's response:

    Originally posted by The BBC
    "Why do they want to usher me out?" he said.
    "What have I done to this game that they don't want me in it anymore?
    "Do you really care about a person so much that you want to protect him from himself?
    "There isn't that much love in the world to go against a person's will," he insisted.



Sad. Just...sad.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: NASCAR: ...and the winner takes all this Sunday!
Next thread: Wright/Mosley 2 this Saturday
Previous thread: NASCAR: 2 races to go
(194 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Tarver-Johnson not reunification bout - What's next at 140? - Tszyu/Mitchell 2 this Saturday - More...
The 7 - Sports that aren't Baseball, Football, Basketball, or Hockey - Ruiz / Golota tomorrowRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.208 seconds.