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The 7 - Sports that aren't Baseball, Football, Basketball, or Hockey - Ruiz / Golota tomorrow
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#1 Posted on 12.11.04 0102.02
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http://sports.bostonherald.com/otherSports/view.bg?articleid=53753

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#2 Posted on 12.11.04 1037.41
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Is there an over under on nut shots for this fight?
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#3 Posted on 12.11.04 1346.59
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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.

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#4 Posted on 15.11.04 1246.43
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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.

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#5 Posted on 16.11.04 2125.04
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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.

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#6 Posted on 16.11.04 2337.56
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    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......
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#7 Posted on 17.11.04 0812.16
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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.
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#8 Posted on 17.11.04 1115.46
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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.
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