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F--- boxing

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by anonymousprick, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Nasukawa looked like a guy who had taken a few boxing classes and thought he was ready to turn pro.
     
  2. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Or took a few acting classes but wasn't making it quite believable enough before taking the dive.
     
  3. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    Why fix a fight if it doesn't need to be fixed?
     
  4. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Self-preservation?

    Dude went down three times. I don't think there were even three punches that landed.
     
  5. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    I don't think Mayweather needed any help beating the guy.
     
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  6. John B. Foster

    John B. Foster Well-Known Member

  7. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    Sweet. Great pull. Thanks.
     
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  8. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    That is amazing, thanks for sharing. That was Robinson's 62nd fight, he'd already fought Jake LaMotta five times and beaten Henry Armstrong among others. All that before his first title shot. I can't find the weights for this fight, might have been an over-the-weight bout, Robinson looks pretty big for a welterweight.
     
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  9. John B. Foster

    John B. Foster Well-Known Member

    Happy to do so. Obviously a different era, but man, he landed a few haymakers in that clip.
     
  10. HappyCurmudgeon

    HappyCurmudgeon Active Member

    That is incredible. Just made my Friday!
     
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  11. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    I found the weights in the Hackensack Record: Robinson 147 3/4, Riccio 155, so Sugar Ray took apart a guy who was a junior middleweight. The fight was a benefit for the Infantile Paralysis Fund. The paper reported Robinson handed over his share of the purse minus training expenses.
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2019
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  12. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    well done
     
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