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Huge Russian fighting on HBO right now.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Fubar, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. Fubar

    Fubar Member

    No, it isn't Ivan Drago, it's Nikolai Valuev making his first significant Heavyweight title defense in the United States. In case you've never heard of this guy, Valuev is 7 feet tall and weighs 328 pounds.

    The guy fighting him, Monte Barrett, has been seemingly jumping up in attempt to punch him in the head. By the looks of things, it's a matter of time before he's KO'ed. It's a silly sight to see, for sure.

  2. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member


    So Soda Popinski was based on a real human? Who knew? That guy is the missing link.
  3. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    If that guy ever shaves his back, you'd have enough hair to make three rugs
  4. Fubar

    Fubar Member

    Barrett is actually hanging with this guy as the match progresses. I think if Valuev gets in the ring with any of the bigger named, more talented (such as it is) heavyweights, he'll be taken to school and held afterwards for detention. I expected more with a record of 44-0. He must have been fighting Rip Taylor types.
  5. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    You think he'd let me ski jump off his forhead if I asked really nice?
  6. Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson Well-Known Member

  7. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    The fight before it (Tomas Adamek and Paul Briggs) was much better. I can't for the life of me figure out why Barrett was headhunting all night instead of testing the body.
  8. Fubar

    Fubar Member

    You're right... That fight was actually a classic. It was interesting to learn about Briggs and the large amount of garbage he's been involved in so far in his life (raped by an older relative, kickboxer in Thailand at 15, a hitman for the mafia, etc). Lampley actually made me want to run right out and get the biography he was talking about.

    As with most heavyweight fights nowadays, the undercard trumped the main event easily.
  9. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I'd like a huge one of these:

  10. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I'd like a huge one of these:

  11. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Outing alert -- TSP is Jeffrey Lebowski.
  12. pallister

    pallister Guest

    It looks like he's fighting a bear.
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