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Tyson/Holyfield III?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by SlickWillie71, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. SlickWillie71

    SlickWillie71 Member

    It's in the works.....
     
  2. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    1990 called. It can't wait to see this.
     
  3. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    As long as you're footing the bill for the PPV, I'm there.
     
  4. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    Yes, I know it will make both guys (plus the promoter) money they probably need (and money Tyson definitely needs) and that reason for doing this fight trumps all reasons for not doing it, but the question of who the better fighter was has been settled. Holyfield beat him twice, what else does anyone need to know? Who but the most die-hard Tyson fan could possibly think the issue is still open to debate?
     
  5. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    I won't shell out for it, but I'll admit it intrigues me enough to want to see it.

    Can't believe Holyfield needs the payday that much to want to fight Tyson.

    And a quarter century from now: Holyfield/Tyson VIII. They won't need mouthpieces by then, because they won't have any teeth left.
     
  6. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    I heard that they found Tyson in a Las Vegas hotel room.

    Or was that Peabo Bryson?
     
  7. rube

    rube Active Member

    It's boxing ... i agree with mustard.
     
  8. Dignan

    Dignan Guest

    Mike Tyson, diminished skills and all, remains the only boxer I would pay to watch.

    edit: Slick Willie, who is that in your avatar?
     
  9. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    I don't want to know what Tyson will bite off this time :-X
     
  10. Dignan

    Dignan Guest

    This reminds me of Jim Murray's column on Tyson-Holyfield II. Some of his lines:

    "Well, Mike Tyson didn't need a new referee. He needed a rabies shot. ... He tried to bite Evander Holyfield's ear off Saturday night. Twice. Referee Mills Lane disqualified him before he tried to bite his nose off. ... He is one disturbed young man. He should not be allowed to fight again. Unless it is against a hungry grizzly. ... It was such a shocking piece of cannibalism, they decided to halt the proceedings before Tyson tried to put him in a pot."

    Greatest sports columnist ever.
     
  11. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Was at the first two fights. The night of the second was wild to say the least. As we're walking from the arena back to the casino there are all sorts of people bitching about what happened. Finally, this security guard who had to be about 6-8, 300 pounds (and was black) yells "All right, keeping moving, go home and talk about it over some watermelon and barbeque." I thought I was going to die! On another note, I was walking out alongisde Dick Van Patten and his grandson. By the time we got back to Ballys about 15 minutes later, it was all over the TV that somebody had shot up the casino and there were cops everywhere.
     
  12. SlickWillie71

    SlickWillie71 Member

    Dignan: To answer your question, the hottie avatar is Thea Andrews. She was one of the original hosts of Cold Pizza and was in Playmakers as well. I think she's doing Entertainment Tonight every now and then.

    I may have to change that in lieu of my newfound crush on Sarah Barellies.
     
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