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Radam G:

Nice copy, but embellish an iota with a few errors in fact. Holla!

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brownsugar:

Hard to believe he would let himself go like that.
A man that young shouldn't be able to put on flab that fast.....its not healthy......I take that back... Ricky Hatton could work wonders with guiness, fish & chips.

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brownsugar:

Outstanding... and you're just getting started.

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brownsugar:

Welcome back...we missed your input.

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brownsugar:

"Does this belong in Random Topics? While not boxing related (as in what happened in last night's fight), it is Boxer related. Not just any boxer. A world champion.

Random Topics or not (and Random Topics don't get the eyeballs this thread does), something very fishy went down in Tennerife involving Kell Brook. I thought so from the moment I heard about the "stabbing."

I don't know if we will ever find out what happened, but I do know a few things:

A) Kell Brook lost more blood than Chuck "The Bayonne Bleeder" Wepner lost in his entire boxing career
B) Kell Brook is one helluva fighter
C) Kell Brook is no Choir Boy

I hope KB recovers fully and quickly.

-Randy G."


I'm glad so many people picked up on how fishy this whole scenario is ... I was hoping that our overseas correspondence team could shed some light and you have but there's still some missing parts.

Brook says he's talking with friends one minute and out of the blue he gets whacked with a machete... So yeah... I want to know what kind of neighborhood he was in.. was he sober...etc... etc...
Sometimes you never get the truth, but when a boxer gets abused....I kinda want to know what kind of party it was....lol...

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The Shadow:

Eddie Hearn will go far.

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The Commish:

"Stiverne is Outta Shape!!!



But this is a fight I wanna see, I wanna see how Wilder Responds to being under Pressure, I wanna see if Stiverne can Handle a Big Shot and I wanna see if Mentally Wilder can Last more than 4 rounds in a fight"



We all want to see the same thing. Only, the team of King/Estephan want to see that with an in-shape Stiverne, not a Stiverne which looks more like the "Haitian Inflation" than the "Haitian Sensation."

-Randy G.

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SouthPawFlo:

Stiverne is Outta Shape!!!







But this is a fight I wanna see, I wanna see how Wilder Responds to being under Pressure, I wanna see if Stiverne can Handle a Big Shot and I wanna see if Mentally Wilder can Last more than 4 rounds in a fight

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The Commish:

The purse bid for Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilderwas put off from Sept. 12 to October 1 because Stiverne needed more time for a hand--injured in the win over Arreola--to heal. At least, that's what we were told. If you check out Stiverne's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, done around late August, you'll see what is probably the real reaason why the purse big was pushed to October 1--the excess baggage Stiverne had packed on during the Summer of 2014.

While he fought Arreola at 238 1/2, he was nowhere near that weight in the video. A guessimate here would put his weight at close to 275 in that video. Also, I'm sure he didn't head right to the gym after that was shot. My guess is Stiverne topped out around 300 pounds as purse bid time drew close. Not wanting Stiverne to have just 90 days to prepare for the biggest fight of his career in that time span, and realistically figuring he wouldn't begin serious training until the end of September, Don King and Camille Estephan discussed the situation and put off the purse big for a few weeks.

If we hear the purse big had been postponed again, we will know it's not because Stiverne's hand is still healing. It'll be because he is still packing chunk on his trunk and won't be ready to face the undefeated Wilder until January or even February.

Stay tuned. October 1 is moving up fast.

-Randy G.

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amayseng:

Great song to display, my dad's band played that song, good memories...thanks

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oubobcat:

Congrats Radam, soon it will be the 10,000 mark

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The Good Doctor:

Anyone posting some EWF is alright with me!! Glad to have you Thegreyman

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The Commish:

"It tastes like ssssss! And it burns my mouth, my eyes and my insides. (It would tear you guys in this TSS Universe arses up.) But it kicks me into supersonic speed of thought. And it keep me monster fit. My blood pressure is away around 96 over 55 to 100 over 60. My Pulse is 45 to 55. And my eyes are 20-8. I have absolutely no wrinkles -- not even on my arse. And as you get older, it keep your skin from sagging.

Ninety percent of what I eat and/or drink is for health and nutrition, not taste. I occasionally eat French Fries -- sweet potato and mushroom ones. And I have mad luv for Filipino ice cream. Not dat stanky -- I mean Yanky -- syet. That stuff will kill you. Hehe!

And I have mad luv for Filipino fried-in-coconut-oil-with-my-grannie-special-recipe chicken and duck.

I luv American Muslim bean pies. From a baby I was eating that from hanging around the GOAT Ali, his last trainer assistant "Youngblood" Muhammad and their children.

And, of course, I have mad luv for Italian food that I learned to eat from being around the late, great cutman Chuck Bodak.

And, lastly, there is nothing better than Cuban black beans and rice. I got in to eating that from going to Cuba and hanging out with Cuban pugs. Holla!"


The cocnut-oil fried chicken & duck sounds awesome. I really am going to see if I can look up a recipe for it, though I realize yours is a Grannie Special.

I used to eat those Bean Pies on visits to Deer Lake, sitting around the table with Ali and his crew. I didn't think I'd like it, but I loved it from my first taste.

Still, your morning tea concoction does not sound too pleasing. Still, my curiosity is getting the best of me. What are the ingredients and how much of each goes into this elixir?

Oh, yeh, this is a boxing site, not a cooking site--that's over on the Martha Stewart Channel!

So, I am asking for this recipe in order to have it while I watch some DVR'd fights in the morning.

Another 9,000 posts, Radam! Keep 'em coming.

-Randy G.

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The Commish:

"Can you explain to me your interest in gossiping about the situation? This is a boxing forum take the gossip to your local woman's club or to random topics."



Does this belong in Random Topics? While not boxing related (as in what happened in last night's fight), it is Boxer related. Not just any boxer. A world champion.



Random Topics or not (and Random Topics don't get the eyeballs this thread does), something very fishy went down in Tennerife involving Kell Brook. I thought so from the moment I heard about the "stabbing."



I don't know if we will ever find out what happened, but I do know a few things:



A) Kell Brook lost more blood than Chuck "The Bayonne Bleeder" Wepner lost in his entire boxing career

B) Kell Brook is one helluva fighter

C) Kell Brook is no Choir Boy



I hope KB recovers fully and quickly.



-Randy G.

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SouthPawFlo:

In my Opinion, him Dominating Canelo probably should've been his last Fight, but we all know Floyd is chasing the "Money," and putting the "Legacy" on the back burner...



I think the $30-$50 Million dollar Pay Days are the only thing keeping him in the Game now. And for that kind of money who can blame him? When you see a Past Prime Guy like RJJR fighting overseas for a Couple Hundred Thousand it makes you realize that these guys aren't really focused on "Legacy" they're in for the "Prize" of PrizeFighting......

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Radam G:

"Floyd isn't the only Boxer I like, I'm actually a bigger Andre Ward Fan he's just Hibernating right now...


I've been following boxing for a while and all I'm saying is that NOBODY has been this good this Long...


17 years as a world Champion is Special to me....

I've seen a lot of guys have Awesome 5 year Runs, 10 years even, but 17 years as a World Titlist isn't something that just happens everyday... He's outlasted everybody from his Olypmic Team and he majority of the guys from his "Era" are either Retired, Dead or fighting just to pay the bills, who else who turned pro in 1996 is active right now and performing on a PPV World Class Level????"


I'm riding shut gun with you on that. Holla!

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Radam G:

"I am enjoying this conflict."



Of course you are, the Roast. You don't dig it being forever peaceful up in the Universe. I know that you miss the classic whup a$$e$ that I used to put on now-in-jail-washing-"Big"-Ernie's-drawers South Central Los Angeles Ali. Hehe!



SCLA Ali gave me his address, and told me that whenever I was in Cali to cruise into his neighborhood and that he would whip my @$$ and 10 Filipinos, Koreans and Mexican who looked like me. Haha!



I missed that dude. But at least he is going to college in jail while he is handwashing Big Ernie's drawer and making "Flat-nose" Frank ur sandmick . OMFG!:cool: Holla!

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michigan400:

Yes, Floyd still beats 95% of the guys out there. But that's down from 110% just a year ago. Next May it will be 80%. And that's why we all will never know how great he was. Now that he is fading, it's just a matter of time before he gets an embarresing loss to someone he should easily win against. That will do more damage to his rep than his precious zero did good. He should have already fought Pac 2 or 3 times, then moved up and challanged MW champ (yes, him challanging a bigger stronger guy to prove he is TBE). Think about it. If he would have already beat Pac and then quickly picked off Martinez before he went downhill ( I mean shoved off a cliff!), nobody would be able to question his desire for competition. As it is right now, he has not had to push himself in so long, HE NO LONGER CAN. He is in trouble for his next fight. He does not have the overdrive gear anymore and he will be run over soon.

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SouthPawFlo:

Floyd isn't the only Boxer I like, I'm actually a bigger Andre Ward Fan he's just Hibernating right now...





I've been following boxing for a while and all I'm saying is that NOBODY has been this good this Long...





17 years as a world Champion is Special to me....



I've seen a lot of guys have Awesome 5 year Runs, 10 years even, but 17 years as a World Titlist isn't something that just happens everyday... He's outlasted everybody from his Olypmic Team and he majority of the guys from his "Era" are either Retired, Dead or fighting just to pay the bills, who else who turned pro in 1996 is active right now and performing on a PPV World Class Level????

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Radam G:

"I realize taste is a personal thing, but does that drink taste good? Is it something you think each of us here in the TSS universe would swallow and say, "Mmm-mmm, this is good," and quickly lift the glass for a second mouthful?
Maca powder? Cardamon powder? Red Pepper???

I am writing this as I have my first cup of black coffee for the day!

-Randy G."


It tastes like ssssss! And it burns my mouth, my eyes and my insides. (It would tear you guys in this TSS Universe arses up.) But it kicks me into supersonic speed of thought. And it keep me monster fit. My blood pressure is away around 96 over 55 to 100 over 60. My Pulse is 45 to 55. And my eyes are 20-8. I have absolutely no wrinkles -- not even on my arse. And as you get older, it keep your skin from sagging.

Ninety percent of what I eat and/or drink is for health and nutrition, not taste. I occasionally eat French Fries -- sweet potato and mushroom ones. And I have mad luv for Filipino ice cream. Not dat stanky -- I mean Yanky -- syet. That stuff will kill you. Hehe!

And I have mad luv for Filipino fried-in-coconut-oil-with-my-grannie-special-recipe chicken and duck.

I luv American Muslim bean pies. From a baby I was eating that from hanging around the GOAT Ali, his last trainer assistant "Youngblood" Muhammad and their children.

And, of course, I have mad luv for Italian food that I learned to eat from being around the late, great cutman Chuck Bodak.

And, lastly, there is nothing better than Cuban black beans and rice. I got in to eating that from going to Cuba and hanging out with Cuban pugs. Holla!

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the Roast:

I am enjoying this conflict.

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Radam G:

"Part of my morning is scouring hotels to stay on my Nov. 8 excursion from L.I. to Atl. City. I cannot believe how expensive the rooms are.

Atlantic City, which is a financially-hurting city right now, is in the process of closing Four hotels. Cqsinos in the Northeast have delivered a devastating blow to the city which was "The Capital of Boxing" in the 1980's.

During those years, I was down there almost once a week for boxing action. Some I announced. Some I covered. There was ESPN's "Top Rank Boxing." There were title fights and meaningful fights. Exciting fights. Gerry Cooney. Frank Fletcher. Teddy Mann. B-Hop. Roy Jones. Bobby Czyz. Michael Spinks. Livingstone Bramble. Kenny "Bang Bang" Bogner. Mike Rossman. Kevin Howard. Jeff Chandler.

It will feel great to get down there for what promises to be a super matchup between B-Hop & Sergei Kovalev and Rosado-Kirkland. What won't feel good is having to shell out close to $1,000 for a room and food for a single night.

As I said, I'll be scouring the internet today for hotels which are willing to keep their price down for that weekend.

I'll put my findings back up here later.

-Randy G."


Use your AARP discounts. Whenever my parents, grandparents and senior aunties, uncles and cousins roll up onto the U.S. mainland and to Atlantic City, they get 70 and 80 percent discounts on hotel discounts guaranteed because of AARP. Holla!

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deepwater2:

TBE= total boredom every time

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Radam G:

"Floyd at 37 years old and 18 years in the Game still beats 95% of all welterweight even on a bad night.





His Ring IQ, Defense, counter-punching, conditioning & footwork is still a notch above everybody else, even at his "advanced" age...."




It has always been that way. An old top gun supposed to be able to beat 95% of all the lesser fighters in his division even on a bad night. You have some strong man luv for Lil' Floyd.



At 37 years old, Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, Roberto Duran, and Sugar Shane Mosley, to name a few, could take out 99.5% of the opposition.



Lil' Floyd ain't special. Holla!

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The Commish:

"I like this fight too. Hey if Rosado had advisor/ manager/ promoter/ violator of the Ali Act, he would be undefeated right now. A Haymon special attraction is another name for a tuneup. This card is shaping up to be very entertaining. If Kirkland is with Ann Wolfe then I favor him. I also favor Kovalev."

Part of my morning is scouring hotels to stay on my Nov. 8 excursion from L.I. to Atl. City. I cannot believe how expensive the rooms are.

Atlantic City, which is a financially-hurting city right now, is in the process of closing Four hotels. Cqsinos in the Northeast have delivered a devastating blow to the city which was "The Capital of Boxing" in the 1980's.

During those years, I was down there almost once a week for boxing action. Some I announced. Some I covered. There was ESPN's "Top Rank Boxing." There were title fights and meaningful fights. Exciting fights. Gerry Cooney. Frank Fletcher. Teddy Mann. B-Hop. Roy Jones. Bobby Czyz. Michael Spinks. Livingstone Bramble. Kenny "Bang Bang" Bogner. Mike Rossman. Kevin Howard. Jeff Chandler.

It will feel great to get down there for what promises to be a super matchup between B-Hop & Sergei Kovalev and Rosado-Kirkland. What won't feel good is having to shell out close to $1,000 for a room and food for a single night.

As I said, I'll be scouring the internet today for hotels which are willing to keep their price down for that weekend.

I'll put my findings back up here later.

-Randy G.

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Radam G:

"It appears that a fight between Gabriel Rosado and James Kirkland is being close to being finalized as the chief support to Hopkins-Kovalev on November 8th and will be televised by HBO.

I, for one, absolutely love this fight. There is no way it can't provide tons of action from the opening bell. I know that Rosado has lost a few fights of late (won in BKB recently) but he is solid and matched correctly like he is here will provide for a fan friendly fight. And Kirkland is almost always in some sort of war and fight of the year candidate.

These are the kind of fights I love and wish the networks would give us more of than say some of the garbage we have gotten of late. I don't necessarily want to see the top names in the division if they are in bad fights or bad matchups. Give me Kirkland-Rosado anyday over say Canelo-Clottey or some of the recent Al Haymon special attractions. This is also the kind of fight HBO used to make all the time and put on their boxing after dark series but have more or less gotten away from that in recent years. I love it and the November 8th HBO card is to me the best card of the year now. No doubt, far better than any of the PPV's that have been on the schedule or are scheduled."


We are definitely riding on different wagons on this one. And my shotgun rider is shooting at cha.

I'm rolling with the Lone Star T-State "Mandingo Warrior" James Kirkland and his killa trainer Ann "The Mermaid" Wolfe ambushing Rosado and putting him too sleep by round five or six.

But I wouldn't be surprised if it ended badly for Rosado in round two or three. Holla!

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SouthPawFlo:

Floyd at 37 years old and 18 years in the Game still beats 95% of all welterweight even on a bad night.





His Ring IQ, Defense, counter-punching, conditioning & footwork is still a notch above everybody else, even at his "advanced" age....

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The Commish:

"He rolled up in the TSS 1,000-post Club while hiding in plain sight.

What a sneaky cat! Bobbing and weaving and heaving that sweet science knowledge. A belated welcome to the 1,000-post Club, you sneaky, stealthy PLAYAAAA! Congrats! Holla!"


A big congrats from here, too. He does it while scooting around Ohio, Niagara Falls, Buffalo. Rochester and other places unknown in upstate NY.

He's a true boxing junkie.

Keep those posts coming, 'cat.

-Randy G.

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The Commish:

Okay, the "regulars" have sent in their ratings. We'd love everybody else to jump aboard and give us yours. Every set of ratings counts.

In addition, it looks as if there will be a shakeup in the ratings this month. So, keep your ballots coming. Don't let up. You still have all Tuesday and Wednesday.

The new PxP ratings will be posted on Thursday morning.

If you are reading this and haven't done your set of PxP Ratings yet--do 'em!

Thanks.

-Randy G.

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The Commish:

"Thanks for the love, guys. I'm celebrating by drinking a large glass of raspberry coconut tea with a pinch of maca power, cardamon power and red pepper in it. Hehe! That is some good stuff. Holla!"



I realize taste is a personal thing, but does that drink taste good? Is it something you think each of us here in the TSS universe would swallow and say, "Mmm-mmm, this is good," and quickly lift the glass for a second mouthful?

Maca powder? Cardamon powder? Red Pepper???



I am writing this as I have my first cup of black coffee for the day!



-Randy G.

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