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gibola:

Er...sorry about this, I had a spell when I was too busy to get on TSS. I had no idea I'd won something, but that's my fault. Thank you for putting me in the mix with guys whose opinions I respect and enjoy reading whenever I get on TSS. Cheers!!!

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brownsugar:

"Kostya operated at the elite level, he unified the division... How is that short of elite? He was king of one of the most hotly contested divisions!! He took on anyone and everyone, he made fans everywhere he went like a true champion and he did all his talking in the ring with his hands. He had a great heart and a strong will forged through hunger back in Soviet Russia.



He has always been the definition of discipline in the ring and exhibited his elite high level calibre in all of his fights..."




That's an easy question to answer Skibbz

The best boxers KT fought were Hatton Mitchell and Judah (while Phillips is not even on the radar)



Yes KT was poetry in motion but if those guys were his best victories where does that put him in the ranking of history's best?.



In fact where do Mitchell Hatton and Judah rank in history?



I think Mosely, Oscar and Mayweather went far beyond KT's exploits by dominating multiple weight classes and having hall of fame longevity.



Just my humble opinion. And KT never fought any of those guys.

I guess we'll have to agree to disagree.



Thanks for the comments.

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Grimm:

@B-sug: I really don't wanna compare the two - they are/were both great fighters in their own right. However, no matter how tough Stevens may be, he cannot - qualitywise - be considered to be even close to the level of competition Tszyu faced. So even though I'm in agreement with you - and has always been - on where I think GGG will end up, he still has to do it. Tszyu has already done it.

@Skibbz: Nice post (#14). I say amen to that.

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gibola:

GGG WRtd8 Geale.

Perez Dec Jennings.



Geale's pace, consistency and variety may offset GGG for a while, but I don't see many problems unless GGG has a real 'off-night'. If that happened Geale is the kind of dogged guy to make the most of an opportunity. He goes 12 rounds very well, is decent defensively, he has a good chin and is a decent bodypuncher. All things being equal tho, Geale gets pulled out after 7/8 rounds by his corner when the tide has decisively turned against him.



Jennings is a huge overachiever and I really admire what he's done to put himself in this position. Having said that, an in-shape, motivated Perez beats him. However, we all know that what we're likely to get is a 60 per cent Perez with the demons from the Mago bout still floating around - therefore we have a very competitive fight. I think Perez will do enough to sneak by, he'll build an early lead, gas out towards the end and just deserve a close decision.



I'm rarely right, but it's fun to predict....

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Skibbz:

Kostya operated at the elite level, he unified the division... How is that short of elite? He was king of one of the most hotly contested divisions!! He took on anyone and everyone, he made fans everywhere he went like a true champion and he did all his talking in the ring with his hands. He had a great heart and a strong will forged through hunger back in Soviet Russia.

He has always been the definition of discipline in the ring and exhibited his elite high level calibre in all of his fights...

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Skibbz:

"True Grimm.... KT was an accomplished Amateur but GGG was even more accomplished.
I would argue that GGG defeated a patheon of exceptional amateur boxers including Lucien Bute, Mat Korobov (who in my opinion had a far more illustrious amateur career than KT) Andre Durrell, Dmitri Pirog. and the Cuban Standout Yordanis Dispaigne (who unfortunately couldn't make the pro adjustment)

Also KT's fights with Judah and Mitchell were anything but calm affairs. Judah came very close to knocking KT out early in that fight. Its a credit to KT that he was able to hold on take Judah out.

Mitchell also gave KT fits. By contrast Mayweather dominated both fighters completely except for touching a glove on the canvas early against Judah due to a beautifully placed Left hand. Floyd just relaxed...got his bearings and dominated the fight beginning the next round.

And to be honest neither Judah or Mitchell were close in quality to a prime Oscar D LH, Mosely or Mayweather.

7 years into his pro career and GGG is just approaching his prime. Yet he's proven to be able to handle adversity when the Heavy hitting Stevens staged a mid round ambush. GGG contained Stevens and summarily dispatched him a few rounds later.....And Stevens is still dangerous as he showed in his next 2 fights and is about to get a shot against former champ N'Dam N'Jikam.

While KT got lured into a slugging match against the mediocre Phillips and got himself knocked out. But for some reason he chose to forego seeking a rematch.

I agree that KT was awesome as long as he operated just beneathed the elite level.
but GGG's level of consistency and poise is already on another level. I could never see him getting knocked out twice by lesser boxers.

GGG's fight this weekend will reveal a lot."


From what I remember Kostya knocked Judah into oblivion with two utterly devastating right hands. Judah was the one who came in hot like a rock and thought he would blitz his way to victory but at the end of round 1 he got hit with something that shook him to his boots, he was already well scared of Tszyu before hand anyhow.

As for Sharmba, he was in his prime when he fought Tszyu and Tszyu executed a perfect game plan. He took away his legs and made him much more motionless. Once that advantage was negated Mitchell was his to pick off and damage. He hurt him so bad the guy broke his knees. He was never the same after Tszyu dealt with him, twice.

Mayweather fought a washed out Mitchell and you simply can't compare them two fights. Tszyu was near the end of his own career when he fought Mitchell and demolished for a second time anyway. When he faced hatton he wasn't in his prime, and there's no shame in that. It took hatton a long 11 rounds (i was at the fight) and hatton was in his prime for that fight. It was one of his greatest achievements to beat Tszyu.

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brownsugar:

True Grimm.... KT was an accomplished Amateur but GGG was even more accomplished.
I would argue that GGG defeated a patheon of exceptional amateur boxers including Lucien Bute, Mat Korobov (who in my opinion had a far more illustrious amateur career than KT) Andre Durrell, Dmitri Pirog. and the Cuban Standout Yordanis Dispaigne (who unfortunately couldn't make the pro adjustment)

Also KT's fights with Judah and Mitchell were anything but calm affairs. Judah came very close to knocking KT out early in that fight. Its a credit to KT that he was able to hold on take Judah out.

Mitchell also gave KT fits. By contrast Mayweather dominated both fighters completely except for touching a glove on the canvas early against Judah due to a beautifully placed Left hand. Floyd just relaxed...got his bearings and dominated the fight beginning the next round.

And to be honest neither Judah or Mitchell were close in quality to a prime Oscar D LH, Mosely or Mayweather.

7 years into his pro career and GGG is just approaching his prime. Yet he's proven to be able to handle adversity when the Heavy hitting Stevens staged a mid round ambush. GGG contained Stevens and summarily dispatched him a few rounds later.....And Stevens is still dangerous as he showed in his next 2 fights and is about to get a shot against former champ N'Dam N'Jikam.

While KT got lured into a slugging match against the mediocre Phillips and got himself knocked out. But for some reason he chose to forego seeking a rematch.

I agree that KT was awesome as long as he operated just beneathed the elite level.
but GGG's level of consistency and poise is already on another level. I could never see him getting knocked out twice by lesser boxers.

GGG's fight this weekend will reveal a lot.

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Skibbz:

"Tszyu fought Hector Lopez on short notice and with only 10 fights (8 by KO, with 7 of the KO’s in the 1st 2 rounds) under his belt - that's the fight you're trying to remember (Skibbz).

Before the fight, Hector Lopez . . . what he said about his chances. . was just gold.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKp_-M0Mesk

“I just don't know if this kid can go the distance with me to tell you the truth. Because I think I can beat him and stop him".

“My experience gunna come in. And not just that. If he wants to just go out there and bang, we can do that too".

"I can beat him at any which way he wants to go".

"If he wants to box, he can't outbox me. If he wants to trade, hey it's OK too".

"The bottom line is that I'm gunna control the fight, and my experience gunna control the fight, and it's gunna bet set, at my tempo, and when I wanna pull the cord, I'll pull it".

Not revealed on the provided video (but included on the purchased version) is also a cameo vocal/verse where Lopez talks about his style.

It, is also gold illuminated in your hand at night.

"With me you gotta a little bit of Sugar Ray Leonard and a little bit of Tommy Hearns, a little bit of evri-ting. I aint going nowhere. I won’t be doing no running, no duck n diving, no dancing, with me I stand up. We stand and trade till someone stops”.

I love these characters and this character in boxing.

Bottom line; no other sport has it.

The character Hector displays both verbally and in the fight is tremendous.

I doubt anyone will find these types of challenges at just 10 professional fights, on 3G’s record. Lopez was a tough hombre and a virtual wrecking machine in the ring.

Additionally, you won't find any amateur videos of 3G displaying more skill than the video Skibbz posted either.

Happy to be proved wrong, so bring it on anyone!!!!

:) :)

"


Thanks for the reminder and video Storm, I will rewatch the fight again tonight. If I remember lightly Lopez was game early and wanted to prove to Tszyu his punches didn't affect him.. Yeah right.

I think you're also right, not many fighters these days (bar a few exceptional talents) take on such seasoned and tough opponents before 10 bouts. It's very rare and to also go 10 rounds before 10 fights speaks volumes of Tszyu.

Tszyu was very good defensively in his prime and his right hand could knock anyone out. Grimm is completely correct, the extreme twist of his right foot when he throws the foot generates the thunder from down under, power comes the the floor and not big arms!

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SamuraiSam:

"What Mother Nature has given is BEST. And you use it if you want the ultimate conquest. New age Drago jive should be kept on the Big screens. Because every single time that monkey jive, old skool creams.

You can't fool Mother Nature. First, treadmill running doesn't give you the particles of dust, grass, wind and the smell and shine of the moon and sun that you breathe in from running outside. Some of you will say: how in the hell came you smell the moon and the sun? That is something that you have never been taught.

But those who know know. And your body knows and will suck that smell and shine of the sun and moon like a crying, hungry baby goes after his mother's nipples. Oh, YUP! Your bodee yearns that sun and moon and all of Mother Nature while you are inside 24/7/365 New Jacking and weak attacking and new-age Drago inside training on hyped-up machines with small manmade benefits.

So you will never know until you know. But inside on the treadmill doesn't build your immunities. But outside running does. Because like I said, you breathe in particles of this and that -- making your immune system ironside tough against germs and viruses and bacteria that you can pick from a crowd of indoor people with tons of this and that illnesses and rashes.

You get more benefits from climbing up and up and down a tree than you get from going up and down a rope in the New Jack air condition gyms. Beside, gym air condition messes up your cooling system. Cool your arse by bleeding sweat, not by toxic air coming out of an air condition.

I can go on forever, but y'all get my point. Hopefully! Holla!"


Well said. There was once on TV an old commercial, I think for some brand of margarine, with the tagline, "You can't fool mother nature." That adage applies to so many more aspects of life than faking the taste of butter. Mother Nature is the guiding force in the natural order of the universe.

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Grimm:

"I believe everything about GGG is on a whole other level than his Russian counterpart.

Tszyu won 259 fights as an amateur and lost to the Cuban School.



In contrast GGG took Cubans to school in an amateur career that spanned approximately 350 fights.



As Mortcola stated earlier GGG has a more fluid two fisted offence where Tszyu frequently found himself in wild desperate exchanges against fighters like Mitchell ( the first fight) Phillips and Judah."




It could depend on which cubans you're meeting. Make no mistake; Tszyu was an awesome amateur in a time were amateur boxing was still a popular TV-sport with high ratings (at least in Europe), a truly spectacular fighter with a mongoose-style of fighting in that he liked to come in close and avoided being hit by way of movement more often than given credit for. Once again, he was a sensational fighting machine with an extreme twist of his foot/ankle as he punched, in order to generate devastating power.



Both Mitchell and Judah were flamboyant fighters of a kind that GGG in my opinion has yet to face. Tszyu broke them down, systematically and calm, in impressive fashion.



Besides hailing from the eastern parts of the hemisphere, both stalking with patient pressure and banging hard and with a similar modus operandi, there are differences between Tszyu and Golovkin in style and attributes.



Anyway, and overall, I think Tszyu wrapped up his career with a sense that he could've achieved even more - at least if it hadn't been for the injuries as well as what seemed to be, during the last years, a lack of motivation.

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The Shadow:

Mofo got a big head yo, looks like that s*** was photoshopped. No joke, I thought that pic with him and Ismaikel was fake.

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the Roast:

Same opinion from me. It all depends on Perez. If he is ready to rumble it will be a great fight. If he is just gonna waltz around Jennings will out hustle him.

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the Roast:

Did I or did I not read on these very pages of TSS that Stormcentre and Kostya Tszyu are one and the same? I am pretty sure the Shadow was a part of the discussion that night. Am I right or am I remembering this wrong?

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the Roast:

We have talked about this before. I was worried for my man Ray before this fight. Hagler had KOed Hearns in 3 and Mugabi in the 11th. Took their best shots and mowed them down. I saw Hagler interviewed on Wide World of Sports the weekend before the fight. He was wearing that "WAR" baseball hat, he shook his fist at the camera and said, "coming at you Leonard!" I was thinking KO 1.
In that same interview Marvin said "I believe I can outbox Leonard if I want to."
That was his undoing. He thought he could win any way he wanted. Then Ray conned him and stole the fight.
I'm gonna have to watch the fight again.

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brownsugar:

"In an interview Marvelous Marvin Hagler did with me for the MSG Network right before he went into serious negotiations for the fight against Leonard, Hagler disclosed to me just how positive he was he would beat Leonard.

"I would say that the only advantage Leonard has over me is hand speed," Hagler admitted. "But he's not a better boxer, he won't be able to hurt me, he won't be able to take my shots and he certainly isn't going to outpunch me or outfight me on the inside. There is nothing Ray can do to win this fight."

When we had gone off the air, Hagler told me, "Ray is asking for all kinds of concessions to make the fight."

"Like what?" I asked.

"Like bigger gloves. Like a bigger ring. Like 12 rounds instead of 15." Then he looked at me and said, "Ray thinks all of that will matter. It won't. I will knock him out the first time I land hard."

That was Haqgler's mistake, thinking he could take Leonard right out. So, he gave into bigger gloves, a bigger ring and a cut from 15 to 12 rounds. His complacent attitude, along with a complacent fight style which allowed Leonard to dominate and win the first six rounds, cost Hagler the fight.

I spent time with Hagler in 2013 at the IBHOF Induction Weekend. The loss to Leonard still irks him.

While he refused to admit it, I have a feeling he would have started a lot faster in round one--and stayed at that pace--had he known what the final outcome would be by fighting at a slower, more complacent and relaxed pace.

Leonard won the negotiations and with them, won the fight.

-Randy G."


I've heard something like this before. But coming from a living witness makes it that much more compelling. Just one or two variations in the preset contractual agreement and Hagler could have won that fight. Hagler wanted the fight so bad he allowed Leonard to create the perfect environment with which to obtain victory. Wow... No wonder he left the country.

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brownsugar:

"O

The Docusen -- Filipinos -- are my favorite too. Buddy and Max Baer were grand. Does Marvelous Marvin Hagler count with his brother Robbie Sims? The Penalosa brothers -- Gerry and Dodie. The Donaire(y) brothers -- Nonito and Glenn. The Spinks brothers -- Leon "Deon" and Michael "Spinks Jinx." Dirrell brothers -- Andre and Anthony. The Ayala brothers -- Mike and Tony. The Garcia brother -- Robert and Mikey. And that is about it for me. Holla!"




How about Mayweather Senior and Uncle Roger?



You know....walking encyclopedia RG killed this topic for me I'm out.

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brownsugar:

I watched all of the videos and read all of the comments regarding this topic....

Its an interesting argument but Personally I think that besides the ethnic similarities... ( both Tszyu and GGG, like Provodnikov and Shumenov have slightly Mongolian features,)......but that's where the similarities end.

I read somewhere that Tszyu's dad introduced him to boxing because he was hyperactive as a child.
His hyperactivity is also evident in his fighting style ....and style is something Tszyu had no shortage of.

Fighting out of a crouch ...hands low while darting in and out in addition to feignting regularly to set up his power shots .. Tszyu could put on a spectacular show against some opponents.

Its a shame he never fought Del la Hoya, Mayweather, or Mosely.....Then we could have better gaged where he stood amongst the other elite fighters.

Its not totally his fault because Oscar and Shane became full welterweights before Tszyu was ready to accept or offer a challenge and Arum blocked Mayweathers challenge by proclaiming that Mayweather couldnt draw flies...was unknown....didnt bring enough to the table ...yada yada yada.

But you have to give Tszyu credit for beating the best of the rest. He was stellar against lesser ( but still creditable) foes like Zab Judah, Sharmba Mitchell, and Ben Tackle. ...and Tszyu also took on a lot of old former Champions like a 38 year old Chavez... a faded Juan Laporte, a used up Roger Mayweather and Livingstone Bramble.

And its important to note that after 2001, Tszyu only fought once a year in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 when his management made the fateful decision to turn down Mayweather to accept the less difficult but more lucrative challenge of Ricky Hatton instead. And we know how that ended.

We can forgive Kostya Tszyu because after roughly 12 years in the game he was finished for all intents and purposes.

Its important to note that Pac and Floyd are nearing 20 years in the sport with Wlad K not too far behind.

I watched the amateur vid between Tszyu and Forrest. He looked good... But i would recommend watching Tszyu's 1-4 loss against a Cuban named Juan Hernandez to really get a fix on his deficiencies.

I also watched his fight with a so-called "life taker" named Hector Lopez.... I had to look up who Hector was since he didnt leave that large of an historical footprint.

Apparently Hector was a blown up bantamweight with decent amateur credentials who had the distinction of losing to Sammy Fuentes and Randal Bailey.... To place this in context please note that Tszyu KO'd Fuentes in one round.

I believe everything about GGG is on a whole other level than his Russian counterpart.
Tszyu won 259 fights as an amateur and lost to the Cuban School.

In contrast GGG took Cubans to school in an amateur career that spanned approximately 350 fights.

As Mortcola stated earlier GGG has a more fluid two fisted offence where Tszyu frequently found himself in wild desperate exchanges against fighters like Mitchell ( the first fight) Phillips and Judah.

GGG is far more efficient the way he calmly walks down his opponents. Using a varied attack while simultaneously remaining elusive and defensively sound.
Holding your hands up and tucking the chin is better than playing russian-roulette with your reflexes.

GGG eventually paralyses the opposition. Its like taking all the opponents pawns, knights and bishops before making the final assault on the king.

GGG's dominance is so complete his opponents stop fighting back and are stuck in full reverse before the end comes.

Although GGG's story has barely begun to be written .... In a years time there won't be any more comparisons between him and KT....

By the time he's done at middleweight the discussion will revolve around "Who would win? Hagler or GGG?"

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Radam G:

"Fine examples, Radam, especially coming off the top of your head.

The Docusens, like so many people in New Orleans, had a blended ethnicity. Most reports list them as half-Filipino and half-Creole. I remember that there was some brouhaha about whether they should be classified as "colored." Mixed-race matches were still taboo in some states and the "colored" designation would have constricted their opportunities.

I'm glad we have moved beyond that nonsense."


Whole or mixed Filipino. We are strong it. And refuse that half jive. The Docusens were DOUBLE -- whole Filipino and whole Creole. And New Orleans has a fairly large Filipino population. And always have had one. The ignorance of people around that way back in da day considered us "Native Americans" or Creole.

See when Louisiana was a part or France and Texas was part of Mexico, the Spaniards would bring Filipinos to the New World to be slaves and/or fighters against the Mexican and Native American resistance. We would jump ship and settled in the Bayous of Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.

A lot of times the three Docusen brothers couldn't fight on cards dumb@$$ racists labeled Pinoys/Filipinos as "Coloreds." Holla!

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Domenic:

Vitaliti Klitschko was a late substitute for Kirk Johnson more than a decade ago in a fight that was then viewed as a borderline ESPN level bout, but is now among the most historically significant heavyweight title fights in the last 35 years. It was aired on regular HBO. This won't be that, but I commend both guys for demonstrating great courage in taking a losable fight. After all, a fighter can lose, but have his stature elevated in defeat. It's great for the sport. Kudos.

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amayseng:

Like I said make no mistake about it, GGG will have his smile on, his poker face, his calm throughout the promotion and into the ring but one thing you will not see is the tenacious spirit and fire within his soul from the loss of his dad.

I honestly feel sorry for Geale, his is a good dude and carries himself and the sport well.

He is going to take a hellacious beating.

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The Commish:

Do you guys really think Chisora faked a broken hand? I have a feeling promoter Frank Warren would have been all over him from the start asking to see X-rays or proof. I have no doubt that Chisora is hurt. I hear he was looking good in training camp...can't believe Fury's goofy talk, rants and tirades scared him off.

And good for Fury in being able to get a replacement.

To Ustinov...thanks for stepping up!

-Randy G.

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Radam G:

Wow! YUP! C-Al's delusional. And has been saying that he is going to "shock the world twice this year and beat Mayweather next year." OMFG! He has not shocked the world once. The Siberian Rocky whupped his arse.

C-Al aka da BobFather's "possible Great White Hope on legal PEDs" is going to get destroyed in Macau.

He has already ignited mad fire in Da Manny by saying that he is going to be the bigger fighter and he may knock out Da Manny. And woulda, coulda, shoulda knocked out tSR if not for the injured eye.

C-Al and his pundits ought to STFU! He is going into hostile territory. And will not be able to handle been on that BIG stage. And tar babying him with the moniker "possible Great White Hope on legal PEDs" coming to Macau to whup Da Manny is worst tar-babying than James Jeffries was done over a century and four years ago against "Unforgivable Blackness" Jack Johnson. At least Jeffries was at home with the crowd cheering for him.

C-Al -- with his big-arse mouth -- will have against himself a hostile-cheering crowd for Da Manny to KHTFO! Nothing ever changes. And Da Manny is going to knock C-Al da double fudge out. Holla!

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The Commish:

"No D, cant improvise, when he did fight in Europe proffessionally outside his comfort zone, he looked mediocre!"

Who is "D" who can't improvise? Daniel as in Daniel Geale?

-Randy G.

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Radam G:

"Is it a possibility that Floyd's fighters have been caught cheating because they are his Ginny pigs to see if they can get passed these tests before Floyd himself uses??"

YUP! And don't think that quacks and $ & oahes -- remindful of Memo and Alex Ariza -- haven't applied to be on TMT's payroll.

Money May even suggested that Alex Ariza come to work for TMT.

However the undercover $ & coaches of TMT have fallen like flies, because particular guinea pigs are caught. Remember Micky Bey being caught with a ratio of 30-to-1. And Money May was popped twice before the corrupted NSAC moved the ratio from 4-to-1 up to 6-to-1. Holla!

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stormcentre:

I don't see anyone getting told to leave for getting caught juicing.

And in answer to your question; yes.

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The Commish:

My "little" Long Island--and all 7 1/2 million of us who live here--is back on the map again, thanks to Chris Algieri.

Dr. Algieri will be a guest on my SiriusXM show this Friday evening between 6-8pm (ET). Listen in to hear what he has to say about what I expect will be his second consecutive major upset come Nov. 22.

-Randy G.

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amayseng:

Is it a possibility that Floyd's fighters have been caught cheating because they are his Ginny pigs to see if they can get passed these tests before Floyd himself uses??

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stormcentre:

:)

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The Commish:

I think Wach is now training your favorite heavyweight, Travis Walker, Bernie, and Povetkin and Chagaev have been hired as his main sparring partners. The rumor is, Wladimir Klitschko wants one more fight this year--after taking care of Kubrat Pulev next month--and he's looking to face your guy, the legendary Travis Walker.

Nice to have you back.

-Randy G.

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deepwater2:

"I haven't heard Mayweather use the phrase "Olympic style testing." I've only heard him say "the test" or "random blood and urine.""



The question is , why doesn't Floyd get tested randomly 365 24/7?



Donaire seems to be the only fighter in the world that allows a lab to test him 365 24/7whether he is in training for a fight or not.



Floyd can do it , why doesn't he?

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Let's get one thing straight: The decision rendered on the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight was not fixed or pre-ordained, as so many of you have told me through your calls, your texts, your e-mails, your messages and your tweets. Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara. This is the perfect example of why it's so hard, so difficult, to score a fight. Read each post here on TSS in reaction to the fight. Read 'em carefully. Some of you thought Lara won convincingly (as did I & judge Dave Moretti). Some of you thought Canelo won (as did judges...

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Kovalev 2 Days on HBO SATURDAY

“2 Days: Sergey Kovalev” Premieres Saturday, July 26 on HBO® HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, July 26 at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT) immediately following the live World Championship Boxing® card from New York with a behind-the-scenes look at world light heavyweight title-holder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, one of boxing’s fastest rising stars. “2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of his fights and...

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Provodnikov-Rios In the Works?

Ruslan Provodnikov didn’t have his best night on June 14, against Chris Algieri. He was the Siberian Rocky in round one, when he sent the Long Islander to the mat twice, and looked to be on his way to a quickie defense of his WBO 140 pound crown. But Algieri hung in there, adapted, and went back to the Island with a brand new belt. Ruslan didn’t agree with the decision, to put it mildly, and protested that he put the hurt on the “winner,” a guy who seemed to want to move more than engage. That issue is in the rear view mirror now,...

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RELEASE THE GOLOVKIN! Triple G in NYC!

GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. DANIEL GEALE GGG HITS TIMES SQUARE!! New York City (July 21, 2014) First stop for World Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN on Monday afternoon when he arrived in New York City was to check out the massive billboard in Times Square for his highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship against two-time world champion DANIEL “The Real Deal” GEALE, this Saturday, July 26 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden and LIVE on HBO WorldChampionship Boxing ® beginning at 9:30 p.m....

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Sod Kokietgym

KO Rd. 1

Brian Viloria

José Alfredo Zuñiga

KO Rd. 5

Zou Shiming

Luis de la Rosa

UD Rd. 10

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