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No Danny you need a credible opponent especially after the gift decision in your last fight.
In all honesty you are coming off a LOSS and it truly shows by the matchmaking your team knows you lost as well
"Commish my wife is new to Long Island NY and she says your wife is top 3 nicest people she has met since being here. Thanks ."
My wife was so honored to hear that. In my book, she is the nicest person I have ever met. Plus, she loves boxing! When I was aboard the NYSAC, she was, in many ways, the "First Lady of Boxing" in NY. Everyone in the sport in NY knew Roni G. Even today, when we are at boxing matches, many of the judges, refs and inspectors walk over to speak with her. Even Melvina Lathan, the Chairperson of the Commission, always huddles with my wife at some point during the card.
So, when are we going out?
I love this TSS DAS (The Sweet Science Date Arranging Service)!
I always go for the knockout. I need a knockout. I haven’t had one since Morales back in Brooklyn so I’m definitely going for it." He's been placed in a de facto bout.. He doesn't need a stoppage, a stoppage will come. After Herrera made him look lousy and blew up the gaping holes in Garcia's game for all to see, Haymon wants his fighter to look good and that's what will happen.
We’re ready for anybody, when Danny goes up to 147 he’s going to take them all down too. I don’t care who the killers are, I don’t care who’s the pretty guy, I don’t care about none of them. When we come to 147 we’re dominating." Someone stick a sock in his mouth and a pole up where the sun doesn't shine because he's talking like a man deluded beyond the point of return. His sanity must surely be questioned now, that after a horrible showing against M H (no discredit to the fighting Maestro), he's now facing somebody with an arsenal of a weak 1-2 and ear muffs and Angel claims that his son will go on and topple everyone at 147.
Both Broner and Garcia should be made to fight each other, a loser leaves boxing and winner starts paying his dues against legitimate opponents.
Again I've said it but I will repeat it. It's no shame if you're the champ, and you take 3-4 non title bouts in the year to keep sharp against opponents in and around the top 40-50, and then hold one or two title bouts against legitimate opponents. But when you're fighting twice a year and charging your fans extortionate prices, how can you justify fights like Garcia vs Salka with belts on the line?
I have Ward beating Stevenson like a drum, Bhop would be a tough tough fight, possibly a draw, I would favor him against Kovalev if he was active but he is not, I can see Kovalev giving him fits and fits. Kovalev has great timing and distance, that spacing can keep Ward from hitting and gripping and stalling down K's offense. There are a many of great fights for Ward if he would one fight and secondly actually move up or down for the fights.
Against GGG at 168 I don't know who I would pick honestly. I wouldn't I would just enjoy it.
Ward is only hurting himself. he is now 30 and fought just a few times in a few years. Bad idea. How many times do you recall Floyd talking about fighting few and far between and how it kept him from being sharp and at his best?
Ward is losing fans and allowing his skills to diminish. Sadly because I am a huge fan of the man and the fighter.
"Don't be hating on my Girl Serena, I've never even seen her on a Proactive commercial. I always see the one with Adam Levine and I always want to choke slam him while watching it. If Serena trained as a fighter she would beat 3G. I don't know if she could make 160 but if she could he would get TKOed in 5."
Serena on that Juice.
Hi there - surely HBO has the power to say if you don't want tough fights (or we simply can't make attractive fights for you) then we won't be renewing your contract and you won't be on HBO beyond whatever commitment we've made to you. That would leave both guys with interesting choices. Showtime can't broadcast every fighter so HBO does have a fair bit of clout in that they are the only other show in town. What the hell point is there in having guys under contract to HBO if they can't get them to fight on their channel?Reply
GGG disposes Quillin in 3.
Jacobs would beat Quillin as well and deserves the shot.
Good point there with Proska. He was one of the better guys 3G beat up. No doubt, he was a solid & tough opponent.Reply
"Geale got dropped like a cornered rat trying to desperately claw his way out of a tight spot."
One of your best ever, and great analogy.
Thinking of Golovkin, I'm thinking of a pretty near perfect mixture of balance, technique and mental attributes. He has a way of executing technically exemplary punches with a boost by almost budo-like tension at the moment he hits. A man able to beat him must be a man of great ring generalship - a Hopkins, for instance - that still possesses the reflexes, strength and overall skill to give him fits and, last but not least, power to earn his respect. The only man out there that fits the description is Ward. It could be the first real superfight since Hagler-Leonard, minus the media hype.
On another note, I was more impressed with how Golovkin handled Proksa than Geale. Proksa wasn't/isn't the biggest of names, but very talented, very tough, had toyed with solid veteran Sebastian Sylvester and basically made him quit, and most of all: awkward. I predicted Golovkin would be too much for Proksa, but couldn't believe the way he dominated him from the start. Having followed Proksa for a while, that fight was all I needed in order to know Golovkin was so much more than just the real thing. He's the real beast.
My last post was mainly directed at Shadow.
3G is very good and extremely strong. Going into the Geale fight he had a big psychological & physical advantage, but hey none of it was illegal.
I can't see Ward enjoying all the talk about 3G for too long once he comes back. But he will have to make sure he has a warm up first.
Also I won't be surprised to hear Floyd announce a Pacquiao fight next or the one after that.
Can't elaborate in detail as our ISP mistakenly cancelled our account despite us actually over paying them. Seriously. And they say Oz is the land of opportunity. So, I only have a phone.
3Gs application of both offence & defense was more seamless as an amateur IMO. Same with Tszyu.
What happens sometimes when good amateurs turn pro & realize that both their power has been perhaps stunted or undervalued with amateur points system style, and that their style has developed in a manner that is more reliant upon crafty techniques than under appreciated power in the amateur 4 ranks.
The result can often be a fighter that substitutes the above complexities for the love of punching.
When that happens usually you get a guy that's a hitter that also takes someone q quite good & a mix of other issues for him to be beat. For these guys the majority of the pro boxing world is technically behind them anyway so none notices if they drop a few moves & recall them later.
When a fighter opts not to substitute as above described, you get guys like Floyd & Rio.
As far as 3G clearly not being a light middleweight is concerned. ..... Some things you can just tell.
"Perez vs Jennings?"
Right, why was I thinking Cunningham?
Commish my wife is new to Long Island NY and she says your wife is top 3 nicest people she has met since being here. Thanks .Reply
The bad bytch "theatre of the unexpected" strolled and pea˘o˘k rolled up around when Da Manny was destroying Hulkquez. The bytch "totu" put it on Da Manny and most of the world badly. Holla!Reply
"Welcome to the task, A-Seng. Holla!"
Thanks R-G. I will do my best
"I should have gave him the top spot for that epic manifesto post. I could not get through much of it but it sure looked good. Post of the year for sure."
It was quite intimidating for sure.
He probably spent days on it and with it's failure he has been troubled or absent ever since.
MisterLee come back your efforts are appreciated !
"After the Lara- Canelo stinkfest, or should I say sleepfest, (I have yet to finish it, what does that say in itself?) I am looking forward to this weekend of boxing. Rios is always exciting and Kovalev is a destroyer.
Good weekend to make up on prior disappointments, NOT including GGG but including Perez vs Cunningham"
Perez vs Jennings?
"Fanfaronades and fan boys have the memories of mangy dogs. They will remember the talent of Money May, as they do Sugar Ray -- the Robinson one. They are not going to be talking about how many pugs Money May ducked.
History has a foggy memory for the actuality of the reality. Holla!"
Maybe historians, but with social media running just about everyone's conversations and thoughts these days, the Floyd and Pac fight never happening will never go away.
I sure did. Eye of the tiger Tony. His daughter had a bigger chip on her shoulder then he did!Reply
"I had people over for the Pac-Cotto fight and they were all asking me about Floyd-Manny that night. I was telling them it has to be the next fight, everybody wants it, everybody come back in six months I'll host again. That was five years ago and still no Superfight."
Exactly, and the hype would have been MAD following that Cotto destruction as Pac was at the height of his powers and Floyd still prime and at his.
Welcome to the task, A-Seng. Holla!Reply
Remember cotto wore the everlast mx gloves and did some damage to little Floyd . Therefore those gloves must not have padding. Most all time greats would fight with no gloves at a taxi stand. Floyd might get paid the most but history will look back and say whatever. Next.Reply
"Misterlee is still recovering after exhausting himself describing his theory by way of pendulum graphics. It was a valiant effort but it took time for him to recover. Hang in there misterlee"
haha. That was hysterical, nothing but respect to MisterLee..
does anyone remember the thread it was in? I wanna reread it
I should have gave him the top spot for that epic manifesto post. I could not get through much of it but it sure looked good. Post of the year for sure.Reply
Matthews and I bumped into each other a few months ago while shopping in Syosset. We talked for a few minutes about our careers and families then had to run to get to appointments. We both found it funny when, the next evening, my wife and I ran into Matthews and his wife, Leslie, and their kids, at a restaurant.
Wally and I were once very close friends, before my days as commissioner began. From the start, Wally told me, "Being Commissioner is a thankless job. Some people will love things you do, some will hate it. Over the seven years I held office, Wally helped make it thankless.
We battled bigtime through the last half of my term. After my term ended, Wally and I patched things up. If anything, his penchant for sensationalism--more than the truth--his gotten him in trouble.
Deep, let's do that coffee...lunch...dinner. I'd like to hear about your participation in the Long Island Fight for Charity. Did you work with Tony F.?
"I'm afraid you are right Deep. For all Floyd's talent he will most be remembered for the fights that didn't happen. We should be looking at Floyd/Manny 3 by now. It's a shame."
Fanfaronades and fan boys have the memories of mangy dogs. They will remember the talent of Money May, as they do Sugar Ray -- the Robinson one. They are not going to be talking about how many pugs Money May ducked.
History has a foggy memory for the actuality of the reality. Holla!
I tried to order this channel being the fool that I am. As far as ancient things....
There is a sign on the wall at Gleason's gym, posting an invitation from the poet Virgil: "Now, whoever has courage, and a strong and collected spirit in his breast, let him come forward, lace on the gloves and put up his hands."
That says it all , gentleman .
Thanks again for the congrats from the TSS vets and a couple of newcomers too. The Commish goes way back and has more great stories than anybody but he is still a newbie around here. Can't help but notice the Commish is closing in on 1,000. He will probably blow by me by the end of 2014!
A-Seng, it's ALWAYS the same tennis pro! Never been another, all Maria all the time!
"If only I knew how to put pendulum graphics on the screen I would do it in all my posts. I wonder why MisterLee has been absent of late?"
Misterlee is still recovering after exhausting himself describing his theory by way of pendulum graphics. It was a valiant effort but it took time for him to recover. Hang in there misterlee
"After seeing the trouble Rosado gave Quillen before being stopped, I think Quillin will be another notch on GGG's belt."
Me too, easy fight for 3G. He gets inside and it won't take long. Maybe five rounds tops.
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