Nobody Highlight reeled motherfuckers like Mike Tyson

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  1. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Does that make you think he was always set up with chumps?

    I started watching boxing in the 90s and he lost to every big name.

    Is his legend a big FRAUD?!?!

     
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    Dude was an animoe in his prime.
     
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    Far from a fraud.
     
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    At least in boxing.
     
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    Loved watching him fight.
     
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    When he was with Cus D'Amato he was a vicious, unstoppable, destroying machine.... After Cus croaked & Don King stepped in, he reverted back to the thug-slug he was when he was growing up....
     
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    RIP Cus :(
     
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    NOBODY wanted any part of fighting Mike.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I know. I watched the HBO movie too.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I would have lasted a round.
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I don't know why white guys even bothered stepping into the ring with him.
     
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    The psychological effect was huge for him. People were shitting their pants when that bell rang.
     
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    Berbick didn't want to fight him
     
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    I like to think I could have ran, flopped, and hugged for at least a round.
     
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    I remember watching Michael Spinks come up through the ranks...watched every fight he had... I really thought he'd be the one to finally give Tyson a run for his money.... The cross eyed look He had on his face as he hit the canvas in that first round made me a true believer in Tyson...Spinks looked like he just had a wrecking-ball swing into head.. Had Tyson stayed disciplined, he would have been one of the best in history
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    See, in hindsight, doesn't that look fixed as fuck?
     
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    testify
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    Anyone read his book? I hear it's really good. I might get it tonight.
     
  19. Mack

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    My take on it then (and now) is that guy's saw bitches getting rubber-necked and wanted no part of it.
     
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    exactly.