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Now I realize I don't know a whole lot about boxing, but I can IMAGINE that a fair amount of boxers start of at boxing to get off the street and to stop being thugs and ruffians, kinda ironic he would state that.



Exactly... most of the boxers like TYSON and others did boxing to stay out of trouble.

If anything, MMA is a working man's sport, and an athlete's sport.

Many transfer from high level amateur sports like wrestling and judo, and many come from martial arts backgrounds.

Many of the fighters are working class athletes, like Sean Sherk. Many are college educated- Liddell, Couture, and Serra (I think) all have college degrees.

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Maybe if we ignore him he will go away.

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Monson also is a psychiatrist for children so im guessing and hoping he went to school for that

Post #18   5/2/07 9:26:42PM   

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rofl I think this guy downloaded the first 5 UFC events 15 minutes before shitting that excuse for an article into his toilet. It's pretty pointless to try to talk about a sport when you are so completely uninformed that you don't even know the name of the sport you're trying to talk shit about.

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wow like i'm looking forward to the mayweather fight and everything but seriously people are just getting too pethetic

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No one can be that ignorant. He wrote that piece to stir up trouble and bring more attention to the upcoming Oscar v Floyd fight.

Post #21   5/2/07 11:13:48PM   

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Send him your thoughts. I did.

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My favorite part is when he criticizes the UFC for knees to the groin that occur despite rules to the contrary.

What an insight! Too bad that low blows happen in boxing...despite the fact that there are rules against it!

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TERRY TATE owned this guy! Awesome reply from a respected athlete:

LINK

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It's funny how cbs's site is all like "ok lets put this dribble on the site and see if we can get a reaction."

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What a terrible article. This guy has no clue what MMA involves adn yet feels as though he has the authority to write about it.

"Low Brow Ghetto fabolous" Sticks and stones buddy, this guy needs to watch some MMA before looking to critique. I hope he was joking around with the article but it seem 100% genuine and he may be looking for a new job reporting on the weather or celebrity gossip because clearly the sports realm is beyond him.

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The guys on PTI the other night bashed the sport of MMA as well. This is because these guys are mostly out of MMA's target range for audience. They think by bashing the sport that people will form that same opinion and their sport of boxing will come back to it's golden era. However, they apparently forget that their audience is in the MMA audience range and more then likely have watched it and don't agree with them. I have the same argument about Boxing vs MMA at work every single day with another employee. He's never watched an MMA bout and refuses to but still has a negative opinion about it. I like 99% of MMA fans use to or still love boxing and can make an educated opinion instead of one that is ignorant and biased without justification.

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I don't think it does a disservice to MMA it just makes them look dumb


i agree with you 100% it just shows how uneducated some people are!!!!!
this guy is an ass
i take it he's never watched an MMA fight in his life
somebody put a good reply on that site stating quite a few points about boxers being DQ'D or having points taken away for infringements of the rules but this guy ignores them...
i remember one mike tyson taking a chunk out of holyfield's ear during a fight but this is not mentioned but i dont judge boxing by that one incident

also what about de la hoya training with diego sanchez recently and complimenting him on his skills and work ethic

he just ignores this because it suits his article
how does he have a job writing crap like this????

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what a ******* ass clown

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