lol any1 notice this about the HBO Hopkins/Calzaghe Countdown special. (De La Hoya)

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  1. UND1SPUTEDFOKAI

    UND1SPUTEDFOKAI Respect must be taken!

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    It's funny how much HBO protects Oscar De La Hoya. In the countdown show they talk about how BHop beat Trinidad and then they skip right to saying how 4 years later he lost his next 2 fight to J Taylor.

    They never mention his HUGE victory over a young in his prime De La Hoya. No mention of how he KO'd the golden boy which ultimately gave him more recognition than the trinidad fight. Its a shame how forgiving HBO can be to Boxing History when it concerns O DLH.
     
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    BootyDaddy Big Bad

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    De La Hoya was not in his prime, and he was fighting at least 3 divisions above his 'prime' weight.

    Trinidad was a bigger win, because Tito was undefeated and had actually looked half decent at MW, Oscar hadn't.
     
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    Well, that wraps this thread up.
     
  4. Too $hort

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    oscar was just to small and was a garbage mw,sturm would have done better than that had he not gotten robbed by the golden boy
     
  5. 5acrossYOeye

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    as russell simmons says at the conclusion of every def comedy jam

    "thanks for coming out, god bless and good night."
     
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    casual fans dont realize that oscar was a blown up MW and sucked there. It would have made bhop look better to hype the fight.
     
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    Tito looked more than half decent at middleweight. He looked damn near unstoppable. The way he walked through Joppy was something. I bet on Bhop to win, but I didnt sleep easy the night before the fight.
     
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    I seconded that.
     
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    As Joppy had a decent punch himself I did not expect Trinidad to blow him away like that.
     
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    I don't think you can say someone looked damn near unstoppable at a weight based on one performance.

    Decent or even good, but not unstoppable.
     
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    I think Oscar proved what a great legitimate middleweight he was after he destroyed Felix Sturm.
     

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