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What Boxers have you met?

Discussion in 'Boxing Discussion' started by shanegotu11, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. shanegotu11 Brown Belt

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    I have met one. I met mike tyson at a meet and greet with my family and he was super nice. He has huge hands and face so im sure helped him in boxing.


    How about you?
     
  2. HelpYouFall Purple Belt

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    Carl Froch and some Belgian unknown bois and gals (well I guess Delfine Persoon is KIND of known).
    Both Froch and Delfine were very nice in person, can't say anything bad about them.
     
  3. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    I met Michel Soro at the beach last summer. Standing by him when you're both wearing swimming trunks doesn't do any good to your self esteem, but he's a friendly, humble individual. And pretty smart, at that.
     
  4. djacobox372 Steel Belt

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    Foreman, Ali, Duran
     
  5. Yacob Bill Joe Sanders can kiss my wrinkly nutsack

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    Damn
     
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    none of my heroes, but some local fighters who never got too far. I've saw sugar ray seales at a golden gloves but didn't approach him. Heard different things about him as far as people coming up to him, i heard that when he came back from the gold win at the oly's some guys said "how's it feel to be a champ" Sugar Ray said "it feels great, how's it feel to be a chump?" but, as happens with men with age, he seemed to have mellowed. One of my customers said he was under Seales' supervision as a teen troublemaker and he said he was "chill".

    another guy, I don't think anyone would know him, says he outran Marvin hagler around a local lake (hagler wrote "I do not know this person" when asked by me on facebook) and ended up falling off a mountain and becoming a quadripeligic, didn't know him well, but i heard he was a real asshole when he was young, one other boxer told me "he got what was coming to him" about his accident.
     
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    Old British fighters like Charlie Magri and Nicky Piper who were at shows I was boxing at. And I met HW Contender Michael Sprott in a Carphone Warehouse. I saved the sales manager from him (he was intimidating him) by asking for a photo with him.
     
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    Scott Dynamite Dann
     
  10. tangata motu'a Banned Banned

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    I met J'Leon Love
     
  11. StewDogg11 Black Belt

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    Jermain Taylor
    Terry “The Troublemaker” Smith

    Both cool.
     
  12. Boxiana Brown Belt

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    Met Carl Froch in 2001 - he was sparring with Howard Eastman (who was preparing to fight Rob McKraken funnily enough) in the gym where I was doing white collar boxing.

    He watched us spar, gave us some pointers and was happy to chat.

    An all round good guy back then. Comes across as a total tosser on the TV these days...
     
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    Manny Pacquiao - For about 8 seconds in Brisbane
    Jeff Horn - Far too many times
    Joe Frazier - he was in a wheel chair at the time
    Michael Katsidis - From the city nearest my home town
    Ricky Thornberry - From my hometown - He fought Joe Calzaghe and Sven Ottke
    Noel Thornberry - Trainer of Alex Lepai also from my home town
    Alex Leapai - many many times
    Demsey McKean - good friend - current Australian heavyweight Champion
    Jeff Fenech - His son came up for sparring and so did he.
    Anthony Mundine - Much better person when you meet him
    Danny Green - Is actually a bit of a dick

    I'm sure there are more, I've probably met most of the Australian boxers except for Kostya.
     
  14. sweetviolenturg Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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  15. SuwoopBangin Praise Be Unto The Based

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    frankie gomez, shane mosley, and roger mayweather. frankie trained at my gym for a little bit, met shane back stage before he beat the brakes off of margarito, and hung out with roger in a dressing room before one of his fighter's fights.
    i think that's everybody.
     
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    Buster Douglas
    Roy Jones JR
    The Drummer Boy Molina

    I have met more pro boxers but I can't remember them all right now.
     
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    What was Roger like?
     
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    Mosley and RJJ in their primes

    RJJ was forgetful but Shane was by far the nicest and most stand-up guy
     
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    Mike McCallum
    Livingston bramble
    Merqui Sosa

    And a bunch of low level pros.
     
  20. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    Were you a big McCallum fan already ?
     

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