View Single Post
#10
Old 02-11-2013, 01:17 PM
Lorily
currently out of stock
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,643
Rep Power: 23 Lorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond reputeLorily has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 563,666,192.92
Bank: 108,824,800,196,897.92
Total Points: 108,825,363,863,090.84
Drink it (mixed with love potion) - led To my wifey on Valentine's day: You're gawjus! Love you muchly ... just wait till you get your real pressie ;) rarrrrrrrr xx - *Boss Lady* love ya Lori,could give ya green for ya post so I thought to give ya a love heart... - Rome-By-Ko Hearts on fire, strong desire! - VERSATILE2K12 To keep those haters from dropping on you. - VERSATILE2K12 
Keeping it good and sweet :-) - VERSATILE2K12 What could have been - EngorgedW/Blood For your integrity in posting! - jazluvr Happy early birfday, sweetheart. - Sweet Pea 50 Happy - Bossy 
Birthday - Bossy Lovely - Bossy Wifey - Bossy Kisses :kiss: - Bossy Happy bday M. - led* 
Happy b-day L!! - the mesiah Happy Birthday have some cake - MARKBNLV Happy holidays Moonlight! - led* Happy new year to you! - jazluvr Hey there luv hope all is well... - Rome-By-Ko 
Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - jazluvr Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - The Gully Gad AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - mathed Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - jazluvr Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - jazluvr 
Childhood Cancer - jazluvr Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - jazluvr Cultural Diversity - Hunger - Leukemia - Lupus - Melanoma - Racial Tolerance - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - Self Injury - jazluvr World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - jazluvr Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - jazluvr 
Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - jazluvr Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - jazluvr Adoptee - Bone Cancer - Child Exploitation and Abuse - Hope and Support - Peace - Retinoblastoma - Right to Life - Student Sexual Assault - jazluvr Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - jazluvr Childhood Cancer - jazluvr 
Default

I agree with everything, however I think it most definately SHOULD matter what the fans think. A lot, in fact. Contrary to Bob Arums "I don't give a f*ck what the fans want" and Floyd Mayweathers "the fans don't take care of my kids" - the fans very much DO pay their bills. And even though we sometimes have to wade through the obviously hate filled or ridiculous conspiracy theories, it still matters. The problem is when the people complaining the loudest still turn around and buy these fights, giving the Bob Arums, GBPs and Floyd Mayweathers etc. etc. the satisfaction of high (enough) numbers, the results are a "who gives a f*ck, they'll buy it anyway" never ending cycle. If the main event isn't good enough to sell itself, the pitch becomes "look at the great undercards we have". Whatever happened to "it should have a great undercard anyway" theory? I'll stop here though, because undercard discussions are a whole other monster in itself. Let's just say, I get what these promoters are doing. They aren't rich for no reason. We made them rich, and we continue to make them richer.

We need to make ourselves matter more. But beyond furiously stroking their keyboards in outrage, it doesn't seem that the majority (so far) is really standing up against these issues. The only way for us to stand up is to stop buying these fights we don't believe in. The business of boxing has put boxing fans in a sh*tty predicament. We just want to watch GOOD fights. Unfortunately for now, it will continue to be "You'll get what we give you and if you don't like it ".
Reply With Quote
Lorily is offline