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Old 09-21-2009, 01:26 PM
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Smile Why Boxing is so popular in UK and not in France?

Was just wondering, about the historical reasons why boxing never were as much popular in France, like it is in UK?

Does anyone knows?
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:36 PM
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Because the French are cheese eating surrender monkeys?
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:53 PM
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They like **** loads of sport and good in many. But deep down the real reason is they r *****

imho
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Old 09-21-2009, 02:29 PM
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Because the French are cheese eating surrender monkeys?
Good enough reason for me

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Old 09-21-2009, 03:26 PM
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Noone has a "good" historical enough answer for me? Or it's all anti-french related? Am just curious guys... and wanna know ! Please !
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Old 09-21-2009, 03:31 PM
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I think only someone from France could truly answer that. There have been some very popular French boxers such as Georges Carpentier and Marcel Cerdan but I imagine the sport just never caught on.

Britain's boxing roots on the other hand come all the way from the 1700's and there have been numerous great British boxers over the years.
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Old 09-21-2009, 03:36 PM
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Noone has a "good" historical enough answer for me? Or it's all anti-french related? Am just curious guys... and wanna know ! Please !
have you evey watched french boxing? like on euro sport. dont know if they still play it on there cos its been years for me. fact is they always bored me to hell to watch with the exeption of Mormeck. they leave the passion in the bedroom me thinks! lol
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Old 09-21-2009, 04:09 PM
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Because the French are cheese eating surrender monkeys?
What he said.

Waits for MIB to create an ALT account and pretends to be a French member/poster so he can annoy people.

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Old 09-21-2009, 04:18 PM
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saw Haye fight in France. was that in France? LordessByron is French, btw.
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Old 09-21-2009, 04:38 PM
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have you evey watched french boxing? like on euro sport. dont know if they still play it on there cos its been years for me. fact is they always bored me to hell to watch with the exeption of Mormeck. they leave the passion in the bedroom me thinks! lol
pretty much all the europeans fight like that, thats why i prefer the american side
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