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Old 03-12-2011, 05:54 AM
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Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas - Heavyweight Michael Grant (47-4, 35 KOs) knocked out Tye Fields (45-3, 41 KOs) with a drilling right hand in the third round of action. Photos by Chris Cozzone.

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Old 03-12-2011, 05:57 AM
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Grant and Fields both started out their pro careers very similarly, but Grant despite never proving to be a champion is still more legit a fighter than Fields, who despite his size can't really fight. In Grant's case he would have been much more of a success had he boxed throughout his life and not only into his 20's.
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:00 AM
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:10 AM
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thats funny. this guy looks a dead ringer for these supposed "nfl guys who would be boxers"

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Old 03-12-2011, 06:17 AM
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thats funny. this guy looks a dead ringer for these supposed "nfl guys who would be boxers"

No American Hws only dominated for 90 years,have fun with your champs and quit being dicks about it so what American Hws are in a slump,like i said the supreme big athletes here play Basketball and boxing.Now please say something stupid like the Klits could beat Ali or Foreman.
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:23 AM
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No American Hws only dominated for 90 years,have fun with your champs and quit being dicks about it so what American Hws are in a slump,like i said the supreme big athletes here play Basketball and boxing.Now please say something stupid like the Klits could beat Ali or Foreman.
i don't know about that, but i do know they could beat kobe bryant or peyton manning
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I was wondering why Fields handlers were throwing him in against Grant. I figured that they knew something like Grant was not in shape or maybe had a damaged hand because Grant is 10x the fighter Fields could ever be. Fields being 45-2 was a joke, that's why records can be decieving. I give the guy credit for stepping into fight but it ends there, he's pathetic. Congratulations to Grant for beating a man that he should have fought in his sleep, in a dream atleast Fields might have been able to put up a fight.......Rockin'
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The money is still in boxing, but there's too much of a prize to pay, a price too high for most aspiring American athletes. Running after a ball is an easier way to make a living, not that it's easy by any means. A lot of the NFL and basketball players would probably give up on boxing the moment they got hit. Perhaps a select few would make it to the top in the current state of things but they would be no Muhammad Ali or Joe Frazier. Pinklon Thomas and Michael Dokes level at best.
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The money is still in boxing, but there's too much of a prize to pay, a price too high for most aspiring American athletes. Running after a ball is an easier way to make a living, not that it's easy by any means. A lot of the NFL and basketball players would probably give up on boxing the moment they got hit. Perhaps a select few would make it to the top in the current state of things but they would be no Muhammad Ali or Joe Frazier. Pinklon Thomas and Michael Dokes level at best.
sensible man.

some people are cut out to fight, most are not.

do you think mike tyson would go into the nba if he was born 20 years later? or joe frazier into the NFL? or evander holyfield into table tennis?

america still has the athletes, but wheres the fighters?

and don't tell me they are playing 8 ball or badminton.
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No American Hws only dominated for 90 years,have fun with your champs and quit being dicks about it so what American Hws are in a slump,like i said the supreme big athletes here play Basketball and boxing.Now please say something stupid like the Klits could beat Ali or Foreman.
well a lot of the best heavyweights nowadays are from the former Soviet Union, obviously they wouldn't have made an impact in the past because they weren't allowed to turn professional until the 1990s. So in the same way you are saying that your best heavyweights are in the NBA and NFL, someone biased towards Eastern European fighters could say that all their best fighters in the past weren't able to even compete and that had they been Americans wouldn't have been so dominant.

Plus saying that all your best boxers are in the NFL is discounting the fact that there are other sports around the world with big guys competing in.
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