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Comments Thread For: Adrien Broner-Vicent Escobedo and The ‘Law’ of Threes
By Cliff Rold - All have heard some derivative on ‘threes,’ or more succinctly, that things happen in threes.
It is often brought up when old time Hollywood stars pass from being. The first falls and some wait for the next two shoes to drop. One may hear it in connection to weddings, seeing one friend fall to matrimony and then two more announce nuptials.
There is a word for it of course.
A phrase as well: Self-fulfilling prophecy.
Belief in some rule of threes reflects the comical, and often whimsical, desire to see something strange or grand at work.
It’s probably not real. It’s more fun to think it is.
Anyone connected to, or rooting for, 2004 U.S. Olympian Vicente Escobedo (26-3, 15 KO) this Saturday will want to believe. A likable, earnest professional since 2005, Escobedo rides a four-fight win streak into the one big moment thus far to elude him in the paid ranks.
This Saturday, matched with WBO 130 lb. titlist Adrien Broner (23-0, 19 KO), Escobedo gets his title shot.
Three is a number that for whatever reason has been liberally applied across the human spectrum; in nursery rhymes (Three Billy Goats Gruff), Sinatra songs (Three Coins in a Fountain), and even religion (Three Wise Men). Escobedo will hope to plant his flag on the category of three major fistic upsets in relatively close proximity (and how close the proximity can be is of course varied depending on how willed the superstition is into reality). [Click Here To Read More]
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Enough with all the trash talk. Who will win tommorow Mr. Rold? I got Escobedo in a clear cut unanamous decision. What say you??