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Old 01-27-2008, 02:57 PM #1
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Default Why are There Amateurs fighting that are 30+?

I am not knocking them, just a question i always had. At gyms i seen older guys any where from 30 to mid 40s train for golden gloves. Why dont these guys go pro? The only think i can think of is that they found out about the sport late and all they want to do is fight in amateur bouts to test themselves
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Old 01-27-2008, 03:16 PM #2
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pro is a lot harder...... and pro boxing is hard to make a living out of.
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Old 01-27-2008, 03:21 PM #3
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The only think i can think of is that they found out about the sport late and all they want to do is fight in amateur bouts to test themselves
Exactly.

That, and boxing is fun as hell. Especially the part where you get to beat the crap out of some punk half your age who thinks you're wasting your time.
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Old 01-27-2008, 03:32 PM #4
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In Britain amateur boxing is capped at age 35
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Old 01-27-2008, 04:11 PM #5
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In Britain amateur boxing is capped at age 35
here its 34, aint there any maximum age in america
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Old 01-27-2008, 04:14 PM #6
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For the same reason we **** 20 yr old chicks!
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Old 01-27-2008, 04:16 PM #7
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Its called a mid life crisis.
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Old 01-27-2008, 04:17 PM #8
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For the same reason we **** 20 yr old chicks!
20? Thats far too old for me!
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Old 01-27-2008, 05:33 PM #9
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Old 01-27-2008, 05:35 PM #10
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because they love boxing?
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