Originally Posted by IamInuit Leonard had issues with Benitez at a time when Wilfredo was on the road already to ruin with his partying. I think its fair to say that he would have had problems with Floyd. Leonard had problems with Benitez though not just because of his defensive wizardry but also because of his offensive ability. Thats probably the difference in the Floyd fight. Floyd is an extreme safety first fighter who would rather counter then anything else rarely taking it to the opponent. That works with the brawler/punchers
Originally Posted by armin I think we as humans always tend to be nostalgic and see the past with rose tinted glasses. People will talk about the "good ol days" you mean the days where 15% of the population was second class citizens, or it was ok to beat your wife and it was seen as just....I think boxing is doing just fine, if you look at it globally what a crock of shite---you must be 26 years old
Originally Posted by Zelley 2014 Inductees announced today January 1, 2014
Eleven new inductees:
Bert Wilkinson, Billy Townsend, Bob Pegues,
Harry Twist, Jack Meda, Jamey Ballard,
Jimmy McMillan,Jeff Yule, Kit Munro
William J. Finlay, and
1994 Victoria Commonwealth Games boxing
Originally Posted by Zelley WHY A BRITISH COLUMBIA AMATEUR BOXING HALL OF FAME: By Brian W. Zelley Background - BC AMATEUR BOXING NEWS (1983 to 1986) During my term as editor for the BC Amateur Boxing News in the Eighties, I came to the conclusion that there was very little discussion of past events or those Golden Memories of past boxing happenings. The logical step was to add past events in a Flashbacks section or as an introduction to report on various tournaments
Originally Posted by ykdadamaja We can't give Mayweather a win before he actually wins, even though he is undefeated.
Everyone in boxing knows that styles makes fights... and at this stage, Manny's style vs. Floyd's style is what is making that fight notion between them remain in the air.
Everyone pretty much summed up the issue that Marquez had a little extra pop in his shot the night he dropped Manny... thanks to Angel Heredia...
With that being said, let's see what happens for
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The techniques are a key pillar of
Twenty - three nominees are now ready for four months of review before some of them are selected
as inductees for 2014 in the
BC Amateur Boxing Hall of Fame.
Some top nominees include boxer
BILLY TOWNSEND, and one of the
events is the 1994 Commonwealth Games - boxing
CANADIAN GOLDEN GLOVE Looking back through the pages of Candian amateur boxing history
reveals an interesting issue from
back in 1946.
In the pages of the 1946
Sun Golden Gloves boxing
program was the idea of
having a Canadian Golden Gloves tournamen. Well that old dream
is about to become a reality with the staging of the tournament in Cornwall beginning July 16th.
Sometimes dreams never die,
and this dream of
Updated 07-12-2013 at 02:54 AM by Zelley (add derail re link)
A LONG ROAD TO TRAVEL The above link includes 508
names for the time being. Some
of the obvious ones in this journey
are legends such as George Dixon, Sam Langford and Jimmy McLarnin as well as George Chuvalo and Yvon Durelle.
However, it also includes many Canadian amateur boxers and builders such as Asif Dar, Michael Strange, Billy Irwin, Willie deWit, Greg Johnson
Updated 07-03-2013 at 10:20 AM by Zelley