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Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:04 PM
Trinidad is the best pound for pound boxer in the business and Miss Universe(PR) is hot. Puerto Rico is in da house!!!!

CJM
05-27-01, 10:08 PM
"cough" Roy Jones "cough"

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:14 PM
Roy Jones is the Harlem Globe Trotter of Boxing. He hand picks his opponents and is really a woosy. He's a boxer not a fighter according to himself. This is why Trinidad will eventually kick his ass.It's funny that not many people in the US, give Trinidad enough credit.I fault the North American press for keeping this guy hidden. It will be too late when people here in the US notice how good this guy really is. He comes to fight. He ducks no one.





"Run Oscar, Run"

CJM
05-27-01, 10:19 PM
Oscar won that fight.

Don't get me wrong,Felix is a great fighter.

But Roy Jones will kick his ass.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:28 PM
CJm by the way you are talking I know you've never seen Trinidad fight

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:30 PM
A couple of months ago I saw Roy Jones fight the number 10 contender. That's a joke. That guy went the distance. Trinidad only fights champions.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:31 PM
Hey CJM you probably saw the first 4 rounds of the Oscar fight and changed the channel. Tito won the middle and late rounds. Oscar ran and Tito won. The judges were chosen by Oscar!!

CJM
05-27-01, 10:31 PM
On the contrary I saw the DeLaHoya,Vargas and Joppy fights.

DeLaHoya won that fight.I don't care what anyone says.

He was impressive in the Joppy fight.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:33 PM
CJM sit down and watch the fight with no volume and score it. Then come and see me.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:36 PM
Then why is Oscar running from Tito? He said he wouldn't fight Trinidad. He's Chicken De La Hoya.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:38 PM
He was impressive in the Reid fight, Whitaker fight Vargas fight,De La Hoya fight, and Joppy. Next is Hopkins

CJM
05-27-01, 10:39 PM
I suppose DeLaHoya was supposed to stand in front of Trinidad and allow himself to be hit.

Look how well that worked for Joppy.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:43 PM
CJm De La Hoya started running after the fifth round when he tasted Tito's right hand. The Oscar got tired. Trinidad was fresh. Osacr ended the fight with his mouth and nose busted open.

Yanks51
05-27-01, 10:45 PM
He is suppose to fight and not run like a pussy for 7 rounds.

CJM
05-27-01, 10:57 PM
Whatever,the object in boxing is not to be hit.You and I obviously disagree,I won't argue anymore.Bujt don't worry,Roy will take care of your boy and wip that smirk off his face.

Yanks51
05-28-01, 12:17 PM
CJM the object of Boxing is to outscore your opponent. If the object is not to get hit how are you going to win a FIGHT?

Jen!!!
05-29-01, 10:14 AM
Trinidad will eat Jones for breakfast. Jones is a good boxer, don't get me wrong, but Trinidad is better, strategy-wise. It'll be a good fight. DeLaHoya is a pretty boy chump. He's not a fighter. He's like the Mike Piazza of boxing.

CJM
05-29-01, 07:17 PM
When the fight happens and Roy kicks the %$#$ out of Felix,you owe me a dollar.

CJM
05-29-01, 07:25 PM
DeLaHoya lost that fight because of his supposed running.He had Felix beat.He outboxed him.Now you're gonna tell me that Roy Jones Jr.won't beat Trinidad?Please.Roy will tear his head off.

speed...
power...
grace...

Domination.

http://cs.wbc.edu/~ajh/jr2.jpg

Jen!!!
05-30-01, 09:16 AM
Originally posted by CJM
When the fight happens and Roy kicks the %$#$ out of Felix,you owe me a dollar.

I never bet on a sure thing. :D

Ansky39
05-30-01, 10:00 AM
Originally posted by Yanks51
Roy Jones is the Harlem Globe Trotter of Boxing. He hand picks his opponents and is really a woosy. He's a boxer not a fighter according to himself. This is why Trinidad will eventually kick his ass.It's funny that not many people in the US, give Trinidad enough credit.I fault the North American press for keeping this guy hidden. It will be too late when people here in the US notice how good this guy really is. He comes to fight. He ducks no one.

"Run Oscar, Run"

ditto, ditto, ditto.... i agree w/ you on everything here except one thing, don't underestimate the boxing savvy of "U.S." fans...

trinidad has a huge undercurrent of support right here in the good ole us of a fyi... i've been screaming his praises for years... the guy is pound for pound the best fighter on the planet... although, you could rate sugar shane mosely up there also... the thing about trinidad is he takes on all comers... he goes up in weight, fights only the best CHAMPIONS and beats them into submission... they all come into the ring yappin' there heads off then leave in quiet submission to his greatness.. oscar, could be as good if he had any heart, but he's more into being a heart throb... once he felt trinidad's power, he decided to dance mernegue the rest of the way... he's a wuss, i say even vargas would kick his ass if he had the balls to step in the ring w/ him... speaking of vargas, this kid is one of the best pound for pound as well, but even he was no match for the power of trinidad... trinidad is a silent assasin in the ring... no flash, just focus and punishment... in fact trinidad's my favorite boxer since hagler... both men were silent, efficient, w/ devastating power....

as for roy, he's a wuss imho... he doesn't have the balls to fight a legitimate fighter... i think he fought one that i can recall, barely got the win and ducked the guy for a rematch... like you said, he's like the globetrotters, all style, no substance... i will bet the house trinidad kicks his ass if roy ever grows a pair and fights a real fighter...

trinidad is the man, and yes, miss universe is hot...

CJM
05-30-01, 05:36 PM
I can see I'm alone on this one,but that's OK.

Ansky,don't worry,when you lose your house,I'll rent you a room. :lol:

http://royjonesjr.com/photo/slide%20pics/roy%20hitting%20opponent%20with%20hard%20left.jpg

Ansky39
05-30-01, 09:55 PM
Originally posted by CJM
I can see I'm alone on this one,but that's OK.

only here... i'm sure most think roy's a lock to win IF he takes the fight...


Originally posted by CJM
Ansky,don't worry,when you lose your house,I'll rent you a room. :lol:

http://royjonesjr.com/photo/slide%20pics/roy%20hitting%20opponent%20with%20hard%20left.jpg

deal... as long as it ain't joisey... (no offense jim ;) go devils ;) )

Jim F.
05-30-01, 10:07 PM
Originally posted by Ansky39
as long as it ain't joisey... (no offense jim ;) go devils ;) )Offense taken!! What the hell's wrong w/ Jersey?!?

It's the REAL home of the Giants, you know! ;)

-jim

CJM
05-30-01, 10:10 PM
No Ansky,your hometown.....

Although I won't be here long......

All kidding aside tho,wouldnt you LOVE to see that fight happen?Biggest fight in years it would be.

Ansky39
05-30-01, 11:28 PM
Originally posted by Jim F.
What the hell's wrong w/ Jersey?!?

It's the REAL home of the Giants, you know! ;)

-jim

hey, hey, no hittin below the belt... you can't claim the giants...

you're a,
Just
End
The
Season fan...

what's wrong w/ joisey? besides you and luna what's not wrong w/ joisey?

the water,

too many cops,

nuthin' to do,

it ain't new york,

the nets,

somethin about radioactive, toxic fumes spewing out 24 hours a day just don't sit too well w/ me,

they go 80-100mph on the turnpike, but in new york they wanna drive 2 friggin miles an hour in the left lane,

today the giants, tomorrow the statue of liberty,

etc., etc., etc...

i could go on bro' ;)

Jim F.
05-31-01, 09:56 AM
Originally posted by Ansky39
the water, If I recall correctly, wasn't it Staten Island beaches that were just closed for a week?


Originally posted by Ansky39
too many cops, Amadu?


Originally posted by Ansky39
nuthin' to do, I'll give you that one...


Originally posted by Ansky39
it ain't new york, Thank the good lord above...


Originally posted by Ansky39
the nets, Yeah, that is a hideous monstrosity, I admit...


Originally posted by Ansky39
somethin about radioactive, toxic fumes spewing out 24 hours a day just don't sit too well w/ me, You obviously have never been to Staten Island, or behind a NYC bus, or in a NYC cab ;).


Originally posted by Ansky39
they go 80-100mph on the turnpike, but in new york they wanna drive 2 friggin miles an hour in the left lane,And it's the NY'ers that drive 80-100MPH in Manhattan, and then drive on the TurnPike and Parkway at 3 friggin' miles an hour in EVERY lane. By NY drivers have NOTHING, I mean, NOTHING on PA drivers :rolleyes:


Originally posted by Ansky39
today the giants, tomorrow the statue of liberty,The Statue of Liberty is technically in New Jersey.


Originally posted by Ansky39
etc., etc., etc...yadda, yadda, yadda...

Originally posted by Ansky39
i could go on bro' ;) Why don't you wait until you see a part of NJ that's not visible from the TurnPike to go on.

New Jersey - The GARDEN State...

;)

-jim

Ansky39
05-31-01, 10:40 AM
http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/otn/realhappy/mhihi.gifgood one bro http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/otn/realhappy/mhihi.gif

ok i gotta deal for you bro'... lets say we trade ya staten island for my giants back... heck, i'll even let ya keep the J-E-T-S

Just End the Tuna Stench

http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/otn/realhappy/mhihi.gif

jpao89
05-31-01, 01:01 PM
Both places suck. See, that settles the whole thing.

Ansky39
05-31-01, 01:51 PM
Originally posted by jpao89
Both places suck. See, that settles the whole thing.

what joisey and dc (acronym for dazed and confused drivers or drug capital)... i agree wholeheartedly.. and you can add virginia and maryland to that list too...

but new york, c'mon.. that's the greatest city in the world... home of the BRONX bombers... although i'd say south beach is a close second... ;)

Mean Linguine
05-31-01, 02:31 PM
Originally posted by Jim F.
NY drivers have NOTHING, I mean, NOTHING on PA drivers :rolleyes:

Drivers here can't be that bad. Ever hear of the Andrettis. And besides, if your drivers are so great, why do you pay double the insurance?

Jim F.
05-31-01, 02:43 PM
When you're dricing on a highway - and this is ANYWHERE - the person driving 55MPH in the left lane when they are not passing anyone 9 times out of 10 is from PA. The other 1 time they are from NY. The person who pulls onto the Highway, and IMMEDIATELY goes to the fast lane, 9 times out of 10 is from PA. It's like they train people in PA driving school that you are only supposed to drive in the left lane. And I've seen this in every state from Maine to Florida.

My father grew up in Philly, and was always told that NJ drivers were terrible. He said it wasn't until he moved to NJ that he realized that it was actually PA drivers that were horrible.

As for the insurance rates, many people + small state = high insurance. I don't know the figure off hand, but NJ has the highest amount of cars per capita than any other eastern state. It doesn't have anything to do with driving skill. There are just a lot of cars in a small space, so the ratio of accidents is increased by a significant percentage.

Do me a favor: DRIVE RIGHT, PASS LEFT!!

-jim

Mean Linguine
05-31-01, 02:53 PM
My wife is from Jersey, and unless she can see the hair on the back of the driver in front of her, she isn't close enough.

Jim F.
05-31-01, 02:55 PM
Originally posted by Mean Linguine
My wife is from Jersey, and unless she can see the hair on the back of the driver in front of her, she isn't close enough. LOL, but she's a woman, so it doesn't matter what state she's from... ;)

-jim

b-ball-lunachick
05-31-01, 03:08 PM
Originally posted by Ansky39
what's wrong w/ joisey? besides you and luna what's not wrong w/ joisey?

aww, ansky -- thanks, I think! ;)

don't forget about the 3,000 malls either!! :D

I'll give you the other things like the water, culture, etc, but that Arthur Kill and Staten Island as a whole, is a disaster area -- doesn't even begin to compare to Jersey...and the only people who say Joisey are from NY by the way!!

Now Brooklyn, that place I like -- it's in my blood!! :D

Jen!!!
05-31-01, 03:12 PM
I still think Trinidad's gonna open a can all over Roy Jones.

Jim F.
05-31-01, 03:20 PM
Originally posted by Jen!!!
I still think Trinidad's gonna open a can all over Roy Jones. Wait, is that what this thread is about? ;)

-jim

jpao89
06-01-01, 01:11 PM
Having lived in PA, I must concur with Jim's aseesment of PA drivers. PA drivers are highly allergic to the gas peddle. Here is a PA trick for ya. . . coming into an intersection, the light is green, the PA driver exponentially slows down until he finally arrives at the intersection, at a near stop, and low and behold, the light is red. GRRRRR that one used to piss me off to no end.

Ansky39
06-01-01, 03:23 PM
Originally posted by jpao89
coming into an intersection, the light is green, the PA driver exponentially slows down until he finally arrives at the intersection, at a near stop, and low and behold, the light is red. GRRRRR that one used to piss me off to no end.

in dc these dazed and confused drivers slam on the breaks on yellow!!!!http://cwm.ragesofsanity.com/otn/angry/11zpissed.gif

i tell em, just bring a neck brace if you ever decide to drive to new york...

Ansky39
06-01-01, 03:30 PM
Originally posted by b-ball-lunachick
Now Brooklyn, that place I like -- it's in my blood!! :D

ahh yes.... another fine product of the greatest borough in the grestest city on the planet...

Ansky39
06-01-01, 03:32 PM
Originally posted by Jim F.
Do me a favor: DRIVE RIGHT, PASS LEFT!!

-jim


words to live by brother...

GOYS
06-02-01, 02:29 PM
Originally posted by CJM
When the fight happens and Roy kicks the %$#$ out of Felix,you owe me a dollar.

So, back to subject, Miss. PR is very beautiful, but Roy Jones will win the fight, hell knock em down twice in rounds 2-5(Trinidad is always cold in the early rounds, problem is, other boxers never take advantage of it until its too late[Vargas, Reid, Joppy all knocked down and where just clawing to stay up in the late rounds]) De La Hoya took great advantage of that strategy, and would have won had his corner been able to add and fire up De La Hoya, rather than tell him the fight was over in the 5th or 6th round. I still think De La Hoya won that fight also.

Another fight i would wish to see is, Morales vs. Barrera 2. The first fight was tremendous, one of the greatest fights I've ever seen.

CJM
09-30-01, 01:43 AM
Felix Trinidad,the second coming of Ray Robinson.....LOL

Hate to tell ya I told ya so but...I TOLD YA SO!!!

OVERRATED...CLAP,CLAP,CLAP CLAP CLAP

#1PaFan
09-30-01, 03:17 AM
http://espn.go.com/boxing/news/2001/0929/1257230.html


NEW YORK -- Felix Trinidad made a judgment of Bernard Hopkins in the first round, and it was wrong. Really wrong.


"He's nothing, I got him," Trinidad told his father-trainer at the end of the opening round.


But 11 rounds later, Trinidad was a beaten fighter for the first time in his career, and the 36-year-old Hopkins was the undisputed middleweight champion.


Hopkins knocked down Trinidad and stopped him at 1:22 of the final round early Sunday before a screaming but shocked crowd of 19,075 in Madison Square Garden.


"I wanted to show my greatness, and I think I did -- halfway," Hopkins said. "I'm not great yet, but I will be. Nobody can stand up to me."


If Hopkins doesn't consider himself a great fighter, anybody who watched him against Trinidad would have to judge this a great performance.


He dominated the second half of the fight, rocking Trinidad several times and then knocking him down with a crunching right. Trinidad struggled up at 9 and as referee Steve Smoger looked at him, the fighter's father climbed into the ring to stop it.


It was Trinidad's first loss in 41 professional fights and the first defeat in 21 championship fights for the 28-year-old Puerto Rican, who is a former welterweight and super welterweight champion.


Trinidad went into the ring in search of not only the title, but of a knockout victory over an opponent who had twice thrown down the Puerto Rican flag in pre-fight news conferences. He didn't come close to his 34th knockout.


Hopkins, a champion since 1995, went into the ring with the WBC and IBF middleweight titles and added the WBA championship. He also fought his way out from under the shadows of Trinidad and fighters such as Oscar de la Hoya and Roy Jones. Jr.


Before the fight, a member of Hopkins' camp claimed Trinidad's right hand was wrapped illegally. Trinidad complained, but did have the hand rewrapped.


Trinidad entered the ring pumped up, while Hopkins, a Philadelphian who bills himself as "The Executioner", wore a red-hooded mask and remained calm. Hopkins also had stenciled on his back "Golden Palace.com" for a Costa Rica casino which paid him $100,000, which he bet on himself as the underdog.


"He's a great fighter," Trinidad said. "I thought the fight was even until the end."


One judge had Hopkins ahead 109-100 after 11 rounds, and the other two each had it 107-102.


The AP card favored Hopkins 108-101.


A CompuBox punch analysis credited Hopkins with landing 260 of 653 punches and Trinidad 129 of 329.


After he realized he won, Hopkins jumped up on the ropes in a neutral corner and chanted, "U-S-A, U-S-A. He then embraced Trinidad and said, "I want to tell you and your Puerto Rican fans that there was nothing personal about the flag."


Hopkins (40-2-1, 29 knockouts) also said he would go to Puerto Rico and talk to the people. He also talked about giving Trinidad a rematch.


Hopkins fought a brilliant fight. He gave Trinidad lots of movement, stiff jabs and, when Trinidad tried to attack, Hopkins simply outgunned him with both hands to the body and head.


While Hopkins' victory might have been unexpected, it was also one-sided. He dominated the last six rounds and had Trinidad in all kinds of trouble.


In the sixth round, Trinidad landed several shots in what was the best round of the fight. The two men went toe-to-toe on several occasions, with Trinidad having the best of it most often.


He ended the round with three or four shots to the head.


It was Trinidad's last hurrah.


Hopkins' strength began to come to the fore in the second half of the fight. He landed several good head shots in the seventh, eighth and ninth rounds, and had Trinidad wobbly on occasion.


Then in the 10th, Hopkins drove Trinidad around the ring, and just before the bell he landed a tremendous right to the head that had Trinidad tottering. At the bell, Trinidad wobbled back to his corner.


Hopkins, who weighed 157 pounds to 158{ for Trinidad, continued to dish out punishment in the 11th round and then finished it at 1:22 of the 12th.


The victory gave Hopkins a 14-1-1 record with 10 knockouts in championship matches. Trinidad's loss snapped a streak of 20 victories, 17 by knockout, in championship bouts.


Hopkins earned $2.5 million with a victory that will earn him much more, while Trinidad earned $9 million.


The fight originally was scheduled for Sept. 15, but was postponed for two weeks after the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.

CJM
09-30-01, 01:15 PM
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/nm/20010930/imdf30092001025744a.jpg

CJM
09-30-01, 01:17 PM
Tito,that looks like it hurts!!!!

http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/nm/20010930/imdf30092001024805a.jpg

Jersey Yankee
09-30-01, 05:52 PM
Originally posted by Ansky39
ahh yes.... another fine product of the greatest borough in the grestest city on the planet...Which part of Brooklyn? I used to be in Brownstone Brooklyn.

BTW, I loved last night's fight. Lots of rock-'em-sock-'em type of rounds, all the guys & gals jumping up and screaming since there was lots of serious punching.

JY

Jersey Yankee
09-30-01, 06:16 PM
I should've realized that the fight had a very telling starting, since Hopkins came into the ring wearing some kind of leather mask designed to serve as blinders like on a carriage horse, I guess. It seemed to mean he wanted to be totally focused on the match, playing his game, not being sidetracked. Tito seemed to like dancing a little to the girls. This reminds me of the Sprinks-Tyson fight a decade ago. Spinks saw Ali in the ring and was staring at him, taking in the moment. Tyson wore all black, no socks and just focused on the match. Look what happened 91 seconds later.

It seemed to me that Hopkins had the majority of great shots during the fight, those which were most effective. He also managed to deal with Tito's taking the center of the ring, thus walking less distance while backing up Hopkins, keeping him against the rope. Probably a psychological thing, plus it gets the opponents' legs tired later on in the ring.

Hopkins seemed to get away from this, not getting caught in a setup, nor trying to do Ali's Rope-A-Dope against Foreman, since it was Ali's chin which was 100% granite. They both hit effectively, but again, I think that Hopkins' punches were the most effective, having rocked Tito quite a few times during the match. I also noticed around rounds 9-11 that Tito had that scared and tired look on his face, like he couldn't figure out how come the guy hadn't gone down yet, like he'd been a fish taken out of his own water, so I figured his game plan wasn't working.

It seemed that Tito was designed more for a fighter like Joppy, who knows how to fight but just keeps coming at him and making himself an easy target. Unlike Joppy, Hopkins stood toe-to-toe with him and hit back, hitting back more frequently and just as hard and more often, much harder. Not once during the 12 rounds did I feel Hopkins was on the verge of falling, but people (I was in a bar) said Tito was going in the 10th, though I'd predicted the 11th.

In the end, I guess Hopkins didn't want to take a chance losing to a more popular fighter (I heard he'd fought Roy Jones before and this happened to him), so he took it to him. The TKO punch was a very vicious one to the right side, either the jaw or the chin. I'd thought that Tito was pushed after the punch, but as it turned out from the slow-mo, right after the punch struck, Tito's legs buckled, so that's when it was officially all over to me.

Hopkins was on his back smiling, since he knew like everyone else that the fight was over, and like everyone else had believed, he was ahead in the point count. It was a great fight, lots of action, both people slugging it out in the middle of the ring, as best they could without dropping their hands and losing their defense. Much better than the 1st two rounds, which started out with both fighters being defensive and no one even throwing any punches.

I hope to see the encore.

JY

Jersey Yankee
10-02-01, 06:42 PM
Originally posted by Mean Linguine
Drivers here can't be that bad. Ever hear of the Andrettis. And besides, if your drivers are so great, why do you pay double the insurance?Auto theft and driving popular cars, that's why. Some but not all New Yorkers like fancy cars so you'd pay extra no matter where you were. With so many chop shops around, it's not wonder people pay through the nose for auto insurance.

JY

Ansky39
10-03-01, 07:10 AM
Originally posted by Jersey Yankee
Which part of Brooklyn? I used to be in Brownstone Brooklyn.

i guess you mean like brooklyn heights and park slope and dem areas... no offense but i consider dem da brooklyn burbs...

me i'm from flatbush, but i've been everywhere from brownsville to bedstuy, before i left ny for a one year exile in east brunswick new joisey... ;) now my folks live in canarsie, but i consider that the burbs too, real quiet and boring... but ist ain't as bad as, yaaaaawwwwnnn, virginia...


Originally posted by Jersey Yankee
BTW, I loved last night's fight. Lots of rock-'em-sock-'em type of rounds, all the guys & gals jumping up and screaming since there was lots of serious punching.
JY

ugghh.... lost $100 bucks on tito... :( left after the 3rd round in disgust... feel like someone set me up man... eff'n don king talking about fight of the eff'n century, tito didn't even belong in the same ring w/ that guy... i need some tums...

Ansky39
10-03-01, 07:11 AM
Originally posted by CJM
Felix Trinidad,the second coming of Ray Robinson.....LOL

Hate to tell ya I told ya so but...I TOLD YA SO!!!

OVERRATED...CLAP,CLAP,CLAP CLAP CLAP

rub it in cj... wish you wudda told me...

Ansky39
10-03-01, 07:14 AM
Originally posted by CJM
"cough" Roy Jones "cough"

ok cj, $10 bucks your boy roy ducks hopkins for anudda 8 years...

if they fight b4 hopkins 40th b-day, i got hopkins.. gotta win my $100 back... eff'n tito...

CJM
10-03-01, 07:29 PM
Tito is a good fighter....a good fighter who should stay in his weight class.

When he saw he could hit Hopkins and not only could Hopkins stay up,but hit him back harder,he had no plan B.I think he bought into his own hype.

Ansky39
10-04-01, 07:22 AM
Originally posted by CJM
Tito is a good fighter....a good fighter who should stay in his weight class.

ditto... actually, i'd say he's a GREAT fighter who should stay in his weight class... but problem is, he's already kicked everyone's ass in his weight class... except sugar shane... hmmm....

Jersey Yankee
10-13-01, 12:25 AM
Originally posted by Ansky39
i guess you mean like brooklyn heights and park slope and dem areas... no offense but i consider dem da brooklyn burbs...

me i'm from flatbush, but i've been everywhere from brownsville to bedstuy, before i left ny for a one year exile in east brunswick new joisey... ;) now my folks live in canarsie, but i consider that the burbs too, real quiet and boring... but ist ain't as bad as, yaaaaawwwwnnn, virginia...Sorry to respond so late. I've been worrying about the games way too much to think about anything else.

I've heard about brownstone Brooklyn not being really Brooklyn. A friend of mine from Sheepshead Bay by the water said those areas were practically Manhattan. I couldn't fault him, since they're like a poor boy's Manhattan and where former or wannabe Manhattanites lived anyway.

Which "Flatbush"? The one near Sears on Beverly Road or the Jewish neighborhood aka Midwood? Anywhere around Aves. L or M is Midwood to me.


ugghh.... lost $100 bucks on tito... :( left after the 3rd round in disgust... feel like someone set me up man... eff'n don king talking about fight of the eff'n century, tito didn't even belong in the same ring w/ that guy... i need some tums...Tito was simply a young boy who got outclassed. Sugar Ray Leonard got hurt by Duran when he'd tried knocking him out in the first fight. In the second, Duran claimed he'd eaten too much, so "No Mas" was the order of the day.

Anyway, the century isn't even a year old yet, since 2001, not 2000 = Y2K. As long as he wants to promote a fight, hype seems like the best means. Anyone having that crazy hairstyle must be a salesman. Great salesman since people watched it.

Someone in the bar where I watched mentioned that Tito's worst action was knocking down Joppy so quickly, since all other potential opponents now saw not to try getting in his face so quickly, leaving such an easy target. With Hopkins, he'd hit but didn't give any windup "bolo" punches, so he also defended himself. For someone who slugged then defended himself, I'd say he did an excellent job, seeing how he kept the action going. He'd played along with Tito's game, moving around the outside of the ring while Tito kept the inside cordoned off, just circling and using less energy while Hopkins' legs were supposed to tire from all the movement + mental fatigue from being chased around all day.

I like that Hopkins didn't tire easily, kept coming back with strong punches one he'd seen that Tito let his guard down for a minute. Tito seemed like he was hesitant to punch since Hopkins broke him down, forcing him to punch only after he'd defended himself right after this.

It seemed like a great fight, both fighters scoring lots of quick and heavy jabs and all other punches along the way. If there's a rematch, Tito will definitely need to learn jabbing and defending at the same time, since he opened himself up to quite a few crisp shots when his guard was down, which was often.

CJM
10-16-01, 06:41 AM
Originally posted by Ansky39


i guess you mean like brooklyn heights and park slope and dem areas... no offense but i consider dem da brooklyn burbs...

me i'm from flatbush, but i've been everywhere from brownsville to bedstuy, before i left ny for a one year exile in east brunswick new joisey... ;) now my folks live in canarsie, but i consider that the burbs too, real quiet and boring... but ist ain't as bad as, yaaaaawwwwnnn, virginia...



I grew up in Canarsie bro....88th and Glenwood and then 83rd and N.Live in Marine Park now.Marine Park is kinda "burby" as well,but that's what I like about it.....