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Audley Harrison retires


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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 12:26 PM

Well, we all know how impermanent boxing retirements are, but maybe the penny's finally dropped for the guy - LINK TO STORY

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#2 Wolford6

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:04 PM

Absolutely no loss whatsoever to the sport.

 

Can you imagine him going up against a Klitschko?


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#3 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:30 PM

Thought he retired after the Olympics :ph34r:



#4 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:43 PM

He won gold at the Olympics.He would have had respect for ever if he had not gone pro


but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
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#5 Hullfan

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 01:55 PM

I'd fancy my chances against this idiot, Audrey has made millions aswell. Good look to the embarrassment boxing can become a good sport once again

#6 bedlam breakout

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 06:30 PM

who?


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#7 ArthurDaley

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 06:31 PM

Good night Audley

 

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#8 Gary Coyle

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 09:46 AM

He was poor wasn't he.



#9 Futtocks

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 09:47 AM


He was poor wasn't he.


A very good amateur boxer, though, I'll give him that.

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#10 tonyXIII

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 03:13 PM

I'm not really a boxing afficionado, but didn't he step up a weight division on turning pro? Maybe he just couldn't hack the bigger weight division? Or more likely, the pros he faced were able to do their homework on him and pick his weaknesses, whereas the amateurs weren't able to do this so well?

 

Just a thought.


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#11 Futtocks

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 03:36 PM

I'm not really a boxing afficionado, but didn't he step up a weight division on turning pro? Maybe he just couldn't hack the bigger weight division? Or more likely, the pros he faced were able to do their homework on him and pick his weaknesses, whereas the amateurs weren't able to do this so well?
 
Just a thought.

No; he was a heavyweight as an amateur, and there's no superheavyweight in professional boxing, so he couldn't have stepped up.

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#12 tonyXIII

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 05:55 PM

No; he was a heavyweight as an amateur, and there's no superheavyweight in professional boxing, so he couldn't have stepped up.

 

Thanks for that. I had forgotten what weight division he boxed in as an amateur.


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#13 Bleep1673

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 02:50 PM

Thought he retired after the Olympics :ph34r:

No, he just stopped boxing
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#14 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 07:43 AM

Or not


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 08:17 AM

The money in boot sole advertising is to good to turn his back on it seems.
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#16 Futtocks

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 08:51 AM

It has the grim inevitability of an Emili Sandé guest appearance.

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#17 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 08:56 AM

It has the grim inevitability of an Emili Sandé guest appearance.

She'd probably win.

 

But that's unlikely to happen, it's not the NRL.


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#18 MikeW

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 09:34 AM

I hope it's all about the money, because if you take what he has said at face value, he is delusionary to almost tragic levels.



#19 longboard

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:20 AM

Well, we all know how impermanent boxing retirements are, but maybe the penny's finally dropped for the guy - LINK TO STORY

Prescient.

#20 Wolford6

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 12:10 PM

I like Emeli Sande


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