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83-Steelers-43
06-17-2006, 04:11 PM
Any boxing fans in here? Anybody watching the Wright vs Taylor fight tonight? If so, what are your opinions?

Steel12
06-19-2006, 02:24 PM
I feel if Winky didn't win, it shoulda been a tie...which was the outcome. So I guess I agree to a point. Winky should've fought in the last round. He of all people know how the judging is in boxing...you can't take off any rounds especially if you aren't champion. They will always give close rounds to the champ.

ARKIESTEEL
06-19-2006, 02:26 PM
Winky won the fight

Steel12
06-19-2006, 02:34 PM
Winky won the fight

That's crazy since you and Taylor are from Arkansas. I woulda thought you'd defend Taylor but good on you for seein it objectively.

ARKIESTEEL
06-19-2006, 02:44 PM
I love to watch boxing Taylor is good and could of beat Winky if he stayed in the middle of the ring and feed him jabs. I think Winky being a left handed boxer had more to do with it than anything

83-Steelers-43
06-19-2006, 04:14 PM
IMO, while Winky did out box him, but those power punches by Taylor were doing as much damage as Wrights corner fluries. A draw sounds about right to me. Rematch will be fun to watch.

ARKIE, nice to see I have a fellow boxing fan. :smile:

Blitzburgh55
06-19-2006, 04:51 PM
Wirght Won but he just stood there in 12th round and im a huge boxing fan im a Big Hopkins Fan

Koopa
06-19-2006, 05:17 PM
i'm a semi boxing fan. i enjoy boxing when the boxers are just going at each other with no defense lol. winky is a very boring person to watch box, block jab block jab block jab. i didn't see this fight though so i dont' know if he changed his boring ways.

Blitzburgh55
06-19-2006, 05:46 PM
i'm a semi boxing fan. i enjoy boxing when the boxers are just going at each other with no defense lol. winky is a very boring person to watch box, block jab block jab block jab. i didn't see this fight though so i dont' know if he changed his boring ways.
The fight was great talyor and wirght were killing each other

83-Steelers-43
06-19-2006, 05:52 PM
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