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Offline David1819

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Mike Tyson
« on: August 10, 2018, 03:27:PM »
Such a moving video. The story of Mike Tyson and Cus D'amato is truley remarkable.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFoCTEjmejM
"Truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."

"The idea that he could invent a tale of a killing spree by a mentally disturbed woman to be lent credibility by further violent episodes over the following decades is hard to credit."

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Re: Mike Tyson
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 04:47:PM »
It was a moving video and it was obvious that Tyson loved and respected Cus through the days of his boxing career . Lovely to see but how sad that there aren't any men like Cus who hail from the Bronx and who could make a huge difference to the youths who live there whose lives are blighted by poverty and crime. I'm sure many of them would value having such a mentor .

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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2018, 11:38:PM »
It was a moving video and it was obvious that Tyson loved and respected Cus through the days of his boxing career . Lovely to see but how sad that there aren't any men like Cus who hail from the Bronx and who could make a huge difference to the youths who live there whose lives are blighted by poverty and crime. I'm sure many of them would value having such a mentor .


Then when Cus died it all went down hill :(


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"Truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."

"The idea that he could invent a tale of a killing spree by a mentally disturbed woman to be lent credibility by further violent episodes over the following decades is hard to credit."

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Re: Mike Tyson
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2018, 11:35:AM »

Then when Cus died it all went down hill :(


https://streamable.com/emcby






Again, very very sad. I never liked Don King myself anyway and he was entirely wrong for a man such as Mike Tyson. Apart from the fact that nobody could have ever taken over Cus's place King had only been interested in the money side of boxing and not the person. Horrible man.

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Re: Mike Tyson
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2018, 09:42:PM »
In his prime Tyson's ability to dodge punches was incredible.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VLV1HL-UHk


Avoids like 10 punches in 5 seconds then BOOM its over. So awesome.
"Truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."

"The idea that he could invent a tale of a killing spree by a mentally disturbed woman to be lent credibility by further violent episodes over the following decades is hard to credit."

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Re: Mike Tyson
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2018, 10:04:PM »
I think you should have discussed Ali instead  :-[

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Re: Mike Tyson
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2018, 09:13:AM »
If Lennox Lewis & Riddick Bowe had turned Pro sooner & not chased Olympic Gold in 1988. Tyson would never have been Heavy Weight Champ.