NonSports Forum

Net54baseball.com
Welcome to Net54baseball.com. These forums are devoted to both Pre- and Post- war baseball cards and vintage memorabilia, as well as other sports. There is a separate section for Buying, Selling and Trading - the B/S/T area!! If you give an opinion of a person or company your full name needs to be in your post. Contact the moderator at leon@net54baseball.com should you have any questions or concerns. Enjoy!
Net54baseball.com
Net54baseball.com

Go Back   Net54baseball.com Forums > Net54baseball Postwar Sportscard Forums > Watercooler Talk- ALL sports talk

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-26-2018, 01:11 PM
samosa4u's Avatar
samosa4u samosa4u is offline
Ran.jøÐh D.
Member
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Toronto
Posts: 347
Default Teddy Atlas: Mike Tyson was not a great fighter

I want you guys to read this article and tell me your thoughts. Please don't waste your time watching the YouTube video because it is long and boring.

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2018/9/2...avyweight-news
__________________
Always looking to buy or trade for vintage hockey, soccer, boxing and non-sports.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-26-2018, 01:35 PM
bnorth's Avatar
bnorth bnorth is offline
Ben North
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 4,400
Default

I completely disagree with you on the video. I actually recommend watching the entire podcast of 3:10:42 and I am not a Rogan fan. For once Joe just shut the hell up and let the guest speak and it was awesome.

As far as how Mr Atlas described Mike I believe he was spot on. I also know it is very hard for someone who has not participated in the sport to completely understand what Mr Atlas was saying.
__________________
T210 Series 3 Ft Worth, looking for low end examples and especially ones with a Y shaped hole punch. I also have some extra T210's for trade.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-26-2018, 01:49 PM
Exhibitman's Avatar
Exhibitman Exhibitman is offline
Ad@m W@r$h@w
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Beautiful Downtown Burbank
Posts: 6,743
Default

I've long held that belief. As I wrote on the subject of Tyson and the pound for pound GOAT debate: "I understand the intrigue of a Tyson but his career is dominated with "ifs": if Cus D'Amato had lived five more years, if Kevin Rooney had trained him, if he hadn't used a woman like a toilet seat. His record is not impressive. He beat an old, fat Larry Holmes. The two other HOFers Tyson fought beat him 3x. He clobbered tomato cans, bums of the month, blown up 175# and 200# fighters, and journeymen."
__________________
Please visit my web site: www.americasgreatboxingcards.com
So... move out of your studio apartment! And try speaking to a real live woman, and GROW THE HELL UP! I mean, it's just baseball cards dammit, IT'S JUST BASEBALL CARDS!
10% off any BIN in my eBay store (user name: exhibitman) for N54 members buying direct from me through this site instead, just PM me.

Last edited by Exhibitman; 09-26-2018 at 02:04 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-26-2018, 02:01 PM
Rookiemonster's Avatar
Rookiemonster Rookiemonster is offline
Dustin
Dustin Mar.ino
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Nj
Posts: 1,338
Default

Teddy had held a grudge against Tyson for years. Tyson said some inappropriate things to his daughter .

Tyson’s career is filled with ifs. I still think he was a great fighter. Not the greatest ever but still I haven’t seen anything like him since.
__________________
Just a collector that likes to talk and read about the Hobby. 🤓👍🏼
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-26-2018, 02:29 PM
clydepepper's Avatar
clydepepper clydepepper is offline
Raymond Culpepper
Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Columbus, GA
Posts: 4,471
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rookiemonster View Post
Teddy had held a grudge against Tyson for years. Tyson said some inappropriate things to his daughter .

Tyson’s career is filled with ifs. I still think he was a great fighter. Not the greatest ever but still I haven’t seen anything like him since.


I have...Rhonda Rousey!


It's the old 'Emperor's New Clothes' thing

or

'Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!' from the Wizard of Oz.
.
__________________
.
"A life is not important except in the impact it has on others lives" - Jackie Robinson


MY BIG CONCERNS ABOUT AMERICA:

Internally- We spend too much time assuring our rights without learning the responsibilities that should accompany them.
Externally - No matter how much we claim to take the higher moral ground, we have neither respected nor attempted to understand other cultures.

Last edited by clydepepper; 09-26-2018 at 02:32 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-26-2018, 06:59 PM
BearBailey BearBailey is offline
Brandon Bailey
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 255
Default

Teddy as usual is spot on. Once the fear went away he never adjusted. In his early years no one more exciting to watch but not a top 5 all time heavy weight.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-26-2018, 07:16 PM
Jim65's Avatar
Jim65 Jim65 is offline
Jam.es Braci.liano
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 800
Default

Tyson was very overrated. Ali would have picked him apart, a younger Foreman would have destroyed him. I would have loved to see a Frazier-Tyson bout.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-27-2018, 07:39 AM
Huysmans Huysmans is offline
Br.ent So.bie
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 565
Default

The assessment was spot on. Tyson is considerably overrated, and not someone I'm a fan of in any way.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-27-2018, 09:32 AM
ronniehatesjazz's Avatar
ronniehatesjazz ronniehatesjazz is offline
Tyler Smith
Tyler Sm.ith
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 568
Default

You guys are out of your minds! Teddy Atlas must have CTE with these outrageous claims!
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-27-2018, 09:52 AM
steve B steve B is offline
Steve Birmingham
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: eastern Mass.
Posts: 4,951
Default

It's sort of similar to why I never really liked Tyson. I was used to the guys I watched a few years before, Ali, Foreman, Frazier...… Lots of bluster, but a lot to back it up. And no dancing around stuff with too much politeness.


Tyson on the other hand... Knocks a guy out in under a round, and in the post fight tv interviews says "he fought a good fight," No, he spent a bit over or under a minute trying to make running for his life look sort of like boxing then got hit and that was that.


It was a very happy day for me when I heard Buster Douglas had beaten him.
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: Mike Tyson Autograph rp12367 Boxing / Wrestling Cards & Memorabilia Forum 2 05-13-2016 05:26 PM
Mike Tyson pic from National jb217676 Boxing / Wrestling Cards & Memorabilia Forum 1 08-08-2012 01:07 AM
Mike Tyson Autographed Glove jg8422 Net54baseball Sports (Primarily) Vintage Memorabilia Forum incl. Game Used 7 05-10-2011 12:32 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:39 AM.


ebay GSB