Calzaghe vs Lacy

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  1. speedster

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    Saturday is fightnight.Joe Calzaghe takes on Jeff Lacy in a unification bout.This fight was a long time coming and it's put up or shut-up for Joe.I think this one is a toss-up,but I'm going with Calzaghe.He has a little more speed and more experience and that could get him over the hump.Joe has to be weary of Lacy's power as he might try to get Joe out of there early.The card starts at 9:00 P.M. on Showtime.
     
  2. Bunnyman

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    A win really puts Calzaghe on the map. He is currently the longest reigning champ in boxing (WBO title since 1997). Any black fighter with a similar record would be a star in the U.S. media right now. Must be white skin privelege.
     
  3. dkr77

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    If Calzaghe can weather the initial storm I think he can put Lacy on his ass in the later rounds to win the fight. I just hope Calzaghe does'nt try and go toe to toe with Lacy early.
     
  4. Trooper Thorn

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    Lacy must be on some kind of steroids as I have never seen a middleweight pack that ammount of muscle mass on a 5'9 frame.

    I really hope Joe wins.
    If he loses it'll be used as another "look" I told you white guys can't box!" propaganda tool for the media to beat whites over the head with.
     
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    This fight is big,its shown live in the States and is live on terrestrial television in Britain.Millions of people are tuning in to watch this fight so i am praying Joe comes through and is not knocked out.For me the fights a tossup.Calzaghe has good advantages.He's taller and posseses very quick hands,has decent power and can take a good shot.Lacy also has good power and i would give him an advantage in this area.
    The result of the fight for me depends on Joe.He can sometimes get hotheaded and decide to go toe to toe when he dosnt need to,and against someone with the power of Lacy this will be a big mistake.The good news is that he's recognised this stating he will use his advantages in speed and movement to 'box Lacy's head off' and not risk standing toe to toe with a power puncher like Lacy.If Joe gets his southpaw jab going,use plenty of speed and movement and remain disciplined then he should win this easily on points or late stopage.Over a number of rounds i can see him really busting Lacy up boxing this way but it all depends on whether he can stick to this game plan.
     
  6. White Shogun

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    I hate to say it, but I think Calzaghe is going to get knocked out. [​IMG] Edited by: White Shogun
     
  7. onewarrior5

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    This fight is speed,skills(joe) v.s power,strength(lacy).It similar to Klitschko v.s Peter somewhat.Joe has exceptional handspeed and quickness.He needs to jab and jab at lacy left eye.lacy has a very bad swelling problem towards the left of his eye.For joe C. to win just jab at that spot hit him with combinations and move.keep moving and do not stand toe to toe with lacy.lacy has a devasting over hand left.Joe C. should be able to box lacy's ears off and win a comfortable UD or late TKO(severe swelling).Go Joe C.
     
  8. guest301

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    What a big night for CF..the boxing match between Calzaghe and Lacy...ufc 58 tonight between Frnaklin and Lossaiu(undercard matches too between black and white fighters) and the duke -unc battle I'm watching right now full of good white athletes.
     
  9. emt1

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    Lacy got beaten like a run-away slave [​IMG]
     
  10. white is right

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    Suprised by the outcome, Joe ducked challengers for years, but he got the last laugh with this dominating performance...........[​IMG]
     
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    Calzaghe beat Lacy like a rented mule! Lacy was never even in the fight. Joe bobbed, weaved and outboxed Lacy on the inside and outside using vicious uppercut's to put Lacy back on his heals and then finish his flurry with hooks to the body and head. It was a onesided beating and I now see why Roy Jones jr. didn't show any interest in fighting him. By the way, did anyone else hear that mudshark screaming during the entire fight "hit him Jeff!" I would have hated to pay good money for front row seats just have this skank screaming for her pet [​IMG]
     
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    Best tasting crow sandwich I've eaten in years. I can down this one even without ketchup.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  14. celticwarrior77

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    Well you must have all heard or saw the fight by now. The fight was so one sided that I don't think any of the other champs will want to fight Joe now. But that Danish lad kessler was in the crowd so maybe thats his next fight!
     
  15. speedster

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    This is for for white is right(pugnus).Last year you made some negative comments about Joe Calzaghe,so how do you feel now and what is your excuse for the brutal defeat of your Negro warrior Lacy.
     
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    Just reading the sunday papers here in the UK the fight was to late for any Lacy vs Calzaghe coverage to be printed. But read that Tysons reffin some cagefighting matches over here soon and is scared of the uk football fans saying he saw a load of fans fighting after a game and said it was worse then the ghetto he's from. What a cheeky fool, us footy fans can bash when we have too but to compare us to that ghetto trash, cheeky very cheeky.
     
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    How is white is right a troll? I haven't seen any posts that would indicate that at all, but maybe I missed something.
     
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    emt1 wrote "Lacy got beaten like a run-away slave".
    Is it just me or does anyone else on this fourum find this moronic or offensive? Does emt1 think that Slavery is right? Does he think slaves who try for freedom deserve a good beating? If it was an attempt at humour it missed the mark with me.
    And let's remember that the beating Calzaghe gave to Lacy bore no resemblance to getting "beaten like a run-away slave" because it was a fight between one man and another, of equal weight, subject to the same rules, where both had a chance to win.
    Well done Joe.
     
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    I agree with you Devans. Wasn't funny at all. From all the accounts I have heard, Jeff took his beating like a man and hung in there throwing bombs at Joe all night and doesn't deserve to be compared to a slave. Comments about "runaway slave" beatdowns will not attract more people to this site.
     
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    Oh for goodness sake! Why do you suppose he punctuated his comment with a little yellow laughing emoticon? [​IMG]Of course it was meant to be humorous. Blacks use the expression all the time and nobody jumps on them for using it.
     
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    Of course it was meant to be humorous..That doesn't mean it was!
     
  23. freedom1

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    I have to admit I laughed pretty hard when I read it.

    With all the beatings and rapes blacks regularly put on whites, I don't think they should be too sensitive about it.
     
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    I remember years ago an interviewer asked Randy "Tex" Cobb why he liked boxing, and he said "cause I like beating up on oppressed minorities."
     
  25. White Shogun

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    What is it with you, Aragorn? Lacy got his ass beat and you're saying he took his beating like a man and hung in there throwing bombs, and in the UFC 58 thread you're giving all these props to Louiseau for 'hanging in there,' and taking his beating like a man. These guys LOST, and they LOST HANDILY. How about giving some credit to the men who BEAT them, instead of sticking up for these these guys.

    But I will agree with you on one thing, at least Lacy went for the KO in round 12, unlike his counterpart in the UFC, who just wanted to ride out the fight til the last bell.

    And if we can't say "he beat him like a runaway slave," can we still say "he beat him like a red-headed step child?" I dare say that all redheads and step children alike should be equally offended, if so!

    This PC garbage is getting way out of hand. The only people that can be bashed in public are white men - as long as they're not Muslim, gay, or pagan, that is, and then even they are off limits.
     

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