Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Awkwardly Friendly Handshake Instruction Manual GIF






Ending on interview with MaxBoxing's Radio Rahim, promoter of last night's giant heavyweight match Eddie Hearn gives hysterical direction on appropriate handshakes after it doesn't go his way.


Full interview address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4H7GcIjMls
Video:




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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Gym Humour: Vasyl Lomachenko Dresses For Success




In one of the best examples of gym humour I've seen recently, major Super Featherweight title holder Vasyl Lomachenko shows up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. I spotted this on the Facebook channel "Only Full Fights" and had a laugh. Train seriously, dress less so.



Only Full Fights Facebook page address here: https://www.facebook.com/OnlyFullFights/
Video address here: https://www.facebook.com/OnlyFullFights/videos/1230257067069927/


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BGB Quote Spotlight: Play it to the Bone




"Church music? It's too good for the church. Jesus was too good for the church, you ask me."

 ~Woody Harrelson as Vince Boudreau, in the rarely revisited boxing comedy Play it to the Bone (1999).


Putting together a long list of big names and a longer list of lines falling flat, it wasn't all bad. Subjectively speaking.


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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

GIF Spotlight: BHOP Starts Push-Up Contest!







In 2011, The great Bernard Hopkins, not long after doing push-ups during the fight, decides to show again how daisy-fresh he is. This time, his opponent, Jean Pascal, refuses to make concessions and dives to the canvas in the background. In the lead-up, Hopkins taunted Pascal for being a "four-round fighter" to insult his stamina. Hopkins defeated a man 18 years' his junior that night. With respect to Pascal, he won the push-up contest too.




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Monday, March 20, 2017

GIF Spotlight: BHOP Fitness Exhibition 2011





The great Bernard Hopkins' record-breaking performance against Jean Pascal in their 2011 rematch did not lack humour anymore than it lacked drama. Here is the old man doing pushups for what is likely a mix of showmanship and psychological warfare as his opponent watches on. I wonder if Referee Ian John-Lewis ever had to warn a fighter for exercising during the round before.



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Saturday, March 18, 2017

GIF Spotlight: Deontay Wilder Sends A Strange Message To Opponent (or Godzilla)




Deontay Wilder, much like Tyson Fury, has never run out of head-scratching fun in front of the camera.


From this pleasantly bizarre promo for Deontay Wilder VS Johann Duhaupas. As it says, PBC on NBC:

Address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5hggw4jQjg


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