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UglyPug
post Jan 24 2012, 05:52 AM
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Damn I hate to talk about Floyd/Manny. . . It has been run into the ground. . . But I just wanted to know what's up with the favoritism fighthype shows towards Floyd? Why sacrifice journalistic integrity just to try to help your favorite fighter out? Ben Thompson is a good writer, who is able to convey and express his opinions very well; indeed, a very well spoken gent. . . But I just can't help but notice how every article is pro-Floyd?

I mean, yeah Im sure Arum isn't helping the issue, but WHY WOULD FLOYD demand more than 50%? Wasn't that agreed upon ages ago? How can he still be pointing the finger at Arum, and not placing majority (or at least half of it) on Floyd himself?

You can make good, logical arguments for either side being more deserving of the lion's share. . . but they essentially negate each other out, and unless they want to do a winner take all, or winner take lion's share, THE ONLY LOGICAL split is 50/50 on everything. . .

Please don't "ban" me for this. . . I really just want to know why. . .

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post Jan 24 2012, 06:33 AM
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A lot of this boils down to opinions and you label fight hype bias because you do not agree with there opinion. I think any journalist can be accused of being bias by a biased person.
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post Jan 24 2012, 06:42 AM
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QUOTE (BigFightFan @ Jan 24 2012, 11:33 AM) *
A lot of this boils down to opinions and you label fight hype bias because you do not agree with there opinion. I think any journalist can be accused of being bias by a biased person.


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post Jan 24 2012, 07:05 AM
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QUOTE (MadFresh @ Jan 24 2012, 06:42 AM) *



lol. . . just lol. . . i can see what kind of site im stumbled upon. . . why does fighthype not publish articles from journalist with differing "opinions" from ben thompson? riddle me that. . .


well, here's my opinion along with majority of hardcore fans: floyd once again found another reason to not make the fight. . .

floyd's text to manny after their conversation: "thanks dog"! i got another excuse not to fight you now"!
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post Jan 24 2012, 07:30 AM
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i completely understand that everybody has their own opinion on who is "more at fault" for the fight not happening. . .

but i don't see how you can twist it to make it arum's fault when floyd himself told manny that "no, the fight cannot happen. . . " for 50/50, fair and square, revenue split. . .

manny LITERALLY agreed to EVERYTHING floyd wanted. . . and after the 50/50 already being agreed upon, floyd goes back once again? smh. . .


lol, yet this website somehow finds nothing else to say but to rehash over negotiations from over 2 years ago. . . not a single article that favors manny on this website. . . JUST LOL. . . i have an idea of the type of people who control what is published on here. . .

it's really not a boxing news website like boxingscene, fightnews. . .
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post Jan 24 2012, 08:19 AM
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QUOTE (UglyPug @ Jan 24 2012, 07:30 AM) *
i completely understand that everybody has their own opinion on who is "more at fault" for the fight not happening. . .

but i don't see how you can twist it to make it arum's fault when floyd himself told manny that "no, the fight cannot happen. . . " for 50/50, fair and square, revenue split. . .

manny LITERALLY agreed to EVERYTHING floyd wanted. . . and after the 50/50 already being agreed upon, floyd goes back once again? smh. . .


lol, yet this website somehow finds nothing else to say but to rehash over negotiations from over 2 years ago. . . not a single article that favors manny on this website. . . JUST LOL. . . i have an idea of the type of people who control what is published on here. . .

it's really not a boxing news website like boxingscene, fightnews. . .


OK, Manny himself has said that he agrees to Floyd's demands but yet, there are NO negotiations and we are being force fed another shitty Manny vs Cotto or manny vs JMM fight. So in all honesty, Manny saying he agrees to Floyd's terms means absolutely nothing because they still never met at the negotiation table. Floyd's team reached out to Arum, Arum has said over and over that May 5th is no good. So why have Manny fans been so quiet until they heard this from Floyd????

Now, don't get me wrong, I disagree with Floyd and the pusre split, but I can't see why you are blaming Floyd for the split but you can't call BS when historically Manny's opponents have been announced in the exact same fashion since 2009! If we can't get Floyd then we will fight 1 of 4 fighters. (All TR options) Cotto, Clottey, Margarito and JMM were all announced as options before negotiations were complete or even took place with Mayweather. It's been the same cycle with Arum and Manny announcing future opponents.

Regarding the journalism here, it is pro Floyd, but Boxingscene are the biggest Floyd haters on the PLANET!!!! But BJ makes a hell of a lot more sense than most writers out there that are 100% Pro Manny.
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- UglyPug   Why does fighthype...   Jan 24 2012, 05:52 AM
- - BigFightFan   A lot of this boils down to opinions and you label...   Jan 24 2012, 06:33 AM
|- - UglyPug   QUOTE (BigFightFan @ Jan 24 2012, 06:33 A...   Jan 24 2012, 06:41 AM
|- - MadFresh   QUOTE (BigFightFan @ Jan 24 2012, 11:33 A...   Jan 24 2012, 06:42 AM
|- - UglyPug   QUOTE (MadFresh @ Jan 24 2012, 06:42 AM) ...   Jan 24 2012, 07:05 AM
|- - UglyPug   i completely understand that everybody has their o...   Jan 24 2012, 07:30 AM
|- - Thickback   QUOTE (UglyPug @ Jan 24 2012, 07:30 AM) i...   Jan 24 2012, 08:19 AM
- - CDeezFoo   well its obvious ...we can all clearly see...that ...   Jan 24 2012, 08:23 AM
- - Run and Gun Game Calls   RE: Why does fighthype...   Jan 24 2012, 08:37 AM
- - Cshel86   Uh ohhh...not another one of these, "Why Does...   Jan 24 2012, 08:57 AM
- - leonthegee   QUOTE (UglyPug @ Jan 24 2012, 02:52 AM) D...   Jan 24 2012, 09:06 AM
|- - daprofessor   QUOTE (leonthegee @ Jan 24 2012, 10:06 AM...   Jan 24 2012, 06:30 PM
- - Allmenjoi8   It is amazing how truth can be considered biased. ...   Jan 24 2012, 09:22 AM
- - Franchize   The thing is, why NOT fight on May 5th? I have a g...   Jan 24 2012, 09:45 AM
- - Run and Gun Game Calls   ben thompson knows if he is more objective he los...   Jan 24 2012, 10:07 AM
- - dhoward126   I'm not pro-Floyd as I am anti-Arum, but if it...   Jan 24 2012, 10:09 AM
- - Cshel86   Word to the wise...if you have any questions, conc...   Jan 24 2012, 10:54 AM
|- - DubC   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Jan 24 2012, 09:54 AM) W...   Jan 24 2012, 07:27 PM
||- - Cshel86   QUOTE (DubC @ Jan 24 2012, 07:27 PM) Well...   Jan 24 2012, 08:05 PM
||- - DubC   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Jan 24 2012, 07:05 PM) S...   Jan 24 2012, 10:15 PM
|- - UglyPug   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Jan 24 2012, 10:54 AM) W...   Jan 24 2012, 09:27 PM
|- - Cshel86   QUOTE (UglyPug @ Jan 24 2012, 09:27 PM) l...   Jan 24 2012, 10:29 PM
|- - DubC   No banning or deleting Cshel, don't you even t...   Jan 24 2012, 10:40 PM
- - Cshel86   Open...   Jan 24 2012, 05:26 PM
- - daprofessor   QUOTE (UglyPug @ Jan 24 2012, 06:52 AM) D...   Jan 24 2012, 06:24 PM
- - checkleft   All sites are biased. I've been on other sites...   Jan 24 2012, 06:58 PM
- - Cshel86   ButtPlug better show up fast before I change my mi...   Jan 24 2012, 11:05 PM
|- - DubC   QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Jan 24 2012, 10:05 PM) ...   Jan 24 2012, 11:42 PM
- - Cshel86   Hey Dub...that little bell end never showed his fa...   Jan 27 2012, 11:44 PM
|- - UglyPug   haha this site is pathetic . . . wannabe boxings...   Feb 12 2012, 05:47 AM
|- - Cshel86   QUOTE (UglyPug @ Feb 12 2012, 05:47 AM) h...   Feb 12 2012, 12:27 PM
- - jrosales13   lol   Feb 12 2012, 02:05 PM
- - UglyPug   QUOTE (jrosales13 @ Feb 12 2012, 02:05 PM...   Feb 15 2012, 07:12 AM
- - Cshel86   QUOTE (UglyPug @ Feb 15 2012, 07:12 AM) R...   Feb 15 2012, 09:09 PM


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