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Should there be professional Boxing at the Olympics? (Now the only Olympic sport that's not open to professionals)

Wayne TH G 333 2012/08/10 17:39:59
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With the same scoring system and number of rounds as the current amateur competion.
It could be the only way to get Mayweather and Pacquiao in the ring together.
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  • Jack 2012/08/10 21:34:13
    No
    Jack
    +1
    No. Two reasons:
    1: Why on Earth would top professional boxers fight against the best men for no money, when they normally fight against second-rate opponents for lots of money?
    2. Amateur boxing has dignity. Modern pro boxing has none. Why tarnish amateurs, who actually behave like men?

    And, as my own personal thought, I think that, the less professionalism in the Games, the better.
  • mikeeonly 2012/08/10 21:29:30
    Yes
    mikeeonly
    +1
    Everything else allows pros, so why not
  • Raphy 2012/08/10 17:41:49
    No
    Raphy
    +1
    I like seeing the amateurs fight in this
  • Wayne T... Raphy 2012/08/10 17:44:11
    Wayne TH G 333
    Yeah but wouldn't something like a Mayweather/Pacquiao final be unmissable?
  • Raphy Wayne T... 2012/08/10 17:54:28
    Raphy
    +1
    That's the reason that it will never happen. They will be worried about the money lol.
  • Wayne T... Raphy 2012/08/10 17:59:49
    Wayne TH G 333
    Yeah true, if they did meat up afterwards the fight wouldn't be worth as much money!
  • Raphy Wayne T... 2012/08/10 18:06:57
    Raphy
    +1
    Yeah. It would be good. But some of the guy/gals in the Olympic might move on to become big stars. Any how, what do you think about MMA in the Olympics. I seen something about that on yahoo or here. Can't remember to good
  • Wayne T... Raphy 2012/08/10 18:36:35 (edited)
    Wayne TH G 333
    Yeah, that could be ok, they need to reduce some other events though. I would take out some of the huge swimming program.
  • Raphy Wayne T... 2012/08/11 22:02:44
    Raphy
    +1
    How about ribbon and race walking. They can go away
  • Wayne T... Raphy 2012/08/11 22:35:26
    Wayne TH G 333
    Yeah, I've never understood the reason for a walking race.
  • Raphy Wayne T... 2012/08/12 00:12:06
    Raphy
    +1
    I guess it's just for laughs lol
  • Wayne T... Raphy 2012/08/12 00:13:12
    Wayne TH G 333
    Yeah probably, they do look abit stupid! :)

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