Vasyl Lomachenko

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  1. Ambrose

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    They seem to be able to swallow having a white as P4P #1 (Canelo/GGG) but it is Loma's never-seen-before skills that are causing them so much anxiety. When Loma cleans out 135 -which he will- they'll just be demanding he fight welters.
     
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    Nah i didn't hear Arum's comments. I should hope he was being sarcastic. I was telling the truth about getting beat up by a glass door, though. Twice actually. Where have you been, brother? I thought that you absconded. Say, your last name isn't Wolfinger is it? (re my favorite WC Fields movie, "Man On The Flying Trapeze" (1935).
     
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    Family name is Bierce. See the image;). Love that movie too Wolfman. I'm around. As you well know, the sport I mostly like to write about is boxing.
     
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    Ah so...your avatar!

    This is a great one, unforgettable, from the story you wrote in 1891. Rod Serling showed it on Twilight Zone in 1964, the only TZ episode that he took from elsewhere. It is almost without dialogue:

     
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    Ah! Well I remember that one! I had hoped he got away. That has a bad ending, but Bierce had no story without it. Wolfman, you must have watched some television once upon a time?
     
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    Shock ending, like literally.

    I like old movies and some old tv shows, say 1950s and earlier. Now it's just relentless neo Bolshevik brain washing. In the 1950s they would run stories about how the new television medium was a "wasteland". But it is so bad now that tv back then is looked upon as the golden age.
     
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    Bierce vanishing in the Mexican jungle reminds me of another great writer, the very mysterious B. Traven.
     
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    Both writers, though different styles, were thinkers, and critics of the civil State they found themselves in. The more they learned, the less they wanted to have anything to do with those people. B. Traven (Ret Marut) is a play on words be travelin' ; Traven got out of Europe and went to live in Mexico, like many parts of South America, especially at that time, the civil state was small, unobtrusive, and sometimes barely noticeable.
     
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    So damn true! I can't watch anything either. So I read instead. Can't say I'm missing much.;)
     
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    Wow that's a new one on me - the "play on words" - so then that's the thousand and second theory about who the mysterious B. Traven really was, to go along with, he was really Ambrose Bierce or Jack London or the son of the Kaiser of Germany! Good post though.
     
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    Loma is the greatest boxer to ever step in the ring. The gym I train at teaches some of his techniques. That's how much he is changing the boxing scene.
     
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    Wow. This is incredible news and Lomachenko deserves it. He is gonna be a household name to even non boxing fans!
     
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    A once in a generation fighter. Congrats
     
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    When you follow the link to that landing page, they have their top 6 P4P listed on the side. 3 are white with GGG being their #1. Canelo is 5.
     
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    We the Castieboys had him No 1 as well. Lurkers are learning;)!
     
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    After Loma spun out Rigo, a lot of names were pinned up as good targets for him. Seems those names went and scrambled off signing with each other rather than risk it with Loma.
     
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    Looks like Loma is going up to 135. Would really like to see him fight and beat Mikey Garcia.
     
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    He ought to fight at 130 for a few yet to get used to that size fighter. At 135 he'd be fighting welters or near welters.
     
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    No one of any value wants to fight him at 130. He's moving up because of a lack of quality opponents. I'm hoping he would still be able to beat anyone at 135.
     
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    I agree. The boxing posters on the boards whine that he's not netting big fish but it's not easy to land them when he only pays a few hundred thousand for an opponent and they have to face a boxer the world has never seen before and truly have no solution to. Arum will have a fight for him soon though. Guess he has little choice but to fight the 135 pounders. There has to be some pendejo out there ready to roll.

    Lomachenko's Next Fight To "Definitely” Land at 135, Says Arum
    http://www.boxingscene.com/lomachenko-next-fight-definitely-land-135-says-arum--124688
     
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    Linares is a B- level fighter. The fight will not go the distance. Loma with a late round KO.
     

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