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#1 Dolimite

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Posted 12 March 2020 - 01:22 PM

Will boxing be shut down because of the coronavirus? Boxing is an open space. People are less restrictive at boxing events. The fighters are exposed even more. Sweating, open wounds etc. Would yawl still attend fights?
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Posted 12 March 2020 - 01:29 PM

Will boxing be shut down because of the coronavirus? Boxing is an open space. People are less restrictive at boxing events. The fighters are exposed even more. Sweating, open wounds etc. Would yawl still attend fights?

More than likely, boxing will take a break for a few weeks if the virus continues to spread. I'm already sick of it because of stupid people are....buying up all of the cleaning products and such. 

 

You're right, though....boxing is less restrictive but I think the fans will probably play into the scare tactics and stay away...unless ticket prices drastically drop. 

 

I'm not sure if I would attend, mainly because I work in the mental health field and we've had several clients in and out of our facility since the virus started. I just wouldn't risk being around a lot of strangers at this very moment. 

 

As we've all noticed over the past few weeks....we live among a lot of nasty SOBs. Lol


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Posted 12 March 2020 - 01:31 PM

I think my alert levels raised after they suspended NBA games and now NCAA, NHL, and so on....those are HUGE companies and they won't cancel events based on speculation.

 

Maybe they're protecting the fan or themselves because I can see certain fans trying to sue these organizations for contracting the virus at the events. It'll be a hard sale, but some will try it anyway. 



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Posted 12 March 2020 - 03:54 PM

Two NBA players have it, and a soccer player as well. The Kirkland fight is called off. This thing is serious. NCAA, MLB,NBA,MLS. We won't have any sports. Crazy man.

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Posted 12 March 2020 - 05:43 PM

Just attended UFC 248 this past weekend. I didn't think about not going due to the Coronavirus. I had a friend fighting on the early prelim card. It was his UFC debut. He didn't win, but he'll get a chance to fight another day. 

 

Seeing all of the cancellations are giving me pause to think about going to other sporting events. I think I would go to another event depending on the prices. Don't really want to watch a sporting event on TV with no fans. It won't be the same. I'll still watch, but crowd noise is something else. Competitors feed off it and it makes going to events fun. 

 

Everything is cancelled or delayed. So much money is going to be lost by these leagues delaying or shutting down  I got $$$ on NCAA, NHL and next year's Super Bowl. Should be able to get $$$ back on NCAA, but the NHL Stanley Cup will be delayed. 

 

Hell, I bowl in 2 leagues on a weekly basis and we just got notice that it's possible our leagues may stop, if things get worse. This virus ain't no joke. Folks buying up all the tissue and hand sanitizer is just crazy. 



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Posted 12 March 2020 - 06:41 PM

Just attended UFC 248 this past weekend. I didn't think about not going due to the Coronavirus. I had a friend fighting on the early prelim card. It was his UFC debut. He didn't win, but he'll get a chance to fight another day. 
 
Seeing all of the cancellations are giving me pause to think about going to other sporting events. I think I would go to another event depending on the prices. Don't really want to watch a sporting event on TV with no fans. It won't be the same. I'll still watch, but crowd noise is something else. Competitors feed off it and it makes going to events fun. 
 
Everything is cancelled or delayed. So much money is going to be lost by these leagues delaying or shutting down  I got $$$ on NCAA, NHL and next year's Super Bowl. Should be able to get $$$ back on NCAA, but the NHL Stanley Cup will be delayed. 
 
Hell, I bowl in 2 leagues on a weekly basis and we just got notice that it's possible our leagues may stop, if things get worse. This virus ain't no joke. Folks buying up all the tissue and hand sanitizer is just crazy.

You got money on the Superbowl already!!! Dang. My baseball league and flag football league is cancelled. All my business travel is dead, I got an email today telling to qork from home until further notice.

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Posted 12 March 2020 - 09:47 PM

You can do future bets at the casinos or using the app. My SKINS are 150-1. Doubt they win it, but those odds are too good to pass up. You never know! LOL

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Posted 15 March 2020 - 07:16 AM

You can do future bets at the casinos or using the app. My SKINS are 150-1. Doubt they win it, but those odds are too good to pass up. You never know! LOL


Don't know how Hankins plays out, AP is old and Rivera is a QB killer. See Cam Newton. We might not have an NFL.

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Posted 17 March 2020 - 12:26 PM

This economy is about to take another big hit and the virus isn't the big deal at this point....it's people closing their doors "until further notice" that's posing a major issue. 

 

People need to look around and get some perspective before they get caught with their pants down. Folks are out here posting memes and laughing about the virus, but that's gonna change if their finances are impacted. 

 

The fear is taking hold, but that's just what it is....fear. Again, people need to get some perspective and understand there's life after this "virus" nonsense. If you're doing a job that's repetitive and can be done by a computer, then yo ass is in trouble later on down the line. 

 

All I see is scared people who are comfortable with being unprepared...thinking somebody is gonna save them when they come up short (financially). Ready for this mess to blow over, but I love the empty roads and no traffic here in Atlanta! Lol



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Posted 25 March 2020 - 09:20 AM

Looks like the UK is holding out and hoping for some June or July fight dates to materialize. I like their approach at times like this....it gives the fans hope. I don't know if we'll get Canelo/Saunders in June (now that the May date has pretty much gotten away from us), but it looks like we'll close the Canelo/GGG chapter in September.  

 

Also, the NBA looks like they'll get things up and going again "by any mean necessary", so I'm sure they're looking to pick the season back up around by the summer time. I don't know where that leaves players when we're talking about preseason in October.  






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