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VIDEO: Watch the moment an ex-world champ called Rocky KOs abusive man
http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | march 8, 2013 | Mike Dawes

Posted on 09/23/2013 2:13:42 AM PDT by lowbridge

Of all the people this unfortunate man could have picked a fight with, he just had to chose a former world champion.

Minding his own business, Rocky Lockridge, who in his prime beat Roger Mayweather, uncle of Floyd, to win the WBA super-featherweight title, is approached by a man shouting abuse.

He faces up to the former boxer while onlookers attempt to persuade Lockridge not to take action. But he ignores them and delivers a left-right combination which leaves his aggressor out cold.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Sports
KEYWORDS: rocky
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg1DdDMGf9k
1 posted on 09/23/2013 2:13:42 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Not THAT is going to leave a mark.


2 posted on 09/23/2013 2:19:29 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (The GOP establishment is like a dodo bird: Not too bright and on its way to extinction.)
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To: lowbridge
You gotta watch those 'little guys'. I saw one in a bar fight take down two guys who, combined, outweighed him 4 to 1, and the slowest thing was their drop to the floor.

He didn't start it, but he sure finished it--and fast.

3 posted on 09/23/2013 2:36:57 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: lowbridge

...alligator mouth wrote a check parakeet a$$ couldn’t cover..


4 posted on 09/23/2013 2:42:19 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge

Don’t mess around with people named Rocky.


5 posted on 09/23/2013 3:09:30 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: lowbridge

You got knocked the F*** out!

But seriously, fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life................stupid.


6 posted on 09/23/2013 3:39:57 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: lowbridge

knock-out ping


7 posted on 09/23/2013 3:41:39 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: lowbridge

Talk sh#t, get hit.


8 posted on 09/23/2013 4:44:47 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: lowbridge

Life is hard... it’s even harder when you are stupid!

(not mine... love to know who said it.)


9 posted on 09/23/2013 5:17:04 AM PDT by Coffee... Black... No Sugar (I'm gonna' BICKER!)
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To: lowbridge

Rocky’s got a problem.

His hands are/were licensed.

He might be charged with assault with a weapon.

All professional pugilists know this.


10 posted on 09/23/2013 5:18:56 AM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: lowbridge

So what’s the background here? Why was this individual abusing the ex-boxer? Also, after the ex-boxer knocked him to the ground, his “friends” gathered around him and were giggling like schoolgirls as he lied on the pavement. What’s that all about?


11 posted on 09/23/2013 5:21:39 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: lowbridge

That blows me away, ONE PUNCH, and Rocky was ready to go after him if he dared to get up again. Love it!


12 posted on 09/23/2013 5:23:37 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (I wish I lived in Texas.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Evidence shows Rocky was minding his own business when accosted by a drunk who was part of a gang. Drunk made it a part of his busy day to walk into Champ’s personal space with what appeared to be a weapon (large can). Champ took reasonable means to defend himself.

Put me on the jury.


13 posted on 09/23/2013 5:23:58 AM PDT by Coffee... Black... No Sugar (I'm gonna' BICKER!)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

Who’s gonna press charges?


14 posted on 09/23/2013 5:24:20 AM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: SamAdams76

Dunno, but if I saw some drunk foul-mouthed shiite-talking fool trying to start a fight with someone who I knew was a professional fighter, I’d think ‘this is gonna be GOOD’. I might get my phone out too.


15 posted on 09/23/2013 5:29:31 AM PDT by SargeK
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To: G Larry

The state license board if they get wind of it.

Got a relative who does that in another state.

At the very least, they’ll ask questions.

I’m not the one saying its right, I’m just saying a pro fighter lives by a different set of rules. And busy body bureauKaRATZ just love their thimble full of power.


16 posted on 09/23/2013 5:32:20 AM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: SargeK
Anyway, Rocky's career record up to now was 44-9 with 36 KOs.

Make that 45-9 with 37 KOs!

17 posted on 09/23/2013 5:35:17 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: ConradofMontferrat
That seems to be an urban legend with regard to professional boxers having to register their hands as lethal weapons.

Check out Snopes...they have a discussion on it there and determined that it cannot be proven (kind of hard to prove a negative). At any rate, nobody could find any laws specifically stating that hands should be registered as lethal weapon. Most likely, it has to do with braggadocio - who wouldn't want to go around telling people they had to register their hands as lethal weapons!

18 posted on 09/23/2013 5:41:02 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: lowbridge

Wow, the definitive “hold my beer” moment.


19 posted on 09/23/2013 5:43:30 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: SargeK

Dang straight.

You can tell a “master”, they make it look as easy as rolling out of bed. Definitely a Professor of The Sweet Science.


20 posted on 09/23/2013 6:29:38 AM PDT by Anton.Rutter
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To: SamAdams76
What’s that all about?

It's a black thang.

21 posted on 09/23/2013 6:36:44 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: lowbridge

I wish I could “stand my ground” with only my fists. Terroristic threats at 2 feet = self defense.


22 posted on 09/23/2013 6:46:08 AM PDT by Stentor ("Liberalism seeks out the eccentric to justify control over the normal." nathanbedford)
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To: Coffee... Black... No Sugar
Sounds like a line from John Wayne in one of his movies...

FMCDH(BITS)

23 posted on 09/23/2013 6:56:32 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: lowbridge

Reading the comments here was interesting. A couple of months ago, there was a story about a black guy who punched a white guy in New York. The story was a lot like this one — the white guy was drunk, fell into the black guy’s table. The black guy tries to help the white guy stand up, but the white guy claims the black guy is trying to start a fight. White guy started trash-talking the guy’s wife, called them the n-word. THe black guy punches the white guy, he falls over and hits his head.

Most commenters attacked the black guy and argued that you couldn’t just beat up a guy for speech. Said it was one of those “justice for Trayvon” stories, etc.

But here, all the comments support the fighter hitting the guy for verbal abuse, seeming to accept the idea that sometimes, words can be met with physical response. An argument I tried to make in the previous discussion, when I was then called names.


24 posted on 09/23/2013 9:45:56 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: SamAdams76

Relative WORKS FOR the State of Washington.

His job (and has been for 30 years) is to REGISTER all pugilists who fight in the state. Most states have this. If you can’t get a license, you can’t fight professionally in the state.

Its not the “hands” per se, but the fighter himself (now herself too). But his office has investigated fighters who have gotten into deep doo doo, and one of the charges is assault with a weapon.

Snopes sometimes gets it wrong.


25 posted on 09/23/2013 1:49:47 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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