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British boxer Amir Khan KOs gang of carjackers
Yahoo News ^ | 9th October 2012 | Yahoo News

Posted on 10/09/2012 11:39:18 AM PDT by the scotsman

'Amir Khan and his boxer brother Haroon have fought off an armed gang who tried to steal his £100,000 Range Rover.

The pair of pugilists had returned to the car after a night out in Birmingham when six men ambushed them.

The Sun reports that the gang used another 4x4 to block the Khans' path, while another brandished a cosh.

The brothers fought them off and escaped with just cuts and bruises, although the Range Rover's back window was smashed.

An eyewitness told The Sun: "These guys tried to jump Amir and his brother but they picked on the wrong blokes.

"They parked their car in front of the Range Rover. At least one had a cosh. One slapped Amir and clipped him on the lip but Amir pulled back and knocked him out cold.

"Then five of them went for Amir and Haroon — but they stood their ground and these guys got dropped one by one."'

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.eurosport.yahoo.com ...


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1 posted on 10/09/2012 11:39:23 AM PDT by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman

http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00491/SNN2225AA-682_491673a.jpg

http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01410/snf2120a—682_1410217a.jpg


2 posted on 10/09/2012 11:40:43 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

“...while another brandished a cosh.”

?????


3 posted on 10/09/2012 11:41:03 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: the scotsman

You can take my cosh from my cold dead hands...


4 posted on 10/09/2012 11:42:54 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: duckman
“...while another brandished a cosh.”

GASP!.. I sure hope there were no women or children around.. 8)

5 posted on 10/09/2012 11:48:50 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: the scotsman

***Note to gang***

NEVER pick a fight with a small skinny guy!


6 posted on 10/09/2012 11:49:07 AM PDT by Randy Larsen (Damned if I do, Damned if I don't. Damn it, I will!)
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To: duckman

According to a website I read a “cosh” is a weighted object similar to a blackjack.


7 posted on 10/09/2012 11:49:25 AM PDT by History Repeats (Drink plenty of TEA, but avoid the Koolaid.)
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To: History Repeats
at first I read “coosh” as in a “coosh ball” - man those Britts need weapons!
8 posted on 10/09/2012 11:53:10 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: duckman

A leather bag or club, full of lead shot.


9 posted on 10/09/2012 11:53:19 AM PDT by Little Ray (AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: duckman
A yob with a cosh


10 posted on 10/09/2012 11:54:28 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Little Ray

Sock full of nickels works, too.


11 posted on 10/09/2012 11:55:59 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: the scotsman

100K UKP?? Is that the 007 model?


12 posted on 10/09/2012 12:09:48 PM PDT by RitchieAprile (The 'great orator' Joe Biden? *That* Joe Biden??)
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To: carriage_hill

How do you get your shoe on?


13 posted on 10/09/2012 12:10:35 PM PDT by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: carriage_hill

Er, sock full o’ ha’pennies, guv.


14 posted on 10/09/2012 12:11:19 PM PDT by proxy_user
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To: the scotsman
Such senseless violence, those poor Amish yutes. /s
This is Britain, I would not be surprised if they charge the boxers for assault with deadly weapons, namely FISTS.

15 posted on 10/09/2012 12:24:17 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: the scotsman

Yeah, they look harmless

Surprise!!


16 posted on 10/09/2012 12:46:05 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: muir_redwoods

This was one of the few times when the question “Do you know who I am?” is quite appropriate!!


17 posted on 10/09/2012 1:04:02 PM PDT by bjc (Check the data!!)
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To: duckman

A hyperbolic cosine?


18 posted on 10/09/2012 1:16:03 PM PDT by The people have spoken
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To: Randy Larsen

When the two small skinny guys advance on you and your five friends, give it some careful thought.


19 posted on 10/09/2012 1:47:27 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: muir_redwoods

I would have paid to see this. reminds me of the time that two morons in Brooklyn tried to mug Mike Tyson’s girlfriend and infant in front of a hotel at 0500 hours. When he exited the building and caught onto the action, he allegedly put one into a coma and the other completed a marathon in record time. Would have paid to see that one too.


20 posted on 10/09/2012 1:58:12 PM PDT by tenthirteen
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To: tenthirteen

I love it when a story has a happy ending.


21 posted on 10/09/2012 2:24:48 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: tenthirteen

There’s the famous if questionable story of Jack Dempsey at the age of 70 arriving in Manhattan for a black tie dinner by cab. As he stepped out of the cab he pulled out his wallet to pay the cabby. At that point a mugger grabbed his shoulder and demanded the wallet

Supposedly Dempsey asked the cabby to wait a moment and then decked the mugger, paid the cabby and went in to the dinner.

I cannot verify the story.


22 posted on 10/09/2012 2:54:20 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: muir_redwoods

Re: Jack Dempsey - my paternal grandfather got off the boat the day after Dempsey fought Luis Firpo in 1923, and the papers had the fight headlined. Fast forward about 50 years, and Grandpa was walking around the Sutton Place section in New York. He sat down on a park bench and started talking to his fellow oldster...who, as you might imagine, was Jack Dempsey. Grandpa reported that Dempsey had HUGE hands - so I can very well believe that he decked the mugger at age 70 - you just have to get in the first shot, and NO ONE expects that from “an old man.”


23 posted on 10/09/2012 3:10:18 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Why do libs think that a half-white multi-millionairre really cares about them?)
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To: muir_redwoods

My favorite story along those lines is about a famous old unnamed knife fighting expect [I think I know the name of the expert, but I’m not going to speculate in public] that was the “victim” of an attempted mugging.

He was quite old at the time 60s or 70’s, but he whipped out a knife, grabbed the mugger by the belt and pulled his belly into the point of the knife and told the mugger, “I’m gonna gut you like a hog.”

:-)

That ended that attempted mugging.


24 posted on 10/09/2012 3:31:35 PM PDT by RatSlayer
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To: muir_redwoods

There was a case where Jake Lamotta’s daughter decked a mugger after being slashed with a knife in London. I guess genes do count.

A friend of my father and my brother’s boxing coach in college, who had been a professional welterweight, as an elderly man was given a hard time by a cab driver who was several feet taller and years younger. He left the cabbie unconscious with his feet sticking up out of a snow bank. “Your legs go with age,” he said, “ but you never lose your punch” as they went into the Willard Hotel for a drink.


25 posted on 10/09/2012 3:48:39 PM PDT by Hiddigeigei ("Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish," said Dionysus - Euripides)
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To: Hiddigeigei
"There was a case where Jake Lamotta’s daughter decked a mugger after being slashed with a knife in London. I guess genes do count."

I was a martial arts instructor for 15 years until my right knee gave up. I hold a 3rd degree black belt. I have three daughters, the shortest of whom is 5'9". I made sure they all learned something. It might be a mistake to mess with any of them.

26 posted on 10/09/2012 3:57:14 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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To: RitchieAprile

>>100K UKP?? Is that the 007 model?

Probably just a well-appointed and fully UK-taxed model.


27 posted on 10/09/2012 4:00:20 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: History Repeats

“According to a website I read a “cosh” is a weighted object similar to a blackjack.”

I personally prefer a weighted object similar to a Colt .45.


28 posted on 10/09/2012 4:09:53 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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