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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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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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