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The Contender

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Tough Love, May 23, 2005.

  1. Tough Love

    Tough Love Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 10, 2004 Messages: 1,894 Likes Received: 2
    okay, ive seen this show a few times already, and something bugs me about it. now i know they most likely edit the fights so that they only show the good hits and what not, but regardless, some of the guys ive seen have been in a 7 round slug fest pretty much. which brings me to what bugs me about the show. Now, i have never really seen a pro fight where two guys have been going at it punch for punch for 7 rounds straight, which means one of two things when it comes to the people who fight on the Contender. Either they punch like pussies, or they are abnormally strong and are able to take punches like no other boxer i've ever seen. what do you guys think the deal is? I mean, ive seen some brutal matches on the show, and it blows my mind how anyone could still stay standing afterwards... :huh2:
  2. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    Theyre boxers, i mean its not like they pulled people off the street and said "do you want to be in a reality show about boxing?"

    You know what im saying?

    So since theyre boxers they are more accustomed to that shit, and of course the editing that goes on doesnt hurt.
  3. MisPantalonesEstaEnfuega

    MisPantalonesEstaEnfuega Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2000 Messages: 6,494 Likes Received: 1
    i watched it for the first time last night when that bald guy jesse dropped like 10 pounds in a couple hours than a pound an half in like an hour then he fought that mildly retarded guy with the "#1 daddy" hat on. That was awesome, that dude jesse got his ass handed to him the first couple rounds than just knocks the #1 dad out in front of his whole family who are so hyped to see daddy win.

    I hope his kids hate him for getting knocked out.

    GREENOJOS Member

    Joined: Dec 16, 2003 Messages: 426 Likes Received: 0
    i absolutely love this show, its fuckin awesome i think. i think the fights are pretty decent considering their amatuers on the come up. besides it is tv, so its for entertainment, dont take it so serious. just enjoy it for what it is.
  5. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    The only one I've seen is the one with the dude that dies. It was pretty sad....
  6. oneeightyone

    oneeightyone Senior Member

    Joined: May 23, 2003 Messages: 1,289 Likes Received: 0
    I love this shit, ive watched it like religion.

    im kinda torn between who i want to see win, there's malfredo jr and then theres the latin snake, both need it and want it.

    i think that's the whole reason i like it. you gotta survive the shit,.

    imma be here at 8pm tomorrow with my doritos and beer watchign the finale. yep. damn good show.

    GREENOJOS Member

    Joined: Dec 16, 2003 Messages: 426 Likes Received: 0
    the latin snake dude's gonna take it. he gots heart. plus he wants it the most...
  8. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    never watched that show, and i don't plan to
  9. JUDONO?

    JUDONO? Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 5, 2002 Messages: 1,935 Likes Received: 0
    latin snake all the way, malfredo got lucky by coming back.
  10. dobsilla

    dobsilla Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2004 Messages: 2,015 Likes Received: 20
    im way too hooked on this show, i watch reruns on msnbc or some weird news channel and i peep it every sunday. tonight its fucking on. i missed it last night, whos fighting in the finale? i want manfredo to win
  11. meatlocker

    meatlocker Junior Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2004 Messages: 228 Likes Received: 0
    The Ultimate Fighter and Chuck Liddel > The Contender.

    Yay for his move to PRIDE.
  12. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    i guess we will see what its really all about tonight.....i for one am looking forward to it.
  13. Wilt TA

    Wilt TA New Jack

    Joined: Jul 27, 2001 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    i've watched the show from the beginning..and the fights are completely set for editing..do you really believe it's a nonstop slugfest?the 3 minute rounds are compiled into a minute at most...sometimes the rounds last 30 seconds...i have seen some middle weight boxers go all out slug for slug in fights though...usually in the later rounds.
  14. Tough Love

    Tough Love Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 10, 2004 Messages: 1,894 Likes Received: 2
    yeh i know its editted, but even still, they;re going at it for quite a while and pretty savagely too....

    ah well, the ultimate fighter was where its at, i cant wait for the next season of it
  15. grspr

    grspr Junior Member

    Joined: Mar 21, 2005 Messages: 137 Likes Received: 0
    i heard that whoever wins tonight will have to fight mike tyson for the million dollars.
    <p p>
    not really but it would rule.
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    my money is on mora tonight.