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Enough said; is he or was he good or bad for boxing? What will be his legacy to boxing.Love him or hate him he has had a huge impact on boxing.What do you think?
 

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He did have a huge impact on boxing but he robbed a lot of fighters of there money. Like when James Buster Douglas beat Mike Tyson his paycheck was $1,000,000 out of that he saw $100,000!
 

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The Auctioneer said:
Enough said; is he or was he good or bad for boxing? What will be his legacy to boxing.Love him or hate him he has had a huge impact on boxing.What do you think?
i will always remember don as the man who made the rumble in the jungle and as the man who played mike tyson. on a whole id say don has been good for the fans but bad for his fighters.
 

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i think todays promoters have to much say to what happens in boxing, i think oscar is the most honourable of todays guys though and that should see him take over from don as #1 shortley.

by the way does anyone know how old don is.
 

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i will always remember don as the man who made the rumble in the jungle and as the man who played mike tyson. on a whole id say don has been good for the fans but bad for his fighters.
That pretty much says it all. He set up some good fights only to screw his clients. He is both good and bad.
 

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Well he he's pretty good with the fights, but they cost so much to go to, or watch on PPV.
 

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I agree, Don has always been good for making boxing visible to the public. He gave people something to talk about.
As for the fighters getting ripped. I guess they should read the fine print. I know its a raw deal, but what can you do after you sign on that dotted line. :dunno:
 

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He puts together some amazing cards, but I certaintly dont like the way he handles his fighters financially. Tyson should have never ended up where he did. I think when its all said and done, hell have done alot for the boxing public and fans, but fell short when it came to ethics, and the care of his fighters, which in my opinion, is more important.
 

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Well, the fighters do read the fine print. King just holds back a lot of money. Fighters have no choice to join with King, he has all of the connections.
 

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i think over the next 5 years we,ll see more guys going to oscar than don, saying that dons always had the hw division.
 

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Don King won't be keeping/deducting anyones pay check for very much longer. He's going to be dead in the next 15 years!:laugh:
 

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Don King won't be keeping/deducting anyones pay check for very much longer. He's going to be dead in the next 15 years!:laugh:
someone may shoot him before then. haha.

sometings up i cant add smileys.....
 

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Yeah, Tyson won't be to far behind King with getting shot.:laugh:
 

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But its true, you really don't think someone won't find Tyson dead in an ally way, or King getting shot in a parade, or press conference, or a fight?
 
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