MILLIONS of men are making unconvincing attempts to show off their boxing knowledge.Thinks Rocky was a real person
The resurgence in the testosterone-packed sport, coupled with fitness classes where desk workers hit a bag until they feel a bit tired, has led men to try to capitalise on their limited grasp of boxing history and technique.
Sales administrator Julian Cook said: Ive been into boxing since it was Mike Tyson and the other people who Mike Tyson used to fight.
He was really good at right hooks and other types of punching. Overall he was just a classic puncher.
Booker described a recent boxing knowledge clash at a party after a female colleague said British heavyweight Anthony Joshua was attractive.
This other guy stepped in to say hed seen Joshuas fight against Michael Sprott.
I threw a couple of Muhammad Ali quotes at him and then hit him with the ‘Sugar Ray fighting the German guy during the war’ story.
But then he blocked my Sugar Ray Robinson story and landed with ‘It was actually Joe Lewis who fought the German guy’.
With round one over we retired to opposite corners of the room to look up more boxing facts on our phones.