Don King, on Mike Tyson

"Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter?
He went to prison, not to Princeton."

"To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music
and the dancers hit each other."

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Brain Damage and Boxing: 42 year old Martin Rogan ko'd by 31 year old Erkan Teper

42 year old Martin Rogan ko'd by 31 year old Erkan Teper, Germany...

Three  right hands in a row and it looks like Rogan was out after the first two rights.  The third had added power because the ropes saved Rogan and bounced him into the third crushing right hand in a row.  So we have his momentum meeting the power of Tepler  while Rogan was already out cold.

 Rogan's brains got shook, as Joe Frazier would say.


Hospitalised Rogan hints at retirement

By | on November 18, 2013   

Heavyweight Martin Rogan looks set to hang up his gloves after suffering a first round knock out against undefeated German prospect Erkan Teper in Germany on Saturday night.

‘Big Roggie’, 42, was dropped by a massive right in the opening stanza of the bout and may require steel plates to put his shattered jaw back together.

Rogan is currently in hospital and speaking on Twitter this morning the popular Belfast puncher, who already has a steal plate in his neck,  ... indicated that it may be time to hang up the gloves.

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