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Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

Oldjim
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Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

What a really silly idea

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/36425046

Professional boxers can fight at 2016 Rio Olympics after rule change
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chenks76
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Re: Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

well it's been open to professional athletes in the other sports for many years, so why not boxing.
billnotben
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Re: Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

That's why I stopped watching the Olympics years ago as it's no longer an amateur event.

 

ExtremeZero
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Re: Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

Call me when they have Mauy Thai as a thing.

Oldjim
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Re: Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

I thought that was an evil Chinese drink

PeterLoftus
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Re: Olympics now open to Professional Boxers

But Andy Murray won a gold medal for Tennis and he's a professional 

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