Toney Wanted Lesnar, Turned Down Kimb...

Toney Wanted Lesnar, Turned Down Kimbo, Settled on Couture

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When boxing champion James Toney first signed with the UFC, he didn't see any reason he shouldn't get a heavyweight title shot.

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Lincolnton, NC

#1 Aug 9, 2010
Boxing and the UFC are two great sports. They should be kept seperate and show some respect and class! Lets don't turn these two events into a pro wrestling carnival!!

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#2 Aug 19, 2010
Go check out some of James Toney's videos on
I saw him training for the Couture fight in the vids and he is just out of shape unlike Couture, who always is in rock hard physical condition. Toney is not even cross training in his workouts and doing nothing but boxing. Even it's sloppy. It is said that he only worked on 2 grappling moves, the guillotine and rear naked choke. He's going to need more than just those 2 moves if it ever goes to the ground. And he even refuse to practice any kicks saying it's for girls. We'll see who is the girl once he receives those Thai kicks to his legs from Couture. Unless he puts away Couture very early, he has no puncher's chance of winning. With his mouth, I am hoping Couture will teach him a lesson in humility and spank him like a baby like he did with Tito Ortiz.

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