Silent Agreement Boxing

By December 17, 2020 No Comments

Let`s go back to the tacit agreement: Floyd Mayweather won`t lose, and he knows it too. Listen to Floyd, the biggest, most unsubtle athlete of all time, speak last month. He told the minutes that he was not “the same fighter I was two years ago.” A few weeks ago, he had the audacity to appear on ESPN`s first take and say, “If you look at everything on paper, it`s a good thing for Conor McGregor.” It`s far from the way he talks when he even has a somewhat credible fighter in front of him. The hat trick of the hands. There are three things a boxer wants the most as a boxer, and Tyson had them all. “He had a combination of speed, speed and strength, which is not usual.” (Atlas cites Manny Pacquiao as one of the other boxing legends who boast of this combo.) Atlas remembers Tyson`s workouts as a teenager, when he showed incredible potential, but also a disturbing habit. “In the past, we had to pay training partners because he hit so hard that he ejected them. Then we always have one that he could not turn off. At this point, Tyson would engage in what Atlas calls a “silent agreement.” This brings us to tomorrow, August 26, and this will be the greatest example of the silent contract in the history of boxing. This Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather, one of the most dominant boxers of all time, will face Conor McGregor, decorated mixed martial arts artist who will compete in his first sanctioned boxing bout. It`s a monster show that lies somewhere between Michael Phelps, who drives a computer-generated shark, and a man eaten alive by a snake. The problem is, due to a calculated promotion and the fact that it is a slow period in sport, the Freak Show has the aura and seriousness of a mainstream sporting event. Most reasons why “permanent” positions are fixed indefinitely because they are not “limited by legally and realistic limits” (see 691, for 619 out of 674 N.S.2d, 574 out of 697 N.E.2d).   The majority of them inevitably come to the conclusion that the end of a professional boxing career is somehow clearer than death.

  On the contrary, the two delimited treaties indistincably define a fixed limit, but for indeterminate employment.   The distinction that the majority sees is difficult to pinpoint.   Indeed, it is difficult to determine the basis of the limit that defines the duration at issue as “more definitive” as “annual” or “up to the year” contracts (opn. majority, at 691, at 619 out of 674 N.Y.S.2d, at 574 out of 697 N.E.2d). It is interesting to note that this phenomenon also occurs in businesses across America, because black men and women, tired of fighting micro-aggression and blatant discrimination in the workplace, simply reach a silent agreement to end the fighting. Those who do not stop fighting completely still do not fight with the same intensity as before. Instead, they start throwing “Don`t-hit-me” shots because they no longer seek to win, but to survive mentally until the conflict is over. Essentially, a silent chord is when the boxers stand together, both taking a break in the fight for rest and rest. In boxing, there is a term known as silent contract. Marked by legendary coach Teddy Atlas, it`s a silent contract when two fighters come to some kind of unconscious agreement to say they won`t hurt each other.

Nothing is verbalized, of course; It`s visceral. The fighters will fight, faint, chat and dance, anything but hurt. Atlas described it briefly as follows: “I won`t hurt you if you don`t hurt me.” The majority`s dependence on oral promises of job security is also worrisome in light of other concerns we have expressed in this area.