Found November 03, 2011 on Sports Curmudgeon:
Sometimes, these commentaries write themselves. Today looks as if it is going to be one of those days… I recall hearing a stand-up comic once saying that genital herpes is the gift that keeps on giving. For what I do here in Curmudgeon Central, I would have to think that José Canseco fits that description very nicely. ESPN-Dallas reports that this weekend, there will be a celebrity boxing match that will pit Canseco – - no surprise there – - against Lenny Dykstra. Seriously; that is the report. Supposedly, Canseco was supposed to fight the “White House Gate Crasher” (male variety) but that match somehow came apart and Lenny Dykstra stepped into the breech. Dykstra says he wants this fight because Canseco ruined his baseball career by spreading lies about Dykstra – - presumably related to steroid usage. This fight is for revenge. Honestly now, who is writing the script here? Vince McMahon? This “fight” and the nonsense leading up to it are worthy of a front-page story in T...

Lenny Dykstra to face Jose Canseco in celebrity boxing match

In likely one of the most bizarre news items of the day, it has been announced that in a last-minute scheduling change, former-MLB-star-turned-financial-and-personal-trainwreck Lenny Dykstra will square off in the ring against former-MLB-star-turned-financial-and-personal-trainwreck Jose Canseco in a celebrity boxing match. Dykstra is replacing Tareq Salahi a/k/a the White House...

Lenny Dykstra set to box Jose Canseco

The fight will take place this Saturday Nov 5th, 2011. The event will be streamed live on to a World Wide Internet audience and to every home connected to Cable Television in the United States. is the first virtual Cable TV Network that delivers high definition, live TV channels in the USA over the Internet to Computers, Mobile...

Dykstra, Canseco to take swings ... at each other

Lenny Dykstra is on record claiming that Jose Canseco ruined his career. On Saturday, the former baseball sluggers will have a chance to take their swings inside the boxing ring in a celebrity bout. Tareq Salahi, who was one of the White House party crashers, was originally slated to fight Canseco. "Canseco ruined my career by spreading lies. I called Tareq and begged him...

Lenny Dykstra v Jose Canseco 'Headlines' Fight Card that Includes Octomom

Here's the press release bwo Sportress of Blogitude: Ex-Met Lenny Dykstra Vows to Knockout Jose Canseco at Alki David's Celebrity Fight Night Lenny Dykstra vows to "destroy Jose Canseco" for... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Jose Canseco and Lenny Dykstra to Fight in Celebrity Boxing Match

If I asked you to name the two biggest former MLB All-Stars turned disaster in retirement, your answer would inevitably be Jose Canseco and Lenny Dykstra. Jose wrote a book and exposed the steroids problem in MLB. He tried to get into reality television, made a second career in celebrity boxing, got evicted, and became [...]

Lenny Dykstra to fight Jose Canseco in celebrity boxing match

Dykstra claiming anger toward Canseco for accused steroid use

It's Jose Canseco Versus Lenny Dykstra Now!

Can someone please put a bullet in the head of this story before it spins further out of control?Last month, when the card was announced, former slugger Jose Canseco was all set to take on  "notorious White House Party Crasher" Tareq Salahi in what was loosely coined a "celebrity" boxing match.Now...word on the street is that Lenny Dykstra is taking Salahi&...

This is real: Canseco to fight Dykstra on celebrity boxing card

If you're the kind of person who rubbernecks after a horrific automobile accent, a celebrity boxing card featuring Jose Canseco fighting Lenny Dykstra might be the kind of pay-per-view programming that perfectly fills your entertainment void. Coming this Saturday night at the Avalon in Hollywood, the former Major League Baseball All-Stars who became celebrity burnouts will go...

Lenny Dykstra To Fight Jose Canseco In “Battle Of Baseball Bad Boys”

  The much anticipated battle between #1 LSU and #2 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama takes place this Saturday night. If you’re not a college football fan and are looking for alternate viewing options you can catch a celebrity boxing match an event involving two irrelevant, former major league outfielders. Baseball’s first 40/40 [...]

WHO YA GOT: Jose Canseco & Lenny Dykstra Meet For A Boxing Match On Saturday Night

If you check out the Thigh frequently, you're well aware of the struggles of former baseball player Jose Canseco in recent years. Summarized: He's very poor and a (roid)raging psycho(although he did give me a cyber hug once).Well, former major leaguer Lenny Dykstra's also had some very rough times in his post-baseball career. Here's an example of what I'm talking...

Lenny Dykstra to face Jose Canseco in celebrity fight

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Column: A night everybody is guaranteed to lose

There have been only a few simultaneous knockouts in the history of boxing. Fortunately, there's still time to pray for another one Saturday night when Jose Canseco steps back into the celebrity ring against Lenny Dykstra in Hollywood.

At Least He Won’t Need A Mouthguard

If you’ve ever wanted to see two desperate-for-fame baseball players from the 1980s sadly destroying each other while an Octomom and possibly an also-ran Kardashian cheer them on, this is the story for you — embattled former slugger and mouth-haver Lenny Dykstra has been named a replacement opponent for Jose Canseco’s upcoming Foxy Celebrity Boxing match. He’s got a great...

Column: A night everybody is guaranteed to lose

AP SPORTS COLUMNIST (AP) - There have been only a few simultaneous knockouts in the history of boxing. Fortunately, there's still time to pray for another one Saturday night when Jose Canseco steps back into the celebrity ring against Lenny Dykstra in Hollywood.Seriously, who are you supposed to root for? ...
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