Found November 06, 2011 on
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According to philly.com Lenny Dykstra may have never even been scheduled to fight Jose Canseco last night. It was first reported that the main promoter Alki David had met with Dykstra on Thursday and paid him $5,000 in cash and that Dykstra would get $10,000 more after the fight. It was said that Dykstra pulled out of the fight around 6 EST the night of the fight. His former manager Dan Herman tried to contact Dyktra to which Dykstra hung up on him and later Herman would confirm that it was "all a lie."
"Fox 29 meterologist John Bolaris, a friend of Dykstra's for more than 15 years, tweeted days ago that Dykstra was never actually scheduled to fight."
The writer of the article then updated it with this quote.
with a friend of Dykstra's who says that Lenny had never signed on to
fight Canseco and did not receive any money from the promoters."
Who the hell knows what to believe. The only thing that I do...
BEST OF MAXIM
Okay, word is that Lenny Dykstra backed out of a "bad boys of baseball" fight with Jose Canseco. Or he didn't. Or there wasn't even a fight agreed to. The Hall Of Very Good tries to get to the bottom of this.
Lenny Dykstra was a no-show for his celebrity boxing match with fellow former major-leaguer Jose Canseco.
The reasoning for his absence for Saturday's bout - perhaps not surprisingly - is somewhat clouded.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Dykstra believed that he was never scheduled to fight.
The newspaper cited a conversation with Dykstra's long-time friend John...
Former major leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Jose Canseco were expected to fight on Saturday night in a pay-per-view "Celebrity Fight Night" event. But Dykstra didn't show up to trade blows with Canseco. He, instead, has traded verbal blows with the event's promoters. Dykstra claims Damon Feldman, a celebrity boxing promoter who once pled to charges of promoting without...
As I'm sure you are aware, Jose Canseco's brain has almost completely melted due to repeated steroid use and advanced egomania. However, he has just enough brain cells left to hit other fighters, random celebrities, and former ballplayers in the face during what could be referred to as "MMA" bouts.
A match between the former Bash Brother and everyone's...
It turns out that you and I weren't the only ones who forgot about the Lenny Dykstra-Jose Canseco fight on Saturday night after gaping at the car wreck of a headline earlier this week.
Also suffering a memory lapse? Ol' Nails himself as Dykstra failed to show up for his whuppin' at the pay-per view event.
So was Dykstra too busy watching the field goal kicking contest...
Alright, internet, let's make a deal. When Jose Canseco stops making "news"...I'll stop regurgitating it.The other day, I told you about how the former slugger is contemplating suing the North American Baseball League for money he was owed.And today? Update!According to NBC affiliate KYMA in Yuma..."hazardous waste removal" is one of the reasons the...
So everybody was all excited about the Jose Canseco-Lenny Dykstra boxing match that was to take place on Saturday night. People cancelling Alabama-LSU plans every which way you look. America was so ******* prepared to see a tobacco-chomping MLB has-been take on a needle-in--the ass-24/7 MLB has-been that can't read. This is the title bout boxing's been missing since the...
AIRING OF GRIEVANCES
Canseco took some shots at his former semi-professional ball club, the Yuma Scorpions, and the league it plays in, saying there is "going to be major lawsuit against them" and that the league was a "travesty."
from Randy Starkman of the Toronto Star, Georges Laraque is angry at being compared to baseball whistle-blower Jose Canseco in the wake of claims he made in his new book that steroid use was common in NHL dressing rooms.
“Some people are stupid enough to say that I’m the new Canseco of hockey,” Laraque told the Star in a telephone interview Sunday. “First of all, I’ve...
Do you know how hard it is to make Jose Canseco look good? Do you know how f$cking hard it is to do something like that? Ask Lenny “D$ckhead” Dykstra because he was able to do it.
I went on a rant last week about this celebrity boxing match between Dykstra and Canseco so I guess this qualifies as a second rant. I’m actually probably the biggest jerkoff because I’m the one...