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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 toe-to-toe in the ring as Western Civilization continues to collapse on itself. And all it will cost you to watch on your TV is $19.95.
If you're looking for some details as to how Canseco and Dykstra have messed up their own lives lately, Larry Brown Sports provides a few good links as background.
Canseco's been on the card for a while, but Dykstra is a last-moment fill-in for Tareq Salahi, who is best-known as the male half of the conniving couple who crashed a White House state dinner that one time. (In a way, it's too bad; I would almost think about paying 20 bucks to watch someone beat up S...
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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...
The fight will take place this Saturday Nov 5th, 2011. The event will be streamed live on FilmOn.com to a World Wide Internet audience and to every home connected to Cable Television in the United States. FilmOn.com is the first virtual Cable TV Network that delivers high definition, live TV channels in the USA over the Internet to Computers, Mobile...
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...
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&...
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 ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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 [...]
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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."
Dykstra claiming anger toward Canseco for accused steroid use
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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...
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.
In a celebrity boxing event that has more tawdry plotlines than Kim Kardashian's 72-day marriage admitted steroid user Jose Canseco is scheduled to fight three, 1-minute rounds with disgraced former Met Lenny Dykstra, nicknamed "Nails" for his hustle and no-holds-barred play on the field.
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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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...