Match made in heaven (Gillies/Vityaz)
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09-25-2012, 04:33 PM
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I wasn't the one who said Gillies always gets his ass kicked by the best fighters in the league. Boogaard clearly beat him in 05/06. Beat him again in 2010, although not nearly as unanimous. That fight with Leblond was a draw at best for Gillies.
Gillies is a legit heavyweight, no doubt about it, but there are better fighters. What he's doing in the KHL is a joke. He's making a total coward out of himself.
Gillies isn't a punching bag like Stortini or Kostopoulos. He's not the heavyweight champ some make him out to be.
I know you didn't say that, I'm just still challenging that opinion. I also think what he's doing in the KHL is a joke, that's not the type of fighting I like. I wish he was back over here, doing work in the AHL and maybe seeing a call up or two. I don't blame him for going though, he gets to play with his buddy and probably gets more $$ there. But what he is doing there I don't like.
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