"One tune up, and I will fight anybody...hopefully Ouma can get it done on May 6!"
Thehype: Boxingtalk would like to welcome Tarick Salmaci and Ishe Smith from “The Contender”Tarick_Salmaci: what up Ishe?Sugarshay: what’s up fellas?Sugarshay: guys and girls
boxingguy: what's up ishe, tarick?Sugarshay: I just watched me and Judah's amateur tape tonightSugarshay: I want my rematch Super
boxingguy: how did the fight go down with Judah sugar?Sugarshay: I lost a 2-1 dec, I want my rematch next year
TRINIDAD: Hey Ishe, how is you and your family?Sugarshay: they're good, thanks for asking
mavv: sergio is the bestSugarshay: Mora is a bumTarick_Salmaci: ok ok we love mora too mawTarick_Salmaci: no Mora is good peopleSugarshay: Mora is a bum fighter
boxingguy: any fights on the horizon for either of you guys?Sugarshay: none as of yet for me, I cant speak for TarickTarick_Salmaci: working on Joey Gilbert fight lol
mavv: I thought you didnt want to do no more contender fights Ishe? if you're all that then fight moraSugarshay: Mora wouldn’t fight me if they gave him another meal ticket
boxingguy: Tarick, when's your fight with Gilbert supposed to take place?Tarick_Salmaci: I hope in Jan or Feb.
boxingguy: do you know where?Tarick_Salmaci: either Detroit or RenoSugarshay: T, you know Gilbert isn’t going to fight u
boxingguy: Ishe, would you go down to 147 for Judah?Sugarshay: I can’t make it
CoryR: hey Ishe.....has anyone at the contender approached you about fighting Sergio or Alphonso?Sugarshay: NopeSugarshay: neither one of them
nardfan: Ishe, what do you walk around at.Sugarshay: 175
mavv: Ishe, I like your fighting and think you have some skills, but you don’t give any props to people that bested you
mavv: its about sportsmanship
CoryR: I've heard that Ishe never got bested by SergioSugarshay: one person beat me on a spilt decision that was fake, why should I give him props?
nardfan: What do you walk around at Tarick
Tarick_Salmaci: but I’m 6’1"
Tarick_Salmaci: but my natural weight class is 168
8========D: is randall bailey your toughest test?Sugarshay: yea bailey was tough
8========D: do you think Ouma would beat you down?
8========D: that guy is a beastSugarshay: last I checked, Ouma got served Sugarshay: by RomanSugarshay: Hype call up Oscar and make the fight happen Baby
awesomeald: Tarick, how do you feel about your boy Pete moving up to Super
Tarick_Salmaci: I think Manfredo should stay at middleweight
Tarick_Salmaci: he is small for super middleweight
AKay: Did your new baby arrive yet? you know what its going to be?Sugarshay: Not yet Akay
shanemc: Tarick how many amateur fights did u have??
mavv: Ouma would rock you IsheSugarshay: Ouma can’t beat me on my worst day, he gets hit too much
mavv: Ishe.... is your wife an ordained minister?Sugarshay: Nope, were just Christians
shanemc: Tarick what is the most u have made in a fight?
Tarick_Salmaci: 100 grand
nardfan: Ishe or Tarick who you got Vargas or MosleySugarshay: Mosley
Tarick_Salmaci: Vargas, I think he is too big for sugarSugarshay: they're both shotSugarshay: I got Mosley though
AKay: Ishe Goossen got you looking real good manSugarshay: Yo the Goosse is the truth man
Angel_Salter: Ishe u are 2 good for the Contender and I'm glad u left and I look forward to a Sugar Shay" year in 2006"Sugarshay: thanksSugarshay: I just want one tune up, and me and Ouma can make it happen next May
Angel_Salter: Sugar Shay will put The Dream in a nightmare
Angel_Salter: Ishe can beat Ouma, Ouma is overhypedSugarshay: please why you guys give this cat so much creditSugarshay: he got blasted by Karmazin
Angel_Salter: Ouma is good but he is nothing greatSugarshay: I fought way better southpaws in the amateursSugarshay: including ZabSugarshay: who has Ouma beat is the questionSugarshay: Ouma only beat Kofi and I think Kofi would beat him in a rematchSugarshay: I can see a close dec lost, but this cat got destroyed by a c level fighter
shanemc: who have u beat I asked?Sugarshay: Bailey, Estrada, my amateur record is better than Ouma’s pro record
oakman: Ishe how about Santos or Mayorga at 154. Who would be a tougher
fight?Sugarshay: Mayorga, because he is reckless
CoryR: Ishe, I heard Kenny Kost put a hurtin on you in the amateurs?Sugarshay: please…Kenny who?Sugarshay: Kenny Kost’s claim to fame was getting beat by me in the amateurs
oakman: Ishe what’s the highest you see yourself fighting at? 160? 168?Sugarshay: neitherSugarshay: 154
Angel_Salter: Ishe who do u think will win the Codrington Green fightSugarshay: That is a good fight manSugarshay: I can’t pick
thepype: ishe hows it being in California since being with Joe?Sugarshay: It’s great; I am going to retire with the GoossSugarshay: I like Joe man; he is perfect for my style
oakman: Ishe when is this tune up you speak of? Any details to impart?Sugarshay: hopefully January
Angel_Salter: Ishe would u fight Santos?Sugarshay: one tune up, and I will fight anybody...hopefully Ouma can get it done on May 6
boxingguy: Ishe, who do you think will win: Vitali or RahmanSugarshay: I want Rock to win
EnglandSS: Ishe, just a quick prediction on 2 up-coming British
fights....... Hatton - Maussa......... Danny Williams - Audley HarrisonSugarshay: Harrison, Hatton
AKay: come on ishe, maussa is the troof man!Sugarshay: Truthfully awful
shanemc: Ishe, how much can u bench pressSugarshay: 285Sugarshay: trying to get 3oolbs by next year
oakman: Sugar, PFP#1 right now Floyd or Winky?Sugarshay: Floyd no doubt
shanemc: Ishe, what would u be doing if u were not boxing?Sugarshay: Playing football
shanemc: what are you going to do after you retire from boxing??Sugarshay: try out for arena football
shanemc: Ishe, what do u consider more credible a world title (not undisputed) or a Olympic gold?Sugarshay: Olympic gold
harrio: ishe what are your goals to fight the best or unify the titlesSugarshay: fight the best
oakman: If you want to fight the best, but Ouma is such trash, why bother fighting him?Sugarshay: People like you consider Ouma the best, my job is to show he isn’t.
rog: ouma's the only one that can beat winky right nowSugarshay: Ouma couldn’t beat Winky at checkers
may: winky vs. Ishe, I think easy winky just b/c his defense is impenetrableSugarshay: My body shots will wear him down
rog: who's more overrated Tarver or WinkySugarshay: neither
Angel_Salter: Ishe would u fight Cory SPinks?Sugarshay: Cory who?
thepype: Ishe what is your promotional status as of now?Sugarshay: Don’t know
thepype: still got beeeeef with Gary Shaw?Sugarshay: Yo when Joey signed with Gary he had to do something to make it officialSugarshay: Joey sat on Gary’s lapSugarshay: Why Gary didn’t ask me to sit on his lap :(
oakman: Judah has beat a distracted Corey Spinks and nobody else. Most overrated fighter in the world. Mayweather buries him.Sugarshay: I wanna evict Mayweather out of VegasSugarshay: Time to go buddy, you out done ur welcomeSugarshay: time to bounce FloydSugarshay: We aint got no love for Mayweather in Vegas
may: the girls love mayweather in vegasSugarshay: please, if they love to get beaten
oakman: Shay when you see PBF, you tell him you have no love for him. No way you do it.Sugarshay: not because of him, because of his thugs, I aint trying to get shot
rog: dlh or MayorgaSugarshay: DLH
rog: yeah mayorga's power is nothing at his new weight nowSugarshay: Mayorga is a tuff man with powerSugarshay: he wont beat DLH