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Actor Mark Wahlberg challenges Tie Domi to fight

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06:50 PM ET 12.05 | Who knew Mark Wahlberg and Tie Domi were good friends? Wahlberg was in Toronto for a charity event called CIBC's Miracle Day and challenged Domi to a boxing match at the Air Canada Centre. Wahlberg said the fight would be a good idea for some entertainment since there is no hockey in Canada right now. Thanks for reminding us Mark. Wahlberg of course is an actor who has starred in such movies as Ted, The Italian Job, Invincible, and Planet of the Apes. He is also a producer on HBO's critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire. Not to mention his awkward career as a rapper with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch during the early 1990s. Domi ultimately passed on the fight citing he didn't want to screw up Wahlberg's pretty face and movie career. If they did come to blows, however, I wonder who would come out victorious. If the fight was on the ice I would have to go with Domi, as he probably is a better skater than Wahlberg. Keyword there being probably. If it was contested in the ring, Wahlberg may have the upper hand thanks to fitness and a better reach.

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Mark Wahlberg, AP Photo/Jason DeCrow Mark Wahlberg, AP Photo/Jason DeCrow
December 5, 2012  07:10 PM ET

I kind of agree with the story. If Domi was in the rink, on skates and had a stick in his hands he's the favorite. In the ring he's ko'd.

December 5, 2012  07:24 PM ET

Another late day thread? WTF?

December 5, 2012  07:26 PM ET

Not to mention his awkward career as a rapper with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch during the early 1990s.



C'mon, Good Vibrations was and still is a classic!!!

December 5, 2012  08:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Not to mention his awkward career as a rapper with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch during the early 1990s.

C'mon, Good Vibrations was and still is a classic!!!



Ed Zachary. Let's see Domi do that beooocth.

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December 5, 2012  09:26 PM ET
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Walberg is 5' 3" of shrimp and steroids. 12 year old kids could beat tiny Walberg.

I like him too.

December 5, 2012  10:17 PM ET
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Walberg is 5' 3" of shrimp and steroids. 12 year old kids could beat tiny Walberg.

On the otherhand, maybe he would beat Tie upside the noggin with that faux appendage he was packing in Boogie Nights. That sucker had some mass.....

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December 6, 2012  03:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I kind of agree with the story. If Domi was in the rink, on skates and had a stick in his hands he's the favorite. In the ring he's ko'd.

Not sure about that. Domi has a head like a bowling ball. Guy could take some hellacious punches.

December 6, 2012  08:43 AM ET

Tie Domi hands down

December 6, 2012  08:58 AM ET
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Tie Domi hands down

C'mon. Tie his hands down and he'd lose for sure. :-)

December 6, 2012  11:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Not to mention his awkward career as a rapper with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch during the early 1990s.C'mon, Good Vibrations was and still is a classic!!!

great memories with that song. classic isn't even the word.

December 6, 2012  11:41 AM ET

I think it would be a very interesting match......my money would be on Domi.

December 6, 2012  11:43 AM ET

Besides, those aren't really his arms in that pic......shopped photo....arms belong to Arnie.

 
December 6, 2012  05:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I kind of agree with the story. If Domi was in the rink, on skates and had a stick in his hands he's the favorite. In the ring he's ko'd.

Mark Wahlberg should pick on someone his own age. Shame on him.

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