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Gabby Jay
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Statistics
Rated at 110 lbs. (50 kg)
Nationality French
Age 56
From Paris, France
Stance Orthodox
First appearance Super Punch-Out!! (February 1994)
Boxing record
Rank #3 Minor Circuit
Total fights 100
Wins 1
Losses 99

Gabby Jay (ガビー・ジェイ Gabī Jei) made his only appearance in the SNES version of Super Punch-Out!! as the first boxer in the Minor Circuit. He is the Super Punch-Out!! equivalent of Glass Joe.

Appearances[]

Super Punch-Out!! (1994)[]

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In the SNES version of Super Punch-Out!!, Gabby Jay is the weakest opponent in the game. The story behind him is that he was born in Paris, France, and originally worked as a waiter in a cafe near the Eiffel Tower, before he somehow felt the need to take up boxing. His only win was against Glass Joe, according to the SNES Super Punch-Out!!'s instruction booklet (which earned him a diploma from the "Glass Joe School of Boxing"). Like Glass Joe, Jay's signature move is the 'Taunt Punch', which he jumps away from his opponent, shouts "C'mon!!" twice, jumps slowly toward his opponent and throws a punch. He will also shout "Yay!" sometimes, which allows him to recover half of his health. Gabby Jay's offensive and defensive skills are also poor, which takes quite a while to throw any punch. He wears blue boxing gloves, and his palette swap is Bob Charlie. He will shout "Yay!" three times should he be able to win.

Instant KD Tricks:

  • When Gabby Jay shouts "C'mon!!", hit him before he returns to the center.
  • When Gabby Jay moves to the left or right after his corner man tells him to stop attacking, hit him in the opposite direction to the direction he moves.
  • Dizzy him by attacking him enough (he will groan and a noise will be heard) and punch or super punch him as he returns to the center. May instantly knock him out if done with a super punch.

Rule Infractions[]

As per the unified rules of boxing established by the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combat Sports:

  • Despite how much Gabby may wish to get one more win before his retirement, his advanced age means he should not be allowed to compete, as boxers are normally not allowed to fight past the age of 40. Thus, he should have retired 16 years ago.

Gallery[]

Quotes[]

  • "Let me win. I've lost so many times I forgot how winning feels." (first match)
  • "I like winning! Keep challenging me, it's good for my ego." (rematch)
  • "I'll never retire! I can win at least once more. C'mon!!" (endgame)
  • "Yay!" (recovery taunt)
  • "C'mon!!" (uppercut taunt)
  • "Ouf!" (When hit with a KO Punch)
  • "Uuouh..." (When knocked down)
  • "Back off, catch your breath" (his cornerman, telling him to switch to defensive)
  • Yay! Yay! Yay! (Victory)
  • C'mon!! C'mon!! (Time Up Victory)

Trivia[]

  • The highest score against Gabby Jay is 55,850, by rdrunner0077.
  • The lowest time against Gabby Jay is 0'06"23, by MeLeeak.
  • Gabby Jay's "Yay!" became very popular for some find it very amusing. The tone of voice used is also very reminiscent of Luigi from the Super Mario series (given this was Charles Martinet's first official Nintendo game he did voice overs for).
  • Gabby Jay shares several characteristics with Glass Joe.
    • They serve as the first boxer you fight in their respective games.
    • They are both from Paris, France.
    • They both weigh in at 110 lbs.
    • They both use the "Taunt Punch" attack.
    • They have the same initials (G.J.)
    • Their names are both 8 letters long, 5 in the first name, 3 in the last name.
    • They are tied for fight experience, each of them having fought 100 bouts.
    • Their records are the same, with a record of 1-99.
  • However, unlike Glass Joe, Gabby Jay is in no hurry to retire, apparently planning to fight until he finally wins "at least one more."
  • At 56 years old, Gabby Jay is the second oldest known active boxer in WVBA History, second only to Hoy Quarlow.
  • Gabby Jay is the only fighter to actually talk when time has ran out.
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