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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:29 pm

Anthony Ogogo has retired from professional boxing. Broke his eye socket in his last fight in October 2016 and has seven operations on it since. Right decision, can’t put your health at risk in a dangerous sport.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:39 am

York Ham(mer) wrote:Time for Yarde to step up. I think he might be as good as he seems but we just don’t know yet. Needs a decent name next.

Anthony Yarde vs Sergey Kovalev? Seriously? I know I said Yarde needs to step up but Kovalev is a whole different level.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby fmgod on Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:34 am

Allen vs Browne is expected to headline that 02 show, absolute madness, both absolutely useless, might as well go down the pub and watch a fight. Anyone who buys tickets need their head tested.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Patito on Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:58 am

Erroll Spence Jr vs Mikey Garcia this weekend. That's going to be some fight. I'd like to see Garcia win this but I think Spence's size advantage is going to tell. Late stoppage I reckon.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Slacking student on Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:07 pm

On ITV4 as well from 1am. Best fight that's been on domestic TV for a long long time
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Patito on Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:53 pm

Slacking student wrote:On ITV4 as well from 1am. Best fight that's been on domestic TV for a long long time


I wasn't aware of that! Brilliant, cheers for that.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby fmgod on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:37 pm

~Anyone seen Katie Taylor's opponent, definitely no VADA testing there
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Slacking student on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:44 pm

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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:51 am

Katie Taylor wins TKO 9th round. A dominant performance.

Decent scrap between Farmer and Carroll. Farmer is classy. Great effort from Carroll but Farmer wins by UD.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Slacking student on Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:39 pm

The images from the weigh in between Spence and Garcia is remarkable, size difference is certainly something

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Prediction: Errol Spence by whatever method he wants, whenever he wants
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Billy_Boy on Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:16 pm

Slacking student wrote:
Prediction: Errol Spence by whatever method he wants, whenever he wants


This is pretty much what it amounted to. As much as I like and respect Garcia and would have loved him to upset the odds, the size difference simply proved too much.

That isn't trying to detract from what Spence did; he won every round convincingly and boxed superbly. I'm not sure that Manny P fancy's a crack at is title having witnessed that performance.

Garcia's corner could have pulled him out after the 9th to save him from more punishment; those last three rounds may take a year or two from his career but you have to applaud the lad stepping up TWO divisions to take on the best. Hopefully he can step back down to 135lb and take on Lomachenko.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Patito on Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:59 am

A weight class too far for Mikey.

Spence Jr looked imperious.

Would love to see Garcia-Lomachenko after the Ukrainian dismantles Crolla.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Patito on Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:59 am

Benavidez impressed on his return as well Sat night. :thup:
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby fmgod on Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:04 pm

Ingle very rattled when the conversation of peds came up in the Warrington vs Galahad press conference
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:45 am

Boxing tonight at the Copper Box live on Sky Sports from 7pm.: Charlie Edwards v Angel Moreno (WBC world flyweight title); Joshua Buatsi v Liam Conroy (British light heavyweight title); Lawrence Okolie v Wadi Camacho (British & Commonwealth cruiserweight titles).

Card from Leicester Arena live on BT Sports from 7.45pm. Includes Sam Bowen vs Jordan McCorry for the British Super Featherweight Title and Nathan Gorman vs Kevin Johnson (heavyweight).
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:38 pm

Maxwell vs Sediri was an entertaining scrap. Maxwell was dropped in the first and second rounds, fought his way back into the fight and KOed Sediri in the last seconds of the fight after Sediri had been showboating.

Gorman wins on pts. What is the point of Kevin Johnson?

Bowen v McCorry was a bit of a letdown. McCorry behaved liked a tit for seven rounds, was warned, had points deducted twice, and only after the referee told him he wouldn’t get paid if he was DQ did he start to behave himself. Bowen boxed well, stopped McCorry in the 9th.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby mjustincredible on Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:08 pm

I do like Charlie Edwards - likable London lad with a good story - very good boxer too - hope he can make them unifications later in the year!

Hearn desperately needs him to unify as well and now needs Buatsi to step up as he has the talent to do so. Hearn has spread himself too thin with the DAZN America adventure + all these other worldwide shows, Uk shows suffering badly and he is struggling to pull out a decent Saturday night show let alone have the audacity to try make one a PPV! As someone posted a few posts back, Dave ****ing Alan is headlining a Sky O2 Card - I mean WTF - guy is trash yet apparently he is funny and is has all these braindead twitter followers so hey that's enough to headline despite not even being at British level :lol:

Adam Smith (Head of Sky) interviewed recently and you could see Sky are getting pissed that Hearn is not delivering the allocated PPV they want.

The problem for British boxing in general is the 'Golden generation' (DeGale, Groves, Froch, Bellew, etc) are all retired now or are on the verge of retiring / on the slide (Khan, Brook, Chisora, Frampton) and the new generation have not stepped up enough to justify being PPV.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:54 am

I'd been saying all along that Andrew Selby shouldn't have been going to Mexico to fight and so it proved. He's been terribly managed, he was streets ahead of Edwards and Yafai as an amateur and I fully believe that he would have made fools of the pair of them had he been given the fights he deserved earlier. Now his career is in tatters and, seeing the kind of character he is, I can see him walking away from the sport for good. He is genuinely the most exciting prospect, from these shores, I have ever seen, such a shame.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby NorthBankAlliance on Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:02 pm

Jumby wrote:I'd been saying all along that Andrew Selby shouldn't have been going to Mexico to fight and so it proved. He's been terribly managed, he was streets ahead of Edwards and Yafai as an amateur and I fully believe that he would have made fools of the pair of them had he been given the fights he deserved earlier. Now his career is in tatters and, seeing the kind of character he is, I can see him walking away from the sport for good. He is genuinely the most exciting prospect, from these shores, I have ever seen, such a shame.


Dreadfully managed, should have signed with Hearn or Warren at the least...
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:50 pm

It's such a shame as he seems like a genuinely down to earth bloke. Don't get me wrong, the Charlie Edwards story is a lovely one, but the kid doesn't half harp on about his life, it is non stop from him, always rounding off with "I'm humble". Hearn spotted the opportunity here and he'll be in with s**t like Moreno picking up easy wins as the story begins to drift into X Factor levels of sad pianos over slow motion footage cringe. A more forceful manager would have had Andrew Selby dancing around the British boys on Sky TV, not going off to Mexico, it is just ridiculous what has happened and I think it's going to be such a waste as his fights were absolutely brilliant to watch, he had genuine star quality, just a very quiet personality out of the ring.
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