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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:31 pm

Jumby wrote:And shed at least another 50 lbs

That too! :lol:
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:27 am

At the moment I think Tyson Fury is living in a fantasy world, I hope he can come back, but I have serious doubts. He looks weak and sluggish in these videos he keeps posting and he has to get real and lose a lot of weight and condition himself, I just don't know if he has it in him. He's done too much talking to not return now but realistically I can't see him beating Joshua in 2018.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby jacko on Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:44 pm

Jumby wrote:Joshua v Parker is hardly an exciting one, the KO's dried up for the flabby Kiwi the second he got in the ring with anyone decent, and he's not a great boxer. I'm just interested to see his jaw tested.

There is part of me that wants to see Lucas Browne beat Whyte, I kind of feel sorry for the Aussie.


There's noone decent for Joshua to fight apart from Fury or Wilder. Fury is out of shape and AJ ducks Wilder. It's dull.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:56 pm

Spence was all over Peterson last night. Impressive.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:24 pm

The bug eyed boy really is something special, Thurman knows it too.

On the subject of Wilder, I don't think AJ is dodging him, and I think we'll see that fight in the summer, should he beat Parker and Wilder beat Ortiz.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby ironstu on Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:07 pm

Errol Spence looked absolutely quality at the weekend. He's going to be tough to beat. Would love to see Spence v Crawford.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:02 pm

Crawford needs to put on just a little more muscle before taking on Spence, if you ask me anyway. It would definitely be a great fight, two of the best in the game right now. I'd love to see Davis vs Lomachenko too but that little poser will avoid that at all costs.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Nesticles on Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:09 pm

Thurman v Spence
Mikey Garcia v Crawford

Two fights I would rather see
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:52 am

'Sometimes' will dodge Spence, he's already said he won't fight Spence in 2018, the bloke is as inactive as he could possibly be.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby ironstu on Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:50 am

Lomachenko would destroy Gervonta Davis at the moment.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:19 pm

And that's why it would be so good, much like it was to see Garcia make Broner look stupid.

I actually think Davis is a very good boxer, but he's just an idiot so seeing Lomachenko making a fool of him would be fantastic.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:54 am

Usyk just about edged it, what a beast he is!
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:05 pm

Amil Khan to fight Phil Lo Greco at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on 21 April. Should be a routine win for Khan.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Nesticles on Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:08 pm

I'll be we watching Frampton vs Donaire that night

Khan's next fight will be the interesting one, to see what he still has left. 2 years out, and after being KO'd by a huge middleweight, an 'easy' touch is what he needs
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:13 pm

Khan on points, he'll use this one to sharpen himself up. Not a terrible opponent but Lo Greco has got to drop down to a weight that Khan will make easily.

I see the glass jaw mentioned again in various parts of the media, but it really isn't anything like what many journalists say, for starters you can't count the Alvarez one because there was probably a 20 pound difference in the ring. That leaves two knock outs, one from being a naive kid (Prescott), and the other from being just too brave for his own good (Garcia). He boxed very well against Garcia and Alvarez too, he's got immense talent and devastating hand speed, he just needs to learn when to go for it and when to back off, but then that's what makes him exciting to watch.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:56 am

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin rematch is on! Saturday, 5 May, venue to be announced.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Nesticles on Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:04 am

The biggest announcement will be if they are able to find 3 competent judges to score the fight
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby White Goodman on Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:10 am

Jumby wrote:Khan on points, he'll use this one to sharpen himself up. Not a terrible opponent but Lo Greco has got to drop down to a weight that Khan will make easily.

I see the glass jaw mentioned again in various parts of the media, but it really isn't anything like what many journalists say, for starters you can't count the Alvarez one because there was probably a 20 pound difference in the ring. That leaves two knock outs, one from being a naive kid (Prescott), and the other from being just too brave for his own good (Garcia). He boxed very well against Garcia and Alvarez too, he's got immense talent and devastating hand speed, he just needs to learn when to go for it and when to back off, but then that's what makes him exciting to watch.


I kind of agree but I also think that if he was going to learn when to go for it and when to back off he'd have done that by now. Will spend the latter part of his career either fighting guys like Lo Greco or being banged out by World Champions.

Doesn't have a glass jaw I agree but isn't exactly what I'd call durable.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby Jumby on Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:32 pm

True WG, I've just always defended him in the past, mainly because my old t**t of a manager always dismissed Khan as rubbish when I would say I liked watching him.

I wish I could be excited about the GGG v Canelo rematch but the last one, and the absolutely ridiculous scoring, and the s**t that Alvarez spouted afterwards, makes me half tempted not to even bother watching it.

I'm really excited for Lee Selby v Josh Warrington, finally he gets the chance to shut him up. Selby won't knock him out but that will make it all the better to watch, 12 rounds of schooling awaits.
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Re: Boxing thread

Postby ironstu on Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:29 pm

Okolie v Chamberlain, worst fight I have ever seen.
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