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11 months ago

This thread is about all things boxing. Discuss the main issues like -

Will AJ be able to step up to beat Martin?
How satisfied were you when Whyte hit the canvas?
Is Tyson Fury really the best heavyweight there is?
How surprised are you that he beat Klitshko(sp)?
How much of an impact will Haye make?
Why does Amir Khan keep avoiding Kell Brook?
Who do you think is better between Khan and Brook?


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Re: BOXING

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This thread is about all things boxing. Discuss the main issues like -

Will AJ be able to step up to beat Martin?
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Re: BOXING

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This thread is about all things boxing. Discuss the main issues like -

Will AJ be able to step up to beat Martin?
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Re: BOXING

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This thread is about all things boxing. Discuss the main issues like -

Will AJ be able to step up to beat Martin?
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Re: BOXING

11 months ago

About CHARLES Martin though, reckon Joshua will beat him?
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11 months ago

Hope so but I dunno. Seems like this is a 50/50 fight. Will be watching for sure.
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11 months ago

so Joshua blew him away inside 2 rounds! Looks like the real deal.

Lucrative fights with Haye and Fury down the line means the British heavyweights are set to dominate the immediate future!
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11 months ago

so Joshua blew him away inside 2 rounds! Looks like the real deal.

Lucrative fights with Haye and Fury down the line means the British heavyweights are set to dominate the immediate future!
Yeah, they keep on saying "it's his first real test" and then he just blows them away. I don't know how much awkwardness fighting a southpaw actually brings. People seemed to make a huge deal of it, but it was Martin who seemed to find the fight awkward. Coming to Joshua's backyard might have had an effect but AJ clearly looked a number of classes above him. I'm a bit disappointed the fight didn't last longer - to see how awkward it could get for Joshua, but he clearly outboxed Martin in the first round and simply throttled him in the second.

I like Joshua, he seems a genuinely nice guy (outside the ring) and only tends to get involved in talk when poked. In the ring, he just oozes menace.
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11 months ago

Agree with all that..I would have liked to see how he reacts when someone puts him under pressure..every fight Ive seen of his so far, the opponent has just backed off and he has teed off on them. I want to see hopw he takes a punch (or combination of shots). If he can do that, then he has the tools to become an all-time great...if not then he could easily become Frank Bruno II
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11 months ago

To be fair Dillian clocked him with a big one and it wobbled him a bit - but he just protected himself with the jab for a bit and regained composure.
What he has going for him is that he doesn't have any natural disadvantage like height and reach a la David Haye, he's a top athlete, and he's got precision. With the heavyweights there's always a bit of a gamble though. Because no matter how good you are, a well timed punch at your temple by an amateur with enough power can take you out
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11 months ago

Poor Martin

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6 months ago

Brook Vs GGG!!! I'm getting more and more excited for this (which of course, is what the promoters would want).

When it was first announced, I was so disappointed with Eubank Jr for not getting it done, as I felt he had more of a chance, and I felt bad for Brook. I thought "this guy is gonna tarnish his legacy because no one will fight him"

I didn't really give him a shot but the boy is a genius, and he actually is rather big for a welterweight. He actually seems more natural a this weight, however, he isn't used to taking shots from fighters 2 weight classes above where he rules. He's gone and got in with the biggest puncher of them all!

It will be intriguing this, and I hope he pulls it off.

It just shows what a shambles pro boxing is. Amir Khan should have been made to fight Brook, while Canelo should have been made to fight GGG
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6 months ago

Really hard fight to call, as both have looked near invincible, however I have to favour GGG slightly as:
1) he is the natural middleweight

2) he is an animal. He hasnt even been taken the distance for 8 years!! :shock:
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6 months ago

Brook is gonna get his head taken off. He's lost the plot taking this fight on
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3 months ago

You weren't wrong on that Ste!
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3 months ago

Bellew vs Haye is going to be more of the same I reckon. I think Brook gave a good account of himself but this? Bellew is a right joker - I mean, why put yourself in that situation with a person who you don't like and who doesn't like you? I think Haye will absolutely destroy him - and I don't think there will be any kind words after the fight
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Re: BOXING

3 months ago

Joshua vs Klitchko ... Now that's a fight that's tough to call! I hope Joshua wins but then you'd really feel for Klitchko - bad way to go if he loses another
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2 weeks ago

Bellew vs Haye is going to be more of the same I reckon. I think Brook gave a good account of himself but this? Bellew is a right joker - I mean, why put yourself in that situation with a person who you don't like and who doesn't like you? I think Haye will absolutely destroy him - and I don't think there will be any kind words after the fight
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2 weeks ago

Haye will win. 2nd-5th round ko
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2 weeks ago

Haye will win. 2nd-5th round ko
Fully agree with that!
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2 weeks ago

Oops!!
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