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Offline dave.woodhall

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #30 on: March 04, 2017, 10:36:34 PM »
The Nose won, I see.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #31 on: March 04, 2017, 10:48:54 PM »
Hopefully Bellew gets obliterated, really dislike his smug face.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #32 on: March 04, 2017, 11:09:51 PM »
Haye looks fucked

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #33 on: March 04, 2017, 11:33:20 PM »
Haye's leg was gone which basically ruined the fight.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #34 on: March 04, 2017, 11:35:01 PM »
Impressed he lasted as long as he did.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #35 on: March 04, 2017, 11:36:00 PM »
Yeah took courage there's probably a rematch there if Haye wants to go through injury recovery again.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #36 on: March 04, 2017, 11:41:35 PM »
I'd like to see it again with a bit of mutual respect.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #37 on: March 04, 2017, 11:42:32 PM »
Yeah took courage there's probably a rematch there if Haye wants to go through injury recovery again.

I can't see it, he should retire, he's had too many injuries now and it's 12-18 months for him to come back from that I reckon, the big fight he wanted at the end of it - AJ - will be well out of his reach by them.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #38 on: March 04, 2017, 11:48:36 PM »
I think there's enough from that fight to do it again, it depends on the injury.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #39 on: March 04, 2017, 11:56:33 PM »
Haye was in control of that fight until he got injured.  He showed tremendous courage to fight on, but the fight was as good as over from that point. 

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #40 on: March 05, 2017, 12:00:16 AM »
I think there's enough from that fight to do it again, it depends on the injury.

Can't see it really.  Thought Bellew struggled a bit with the extra weight, so he might look at a move back down to cruiser.  Saying that, he's just been calling out Wilder so who knows.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #41 on: March 05, 2017, 02:09:57 AM »
I missed the fight...what happened?!

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #42 on: March 05, 2017, 02:59:40 AM »
Haye was in control of that fight until he got injured.  He showed tremendous courage to fight on, but the fight was as good as over from that point. 

Exactly what I thought. Bellew wasn't getting near Haye until the injury. Great courage from Haye, he couldn't hardly move after the injury and was getting pummeled, but he wouldn't quit.
A real shame really, but the Katie Taylor fight more than made up for it.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #43 on: March 05, 2017, 03:04:09 AM »
I missed the fight...what happened?!

Haye was looking in control for the first three or four rounds.  Constantly on the front foot chasing Bellew round the ring.  Caught Bellew a few times, but also got caught a couple of times himself.  Then in the 6th, Haye's leg went.  Both of them slipped over, but don't know if that's what made Haye's injury worse or was caused because his leg was knackered.  Bellew then won every round from then on, but seemed to lack the energy to finish Haye off, before it was stopped in the 11th after Haye fell through the ropes.

Then at the end there was a huge cringeworthy respect fest that went on for what seemed like hours.  Joshua would put Bellew on his arse inside two rounds.

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Re: Boxing thread 2017
« Reply #44 on: March 05, 2017, 03:22:26 AM »
Lad at work had a tenner on Bellew in the 11th at 100-1.