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Offline Proposition Joe

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2018, 03:56:54 PM »
Deontay Wilder didn't look that impressive last night against Luis Ortiz, a slow first few rounds before the fight picked up.

Ortiz outboxed him and let him off the hook in the 8th when he was out on his feet - but you can't argue with that power, especially at heavyweight.  All the good boxing you do at the start, as Ortiz did, counts for nought if you get whacked with the jackhammer.  Given how Klitschko and White made Joshua look wobbly with punches a lot less ferocious than what Wilder dishes out, and given that Joshua isn't one to dance around and win on points, I think they are wise in giving Wilder a wide berth.

Wilder vs a fit, in-form Fury would be fun though.

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2018, 11:44:06 PM »
Just caught up with the Wilder fight and as much as the SKY pundits were claiming that it was a 'career defining' fight, I still think there are still some questions about him.  He is not a great technician and looks wild at times, but he looks to have the kind of power that can turn fights with one punch.  Ortiz out boxed him for a lot of that fight and had him in real trouble at one point, but just didn't seem to have the energy to finish him off.

The fact that they both have explosive power but have also looked vulnerable at times, would make him and Joshua a really exciting prospect. 

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2018, 10:53:18 PM »
Oh dear Frankie.

https://www.waste of paper.co.uk/sport/other-sport/frankie-gavin-forced-out-world-14383488

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2018, 11:07:00 PM »
Joe Joyce, anyone?

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2018, 11:21:40 PM »
And Matty Askin finished that one in style.

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #20 on: March 24, 2018, 10:13:56 PM »
Anyone watching tonight?

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2018, 11:06:13 PM »
That was a bad beating to the point where the last couple of rounds were tough to watch.  Browne seemed a decent enough sort in the pre fight build up so hope he is OK.

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #22 on: March 29, 2018, 04:56:36 PM »
I thought Whyte was excellent on Saturday. I actually thought heís be shown up to be anything other than world class, and was pleased to be wrong. Fair play to him.

I have tickets for Joshua on Saturday and Iím really looking forward to it. I actually sense an  upset, with a Parker late win/points victory. I hope Iím wrong again !!!

As an aside, Viagogo are complete shysters.

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2018, 05:13:46 PM »
I thought Whyte was excellent on Saturday. I actually thought heís be shown up to be anything other than world class, and was pleased to be wrong. Fair play to him.

I have tickets for Joshua on Saturday and Iím really looking forward to it. I actually sense an  upset, with a Parker late win/points victory. I hope Iím wrong again !!!

As an aside, Viagogo are complete shysters.
I'm down there myself Saturday which when i booked was great as Hull was Friday...then Sky got involved. Looking forward to the boxing.

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2018, 03:33:38 PM »
I was loookg forward to a stay over. Until the cheapest hotel on booking.com was £1000!!!
Even nearby towns werenít much less. But at least we have a designated driver now 😀

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #25 on: March 31, 2018, 05:00:20 PM »
Good to see there's been no trash talking, building up to the big fight, both boxers showing class. Anybody think Parker might cause an upset?

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #26 on: March 31, 2018, 05:04:18 PM »
I thought Whyte was excellent on Saturday. I actually thought heís be shown up to be anything other than world class, and was pleased to be wrong. Fair play to him.

I have tickets for Joshua on Saturday and Iím really looking forward to it. I actually sense an  upset, with a Parker late win/points victory. I hope Iím wrong again !!!

As an aside, Viagogo are complete shysters.

Hope youíre wrong as well. Saw an interview with AJ and he made comments that ďlots of people are depending on me to winĒ. Hope pressure isnít getting to him

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #27 on: March 31, 2018, 09:17:17 PM »
Has anyone been watching the undercard?

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #28 on: March 31, 2018, 10:04:33 PM »
That was a savage knock out, but Price earns respect for that fight.

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Re: Boxing 2018
« Reply #29 on: March 31, 2018, 11:10:50 PM »
5 rounds in, hopefully a fight will break out soon....very cagey