collapse collapse

Please donate to help towards the costs of keeping this site going. Thank You.

Recent Topics

Jhon Durán - signed by edgysatsuma89
[Today at 04:42:31 PM]


Chris Heck - President of Business Operations by pablo_picasso
[Today at 04:42:15 PM]


Unai Emery - our manager by Monty
[Today at 04:35:46 PM]


Cheeee-co-o-o-o-o-o by darren woolley
[Today at 04:20:13 PM]


Summer 2024 Transfer Window - hopes, speculation, rumours etc. by Dante Lavelli
[Today at 03:29:09 PM]


Kits 24/25 by Tuscans
[Today at 03:10:11 PM]


Other Games - 2023/24 by pablo_picasso
[Today at 02:59:33 PM]


Villa Park Redevelopment by exigo
[Today at 01:53:10 PM]

Follow us on...

Author Topic: Boxing 2023  (Read 25858 times)

Offline Risso

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 86152
  • Location: Leics
  • GM : 04.03.2025
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #90 on: April 01, 2023, 11:47:20 AM »
It's all about opinions, but I think Wilder would batter Joshua within 3-4 rounds at most. I think AJ would be terrified of Wilder's punching power from the off, and would be on the back foot immediately. On your point about size, it does seem an era where they're all giants.

Online Villa Lew

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 7821
  • Age: 73
  • GM : 16.08.2024
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #91 on: April 01, 2023, 03:55:55 PM »
Anybody going for a Franklin win tonight, bookies are offering odds of 17/2.

Online dave.woodhall

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 61718
  • Location: Treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #92 on: April 01, 2023, 04:08:30 PM »
Anybody going for a Franklin win tonight, bookies are offering odds of 17/2.

That's a decent price.

Online Rory

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 8015
  • GM : PCM
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #93 on: April 01, 2023, 08:11:32 PM »
It's all about opinions, but I think Wilder would batter Joshua within 3-4 rounds at most. I think AJ would be terrified of Wilder's punching power from the off, and would be on the back foot immediately. On your point about size, it does seem an era where they're all giants.

You may well be right. I'd like to see them fight, though, would be a more interesting fight than AJ v Fury.

Online dave.woodhall

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 61718
  • Location: Treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #94 on: April 01, 2023, 08:26:42 PM »
Gal Yafai's just being introduced.

Offline PaulTheVillan

  • Member
  • Posts: 23264
  • GM : 16.08.2022
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #95 on: April 01, 2023, 10:32:35 PM »
Hope Joshua gets knocked out. Fraud.

Online VILLA MOLE

  • Member
  • Posts: 6818
  • Age: 49
  • Location: STRATFORD UPON AVON
  • a v f c
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #96 on: April 01, 2023, 10:38:12 PM »
quite the difference in size isn’t there

Online dave.woodhall

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 61718
  • Location: Treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #97 on: April 01, 2023, 11:43:10 PM »
That was certainly a performance from a boxer who's lost his last two fights.

Online Rory

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 8015
  • GM : PCM
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #98 on: April 01, 2023, 11:51:20 PM »
And only two KO wins in his last eight fights, stretching back five years. Not great for a heavyweight whose main asset is power.

Offline PeterWithe

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 8782
  • Location: Birmingham.
  • GM : 12.02.2025
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #99 on: April 02, 2023, 10:06:09 AM »
AJ wasn’t great was he, a very reserved performance. He looks like he lacks basic aggression.

Offline Risso

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 86152
  • Location: Leics
  • GM : 04.03.2025
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #100 on: April 02, 2023, 10:53:04 AM »
AJ wasn’t great was he, a very reserved performance. He looks like he lacks basic aggression.

Far from a classic. Joshua looks more like Audley Harrison with every fight.

Offline PGW

  • Member
  • Posts: 6948
  • Age: 70
  • Location: Selly Oak
  • Villan, Bear and now Cancer Warrior
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #101 on: April 02, 2023, 10:57:58 AM »
Gal Yafai's just being introduced.
I didn't see any of boxing, well not a lot 12th and final round of AJ fight. Wasn't really remotely interested but i am certainly interested in young Gal.
Did he win!
Did he do well??

Offline Brazilian Villain

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 35049
  • GM : 09.03.2025
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #102 on: April 02, 2023, 12:13:51 PM »
AJ wasn’t great was he, a very reserved performance. He looks like he lacks basic aggression.

Not a great trait in a boxer.

Online dave.woodhall

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 61718
  • Location: Treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #103 on: April 02, 2023, 12:38:28 PM »
Gal Yafai's just being introduced.
I didn't see any of boxing, well not a lot 12th and final round of AJ fight. Wasn't really remotely interested but i am certainly interested in young Gal.
Did he win!
Did he do well??

Fourth round stoppage. He looked impressive.

Offline paul_e

  • Member
  • Posts: 33661
  • Age: 44
  • GM : July, 2013
Re: Boxing 2023
« Reply #104 on: April 02, 2023, 12:39:39 PM »
I didn't watch much of it but it looked like a safety first approach, he just didn't want to get suckered so he never really committed to throwing massive shots himself. I reckon the Ruiz fight is the one that's taken the fight out of him more than Usyk.

 


SimplePortal 2.3.6 © 2008-2014, SimplePortal