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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Ferret » Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:55 pm

Looking forward to the Fury return, best boxer against the hardest hitter :thup:

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Georgee Paris » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:39 pm

Ferret wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:55 pm
Looking forward to the Fury return, best boxer against the hardest hitter :thup:
Really enjoying the build up. Can’t help but feel Wilders confidence is misplaced. Fury really wasn’t knocked down heavily last time... watched it 100s of times now and the first time he was off balance and the second was a clip when he was weaving... I can’t believe he won’t be fitter and stronger now. I really don’t think Wilder will be better than he was in the last fight. Perhaps he’ll try and blow Fury away as quick as he can but I think that will play into fury’s hands. Can’t see him getting caught cold. The more I think about it the more I think Fury is going to win. I hope he does. Yes Wilder has a big one punch. I just still don’t rate him at all. I’d be amazed if he beat Fury, Joshua and Whyte.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by hudds town hammer » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:56 pm

I see Yard had a win at the weekend against a guy with a 4/48/3 record in a disco in Spain

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by twixy » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:23 am

hudds town hammer wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:56 pm
I see Yard had a win at the weekend against a guy with a 4/48/3 record in a disco in Spain
It was so he can challenge for the WBO. You can't challenge for it coming off a loss. Liam Smith done the same thing after the Canelo loss so he could fight Williams.

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Post by hudds town hammer » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:25 pm

twixy wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:23 am
It was so he can challenge for the WBO. You can't challenge for it coming off a loss. Liam Smith done the same thing after the Canelo loss so he could fight Williams.
i know mate, a bit of a silly rule if you ask me. You would think the WBO wouldnt let you challenge for there strap unless you have just beaten a top 10 and not just let you get a win against any old uber driver

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by twixy » Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:57 am

hudds town hammer wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:25 pm
i know mate, a bit of a silly rule if you ask me. You would think the WBO wouldnt let you challenge for there strap unless you have just beaten a top 10 and not just let you get a win against any old uber driver
Yeah agreed, a load of old rubbish mate

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by kenthammer1984 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:17 pm

i get the feeling the the massive cut suffered by Fury in his last fight is going to come back and haunt him here - really hope he wins but have a strange feeling about this one

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by ageing hammer » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:23 pm

I fancy Fury big time to beat Wilder, I thought in the last fight Wilder was getting a good hiding and this time Fury will be a lot fitter so should be able to batter him easier this time.

Wilder has a huge knockout punch but nothing else to offer, and if he connects he will knock anyone out, if Fury can avoid that he will win handsomely imo.

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Post by Cockneyboy311 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:57 pm

ageing hammer wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:23 pm
I fancy Fury big time to beat Wilder, I thought in the last fight Wilder was getting a good hiding and this time Fury will be a lot fitter so should be able to batter him easier this time.

Wilder has a huge knockout punch but nothing else to offer, and if he connects he will knock anyone out, if Fury can avoid that he will win handsomely imo.
This is exactly it. I can't see Fury stopping Wilder so he'll need to avoid that sledgehammer of a right for 12 rounds.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by White Goodman » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:21 pm

He connected cleanly last time and didn't knock Fury out.

Fury is just a big big man. That is the problem , even for absolutely huge punchers.

It just doesn't affect him as much. Wilder's face in the 12th round when Fury got up in their fight was a picture.

Philosophical to an extent but the rest of it was "really?"

That has to dent Wilder's confidence surely.

He's a **** boxer and he now knows that his usually reliable knockout power may not work on Fury.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Nesticles » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:41 pm

I give Wilder a lot of credit. He never gives up and has enough confidence he will KO fighters who are better technically than him. Fury getting up was one of those ‘you have to see it to believe it’ moments.

I want Fury to win all the way, he will have to box the perfect fight to do so. Fascinating fight though, proper 50/50 imo. Wouldn’t be ruling out a robbery on the scorecards in Vegas either unfortunately.

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Post by btajim - mcfc » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:00 am

Fair few bookies offering Evens for the fight to go the distance. Neither boxer has been knocked out let alone lost a fight. Seems like free money?

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Georgee Paris » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:01 pm

No idea why but got really choked up watching Tyson’s kids watching him box especially when his eye got busted up. Really grown fond of him and hope he manages to beat Wilder.

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Post by DasNutNock2 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:50 am

I think Wilder knocks Fury down before the end of R2 and probably knocks him out before R5.

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Post by ageing hammer » Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:31 pm

DasNutNock2 wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:50 am
I think Wilder knocks Fury down before the end of R2 and probably knocks him out before R5.
That would be if he was fighting Joshua not Fury.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by DasNutNock2 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:46 pm

Fully agree that AJ is a glass cannon. I just think Wilder will have a better strategy for this fight.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by ageing hammer » Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:00 pm

DasNutNock2 wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:46 pm
Fully agree that AJ is a glass cannon. I just think Wilder will have a better strategy for this fight.
You could be right Dan, Wilder only kind of troubled Fury last time when he knew in the final round only a knockout could save him from a points defeat.

This time he can't afford to be going so far behind on points, he normally doesn't have to worry about that as his punch normally finishes every boxer he hits.

Fury is just so big that it didn't quite work last time, possibly because it was the last round and Wilder's strength might have been a bit less powerful by then.

As Fury's trainer said , make no mistake ,Wilder is dangerous in the early rounds, the middle rounds, the final rounds and even the next day!

Should be a fascinating contest I can't wait. :)

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Jumby » Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:31 pm

Fury won the last fight and everyone knows it. As long as he's not stupid and goes for a KO win early like he's saying he wins this one, it's the lapses in concentration that have been the issue for him down the years. Wilder has a ridiculous equaliser, it's like a cheat mode or something, superhuman one punch power, if he can't land cleanly though he struggles, it took until the 8th of the last fight for him to land a combo, 7 rounds went by in a World Title fight before the champion could land a combo, staggering.

Fury on points.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Morocco Mole » Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:47 pm

I was starting to lean towards Wilder - the cut bothers me - however having just watched the weigh in and the sheer size of Fury, I’m leaning back the other way.

If he does come forward like he’s promised I think he might stop Wilder and it may just be the better tactic. Negate those big old wings of Wilder and use his hand speed to work him over/break him down.

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Re: Boxing thread

Post by Nesticles » Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:27 pm

I suspect Fury is just acting up. He’ll just try to make slight adjustments from the first fight in the hope of fighting the perfect fight over 12.

Really hope he does it, just have a feeling he won’t as the fight draws closer. Great fight, proper 50/50 and worth setting the alarm for in the UK.

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