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Old 11-25-2011, 11:21 PM   #55
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Default Re: Czech heavy weight Ondrej Pala

Originally Posted by Joe_MacKenzie View Post
Rather than defending his WBO European title, Ondrej Pala will be facing Darnell Wilson on Saturday.

Pala is a good fighter. I don't know why Ahmet Íner isn't doing a better job of promoting him.
Wilson got himself in the mix with a win over a one-handed J.C. Gomez (which in my opinion and that of many others was a gift, as even a one-handed Gomez seemed to outbox him with just the right jab alone and limit Wilson to only a few grazing body shots, although there are many who feel strongly the other way that it was a legitimately earned victory due to constant aggression. )

It's ****; even Pala who isn't upper echelon at HW should be able to dispatch Ding A Ling...but it's at least understandable where Ohner gets off touting him as a "credible" opponent, coming off that good win on paper. It's easier to swallow than Derek Chisora getting a Euro title crack with Helenius coming off just a six-round win over a complete bum Lithuanian since his prior loss. (although Chisora is a better heavyweight than Wilson)
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