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Old 12-11-2012, 02:51 PM   #22
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Default Re: Gary Russell vs Jhonny Gonzalez and Maidan vs Thurman: April HBO?

Originally Posted by jeffjoiner View Post
He last fought Soto Karass. A solid journeyman/gatekeeper with plenty of tools in the drawer, but nothing elite.

Damn good fight as far as entertainment, but not a whole lot of skill on display.
Pretty much. And for all the 'new skills' that were on display, Maidana still got hit a hell of a lot by a guy who shouldn't give elite fighters any trouble.

Or to put it another way - it took Maidana two more rounds to get the job done than did Alfonso Gomez.
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