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Old 02-21-2013, 11:27 AM   #29
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Default Re: Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt

Originally Posted by IntentionalButt View Post
I'm hoping to be wrong about this hunch, but Lamont does get knocked down a lot when he steps up and usually early. (1st against Khan, 3rd against Ortiz, 3rd against Bradley) and he's often elected to go full retard and fought tooth and nail with punchers, making things more difficult for himself (Cayo, Ortiz). His most dominant performances come against cuties with feather-fists (Blain, Castaneda, Brown)

...and Holt is an early knockout specialist, at his most dangerous in the first 9 minutes of action.

That 2/1 doesn't look so unappealing... (now that I've gone all in on the guy I'm starting to think might get blitzed )
Peterson should win. Holt's only real chance is an early KO and i don't see him doing that. And once that's out the window, he'll probably get discouraged and get outworked. Peterson has a warrior's heart while Holt's heart is questionable.
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