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Old 08-08-2007, 08:01 AM   #8
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Default Re: Apparently Green and Tarver in heavy negotiations

Dumb question - how does Green offering 100% of US TV revenues help if the fight is in Perth? That would mean the fight would be on at 9 in the morning stateside - I've never heard of any fight being on that early. I guess they could show it on tape delay, but Showtime probably wouldn't pay as much for a delayed fight.

In any case, Tarver is on his way down, and Green might have a shot if he can keep his chin out of the way. Tarver's a stronger puncher than Adamek, so if he tries to brawl too much, I can see Tarver winning by TKO. On the other hand, Green throws harder punches than anyone Tarver's faced recently, and can do some damage himself. I'd give Tarver a slight edge, but it's a closer fight than most American pundits would give it credit for, and it should be an exciting match either way, so I hope it happens.
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