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Old 02-11-2012, 07:32 PM   #1546
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Joe Calzaghe-Charles Brewer

Reasonably entertaining fight...Starts at a very brisk pace, both guys very willing to mix it up early.
Joe won wide but not easily if you ask me...Makes a bit of a meal of it at times with his winging shots and awkward showboating..But once he calmed down a bit and started using his footspeed and 1-2/left leads down the pipe he ran away with it.

Never really seem to bother the average whiskers of Brewer but Charles seemed to have the best passage late in the 7th where he had Joe a little bit buzzed from a succession of hooks and uppercuts.

JC...2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,12
CB..1,7
Scored the 11th even..couldn't really split them there, neither did particularly clean work..Brewer had a good last minute, Joe seemed to edge to early part of the round.

The first I could see for Joe but IMO he wasn't landing anything of real quality..was made to miss big at times and took some clean shots on the inside that the Welsh crowd probably would have missed.

JC's conditioning is something else though..only thing that really stood out for me in this fight.
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:19 PM   #1547
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Pacquiao-Marquez III

Round 1: 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 2: 10-9 Marquez
Round 3: 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 4: 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 5: 10-9 Marquez
Round 6: 10-9 Marquez
Round 7: 10-9 Marquez
Round 8: 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 9: 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 10: 10-9 Pacquiao
Round 11: 10-9 Marquez
Round 12: 10-9 Pacquiao

115-113 Pacquiao

Close fight overall. Rounds 6, 8, 9, and 10 were all close rounds, and I can understand why people would score either of those rounds in either direction. I really don't see how people think Marquez won this one 9-3 though. It could be scored 8-4 for either guy depending on how you score the swing rounds, but I think the fairest outcome would be 7-5 in either direction or a draw.
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Old 02-12-2012, 02:03 AM   #1548
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Ike Quartey TKO4 Jung Oh Park.

I can't recall ever seeing this...Ike puts on a solid display against a resilient and gutsy but ultimately inept Korean opponent.

Good stoppage because Park looked like he would have hung around for a few more rounds soaking up unnecessary punishment...He was already bruised and busted up at the end of the first round and by the end of the 4th was looking very worse for wear.

Surprising this was even sanctioned to be honest, seeing it was in New Joyzee and on HBO...Park had 0 defense and was coming off a loss at home.

Either way Ike looked very sharp...that jab had some snap.
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Old 02-12-2012, 05:18 AM   #1549
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I haven't come across them Flea.To be honest i need to put a good few days aside to really sort stuff out.
No probs mush, I get the feeling your like Mr. Trebus but with boxing
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:32 PM   #1550
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Emille Griffith vs Doyle Baird

EG- 1, 2, 3, 6
DB- 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

Close fight but Baird won it...IMO.....cleaner punches, higher workrate.....and the guy was a giant...very strong.....
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:06 PM   #1551
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Don Curry TKO4 Colin Jones.

It's really exciting to see them come out for the first, and Curry just puts the toe of his boot right on Colin's. Given how excellent these two are as punchers, that's thrilling on its own, and although it's pretty one-sided it doesn't disappoint for excitement.

Jones is out of his depth from the start, and it's a fight that shows how the little things matter. Jones has good discouraging head movement, but his reactive head movement is guff and Curry just snaps his head back with hard jabs, every one of them. Jones's face starts to redden in the first. Jones also has a good jab, really good IMO, but Curry is just taking the sting out of these punches with small moves. He also just crowds Jones when he feels like it, moving all the way in, gloves up, waiting to coutner. It's a horrible strategy when it works and it speaks to Jones's bravery that he doesn't let it stop him throwing. He goes to his own left-hook, but he genuinely is outclassed, Curry actually outworks him to the body.

Part of the problem is Jones's footmovement which has always been less than Astaire-like. At one point Curry actually runs around him and lands a massive right-hand to the body. Jones drops his hands and steps back and tries to shake it off and you can see he is at a loss, like "what just happened?" He just can't move his feet fast enough.

He tries to solve the jabbing problem by staying busy and holding his hands in a high guard but Curry just works around and through it, with great punch variety. At one point he splits the guard with an uppercut, he's stood in the right spot to do it, and what do you do if you are Jones? Curry is already standing where you want him and if you run you lose, but if he stays he gets beaten up. Horrible situation really.

Curry is as fluid as i've seen him when he punches but oddly disjointed in the way he marries his coutners and leads. Sometimes he's just moving forwards, gloves up, elbows tucked in, waiting for opportunities to counter, he looks like a spoiler for forty seconds then throws a double one-two landing all four blows. Strange, excellent performance from him, brave and perfect tactically.

The cut that stopts Jones is a horrible one. It's across the bridge of the nose, so you think he's ok, but the doctor, who the refere has called to ringside opens it up a bit and you can practically see what Jones is thinking through the gap. Referee waves it off, Birmingham crows spoils what has been an incredible atmposphere by throwing bottles at a champion in his pomp.
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:06 PM   #1552
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I don't mean for these posts to go on and on they just do
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:24 PM   #1553
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I like reading them McGrain.

I been watching a few fights lately.

Duran vs Suzuki and Lewis Morrison, notably. Nothing really much to say about them though. Except Duran was great against Guts.
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:26 PM   #1554
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Emile Griffith vs Joey Archer II


EG- 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
JA- 2, 5, 10
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:29 PM   #1555
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Thats a good victory for Griffith IMO. Howd you score the first one Vic?

The interesting thing is you have Griffith the career Welterweight, WALKING THROUGH a career Middleweight, interesting stuff, and adds to the victory slightly IMO.
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:41 PM   #1556
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Lloyd Honeyghan TKO6 RW Smith.

This is a lovely fight, Smith coming on in about 8 hours notice to fight in the main event instead of the undercard when the original opponent is pulled 7 pounds over. He isn't anything like in that kind of level and when Lloyd comes out and tries to feint him all to hell with his head Smith just kind of stands there looking at him You can see Lloyd maybe thinking "i bet i look a prize ****er."

Smith can't get his offence going for ages, and Lloyd just has his way with him, but he's interested in moving and jabbing so not much is happening except the kid is getting jabbed but in round 5 a fight breaks out. Honeyghan decides to put Smith away and chalks off about 20 punches, all old fashioned short-arm work, very square, neither really uppercuts or hooks just loads of them lots landing and suddenly Smith just springs into him, two cracking punches, one with each hand, both upstairs and Lloyd has to shut it down! Crowd going crazy applauding the kid, he's got a lot of heart and a great jaw.

He does land a couple of punches prior to that, but nothing really serious. The sixth is a great round. Smith lands a prize left hook, a real Frazier special coming out of a crouch and just nails Lloyd who tries to go on the offence big-time once more, but again, the kid is right there with him, good strategy just hitting anything that's infront of him, in this case the body, and again Lloyd has to back up.

In the same round though, he gets his with some real sickners. You can see it coming, Lloyd just stops missing, comes in close where his man can't wing at him, but where he can get these short little uppercust and dunting hooks in. Kid starts to crack at the end of the round, and in the corner his old man pulls him, ostensibly with a busted right hand.

They are all hugs and kisses at the bell and it's just a nice atmosphere.

Boxrec says Smith kicked the **** out of Billy Edwards in his next fight before losing three of four and retiring.
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:41 PM   #1557
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I like reading them McGrain.
Cheers lad. Just as well really i can't stop
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:43 PM   #1558
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Will read that article tommorow, forgot today like,but I will read it like
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:50 PM   #1559
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Thats a good victory for Griffith IMO. Howd you score the first one Vic?

The interesting thing is you have Griffith the career Welterweight, WALKING THROUGH a career Middleweight, interesting stuff, and adds to the victory slightly IMO.
I didnīt watch the first fight.....would love to see....

And yes......in that fight against Doyle Baird you can see how small he was in comparison with Baird, a big MW....and still he was doing fine, without suffer significant damage in the close range....
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:51 PM   #1560
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Willneed to watch the Baird fight, not seen it. Pretty much got everything on Griffith
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