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View Poll Results: On a scale of one to ten...rate Carl Froch in his ability to finish.
1 4 1.72%
2 1 0.43%
3 2 0.86%
4 2 0.86%
5 3 1.29%
6 9 3.88%
7 37 15.95%
8 92 39.66%
9 53 22.84%
10 29 12.50%
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:10 PM   #61
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I gave him a 7 because 7 1/2 wasn't a poll option, and I can only think of a handful of fighters I'd rate at 9 or higher. Carl is a good finisher. A great finisher would have stopped Ward in round 8. Carl didn't even seem to realize Ward was seriously buzzed.
i rounded up. but your spot on brother
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:22 PM   #62
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i rounded up. but your spot on brother
Well, if we were working real math, rounding up from 7.5 is correct. Considering that I'd give Little Red, Arguello, Haglar, Hearns, Leonard, et a 10, and might give Quarry, Pavlik, Kessler a 9, anything higher than a 7 is damn good.
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:23 PM   #63
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"Rate Froch as a finisher. ( 1 2 3 4 5) "


I can't. He's not finished yet.

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Old 11-17-2012, 08:34 PM   #64
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Hes no Zab Judah but hes okay.
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:39 PM   #65
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He drops his hands when he has his man hurt and just goes into pure stalker mode, seeing that must be very daunting on a fighter tryna run away with no legs underneath him. It may also give them the confidence to attempt a counter (Bute did often), which Froch would more than likely just walk through, presenting Froch with the opening needed to finish him off.

He is also clearly looking for openings in this stalk mode, he might miss a few when actually throwing a flurry but the first punch ho ****s back and lunges in with more often than not lands absolutely flush on a backtracking opponent, snapping their heads back with the punch, happened multiple times in both Taylor and Bute fights.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:47 PM   #66
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Hes no Zab Judah but hes okay.
Rate Judah.
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:06 PM   #67
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Well, if we were working real math, rounding up from 7.5 is correct. Considering that I'd give Little Red, Arguello, Haglar, Hearns, Leonard, et a 10, and might give Quarry, Pavlik, Kessler a 9, anything higher than a 7 is damn good.
Down to seven is stingy, if we consider five "so-so".

Eight still places him at "excellent for his own era, but not approaching all-time status".
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #68
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Usually when Froch hurts you, he takes you out. A bit similar to SRL in that aspect however not that good.

Leonard's finishing abilities were amazing. LaLonde, for example, was clearly winning the fight until Ray hurt him but once. Then, it was all over.

Apologies for going off on a tangent, but I can't stress how important finishing abilities are.
I noticed you voted seven.
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:55 PM   #69
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Rate Judah.
Don't worry IB, D_Andrade misread and thought you meant "rate Froch on getting finished in style"


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Old 11-19-2012, 04:44 PM   #70
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:50 PM   #71
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Hes no Zab Judah but hes okay.
Your thinking "quitter" surely ?
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:12 PM   #72
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:19 PM   #73
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Oh look he didnt finish the good fighters he faced
Well he f*cked Bute up, and Bute was ducked by a guy whose name we won't mention :

Bitchass punk
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:21 PM   #74
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I'd give it a 8-9, if Froch just had a stoppage more like against Pascal, Johnson, Abraham & Direll then i'd give it 10 out of 10
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BORKED

While stopping Yusaf Mack isn't really a huge accomplishment in itself, that's probably the best KO he's had in terms of setting up a KO that I can recall.
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