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Old 11-05-2012, 08:35 AM   #16
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The funny thing is, we criticize guys like Groves for fighting "bums" like Glen Johnson, but someone mentions a Dirrell fight, and suddenly "Groves will get easily dealt with, he's not on his level"

so, why were you moaning about the Johnson fight

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Old 11-05-2012, 08:42 AM   #17
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The funny thing is, we criticize guys like Groves for fighting "bums" like Glen Johnson, but someone mentions a Dirrell fight, and suddenly "Groves will get easily dealt with, he's not on his level"

so, why were you moaning about the Johnson fight

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fair point ,everyone slates fighters for taking fights ,when they "potentially" could get a step up m,the same people are saying ti will be a forgone conclusion .i cant say im a fan of the way Groives has behaved recently ,but i think that fight could be a good acid test "should it " got ahead
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:44 AM   #18
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Amended my original post.

What "level" is Groves, we don't really know yet, all we do know is Dirrell is American, and Groves, being British is probably not on the same level as the American
We don't but Dirrell is a world level fighter and Groves hasn't really shown to me that he will be able to move into that world level scene yet. I may be wrong of course but I can't see Groves being able to keep up with the likes of Dirrell,, nationality has nothing to do with it either
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:00 AM   #19
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Come on then Alba, what is planned for Dirrell?
He has no idea.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:06 AM   #20
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The funny thing is, we criticize guys like Groves for fighting "bums" like Glen Johnson, but someone mentions a Dirrell fight, and suddenly "Groves will get easily dealt with, he's not on his level"

so, why were you moaning about the Johnson fight

**** this place confuses me sometimes

Yep. Fight average fighters and they get criticism. Take a step up and it's stupid matchmaking because they have no chance
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:06 AM   #21
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It's got me thinking actually.

Which fighters are serious candidates for Dirrell?

Froch
Cleverly
Groves
DeGale
Bellew

That's about it.

Froch and Bellew are both Sky fighters, neither of whom are particularly fond of Allegedly.... and Dirrell has already ''fought'' Froch and it was an awful fight.

DeGale is now on C5, recently split with Allegedly and you'd have to have reservations about his ability to deal with even an inactive Dirrell anyway.

Cleverly.... ticks most boxes but the step up in class would be large.

Groves.... perhaps. Has a little bit of name value in America having fought there a couple of times, he's sparred with Dirrell too.

Can't really see much coming of this potential appearance on the undercard. Dirrell isn't the most enthralling to watch at the best of times, against Froch he was brutal.

I could understand the logic of Allegedly perhaps lining up a deal to have brought Katsidis over five years ago, but not this joke.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:25 AM   #22
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i though dirrel beat froch , just his 'diving' cost him the fight
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:39 AM   #23
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Dirrell schools Cleverly.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:42 AM   #24
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Dirrell schools Cleverly.
I agree.

If he wanted to he could stop him in the middle rounds.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:42 AM   #25
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He also says it's a Showtime card .

Can't see his opponent been anyone decent, he'll just be looking to get some rounds in.
Perhaps Showtime are going to be showing Burns vs Walsh, Groves vs Johnson and Dirrell vs Somebody.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:48 AM   #26
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I agree.

If he wanted to he could stop him in the middle rounds.
Not so sure about that as Dirrell is no banger and Cleverly can take a show.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:52 AM   #27
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Dirrell schools Cleverly.
As long as he doesnt forget the 'hit' part of " hit and don't get hit"
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:56 AM   #28
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any chance they'd throw Paul Smith to Dirrell? Groves connection etc etc if they are trying to build that fight.
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:44 PM   #29
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We don't but Dirrell is aworld level fighter and Groves hasn't really shown to me that he will be able to move into that world level scene yet. I may be wrong of course but I can't see Groves being able to keep up with the likes of Dirrell,, nationality has nothing to do with it either
Contender/fringe world level.
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:55 PM   #30
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I hope he does fight, would be interesting to see him. I would still love to see the Ward Dirrell fight happen, but it ain't gonna!!!
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