Adam Smith commentary

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  1. Degale

    Degale Member Full Member

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    He is the head of boxing on SKY, why does he feel the need to be involved in commentary when he is hopeless?

    his bias towards Persoon was nothing short of embarrassing because he spent time with her in fight camp , several times Taylor was landing punches he was too busy telling us what a engaging personality and how good around fight camp Persoon was.

    Povektin was landing body punches to Whyte , not once did he mention any of them !

    obviously the guy loves boxing but doesn’t mean he should be lead commentary

    and who gives a toss what Andy Clarke score card is , get a boxer to give you his score card or a coach not some wee dweeb with a microphone
     
  2. Turpins chin

    Turpins chin New Member Full Member

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    couldn’t agree more. I actually taken to watching it in silence! I hate these middle class Universtiy twonks with a journalism degree offering opinions about stuff that they just are clueless about.
     
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  3. Wass1985

    Wass1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    God how I miss the Darke days.
     
  4. Jamal Perkins

    Jamal Perkins Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ian put in some brilliant commentary Friday night on the Europa league final.

    Growling Adam is not a good commentator...does not call the action in front of him...and spends most of the fight talking about the prefight and relying on cliches.
     
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  5. Wass1985

    Wass1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Basically he's a ****.
     
  6. ButeTheBeast

    ButeTheBeast Well-Known Member Full Member

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    BT's commentary is miles better.

    John Rawling makes a big fight feel big.
     
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  7. alpo1

    alpo1 Active Member Full Member

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    I'm surprised they haven't got a "stadium/ring" sound option yet.

    The sky team is pretty much match room fc now. Hard to listen too (Smith and Bellew especially) . Back in the day the sky team weren't owned by a promotion outfit.

    That's why naz's bruck dem up rant was such a breath of fresh air.

    Steven French would have fit in nicely with Jonas and Bellew.
     
  8. Here's Johnny

    Here's Johnny Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Halling the cliche was far better and that’s saying something.
     
  9. DirtyOldTown

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    He ruins every fight. He is horrendous and I cannot listen to his pre-rehearsed stuff.

    How is the head of boxing for Sky also the commentator? It's like Barry Hearn becoming the main commentator on the darts or the snooker. Weird and creepy, just like Smith is.
     
  10. Matthew240

    Matthew240 New Member Full Member

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    Adam Smith takes a hammering online every show now .

    Also Bellew couldn’t be any further up Hearn’s/Matchroom’s rectum if tried.
     
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    Him and Macklin are awful. Used to like Macklin but now he’s towing the company line and just full of crap. Much prefer Barker and Chris Lloyd on the Dazn stream
     
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  12. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Let's get ready to crumble" Full Member

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    You think Sky would know how awful he is. I mean he is unbelievably terrible and must put off potential subscribers.

    They've got the bucks to get in decent commentators.

    Don't get it.
     
  13. DirtyOldTown

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    Barker's commentary on the KO was fantastic.

    Smith was meanwhile too busy waffling on about some nonsense and basically missed it.
     
  14. Matthew240

    Matthew240 New Member Full Member

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  15. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

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    Well to be honest, thanks to Adam I realised that Bellew's "bomber " nickname is in fact reference to his punch power and thankfully nothing whatsoever to do with the Manchester Arena bombings.

    Was really thankful that he cleared that up for us and to find out that Bellew is in fact no a Jihadi.