Adam Smith commentary

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Degale, Aug 23, 2020.

  1. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 2, 2013
    He's way too big for his boots. Loves the sound of his own voice.
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  2. chrisfinch

    chrisfinch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 21, 2009
    Mental that Matchroom’s own in-house world feed commentary is less partisan than an ‘independent’ broadcaster like Sky.
  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    This really made me laugh. :lol:
  4. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 2, 2013
    Andy Scott or whatever his name is is extremely annoying. Who even is he??
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  5. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    It would be easy to do and I've wished for it for years now but I think they really want to push their propaganda at the audience too much to ever offer that option.
    They feel a need to feed us their bull**** in a desperate attempt to convince us every card is a premium event and a bargain at £20 (or £25) a shot.
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  6. rezzer

    rezzer Member Full Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    100% right
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  7. Ted Spoon

    Ted Spoon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 10, 2005
    It does somewhat restore your faith in people when you see how many are complaining.
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  8. Jacob Tanswell

    Jacob Tanswell Member Full Member

    Sep 25, 2018
    If you see when the camera's are on the commentary team after a knockout, Smith puts his hands out almost to tell his co com to stop talking so he can come out with the scripted cliches "lift of for AJJJJJJ!"
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  9. DirtyOldTown

    DirtyOldTown Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 24, 2016
    I know. Pathetic. He just shouts over everyone. Ego on the man is enormous.
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  10. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    They really need to get Paulie Malinaggi back as a commentator, I think he's absolutely brilliant and gives a very decent and unbiased account of things.
  11. teddybaldock

    teddybaldock Active Member Full Member

    Oct 18, 2010
    The analysis and punditry is wank aswell. No breakdown of skills or techniques used. You get cliches like “ he just wanted it more” dogsh*t. Needs a proper overhaul to be honest. When you look at the football coverage and the proper analysis after a game it’s night and day,
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  12. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    Adam Smith, Haye, Macklin, Barker and Froch (most fights) all follow the Sly/Matchroom script regardless of what is unfolding. Paulie punted for commentating on what his eyes seen and his experience when reading a fight.

    Smith had just gave the viewers a 30 second sermon on Pedvetkin's hard career, age, Joshua defeat, legs going, empty tank etc when the bingo punch landed. Before that the praise for Dullian PED Pudding Whyte was relentless in what was looking a 50/50 fight at the time of KO.

    I would add Macklin is a total disgrace and a puppet for Smith.

    The whole commentary team needs replaced along with the Glass Bin Lids on face presenter.
  13. The Townsend

    The Townsend Member Full Member

    Mar 21, 2019
    His over the top bellowing voice. Talks rubbish, loud and annoying. I wish we could turn the commentary off and only have the sound of punches and corner voices.
  14. Twentyman

    Twentyman John Fury’s nut sack.... Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    Watched Joshua v Whyte before (he’s a casual fan and hadn’t seen it) and the commentary is absolutely top notch. “And the grin has been knocked right off Joshua’s face in this fight”...proper honest impartial assessment throughout.
  15. hammertime

    hammertime Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2013
    That Scott Fitzgerald weigh in was hilarious still makes me chuckle
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