Adam Smith gone?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Nov 24, 2022.

  1. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I actually really like him in interviews

    His commentary is woeful, but that one line about Bellew makes all the suffering of him on Saturday nights worth while.
     
  2. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

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    Liked the guy,wish him all the best
     
  3. Murderers' Row

    Murderers' Row Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Terrible commentator, won't be missed.
     
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  4. Max Thunder

    Max Thunder Useless Dosser Full Member

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    Shame. He's by far the best boxing sportscaster out there.
     
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  5. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    As a commentator or as head of boxing?
     
  6. littlebrain

    littlebrain Active Member Full Member

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    I hear a cacophony of silence from Sky Sports
     
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  7. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Like totally gone from Sky,
     
  8. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    Get Andy Clarke as main commentator.
     
  9. UmarIFLUmar

    UmarIFLUmar Active Member Full Member

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    Why can't the commentator gamble?
     
  10. ElPantera

    ElPantera Member Full Member

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    You won't find a commentator that 100% of people like, that's just how it is.

    He has my best wishes if the gambling addiction turns out to be true, he has a young family who he clearly adores and are probably going to have it rough for a good while now.

    Easy for no marks on Twitter to make jokes at a man's expense but when you've spiralled down the path of gambling and risking everything it's a very dark and lonely place, one which the only way you can see a path out of is to gamble more and hope you land lucky. The last thing you want is people knowing about it.

    He won't get any negativity from me, I hope he gets the help he needs.
     
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  11. sniffmybadger

    sniffmybadger 30 - 34 Eggs per day Full Member

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    He seems like a decent bloke and acted professionally when it came to the Matchroom split. As a commentator though, not my cup of tea. Found his voice a bit too annoying and he'd get a bit carried away with things.
     
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  12. Wass85

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    Adam Smith is "gone." A reference to the disappearance of him in boxing commentary and not in anyway insensitive to the tragedy that unfolded when Putin went off the rails and decided to attack the Ukraine.
     
  13. Wass85

    Wass85 Member Full Member

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    I bet you don't tell me the same when you reach your 10th birthday.
     
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  14. Bob Flaps

    Bob Flaps Active Member Full Member

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    I hate his interviews because he can't stop talking! Promoters are bad enough but it's kind of their job; ask Smith if it's going to rain tomorrow and you'd be there 10 mins later.

    Actually don't mind his commentary that much to be honest and if these gambling stories are true then I hope he sorts himself out.
     
  15. Bob Flaps

    Bob Flaps Active Member Full Member

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    Because he's a bit more than a commentator - he clearly gets deeply involved in the setup and promotion of fights so it could be argued he's in as much of a position to fix them as anyone else.
     
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