AJ and Adam Booth

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by tee_birch, Nov 11, 2021.

  1. tee_birch

    tee_birch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 6, 2014
    I saw Andy Lee has said they would be a good fit together and it got me thinking.

    Does AJ have the fast twitch explosive style that Booth seems to rely on with his fighters or would it just further drain what is already a questionable gas tank.

    I’m looking forward to the rematch I have to say. AJ has to let his hands go a lot more but does he get clipped and stopped on the way in. He was hurt on more than one occasion and Usyk didn’t really seem troubled at all even when AJ landed.
  2. GTFUP

    GTFUP Active Member Full Member

    Dec 12, 2015
    AJ & Booth????

    He’s walking away from Mcraken cos he can’t get his head round technical boxing so why the F would you go to the world most complicated trainer?

    Doesn’t need Booth to learn how to throw a straight left right and get that street fighting instinct back.
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  3. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    Andy Lee just name dropping his mate to keep him relevant. Massive fan of Adam as a pundit and analyst but feel his time has been and gone as a trainer. AJ would be a terrible fit.
  4. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    I agree, I don't think it would be a good fit. I think Mark Tibbs would be a good fit.
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  5. Joe.Boxer

    Joe.Boxer Chinchecker Full Member

    Jan 8, 2011
    ffs no. Imagine the nonsense :hang.
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  6. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

    Nov 5, 2017

    And this.

    Booth is not a strong technique coach, only works well with a certain type of athlete, and even those successes have been diminished ones since Haye.

    Lee was poor under Booth. He was always behind in fights but would manage to bail himself out with the big hook, which is why people seem to look on his union with Adam as a success. In reality, they were a bad fit.
  7. Oneirokritis

    Oneirokritis The Scourge of Stupid Idiots. Full Member

    Dec 18, 2015
    Here's something to consider:

    If Joshua is talking about doing away with the Sweet Science, and instead bringing the warfare and planning on just steamrollimg Usyk in the rematch -- thereby reverting back to his approach before Wlad rendered him gunshy -- then why exactly does he need to dump Rob McCracken and find a new trainer in order to achieve this?
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  8. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    Spot on. McCracken is perfect for AJ. The problem with Joshua is his mental state imo. He's clearly quite a fragile guy and seems a bit mentally unhinged imo.
  9. channy

    channy 4.7.33 Full Member

    Feb 2, 2015
    Exactly this.

    All he has to do is just get in there and ****ing fight, he will feel much better for it afterwards.
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  10. DON1

    DON1 ICEMAN Full Member

    Apr 6, 2006
    Absolutely not.
  11. DramaShow

    DramaShow 18 Full Member

    Dec 22, 2020
    Nonsense. Joshua has stamina issues. Most of Booth’s fighters have stamina issues (E.g Josh Kelly).
  12. BXNG101

    BXNG101 Active Member Full Member

    Jun 9, 2018
    Like others have said. The problem is AJ himself. He's lacking self belief.
  13. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

    Dec 19, 2020
    Can have whatever trainer he wants but unless he mans up and gets stuck in he won't be winning.
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  14. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Sep 21, 2013
    Who does Adam have in his stable these days?
  15. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    Manages Shannon Courtenay but Charlie Beat actually trains her. Ellie Scotney has just left him for McGuigans stable which leaves Josh Kelly who I think has been exposed and the unbeaten Mick Conlan.
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