AJ vs Usyk is next week

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Sep 13, 2021.

  1. ButeTheBeast

    ButeTheBeast Well-Known Member Full Member

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    AJ has no brand in the United States and Canelo has no brand in the UK.

    Fury and McGregor are the two biggest crossover stars. They are big in Europe and the US.
     
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  2. Oreet Cha!

    Oreet Cha! Always poor, never bored (IDLES) Full Member

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    Regards who fights whom where, I have always been of the belief that the Champ, at whatever weight, has earned the right by becoming Champ to own the home advantage in future defending fights.

    It's like asking Manchester City to play 38 Premier League games away this season - a total nonsense.

    As to the fight itself, Joshua catches and stops Uysk somewhere between R8 - R11.
     
  3. hobby rider

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    Just because fury keeps saying he’s big in America doesn’t mean it’s true. He’s not a draw in Europe or America.
    He has to give away as many tickets as he sells and he still can’t fill an arena.
     
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  4. hobby rider

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    Manny pac is the only other one who is in that bracket but yes I agree nobody else is even close.
     
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  5. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Nope.
     
  6. Glenn McKrory

    Glenn McKrory M&S luxury pudding Full Member

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    Who cares how many tickets a fighter sells, or how many scandalous pay per view views someone has scammed out of the punters.

    It's like 'my dad's bigger than your dad' round here sometimes, except guess what? Neither Fury, or Joshua is your father. I mean, they could be, but it seems highly unlikely, however much some people want them to be.
     
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  7. hobby rider

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    The OP is about the promotion of the fight and PPV and ticket sales obviously are linked to the promotion.
    I find it a bit strange that you claim to not care about the tickets or the ppv yet you took the time to open the thread, read the posts and then write a reply in it. If you care so little then why bother.

    I do agree on one point though and that it gets annoying when people constantly post baseless claims about fighters even when the facts and statistics prove otherwise, sometimes just go copy and paste the same crap into an entirely different thread when their claims are disproved.
    Gets a bit boring.
     
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  8. Degale

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    I think it is weird there isn't bigger excitement around this fight.

    Apart from Fury it is the best fight out there with 2 world class fighters, buzzing for it.
     
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  9. Mitch87

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    Fury big US and UK? He sold under 3600 tickets for 20,000 arena in the US vs Wallin. Struggled to sell tickets in the MEN arena for Wlad rematch.
     
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  10. aaaaa

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    They showed Fury in the crowd on the big screen at the McGregor v Cerrone fight and the crowd was going nuts.
     
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    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    Just looked, did over 15k against Seferi who was a nobody and Fury hadn't fought for 3 years. He'd sell out any arena in the UK now.
     
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  12. Furious

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    I'm not suggesting that Fury is some massive trans-Atlantic crossover star, but it's a bit disingenuous to use the Klitschko rematch as he was genuinely fairly unpopular back then. Different story if it happened anytime since his comeback as he's pretty popular in the UK now. Second most popular UK boxer behind Joshua imo.
     
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  13. hobby rider

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    That settles it then.
    1.Fury
    2.Canelo
    3.Manny PAC
    4.AJ
     
  14. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    If he could do Wembley, he would.
     
  15. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    You say that like we've got megastar galore here.

    I couldn't even name you the second biggest boxing star right now here. Probably Khan ffs.