AJ vs Zhang ?

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  1. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Be fitting tribute to his career if he gets his title back by beating a 48yo Chinese fella and a really average fighter in Filip.
     
  2. aaaaa

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    'he doesn't want easy fights Koogz' > proceeds to fight a Chinese OAP coming off a loss.

    Also worth noting Zhang has fought in a bout scheduled for 12 just ONCE (his last one) in his life which shows his level of opposition.
     
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  3. UmarIFLUmar

    UmarIFLUmar Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Zhang would have made sense if he was fighting next month.

    Considering he's only fighting once per year he should be lining up Wilder or Joyce imo. Zhang would be a waste of his annual appearance.
     
  4. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Given Eddie's outrage at the £26.95 for Fury vs Chisora, I assume this will just be part of your monthly £7.99 fee
     
  5. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    My goodness, imagine if this were to land behind a second paywall…

    One has been vs a has never been, both of whom coming off of a loss with the so-called A side’s last win coming against a 39 year old gatekeeper 2.5 years ago.

    Wrap your head around that. Fitting, though. Another 40 year old no-hoper.
     
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  6. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The Fury/Whyte fight is dross but this is probably worse. So Eddie can't be charging much for it
     
  7. littlebrain

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    This must be the banana fritter on Hearn's huge list of puddings served up for Joshua with the exception of Usyk and Wlad.
     
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  8. aaaaa

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    Didn't know my local Chinese had a desert section.
     
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  9. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Zhang is basically another Wilder (la imited fighter that carries great power) but with much better defence and chin.

    Zhang wouldn't be amongst AJ top 5 opponents but would make the likes Fury and Whyte top 5 opponents and would be amongst Joyce and Wilder top 3 opponents.

    I'd prefer AJ to fight Hunter, Hrgovic Bakole or Joyce than Zhang next.
     
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  10. aaaaa

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    Genuine question - why do you hate Wilder so much? Why do you somehow manage to find a reason to slate Wilder in every single post?

    Zhang is a shite OAPudding. Wilder would send him back to a pre-covid Chinese era.
     
  11. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

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    If he fancies going off on an "AJ world tour" and wants to earn a few quid in China then Zhang is the perfect opponent.

    He'll take him out inside 6-7 rounds as well.
     
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  12. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    Fury Whyte was a bout between an undefeated legend and a bloke who had lost once in seven years who was deserving of his shot. The bout was dross because Fury is a legend and it’s tough to be competitive against him. Ask Klitschko.
     
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  13. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Similar comparisons between him and the thread mentioned Zhang. As stated, both limited fighters (although Wilder more limited) that carry a lot of power.

    Wilder is just extremely overrated considering the lack of quality opponents he has beaten. even the biggest Wilder fans would admit he's an extremely flawed boxer.

    Why do rate Wilder so highly considering the best opponents he has beaten are the likes of Ortiz, Duhaupas, Helenius, Washington and Spzilka?
     
  14. littlebrain

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    Came within 1 second of beating Fury in two of the three fights.

    Fought like a warrior for every second possible in all three fights.

    Mindset of a champion, heart of a lion and world class punching power.
     
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  15. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Glass chin and paper chest.

    Lost 3 fights against Fury.

    Struggled against the likes Molina, Duhaupas, Ortiz, Spzilka, Washington, Scroniers.