Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan - Post fight thoughts - Obviously this is a fight ending position

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    In the highlighted title Fouts points out that the rule that cost Yan his title is stupid, why was this rule created?

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  2. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

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    Can't believe one of the judge had Sterling .
     
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    Francis75 FAB 4 Full Member

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    Yeah one judge had Sterling up 2 rds to 1 going into the 4th apparently. That is absolutely insane imo. I had Yan winning every rd as he was stuffing all the constant Sterling takedown attempts and must have actually taken down/tripped Sterling down a good 7 or 8 times and he also dropped him with strikes at least once from memory. Sterling was trying hard and trying to force the action with a high pace but he was completely ineffective the only guy doing quality work was Yan. Absolutely incompetent judge having Sterling ahead. Ridiculous.
     
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  4. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

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    I hope Sterling wins the rematch. Yan and his fans have been acting like right ****heads about this.
     
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    DONT B SCARED Pimpin Aint Easy Full Member

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    It was a shame as i was enjoying the fight up to that point and it would have likely ended up being fight of night.
    Yan was up 2-1 and it seemed clear he was taking over as aljo was tiring from the pace from early on and Yan getting the warning just before it made it more inexcusable and 1 of the biggest brain explosions in a big fight ive seen.
    I actually saw in the rbr thread and online people trying to say he milked it but aljo did nothing wrong as it was a clear foul that landed flush.
    I definitely favour yan when they do rematch and i can still see him having a long reign once he does get the belt back even if/when Cejudo returns.
     
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    DONT B SCARED Pimpin Aint Easy Full Member

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    Yans was pretty deliberate but yeah agree its a silly rule especially when the other fighter abuses the rule by barely touching the ground to negate the position
     
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  7. mark ant

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    Yan was beating the crap out of him, no contest at all.
     
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  8. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Yan was completelty dominating up to the disqualification, Sterling looked awful and missed 90% of his blows off Yan`s high guard, he was clueless.
     
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  9. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I couldn't agree more with your assessment. Sterling looked like an amateur, ineffectively flailing away while Yan abused him, and not surprisingly, the coward AJ is trying to avoid the rematch.
     
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