Andrew Selby retires

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  1. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Lee admitted that his brother was better than him, Andrew looked absolutely electric until the injury lay off, he should have had a few tune ups and a proper camp before the Martinez fight, I believe he would have won then, he was winning before the stoppage and that was with with no proper camp or adjustment to the conditions, not quite John Fury fry up before a fight prep but still awful and badly managed.

    He didn't really have killer power at that weight but he was just so fast, after the early knockdown against Rosales he got up and absolutely schooled him, coasting through rounds, making it look easy. I was convinced that we were watching a future World Champion. I'm really gutted for him, I was a huge fan.
     
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  2. hulkbash

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    Very sad, he has a bad alcohol problem and is currently homeless being put up in a hostel. Such a waste of talent
     
  3. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    dam
    skyes in a similar position
    Suleiman
    you listening to this
    you bang on about fury and mental health
    you bang on about khans charity work for the needy
    but real boxers with mental health
    crickets
    you virtual signalling snail
     
  4. DavidJames

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    very sad news. Hugely talented but sadly that is only one piece of the puzzle. Hope he can find some stability in his life
     
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  5. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

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    Very sad to hear this news.

    About time 10% of PPV loot generated is ringfenced to help boxers and families suffering death, injury and hardship.
     
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    Unfortunately for Andrew he has been given lots of opportunities and help which he has rejected. Hopefully he will come to his senses as the support is there for him
     
  7. ashishwarrior

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    should do journey men prize fighters to imo
    spread some of that loot all the top promoters sit on
     
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  8. Accurate

    Accurate Jump back, wanna kiss myself! Full Member

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    I like this idea. As long as the fighters were evenly matched could still make for entertaining viewing.
     
  9. ashishwarrior

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    ;) exactly
     
  10. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    The Ultimate Boxer thing that Nick Webb won was like a journeyman prizefighter tournament
     
  11. Smudge_

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    I've just read that he hasn't retired. Moving to Marbella in 2 weeks for training apparently.
     
  12. Accurate

    Accurate Jump back, wanna kiss myself! Full Member

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    Where did you hear that?.
     
  13. The Mighty Atom

    The Mighty Atom New Member Full Member

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    I believe if he had signed with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom, he would have already won a version of the world title.
     
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    Smudge_ Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Read it from Chris Lloyd on Twitter. Guy that's done commentary on Sky before, Darren Barker's mate and general boxing guy. His post was a pic from a post from Andrew Selby himself. I didn't see it on Andrew Selby's Twitter so it must be from his Facebook page or something, which I don't have.
     
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  15. DavidJames

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    I saw it shared too -- good news! Also read the mtk gym is closing down and that is where he was based before so I wonder what his plan is for training