Arum wants to match Stevenson with Lomachenko

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  1. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    He may not be a 1 punch power type of guy, but I bet Loma won't be lazy defensively.
     
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  2. CleneloAnavarez

    CleneloAnavarez Active Member banned Full Member

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    Lomachenko is never defensively lazy regardless of who is in front of him.
     
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  3. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    True. Point being, Stevenson hits hard enough to keep Loma defensively responsible. ie not standing in the pocket exchanging with Stevenson and taking chances because he doesn't respect the power, taking a hit to give a hit ect.
     
  4. CleneloAnavarez

    CleneloAnavarez Active Member banned Full Member

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    He never does that so your argument is pointless. If any thing Stevenson will try to fight of the backfoot.

    Stevenson doesn't punch harder than Campbell, Linares etc.
     
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  5. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    Not an argument. Just responding to your inaccurate post about Stevenson not hitting hard. All I'm saying is, he hits hard enough.
     
  6. MeatFeastMan

    MeatFeastMan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Teo was a bad day at the office,
    with size also playing a factor for Loma. Shakur isn't as big, and Loma never makes a mistake twice. He would wreck Teo in a rematch.

    Shakur trying to outbox Loma is an uphill task. To beat him you have to play rough and fight in the gray areas, or have a significant size and reach advantage. Shakur is just like Loma. He's an olympian who fights clean for the most part. I think Loma is the wrong fight for him.

    But I completely agree with you that Shakur is strong, fast and hits hard. I think he is the best talent of the 5 young superstars (Shakur, Haney, Tank, Garcia, Teo) and also the least talked about. He beats at least 3 of those other 4, and Haney is the one I'd say is close and could go either way. I also have him beating Kambosos too. 140lbs could be a stretch for him though, and I have Taylor and Prograis beating Shakur.
     
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  7. Braindamage

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    Again, sorry to disparage your guys hero. Do you forgive me? I never said Shakur would win, just don't take him lightly like what happened with Teo. I love how you fanboys are so arrogant before a fight and once your boy doesn't bring the goods, all the excuses start. Funnier than ****.
     
  8. MeatFeastMan

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    I don't think it's arrogance to pick a guy who went like 400-1 in the amateurs. Even though he lost to Teo and Salido, it is still hard to pick against Loma's experience in a chess match against a guy like Shakur. And as I've just stated, Shakur doesn't bring what Teo or Salido brought. I'm not taking him lightly by any means. I just think Loma is the wrong fight for him.
     
  9. egs63

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    Shakur is much bigger than Loma even though he’s not a lightweight. He’s also starting to get his man strength. Loma has looked great his last two fights, but stylistically they favored Loma a lot more than Shakur’s style. I also don’t think Loma’s at his peak anymore. It’s a tough fight. Close to 50/50 IMO.
     
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  10. navigator

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

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    It's a shame that Tye Fields' size couldn't help him past two hundred twenty pound Monte Barrett. Even more of a shame that a one hundred pound differential in Nikolai Valuev's favor couldn't stop David Haye running out of the Nuremberg Arena with the giant's strap.

    There's never been a monsterheavy that was near as good as him for a reason. He's a marvel who defies the drawbacks which typically accompany such immense size. He is P4P.
     
  11. Salty Dog

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    I wouldn't go 50/50, but Stevenson is definitely live dog in this. I think he has the chops to show very well and an upset wouldn't completely shock me .

    Also agree that Loma is on the backside of his clock. For his own sake, if he's ever gonna fight Shakur it should be soon.
     
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  12. VG_Addict

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    Stevenson-Lomachenko would be a great chess match.
     
  13. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Agree with your points, I'd make Loma a clear favorite but as you say he better get it done soon as father time will be parking in his driveway before you know it.
     
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