Azim Brothers have Glass Chins

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Uncle L, Jan 7, 2022.

  1. Uncle L

    Uncle L New Member Full Member

    Jan 4, 2022
    Well at least one of them does. Ilya Popov (Russia) KO'ing Hassan Azim here

  2. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 4, 2017
    His head was too straight as he punched so he got caught flush, wide open to counters, he hasn`t been very well schooled.
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  3. The Devil

    The Devil Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 31, 2014
    Outstanding champagne-quality post, Uncle.

    As my great-grandfather used to say, "once they crack, they don't come back."

    GLASS JAWS do exist in BOXING. It's irrefutable.
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  4. DJN16

    DJN16 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 15, 2013
    Just to balance things out, that Popov is also outstanding. No shame in getting chinned by a man of that calibre.
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  5. Cookiedough

    Cookiedough Member Full Member

    Feb 18, 2020
    Cracking punch, lightning fast hands. Had to watch it a few times to see what landed.
  6. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    Combination punching with your chin in the air isn’t a great idea when your opponent has his feet set and is looking to land a bomb.
  7. kojak

    kojak Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 22, 2012
    He's also only had 2 KOs according to boxrec from roughly 50 fights on there, so it doesn't bode too well from that perspective.

    Hassan Azim did look quite badly hurt also, even walking to the ref afterwards he didn't look great.
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  8. CleneloAnavarez

    CleneloAnavarez Active Member Full Member

    Nov 18, 2021
    In a professional bout he would have been allowed to continue then properly KTFO.
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  9. Uncle L

    Uncle L New Member Full Member

    Jan 4, 2022
    Yeah Popov is a very skilled talented boxer, but not known for power or knockouts.

    Plus it's with headgear. Azim seems to be packing glass for sure. Not a good look for his pro career