Ben Davison at his Self-deprecating best

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Jan 11, 2022.

  1. Big Lou dog

    Big Lou dog Member Full Member

    Jul 3, 2021
    Agree with you on Davison. Shane McGuigan is ticking quite a few of those boxes.
  2. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Davison should fight Jake Paul
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  3. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

    Aug 22, 2009
    Rob McCracken did a great job with Carl Froch
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  4. carlingeight

    carlingeight Active Member Full Member

    May 15, 2016
    I think the starting point is to look at whether their fighters have underachieved or overachieved given their potential. Davison got hold of BJS and he looked garbage against Akavov. Then Fury was at his worst against Wilder I, Wallin and Schwarz, but you can hardly blame Davison there (even though he did get the boot). Then Josh Taylor performed as expected against Ramirez.

    So for me it's too early to tell. We need to see more before we can start having a proper conversation about him. Be interesting to see what he does with McGregor and Wood.

    Having said all that it still does have a whiff of fake it until you make it.
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  5. No idea

    No idea Member Full Member

    Mar 20, 2021
    I'm not advocating Davidson in any way but you can only beat what's in front of you as they say.
    Shane for me is doing similar to Ben but took Frampton to the top so he ticks that box .
    Very few tick all the boxes to keep people happy on here.
    Most opinions are regards their personality or maybe there are rival trainers on here haha
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  6. Terminator

    Terminator Active Member Full Member

    Dec 9, 2020
    Boxercise Ben was just a PE teacher up north until fat fury came knocking for some strength and conditioning sessions. Now he thinks hes the worlds greatest
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  7. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Was he really a PE teacher? I can't imagine that he is university educated. Or is this a traveller PE class?
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  8. Terminator

    Terminator Active Member Full Member

    Dec 9, 2020
    I made that up to be fair. But it wouldnt surprise me if he was
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  9. alpo1

    alpo1 #TeamShanny Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    Wilder 2 really exposed the difference between amateurs like ben and real boxing men like freddie the joke coach roach.

    I thought roach was being a twat, but his analysis proved to be true.
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  10. Bob Flaps

    Bob Flaps Member Full Member

    Mar 30, 2019
    Yes. And Tyson (and probably John) took the Roach advice, found someone to think it through and execute it, and the rest is history.
    It’s a shame they had to go through the Wallin fight for it to become clear.
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  11. Furious

    Furious Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    He’s clearly not educated enough to be a PE teacher. He’s not unintelligent, but there’s no way he’s had much formal education.
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  12. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

    Dec 19, 2020
    Leigh Wood looked a lot better against Can Xu than pre-Davison against worse opponents. Taylor/Ramirez was a real 50/50 I thought.
  13. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

    Mar 12, 2018
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    Anwyay, yet to listen to this week's pod but I agree with the sentiment. I think Ben just winds a lot of people up but he's already got some impressive achievements under his belt.
  14. Bent-nose

    Bent-nose Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    Coldwell never trained him. He was with Dom Ingle for years as could be seen with his switch-hitting and "fencing off" in the Xu Can fight. Ian Grant trained him for the Jazza fight.
  15. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    My mistake Coldwell managed him.
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