Ben Davison Confirms Billy Joe Saunders did not quit!

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  1. Holler

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

    Mar 12, 2018
    That horse had already departed the stable...
  2. Jamal Perkins

    Jamal Perkins Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 19, 2012
    If billy saunders wanted to continue.....he would have continued...his facial expression said it all.....he wanted to quit and now we're being gaslighted by this disingenious garbage. Saunders quitting was predicted by a fair few of us who said the canelo fight would expose him
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  3. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! I got your Gordo @JOKER Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    And, whats your point 1 week later? Its in the books, get over it.
  4. nervousxtian

    nervousxtian Trolljegeren Full Member

    Aug 6, 2005
    Yeah. No. He gave zero protest or any urgency to continue. He quit He had a reason to. But he quit.
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  5. Jamal Perkins

    Jamal Perkins Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 19, 2012
    Hes supppsed to be a traveller used to an upbringing of bare knuckle fighting where they regularly fight through black eyes and facial damage....sugar ray leonard vs hearns the the 5th round of the 2nd barkley fight tommy hearns whole face was rearranged by 1 punch that broke his nose swelled his eyes up so bad he looked like a post plastic surgery barry manilow...but he fought furiously for 7 rounds to a hair thin split loss....nigel benn....eubanks jnr fights for his life...saunders is a quit job.....if he'd done a dubois ie quitting on one knee mid ring after fighting hard for a say he was a warrior who stopped to fight another day
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  6. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

    Jun 21, 2015
    Everybody in this world knows what "I cant see" means in a boxing ring.

    And in other worlds they know it too.

    Now, you can tell the story as you want to, maybe anyone without freaking idea about boxing will buy it.

    EDIT: And dont get me wrong, I've nothing against quitting. When it's the right choice, not quitting is a mistake. If the right choice is to quit, then it must be done, only an idiot would not do it.
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  7. BUDW

    BUDW Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 23, 2007
  8. LoadedGlove

    LoadedGlove Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 6, 2019
    This whole, knackers in a wheelbarrow, chest beating stuff over, "Quitting", is actually pretty concerning.
    Are there really people out there who want to see another Johnny Owen ?
    If a lad's had enough then pull him out.
    This is just the moronic Saunders trying to spin some story about his super human courage off the back of him slating Daniel Dubois.
  9. 22JM

    22JM Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 10, 2016
    Well this is about Saunders talking all that crap and quitting like a little girl in the corner, when Canelo quits which it will never happen than come again, NO MAS!!
  10. MorvidusStyle

    MorvidusStyle Active Member Full Member

    Jul 11, 2017
    The trainers both handled this in stupid fashion.

    Tibbs shouldn't have said, 'He wasn't giving me the reaction I wanted'. If you saw his face was caved in, you should have made the decision and then told the reporters afterwards that you were never letting him fight on after seeing the massive structural damage. Don't even mention what BJS did or didn't do.

    As for you, Davison, don't go fabricating what happened to damage control Tibbs' comments where he basically threw BJS under the bus. Just makes it worse. Better off focusing on the injury and explain that the corner was not going to let it continue. Also, Michelle Phelps actively tried to get Tibbs to say BJS quit in an interview, despite being a 'friend' of Billy, what an absolute skank-snake.

    The scary thing is, though, I'm not sure that corner even knew how bad the damage was. They shouldn't have even been leaving it to BJS to make any kind of decision. Get a doctor to check his malformed face and call it off.
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  11. HellSpawn86

    HellSpawn86 Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 6, 2007
    People for the most part understand. It's just fans rubbing it in because most posters were rooting for Saunders. Saunders talked a lot of crap saying he would die in the ring just to beat Canelo and talked crap about other fighters for quiting with injuries like Dubois. Now we get threads like this where fans are trying to say Saunders wanted to continue which we all know isn't true.

    Overall it was the smart thing to do because even if Saunders managed a victory, losing your eye sight is forever. He is still not out of the woods so who knows if he will get another chance to box.
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  12. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    Have any of you've seen Mark Tibbs today? He put out a video explaining a few things.
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  13. Jamal Perkins

    Jamal Perkins Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 19, 2012
    Those inhumane 15 rounds outdoors world title fights in midday Vegas heat pitting British cells like Owen,Barry McGuigan and Colin Jones versus local fighters were inhuman
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  14. Geo1122

    Geo1122 Active Member Full Member

    Jul 7, 2017
    A bunch of immediate interviews with Tibbs have been taken down by the likes of IFL. I remember one of them where Tibbs says that he (Tibbs) wanted to see how the next round went, but BJS said he couldn’t see.

    What we’re seeing now is damage control.
  15. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Little girl?

    You could carry on i assume?