Bernard Hopkins vs Sumbu Kalambay

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  1. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Dont remember anyone doing this one.
    Could Hopkins deal with Kalambays movement and could Kalambay deal with Hopkins strength?
     
  2. Eye of Timaeus

    Eye of Timaeus Active Member Full Member

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    I think I'll go with Hopkins on points. I rate Sumbu highly but I rate Bernard just a little bit better.
     
  3. Smokin Bert

    Smokin Bert Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Kalambay on points all day. Bernard would not like this style matchup at all.
     
  4. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Hopkins on points. Technical at times and other times sloppy as Hopkins mauls and brawls at various times.
     
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  5. Flash24

    Flash24 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    A tough one. But is it just me or is Hopkins severely overrated? Possibly because he didn't do one thing great. He just some how won. Hopkins wins this one though. On points, holding and hitting, pushing Kalamby, slowly wearing him down.
     
  6. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Think this would be a chess match between two outstanding technicians. I’ll go with the popular opinion and pick Hopkins by a close decision
     
  7. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    I agree with @Smokin Bert Kalambay out boxes and out slicks him for a UD
     
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    Ouch … At least you got him give him credit for the Pavlik win. He was a 4-1 dog I think and took Kelly to school
     
  9. Flash24

    Flash24 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    But how good was Pavlik really? His biggest win was J Taylor, but Taylor never looked great and in my opinion well before he fought Pavlik I thought he was a fighter just waiting to get exposed....Pavlik exposed him. That simple.
     
  10. The Morlocks

    The Morlocks Boxing Addict Full Member

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    YOU THREAD MAKERS ARE A VERY ANTI-VIOLENT LOT AREN"T YOU? I WILL TAKE 2 FULL METAL JACKETS TO THE BRAIN ALEX, INSTEAD OF THE SLOW, LABORIOUS DEATH OF WATCHING THIS DANCE OF PASSIVITY.
     
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    lloydturnip Well-Known Member Full Member

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