Best/Worst Boxers Turned Commentator

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  1. Tramell

    Tramell The Ideological Slayer: I Slay Ideology! Full Member

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    He might be, but when it comes to analyzing a fight, I give him props.
     
  2. Contro

    Contro Boxing Addict Full Member

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    George was wrong/off quite often for example Hopkins Vs Trinidad. But he was also HILARIOUS.

    "Look at those big shoulders"
    "All it takes is one shot"

    "These guys are big for middleweights!"
    -"George, they're light heavyweights"
     
  3. Tramell

    Tramell The Ideological Slayer: I Slay Ideology! Full Member

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    I foget which fight he hollered out "WHoah he broke is leg!!"
     
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    Bigdog2002 Active Member Full Member

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    That Sergio mora from Dazn is pretty on point! Sees **** others don’t! Was giving Ruiz mad props in the first rounds!
     
  5. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft The Cobra will always bite back... Full Member

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    Lewis vs Grant
     
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  6. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    Leonard is terrible.
     
  7. Manfred

    Manfred Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The best for me is Paulie M. The worse is big head Bradley. Roy was real cool at first until he got turned by lying Lampley. Honorable mention for best is Andre Ward.
     
  8. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Well-Known Member Full Member

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    All the former boxers who became commentators are better than Max Kellerman.

    Antonio Tarver, Timothy Bradley and Sergio Mora are all very good.
     
  9. Oddone

    Oddone Best Forehead Award Winner Full Member

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    Lennox Lewis was simply the worst. Atrocious. Lennox: “That right hand hurt him Jim”. Jim Lampley: “ Yeah I got that when he fell and didn’t move, thanks Lennox”
     
  10. Jennifer Love Hewitt

    Jennifer Love Hewitt Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Best:
    George Foreman was the best. Most entertaining boxer turned commentator.

    Worst:
    Roy Jones. Couldn't put self promotion aside long enough to actually comment on the fight. He's a good talker, but he was annoying as a fight commentator.
     
  11. KO KIDD

    KO KIDD Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    for right now i really like andre ward. i used to like bradley but i feel like he has gotten worse

    lennox lewis i think is ok in spots, kind of like it when he calls heavyweight fights but thats kind of it

    not too big on leonard but not sure id crown him as the worst. cant say i really hate any former fighter announcers
     
  12. Jon Saxon

    Jon Saxon Active Member Full Member

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    David Haye is great.
     
  13. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "A long time ago, in a boxing ring far away ..." Full Member

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    Andy Lee was really good until he got the Sky tap on the shoulder in the Callum Mundane Smith-Ryder match and started commentating through Sky/matchroom tinted spectacles.

    My favourite by a long way is Paulie M.
     
  14. jquest

    jquest Active Member Full Member

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    the best, Matthew Macklin and Andy Lee for me, even when I don't agree them.

    The worst in no particular order Max Kellerman, Lennox Lewis, Andre Ward, Tim Bradley, Carl Froch, Ray Leonard and who can forget, Jim Watt.

    Kellerman wasn't a pro boxer but I have to include him just because how bad he is. The three way ahem session he has with Andre Ward and Tim Bradley during live broadcasts he should save for when the cameras are not rolling.
     
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    lloydturnip Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Jim watt good fighter not very good on the telly.It would take Jim a week to go white on Holiday !
     


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