Billy Nelson - sparring

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Degale, May 8, 2024.

  1. Degale

    Degale Active Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2013
    Has ever been a guy who talks about sparring so much
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  2. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    Probably because he doesn’t seem to be able to get his boxers in big fights so bangs on about sparring instead. Fair observation I reckon.
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  3. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

    Dec 13, 2017
    This forum is dying with threads like this. how many fighters do you train mate ?
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  4. dannyboy147

    dannyboy147 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 2, 2010
    Billy is sound on here yet certain posters try to drive him away, makes no sense! He’s a top trainer with many accolades, we talk about boxing he lives it…..successfully!
  5. Smudge_

    Smudge_ Teak tough Full Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    I'll say in advance, I like and respect Nelson as a trainer and I like and respect Bakole as a fighter and I like them both as a team. However, Nelson still excuses the defeat to Michael Hunter because of "circumstances" and Bakole "should never have been in the ring that night" etc. etc. The fight was about 5 or 6 years ago and he still persists with saying this without elaborating further and he never gets questioned on what these "circumstances" were. I think they should accept the defeat gracefully and give Hunter credit for the win, or if there if there is a legit explanation then let's hear it. Another case of the interviewers unwilling to ask the questions they should be.
  6. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs All hail his excellency Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    As long as it's McCart doing the interviewing, we will get nothing of substance from anyone involved. If Billy ever ended up on Talksport maybe the issue would be pressed a bit
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  7. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    I do question why Bakoke isn’t involved in these big Saudi cards over someone like Miller. Either everyone is scared of facing big Martin or his management simply aren’t doing their job. His career and profile have stalled massively
  8. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    Or just box anyone of note maybe? Try and stay active and on boxing fans radar. Better than saying over and over again that he would batter everyone and if he is that dangerous don’t let him spar up and comers who are also going to become money opponents. People aren’t going to box you in the pros if you’ve caved their heads in, in sparring.

    I don’t want the above to come across as critical, but it’s a brutal business and can be a very short career. You have to get the opportunities for your boxer, otherwise why are they with you.
  9. billy nelson

    billy nelson the fighting scots gym Full Member

    Jan 9, 2009
    with respect mate they are very personal family issues and are private, that’s why they never have nor will be explained.
    Thank you for your support
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  10. William Reader

    William Reader Member Full Member

    May 16, 2024
  11. Beale

    Beale Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 13, 2023
    Always thought Mr Nelson is very good in the corner and a very good trainer.
  12. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior VIP Member Full Member

    Apr 19, 2010
  13. Smudge_

    Smudge_ Teak tough Full Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    Fair enough mate. Even that is more than I've heard you say on public record. It always just sounded a bit too vague, like it could have been anything, from an injury to personal issues and seemed to throw shade over Hunter's win for no credible reason. It's the best win on Hunter's record that's got better over time. It took a good fighter to beat Bakole and Hunter was at that stage.

    Looking forward to Bakole's next fight getting announced. Can you drop any hints who it's against?
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  14. therealhustle

    therealhustle New Member Full Member

    Jun 4, 2012
    So why doesn’t Bakole rematch Hunter then? As he is obviously struggling for fights too.That will soon put that blemish on his career to bed……
  15. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    Here we go again…
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