Bivol vs Zurdo in 200lbs

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by monaim, Mar 31, 2024.



who wins

  1. Bivol

    18 vote(s)
    85.7%
  2. Zurdo

    3 vote(s)
    14.3%
  1. monaim

    monaim Member Full Member

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    Can Bivol become a champion in the cruiserweight division?
     
  2. KiwiMan

    KiwiMan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Given how easily Bivol beat Zurdo at 175 lb, presumably so. The extra weight of course will help Zurdo, but I don't see how he can avoid getting outboxed again. He's not the type to walk through fire to make it a war which would be his only real chance.

    Cruiserweight IMHO is quite weak right now, only Opetaia is really good, and an old Briedis was the top dog until he came along.
     
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  3. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    Even though Bivol is the smallest LHW out there and Zurdo was the biggest and would've been way heavier than him on the night, Bivol not only outboxed him he hurt him numerous times and whenever Zurdo tried to impose his size on him Bivol was quick to put him back in his box. As I've been saying for ages, Bivol has underrated strength and power. He schools Zurdo again
     
  4. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood When I'm drinking you leave me well alone Full Member

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    I think Ramirez was about 195lbs when he got schooled the 1st time.
     
  5. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood When I'm drinking you leave me well alone Full Member

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    Bivol is a very well conditioned fighter, solid and athletic and not blown up.
     
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  6. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    Yes, Zurdo was certainly feeling the weight of his shots of someone who supposedly ''can't punch''

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  7. vast

    vast Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Bivol beats him up again. Bicol is just far more talented.
     
  8. Camps

    Camps Member Full Member

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    I wouldn't mind seeing the winner of Bivol-Beterbiev move up to take that cruiser belt Zurdo just won.... and then face Opetaia for true bragging rights (assuming the $$ could be enticing for all parties).
     
  9. senpai

    senpai Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Bivol is not that big, I don't know how he can move with that weight.

    Zurdo is not that good(compare to Bivol and Beterbiev) so he will lose regardless
     
  10. northpaw

    northpaw Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Zurdo wasn't 200 when they actually fought? Oh :confused:

    He can't beat Bivol, Zurdo can barely beat Jesse Hart.............let's be serious
     
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