BJS v Canelo - the opinion line is open!

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by lencoreastside, Apr 20, 2021.

  1. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    So much to be said about this one.
    Is it too late for the gypsy Wizard? Did he peak against Lemieux? Will the years of bad living catch up with him against a proper-training committed modern day professional athlete?
    For me in order to win BJS will have to be fully mobile 3 minutes of every round AND at the same time throw enough quality shots back to make Canelo think about marching forward. Give Canelo a target to unload on and he will chop it down with ruthless precision.

    For me a constant stream of right jabs interspersed with accurate left uppercuts is what BJS will need. Also spoil when needed. He could do a lot worse than watch some Andrade film!
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  2. EJC83

    EJC83 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    As the weeks have been progressing I've been sucked into a vortex that BJS is going to do it, I've mentioned it in other threads but I sense a weird fight that doesn't go how everyone thought because I firmly believe that there's a plan in place that's going to make this an uncomfortable night for Alvarez. The scorecards are pretty much written, there's no British judge and Hearn is already planning the Alvarez v Plant fight to follow this in the same way that this fight was getting done before Yildrim had even had a chance to surrender. BJS isn't a knock over job though, he's not an easy nights work and despite the idiot he has been and the levels of stupidity he has in him he is not an opponent that you can overlook.

    I think BJS will beat him, I really do, it will be close but I think he beats him and comes out of this with huge respect from the boxing world, he'll also come out of it without a belt and with his 0 gone, you get what I'm saying.
  3. Terminator

    Terminator Active Member Full Member

    Dec 9, 2020
  4. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz That new gorilla tape, is it silver backed? Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    I can’t see bjs keeping canelo off him for 12 rounds. He’ll get hurt and stopped eventually. Canelo is just too good right now while bjs has faded
  5. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Prayed for Shadow,Waste of time,Still a nincompoop Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Canelo on points

    Probably a deserved win too but BJS will fare much better than Smith

    Its complete codswallop he is not allowed a British judge after agreeing one would be used though
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  6. UltimateDestroyer

    UltimateDestroyer Member Full Member

    Nov 25, 2020
    I think it would take a real stinker to make me pull for such an individual as Billy Sue.
    I must back him against the ginger fraudster...
    However I fear it is several years too late for Billie Rae to beat him.
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  7. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Sep 21, 2013
    Canelo stops him.

    Billy's "prep" has been nothing short of amateur for a fight this big, whereas Canelo has fought the best and beat them.

    Hopefully it doesn't happen and Bill doesn't get the big payday he has pathetically held out for all these years.
  8. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    Saunders gonna shock people and force it to the cards. Will be controversy.
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  9. Skyver

    Skyver Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2015
    Saunders is wildly overrated.lemieux is a crude one dimensional puncher,Taylor made for a good on the night boxer/mover like Saunders.This is a bit of a mismatch imo and bully Joe is in for a deserved beating..god willing.
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  10. Odins beard

    Odins beard Fentanyl is one hell of a drug.... Full Member

    Apr 13, 2014
    I would love Saunders to win however I think Canelo stops BJS mid to late in the fight.
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  11. channy

    channy 4.7.33 banned Full Member

    Feb 2, 2015
    Said it before.

    I think BJS has the skills to take this all the way and win this on points, but i highly doubt he gets the decision.
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  12. dreadlockno1

    dreadlockno1 Member Full Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    He isn't stopping Canelo. And Canelo's engine won't deplete in the later rounds.

    Canelo starts slow. I hope BJS doesn't start too fast. BJS wants to start as slow as possible IMO no matter what pace Canelo tries to set. With just enough power, plus mobility to outpoint Canelo, keep him away and avoid a big shot while reserving as much energy as possible for the later rounds. If he wins the first 1-6 rounds by a landslide I fear he will not have kept enough in the tank for the second half of the fight and Canelo will catch up, we have seen other fighters start to catch up with BJS when he takes the foot off the gas.

    Hopefully, he sets a tempo he can raise for the second half of the fight. Yeah, I think the biggest worry would be him setting an unattainable tempo.

    It's going to be a boxing match, not a fight....unless BJS tires and Canelo catches up, then it will go from a competitive boxing match to a beating.

    I think BJS has got it in him to last the rounds and possibly win the majority of them, maybe even score a knockdown but with no danger of Canelo going for a snooze.

    I think the best value bet would be BJS on points as I think it's possible.
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  13. dreadlockno1

    dreadlockno1 Member Full Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Just checked the odds :) the bookies have basically given BJS zero chance of stopping Canelo haha....not as good odds as I would have hoped for on the points win either. 4/1 for a win or 5/1 on a points win....
  14. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    I can't see BJS getting the nod. Maybe a moral victory, and maybe even a lucrative rematch at best. But the cards are already filled out. And as you say he can't stop Canelo, who had a great chin and us strong as a bull.
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  15. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    For me Canelos feet are a bit slow. Billy Joe could whiz around the periphery of the ring and win the first 6 rounds straight. But after taking 3 steps to every 1 or 2 Canelo steps he will tire and be there for Canelo to hit in the second half of the fight. That's no good. He needs to be economical with his energy. Smart about it. Lots of slick ducking and diving, change direction, cute spoiling, a lot of that sort of thing etc.
    Canelo is a methodical boxer. He operates to a set pattern. His head movement is so good, his guard so tight, and his chin so good , that he can get away with his fairly basic foot speed. If there is one advantage BJS has its foot speed.