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Boxnation commentator Barry Jones

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Jurgen, Mar 19, 2017.



  1. kojak

    kojak Active Member Full Member

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    I have to say, I like him commentating personally.
     
  2. Grooveongreg

    Grooveongreg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I still find it weird hearing a Cardiff accent being from Cardiff it's something I've never really heard on tv . For good reason it's a shocking accent even though I have it too
     
  3. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Active Member Full Member

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    Much prefer box nation pundits/commentary to sky. No bull**** sensationalism or agendas like sky, just real boxing men being themselves and calling fights as they see them. And Buncey is hilarious, great man for calling fights too.
     
  4. Jurgen

    Jurgen Active Member Full Member

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    I had GGG ahead throughout the fight and never thought once that Jacobs was winning the fight with his negative tactics.

    Jones was a mile off with his fight commentary on Sat.

    The fight stats back this opinion up - check the figures out.
     
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  5. billy nelson

    billy nelson the fighting scots gym Full Member

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    It did look like it a little didn't it, however he still has the equalisers in both hands
     
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  6. Birmingham

    Birmingham up the villa Full Member

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    True.. I'm not as confident anymore that he beats Canelo. 3/4 fights ago he was rampant and id put money on him breaking canelo down by the 8th. I think the amateur game and pro game combined is catching up with him now
     
  7. billy nelson

    billy nelson the fighting scots gym Full Member

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    I've always said Canelo will beat GGG
     
  8. DavidJames

    DavidJames Member Full Member

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    I personally like Barry Jones - I think he is one of the better commentators and analysts out there

    It will be intersting to see what BT bring to the table with new commentators etc - surely they will add to what BN have or get in a new team
     
  9. Sugar 88

    Sugar 88 Baba Yaga Full Member

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    Barry seems like a nice bloke but he's a more than a little monotone - perhaps that's his way of finally trying to put someone to sleep!
     
  10. pow

    pow Active Member Full Member

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    Andre Ward and Paulie Malignaggi are the best iv'e seen recently. Lennox was awful last time out on ITV sport.
     
  11. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Paul Smith's Highlight Reel Full Member

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    If someone who 'knows the sport' more than Barry calls it differently, does that mean we can then disregard his opinion?

    I've said many times in the past I very much enjoy his punditry and having met him he is a lovely guy. I disagreed with his calling of this fight though.

    Will now await "bet you've never even laced up a pair of gloves in your life"
     
  12. im sparticus

    im sparticus Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I like barry jones. Him and rawling are decent imo.
    A lot of folk had jacobs winning not just barry