Buddy McGirt teams up with Callum Smith

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  1. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
  2. DoubleJab666

    DoubleJab666 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Nov 9, 2015
    Big upgrade from Tesco Joe...
  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    Oi, I ain' having that sort of slander against arkid.

    As they say in moston, where I'll hopefully be training in Joe's Boxing Academy.
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  4. DoubleJab666

    DoubleJab666 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Nov 9, 2015
    That's fine. Just make sure you move on after you've won the British title and before mixing it at euro level...
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2021
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  5. WhataRock

    WhataRock Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 29, 2004
    Jab baby, got to give me more of those Jabs baby.............profit.
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  6. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    have some water baby. if you keep taking shots like that im gonna pull the plug baby
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  7. splatter69

    splatter69 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 4, 2007
    Ugh I can’t stand McGirt
  8. guncho

    guncho next champion! Full Member

    Oct 15, 2007
    Drink some water baby, thats it I'm stopping it.
  9. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 19, 2010
    way to late
    why do the brits leave it towards the end then make the change of trainers
  10. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Not sure it's a change of trainer.... more so Callum is in the states and is linking up with McGirt whilst he's there.

    His brother Paul used to train with Buddy so the link is there.

    I know Liam also heads over to the states and trains over there....... he did it a few months back
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  11. Ted Stickles

    Ted Stickles Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 24, 2007
    Let’s be honest Buddy was a really good fighter and he’s an OK trainer. I really can’t recall any fighter that left one trainer and went with him and was blown away by the improvements. I like Buddy, I trained alongside of him years ago but he’s not that good of a trainer.
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  12. dragon666

    dragon666 Member Full Member

    Apr 28, 2021
    Callum Smith's bad habits are too ingrained into him and you can't teach an old dog new tricks.

    I don't think Callum is as bad as some people make out but as his career went on he became far too negative offensively with his high guard Joe Gallagher style. I think earlier on in his career he let his hands go much more fluidly and looked the better fighter because of it.
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  13. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    His performance against Alvarez is one of the most pathetic I have seen. Completely toothless.

    I've seen synchronised divers with more fire in their belly.
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  14. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 1, 2010
    Dumb misplaced sense of loyalty.

    A boxer has a 10-15 year career. For the majority of that time he'll be scraping by barely making a decent living and there's probably a 1-5% chance he'll ever achieve anything significant.

    Meanwhile, a training can have a 40-50 year career collecting 10% from his fighters.

    In Joe Gallagher's case, he's also acting as Smith's manager too, so he's getting twice the money in two different roles. I genuinely would not be surprised if Joe Gallagher for more money than Callum did for the Canelo fight.....

    Therefore, it's no wonder he pushed so hard for a Canelo; he barely prepared his fighter and spent most of 2020 just talking up the fight rather than actually teaching Mundo anything to counter Canelo with. Infact go back to Youtube and you barely heard a peep from Callum Smith about it, It was his puppet master Joe Gallagher doing all the talking.

    All of the Smith brothers have a misplaced sense of loyalty to Joe Gallagher.

    ...and then Scousers wonder why everyone calls them dumb.
  15. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019