Callum v Billy joe what's the hold up?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Skyver, Jun 18, 2020.


  1. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Using Lockdown to catch up on old Boxing Full Member

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    As others have said, its just not a fight that gets anyones interest

    Id enjoy watching it im sure but im not sure enough casuals will care to make it a profitable night for all
     
  2. Who_Necks

    Who_Necks New Member Full Member

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    You carnt be much of a boxing fan.
    Both are prime, both are world champs and both are british any british fan should be demanding this fight with the sort of crap we have been getting served up on PPV for years now this fight would be a welcome change to the dross
     
  3. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah it would be an improvement on their usual opponents but i just don't really get excited about watching Saunders or Smith. I just can't get excited for this fight. I wouldnt base my night around it put it that way.
     
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  4. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Me neither, I'd stream it for free and probably have it on in the background of I had nothing else to do
     
  5. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    There this weird notion of boxing fans that if you're not into every fight then you're not a real fan. I love football but will I go out of my way to watch Burnley v Brighton? No chance.
     
  6. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yeah I know what you mean, I've never watched a BJS fight and thought "this is brilliant" and Smith has honestly sent me to sleep in the past
     
  7. Carlton Cole

    Carlton Cole Member Full Member

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    If Callum was unsure on the fight. After getting his arse handed to him by Ryder. He certainly won’t be fancying the BJS fight now. Coming through the ranks I was hugely sold on smith, until I see him get his face jabbed off by Nicky holzken. Since then I picked Ryder to beat him and bjs has his head being snapped back and punching air all night. He goes back in straight lines which is fine if tour feet are quick enough ( AJ v Parker for example) his aren’t
     
  8. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    I'd be interested if it were made but don't think It generates the money either guy would want for a matchup that probably ends one of their days as a money fighter. Sadly both men's stock has fallen considerably.

    Canelo Is one factor, his capacity to generate big revenue has meant all the fighters in his division are permanently on hold hoping to land a fight with him.
     
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  9. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    both waiting for either one to catch a beating taking thier prime away
    depends
    could billys ego take being beaten off a liverpool fighting family
     
  10. Smudge_

    Smudge_ Behind closed doors Full Member

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    I don't care how charismatic or popular either of them are. It's a massive fight for the UK and I'd love to see it.
     
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  11. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Uk fans prefer the best at a weight don t fight each other and bang on about who as the most money
    Twitter followers etc
    Anything but giving true boxing fans the answer of who would actually win
    I'm fans just prefer to make claims and put said claims down as facts
    Sad really
     
  12. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Best at the weight? You have a point, BJS reign of terror at super middle is verging on historic.

    I dont see what's wrong in saying, this fight doesn't really do much for me. We are all adults here and not petty kids all about who is the most popular.
     
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  13. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Gone look back at Joe and Carl excuses
    wicky witter excuses
    brook Khan excuses
    It's British fan mentality to own bragging rights with our actually earning them
     
  14. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah for idiots and weirdos. Stop paying attention to them.
     
  15. jimmyonebomb

    jimmyonebomb Member Full Member

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    I understand sort of get what you mean but the football comparison isn't exactly comparable, there's no way they are Burnley v Brighton in terms of quality their both top level guys. If a footy teams good people will wanna watch them, in boxing it's about personality, twitter followers and all that site.
     


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