Canelo vs Saunders confirmed for the 8th of may

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by anjawnaymiz, Feb 27, 2021.

  1. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Maybe eats big horse armer Londoner! Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    This fight has just been confirmed after canelo beat yildirim.

    may the 8th

    Who are you picking?

    Saunders hasn’t looked anything special since he beat Lemieux. I think he’s crafty enough to go the distance but lose a clear ud
  2. chrisbonnie

    chrisbonnie Active Member Full Member

    Oct 14, 2009
    I'm disgusted Canelo is giving that ***** a payday.

    I just hope Saunders got a terrible split in the purses, and he gets his arse knocked out.
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  3. Twentyman

    Twentyman John Fury’s nut sack.... Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    Just watched the Canelo fight from last night. I love watching him fight, just absolute class although Yildrim had no right being in that ring with him. He's an absolute pudding, and hasn't even earned that shot imo.

    In regards to Saunders, Canelo will find him down the stretch. Hasn't got the gas tank to do the full 12 at a high pace. Even Murray who came out of retirement had Saunders gassing and taking rounds off. Canelo won't even have to do anything to clever, just keep the fight at a high tempo, keep Saunders on his toes and he will drown.
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  4. DramaShow

    DramaShow Member Full Member

    Dec 22, 2020
    Canelo wide points decision, wouldn't be surprised if he makes BJS quit.
  5. ash016

    ash016 New Member Full Member

    Feb 15, 2021
    Canelo wide decision. Better in every department than Saunders.
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  6. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool RIP Marvelous Marvin Full Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    Unless Billy Ho runs the entire night he's going to get battered. Ko 8th .
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  7. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    That's besides the point. If it goes 12, nobody can get the decision against Alvarez.

    I hope Saunders wins but I give him less than 10% chance.
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  8. ash016

    ash016 New Member Full Member

    Feb 15, 2021
    Don’t think it’ll be close enough for any controversy.
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  9. Skyver

    Skyver Active Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2015
    Guaranteed L for Saunders,looking forward to it.
  10. Deepdale

    Deepdale New Member Full Member

    Dec 4, 2019
    My thoughts exactly on the Saunders fight.

    As for Yildrim, he waited around for 2 years for his payday and then got in there and didn't land a punch. I know he's on a different level but I hate it when a fighter just accepts a defeat so easily.
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  11. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    The fight has come three years too late for BJS and he wasted his best years.

    A waste of talent and I give him the same chance as Yildrim - another pointless zero test for Canelo.
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2021
  12. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    Is BJS on the way to PPV Lootsville Station near Sly HQ or is this a DAZN/River Inn exclusive?
  13. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    My point is regardless of whether or not anybody gives Saunders a chance. It's not right that Alvarez' opponents have to get in the ring knowing that they simply cannot win a decision. It basically takes away that particular path to victory and forces the boxer to abandon one or more particular set of tactics which rely on a decision. I've heard quite a few people even say as much, that it would also be a victory if Saunders achieves a "controversial loss". It's a bit of a joke.
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  14. Work the body

    Work the body Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 5, 2015
    Still not convinced this will happen tbh.
  15. Scissors

    Scissors Posts are sponsored by Matchroom Full Member

    Feb 11, 2018
    Yep, Billy doesn’t last the distance here. Flattered to deceive since moving up / getting caught doping. 8/9/10 rounds he’s gone.
    Canelo is an absolute machine/monster, a freak. He’s very very good. At the minute only way he loses is by moving up and facing a top light heavyweight champion.