Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith - December 17

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Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Smith

Poll closed Jan 21, 2023.
  1. Eubank Jr By T/KO

    25.8%
  2. Eubank Jr By Decision

    42.3%
  3. Smith by T/KO

    2.1%
  4. Smith by Decision

    26.8%
  5. Draw

    3.1%
  1. Willis Brown

    Willis Brown Member Full Member

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    Decent fight but if it’s PPV I will wait to watch ! it’s a domestic non title ( do not count inter continental, interim belt of toy land etc.belts) fight so apart from my ordinary Sky subscription I will not be funding it.
     
  2. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    Eubanks will club him. This is going to be fantastic. Hopefully he will get the credit he deserves afterward but I doubt it. The usual moaners will be on here claiming Smith is past it, old, Fowler gave him problems etc.
     
  3. hobby rider

    hobby rider Active Member Full Member

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    The only way he fights BjS is if he moves up to heavyweight
     
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  4. littlebrain

    littlebrain Active Member Full Member

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    Any decent match up is Box Office these days without a title in sight.

    Good fights watched by a tiny audience will never grow the sport.
     
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  5. moog

    moog Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I actually think Smith would do the opposite like he did in 2nd Williams fight and get behind the jab. Would definetly still be a tear up at points.
     
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  6. Sap1en

    Sap1en Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Brilliant fight! Full respect to both fighters taking what is a dangerous fight for either of them. Complete 50/50 and the styles of the two should make a great contest.
     
  7. dannyboy147

    dannyboy147 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Really good fight but I can’t see anything other than Smith getting bashed up. I like both fighters so ultimately hope it happens and they are well compensated.
     
  8. Accurate

    Accurate Jump back, wanna kiss myself! Full Member

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    Good fight. I think Smith will outbox Jnr to a decision win.
     
  9. Who_Necks

    Who_Necks David Price's Big Suit Full Member

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    Crazy to think this is PPV. 2 well past prime guys who have not held world titles for years if you even class the IBO as a world title on PPV is absolutely crazy. Boxing is in the gutter there is no wonder new younger fans prefere MMA.
     
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  10. Astro

    Astro Well-Known Member Full Member

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    A really good fight that I will be looking forward to. I'm leaning towards a narrow points victory for Eubank Jr., but it could easily go the other way.
     
  11. james5000

    james5000 2010's poster of the decade Full Member

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    I just don't think he has the foot speed or hand speed to do that.

    Fowler and even Vargas started off decent when he was boxing them.
    He had to use his man strength and bully those guys.

    Think that he will definitely try that but just don't expect it to pay dividends.

    He isn't a reflex type fighter, he just has a good high guard and great shot selection+ has grit and conditioning

    I think boxing behind the jab would be more effective in this fight if he had good reflexes or a big punch.
     
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  12. I Shot JR

    I Shot JR Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Getting silly with these PPVs- clearly Sky have a set number they want to do in a year going forward.
     
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  13. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 banned Full Member

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    If Eubank bins off this Roy Jones "style" and revert back to type where he gets stuck into a tear up then we will be in for an absolute ****ing treat of a fight.
     
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  14. Safin

    Safin Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    @bbjc begs to differ.
     
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  15. zulander

    zulander Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Great fight on paper. Smith has better shot selection, batter variety and better in the pocket and will keep pushing forward.
    Eubank who knows what style he will box and his stamina isn't as good as it looks when forced to fight at someone else's pace - he likes a breather every now and again. But he can punch in volume and with spite and he's probably the bigger guy on fight night

    Could be a narrow points win either way this.
     
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