Daniel Dubois or Tony Yoka or Joey Joyce... Who is best HW prospect?!!

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  1. El Chicano

    El Chicano Boxing Addict Full Member

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    All 3 are big & talented

    Just havent fought anyone yet...

    Who wins if they fight now? Who gots most potential?!
     
  2. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think Hrgovic narrowly edges them all, but of the three, Joyce.

    Dubois is completely talent-free and should not even be mentioned. Yoko has some talent but has already been busted for roids more or less. I think he is another Breland type who is not rugged enough for the pros.

    Joyce is limited and starting out in his twilight years, but he can bang and will get a couple of good wins before he is done.

    None are exactly world-beaters, and for that matter, Hrgovic doesn't look to be either.
     
  3. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Malcontent Staff Member

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    Joyce crushes both of them with ease, without question he's the best of the three.
     
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  4. ryuken87

    ryuken87 Active Member Full Member

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    At the moment I think it's clearly Joyce, but the dude is also 33, 12 years older than Dubois! While Joyce is still a prospect it's a strange one because if his career doesn't get moving fast he's going to retire a prospect too.
     
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  5. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Malcontent Staff Member

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    Not sure how he can move any faster than he already is, his first 8 opponents put AJ's to shame.
     
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  6. Aydamn

    Aydamn Change of mind Full Member

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    Ortiz should fight Joe Joyce next opportunity.
     
  7. JediPimp007

    JediPimp007 Long suffering reader Full Member

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    Joyce from that bunch, but cant honestly say that any of them impress me. Joyce has some power from the looks of it, but he's still an unknown quantity and I think he's pretty slow and predictable. Far too early to tell if any of these guys go anywhere.

    Dubois looked to have potential, but he's been matched carefully and shown himself to be pretty limited and doesn't seem to be able to make adjustments if his plan A of blast the other guy out doesn't work.
     
  8. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz KABOOM! Full Member

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    Joyce out of those three. But i think Hrgovic is on the same level but much younger. I like Joyce and Hrgovic right now. Both moving fast, fighting solid opposition early. But Joyce has to work on his defense. He is getting hit way too often.
     
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  9. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Right now Joyce beats Dubois and Yoka.

    Dubois is too young and raw right now, he'd have to beat the bigger more experienced Joyce at his own game and trade and out work Joyce which I don't see happening right now. Dubois isn't a boxer he's more a come forward banger and to fight that way vs Joyce he'll need to be able to back Joyce up and him being smaller and not throwing as much I doubt he can win that way right now, especially as his defence is just as bad as Joyce's. He has a punchers chance of course but so does Joyce, would be a good fight for as long as it lasted but I see Joyce breaking the younger man down and stopping him.

    I thought Joyce beat Yoka at the Olympics. They fought 3 times I think as amateurs with Yoka winning twice and Joyce winning once, though it should be 2:1 to Joyce. I think the pro game favours Joyce, the longer distance allowing Joyce to break down Yoka. Yoka lacks power and he has nothing to stop Joyce walking him down. For Yoka to win he'll need to use a ton of movement and even then I think Joyce would simply wear him out, hard for a big man like Yoka to move constantly for 12 rounds.
     
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  10. vast

    vast Boxing Junkie Full Member

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  11. MeatFeastMan

    MeatFeastMan Active Member Full Member

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    Joyce by a mile. But...should he really be considered a prospect? He's got tons of amateur experience and he's 33 years of age. He's hardly a prospect.
     
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  12. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Not impressed with any of them TBH, Yoka appears the least impressive (I know he has the least fights).
    Dubois to me is the highest level right now. Joyce appears big and strong but is woefully slow.
    He reminds me of Solomon Grundy. If I was anyone in the top 20, I'd be salivating at getting them
    in the ring and making a name off of destroying a "prospect".
     
  13. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti The Ad Wolgast of Googling Stuff Full Member

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    He'd win at the moment. But I think Dubois has more potential, he's much younger and less experienced. I think Joyce is too old to improve much, and his lack of speed will stop him getting to the top. Dubois probably won't make it either, most prospects don't, but I think he has the potential to reach a higher level with time.

    Remember you are comparing a 33 year old champion amateur, with a 21 year old with little amateur experience.

    Gorman is worth mentioning too, I think he's more skilled than Dubois, though not the most physically impressive.
     
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  14. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yoka hits harder than Luiz Ortiz
     
  15. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    FH > all three of them, by far.