Fight of the Year 2019 so far?

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  1. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

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    was fantastic and two great respectful fighters brilliant to see. Imagine if donaire was in his prime??
     
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  2. elbonzoseco

    elbonzoseco Member Full Member

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    Inoue vs Donaire for sure!
     
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  3. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    UPDATE:
    J-Rock vs Hurd
    Joshua vs Ruiz 1
    Pacquiao vs Thurman
    Munguai vs Inoue
    Ramirez vs Hooker
    Kovalev vs Yarde
    Talarek vs Szymanski
    Ritson vs Davies Jr
    Rigondeaux vs Ceja
    Lomachenko vs Campbell
    Roman vs Doheny
    Fury vs Wallin
    Rios vs De La Hoya
    Kownacki vs Arreola
    Spence vs Porter
    Taylor vs Persoon
    GGG vs Derevychenko
    Kovalev vs Yarde
    Beterbiev vs Gvozdyk
    Taylor vs Prograis
    Estrada vs Esparza
    Inoue vs Donaire

    Bring on Wilder vs Ortiz 2, Joshua vs Ruiz 2, and Tank vs Gamboa!
     
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  4. this_and_that

    this_and_that Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Inoue-Donaire was such a spectacle.
    Definitely worth a consideration as this year's FOTY.
     
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  5. VBOX

    VBOX JOURNEYMAN Full Member

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    Just watched Inoue vs Donaire. Wow, brutal fight. Definitely my pick for FOTY. I can only imagine what it would be like watching live and not already knowing the outcome.
     
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  6. JacK Rauber

    JacK Rauber Comnipresent.com Full Member

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    Inoue - Donaire is a fight of the year candidate. I also thought Loma-Campbell was a hell of a fight.
     
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  7. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I haven't changed my mind, even now I've calmed down, Inoue Vs Donaire is my fight if the year.

    It was real high quality stuff from start to finish, every round was gripping.

    I don't remember the last time I forgot there was actually a referee in the ring, they didn't need him, it was clean, honest and non stop.
     
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  8. JacK Rauber

    JacK Rauber Comnipresent.com Full Member

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    Wow! What a fight but the guy in the black trunks was tougher.
     
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  9. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    These were damn good scraps. Low level wars between good journeymen, there needs to be more matches like this. Well worth a watch.

    Ricards Bolotniks vs Gasan Gasanov


    Serhiy Demchenko vs Hakim Zoulikha II
     
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  10. DodgySyrup

    DodgySyrup New Member Full Member

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    Gotta be Ruiz jnr obliterating AJ... that was a hell of an upset he pulled off.
     
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  11. twopiece

    twopiece Pugilistic Ambassador Full Member

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    The Monster vs The Filipino Flash is the current frontrunner for me.
     
  12. Big Ukrainian

    Big Ukrainian Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Sorry for quoting myself, but Inoue vs Donaire was the first high-level FOTY candidate that can be argued as better fight than Talarek vs Szymansky
     
  13. bowerboy

    bowerboy Active Member Full Member

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    Joshua vs Ruiz for me....exciting fight..loads of Ebb and flow..fantastic back story....5 knockdowns...amazing upset...corporate machine derailed by the antihero....skill neutralizes size...what is not to love.

    FOTY for me.
     
  14. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Yeah I agree with Ruiz AJ was "Upset Of The Year".

    But FOTY in my opinion needs both men to bring it, AJ didn't bring, he just got beaten up, Inoue and Donaire both brought it and some more.
     
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  15. DodgySyrup

    DodgySyrup New Member Full Member

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    Yep, that's a fair point.

    I guess Ruiz jnr was upset of the year.

    There's been some good fights this year, though I wouldn't say it was a vintage year.

    Pac vs Thurman was another upset, at least to those who thought there's no way an ageing Pac can win.

    Spence jnr vs Porter was decent.

    When was Frampton vs Warrington, as that was quality?
    (Just checked, it was mid December last year...so close)
     


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