Filip Hrgovic vs Martin Bakole

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  1. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
  2. Inglis_1

    Inglis_1 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 4, 2018
    Good fight, and a good opponent for Hrgovic to get his career kickstarted.

    Also good to see these prospects fighting each other, realising that the top dogs aren't gonna take them on.
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  3. pernellaaron

    pernellaaron Active Member Full Member

    Jan 8, 2008
    Hrgovic by KO around round 7. Good fight
  4. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    I stopped being a fan when this fight was in the offing and he didn't make it. If he does take it now, I will give him another chance. Thus far, I am not the least impressed by Hrgovic. Hope he is impressive here because Joyce is too old, and Yoka doesn't have it.
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  5. lbarrow

    lbarrow Active Member Full Member

    Dec 17, 2004
    Very good fight. Good time for both to have a very meaningful fight. Hrgovic is one who I actually do rate. I think he comes through in about 9 rounds. Bakole is tough and has good chin but can come apart and get broken down by someone good. Hrgovic wins and that would set up hunter v hrgovic after both having a decent win against Martin bakole
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  6. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    Bakole will give Hrgovic some problems in the early rounds.

    But Bakole proved in the Hunter and Kuzmin fights he is too open and gets hit too much. He isn’t going to out jab Hrgovic and Hrgovic has the superior engine and work rate.

    Hrgovic late stoppage and it will be a great fight. I hope it gets made.

    With Bakole’s real age 10 years more than his stated age. He needs to move on with bigger fights, more than Hrgovic does.
  7. Sandman_

    Sandman_ Lineal champ Full Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    Plenty of hype around Hrgovic. I'll take it seriously if he wins. Not sure he will.
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  8. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    I like how they match Bakole after losing his 0 to Hunter.
  9. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    This will be a good fight.
  10. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Good match up

    I dont expect Bakolie to win however
  11. LongJohn

    LongJohn Member Full Member

    Jan 5, 2018
    Great match up. Finally we get to see Hrgovic in a real test however I can’t see Bakole having much success. After a round or 2 I can see Hrgovic finding the range for his right hand and with Bakole’s lack of head movement a big KO finish in mid rounds.
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  12. CroBox29

    CroBox29 Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2019
    Finally a great fight, Bakole is good and will not be underestimated but I still prefer Hrgovic who is a more complete fighter...