Galahad v Lara

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  1. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    Galahad looks good then catches something and runs, I think the Mexican can defo hurt and stop him. I think Lara wins out of nowhere, some shots just missing josh were evil, if he catches anyone they’ll know about it
     
  2. DON1

    DON1 ICEMAN Full Member

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    Barry UD.
     
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  3. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

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    Galahad on points
     
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  4. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

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    Lara is just a flat footed, one dimensional slugger and Warrington will be kicking himself for not just boxing him to a relatively straight forward decision. The only chance Lara had of winning that fight was if Warrington slugged with him and he naively did exactly that.
     
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  5. sniffmybadger

    sniffmybadger Handsome Beef Cake Full Member

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    I was pleasantly surprised by Lara . At 22 he took out an undefeated Warrington convincingly. I 'd still like to see a bit more of him though before I make my mind up on how he stacks up in the division. I think Saturday was a clear case of "styles make fights" Warrington is a pressure fighter that doesn't possess massive power, he overwhelms his opponents and has a great engine and work rate. Lara's stiff jab and well timed counters stopped Warrington in his tracks, he ran out of ideas and couldn't adapt. Warrington did have a bit of success and buzzed him a couple of times in the fight , so there is still a question mark over Lara's defence for me. I'd also like to see how he gets on with someone a bit more elusive and defensively minded than Warrington. I'd favour Lara if he were to fight Galahad, but I think Galahad frustrates him and would not be as easy to hit as Warrington.
     
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  6. Donald Donaldson

    Donald Donaldson Member Full Member

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    Agree with this.

    Lara looked a very basic fighter, often fighting like a (almost) novice. One dimensional is a good description. That type of fighter can be easy to frustrate. Galahad is slick and awkward enough to do it over 12 rounds. I would back him to win a fairly wide UD against Lara.

    Lara looks a puncher but has so little else going for him...he's too untidy and slow to box to a victory and unless he can hurt Galahad early he will not beat him.

    A focused, active, and on his game Josh Warrington would have beaten him comfortably too.
     
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  7. Willis Brown

    Willis Brown Member Full Member

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    Very hard to judge Lara on one showing and whilst before the fight Eddie was hyping him as a dangerous puncher etc. The rest of the Sky team particularly Adam Smith were dismissing him as a slow of foot novice. From my perspective and I have watched the fight again his slow feet didn’t prevent him getting into punching range and controlling the centre of the ring, Josh’s approach no doubt aided this. I was reasonably impressed with Lara’s jab which got through Warrington’s repeatedly and his right counter over Josh’s jab definitely presented problems. On this showing he is the best novice I have ever seen. Yes Galahad would present a harder target to hit if that fight were to happen .
     
  8. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Galahad UD. He wouldn't trade with Lara like Warrington did.
     
  9. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

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    Lara kind of reminded me of breidis prescott. Throws wild hooks has solid power has a good jab but can be outboxed quite comfortably if sensible and stick to a gameplay
     
  10. DavidJames

    DavidJames Active Member Full Member

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    Hearn has said Warrington is going for the rematch and that it will be summer in Leeds with a crowd -- they hope

    Will be exciting. I think Warrington can turn it around