Galahad v Lara

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by tee_birch, Feb 14, 2021.

  1. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man banned Full Member

    Sep 1, 2019
    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

    Apr 6, 2006
    Barry UD.
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  3. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Galahad on points
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  4. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! banned Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    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 30 - 34 Eggs per day Full Member

    Jan 20, 2010
    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

    Oct 1, 2020
    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

    Apr 30, 2017
    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

    Aug 12, 2012
    Galahad UD. He wouldn't trade with Lara like Warrington did.
  9. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

    Nov 1, 2012
    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

    Mar 15, 2016
    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