How will Usyk approach AJ?

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  1. Kiwi Casual

    Kiwi Casual Member Full Member

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    I think he might approach him the same as he did Joyce all those years ago in the WSB. Risky, but he handled Joyces punches well enough (only just watched this today).
     
  2. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    As your name implies casually feels him out first then turns it on if he can
     
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  3. Baneofthegame

    Baneofthegame Active Member Full Member

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    Think he will feel him out from 1-6 then turn it up in the later rounds.
     
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  4. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Slow start, download info, increase attack later (LOL) it's funny how predictable he is
     
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  5. Surrix

    Surrix Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Usyk isn't Loma, he doesn't download matrix programs.
    Usyk might have different game plans and looks that always had damn seriously prepared for next opponent. His team and I suspect he too for sure always had watched all ( pro, am ) his opponents fights and had lurked in their flaws, pros and coins in depth.

    Anyway, I think A.J for him will be too much. Unless A.J will not appear that does packs glass or is bummy he will win vs Usyk.
    For Usyk anyway not bad outcome : fight purse he still will get.
    Usyk also isn't prime Usyk and looks that this might be easily to see in Witherspoon fight.
    I suspect that if fight vas Okolie vs Usyk, I had placed betting on Okolie to win. Usyk looks over the hill.
     
  6. senpai

    senpai Active Member Full Member

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    I think he will be strong and try to pressure AJ, using footwork and angles.


    AJ is looking ligher than usual - he will be weaker than before and he will try to box Usyk, which is suicide for somebody like him.

    His stamina may improve for couple of rounds, but chin ? No way.
     
  7. Mordechai

    Mordechai Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I am telling you guys, he will outbox him in the first 6 rounds and then walk and break him down and stop joshua late 10th or 11th round. Joshua will punch air the whole night and lose his breath and her desperate and then getting tagged and countered by usyk till usyk kos him
     
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  8. Furious

    Furious Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Would be brilliant. I’ve said a few times now that the ‘throwback fighter’ branding with Joshua is interesting. It translates as ‘a fighter who fights anyone but will lose a few’ - they know Usyk is a genuine threat.
     
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  9. Brixton Bomber

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    In theory it should be a game of conditioning, but Usyk has put too much mass on since his CW days that he can't apply the desired pressure to make AJ wilt.

    Usyk must smother AJ, make him miss to the point where it becomes disheartening for AJ, pick his shots and hope AJ fades late.

    This will be a chess match, but AJ will clip him. Usyk always gets clipped, just depends on how well he takes a shot.
     
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  10. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    He's still a way bigger guy than usyk
     
  11. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

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    God I can not wait for this fight. One of the very few fights left that I care about.

    War AJ, but may the best man win.
     
  12. senpai

    senpai Active Member Full Member

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    And ? he is same size as Joyce and Modugno, who Usyk TKO in the second round. Size don't mean anything when it comes to Usyk.
     
  13. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    He's not those guys didn't he beat both
     
  14. senpai

    senpai Active Member Full Member

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    You talked about size, nothing more.

    And no, AJ is not those guys, he is better, but size don't mean anything alone, it's combination of skill, size and weight.
     
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  15. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    Good big man always beats a good small man
     
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