I hate to say it, but Lerena is a pretty legit guy in a decimated cruiser division.

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  1. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I get that he is protected, but the division is cleaned out.

    Usyk, Gassiev and Huck moved up. Glowacki, Cielak and Tabiti coming off losses. Lebedev retired. Kudrashayov and Durradola seemingly finished. And Mchunu, who I like but who has some big weakness, on deck to fight retread champs Breidis, Dorticos, or Makabu (Makabu already beat him). Tischenko and Pulev not ready.

    Lerena seems pretty legit as a contender right now. This want from being the best division back to its historical spot as the worst.

    By the way, I have never seen Okolie and am not following him. Anyone have the lowdown on him?
     
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  2. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Glowacki, Cieslak, Tabiti coming off of losses are still better than Lerena. He's trash and would be throttled by all three of them.

    Briedis, Makabu and Dorticos decimate him.
     
  3. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Fair enough, so there is one defense each.

    If the champs do 2-3 a year, that brings us to Lerena pretty quickly.

    Just saying.
     
  4. SladeW

    SladeW Member Full Member

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    what about Goulamirian vs. Lerena? and I think Egorov will break Lerena
     
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    SladeW Member Full Member

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    and do not forget about Olympic gold medalist Tishchenko
     
  6. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Mentioned in the opening post. He will not be ready for some time, really. Hopefully he is another Usyk.
     
  7. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft The Cobra Will Always Bite Back... Full Member

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    How is the division cleaned out? It's still ridiculously deep.

    Oh and Lerena isn't even on par with an old Lebedev. Let alone Briedis or Dorticos.
     
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  8. velagod

    velagod Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Goulamirian Batters Lerena, walks him down stops him within 6 rounds.
     
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