Is canelo even training for yildirim?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by ertwin, Feb 22, 2021 at 7:03 AM.

  1. ertwin

    ertwin Active Member banned Full Member

    Aug 2, 2016
    I seriously believe that it would not make a difference for Canelo if he fought me or yildirim thats how much a mismatch this is I think. If canelo wanted to he could end the fight within 90 seconds but will probably let the fight go a bit since the fans would be pissed if he koed such a c-tier opponent for a 20 second show.
  2. Oddone

    Oddone Love child of Mike Tyson & Ronald McDonald Full Member

    Aug 18, 2019
    Probably just doing light gym work and eating “Beef” three meals a day. Score cards already been filled out.
  3. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    Scorecards won’t be needed as Canelo is training to knock out Yildirim.
  4. shadow111

    shadow111 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 1, 2012
    Canelo's a great fighter but I think you are overplaying your hand on how much of a mismatch this is. Yildirim has to be super motivated for this opportunity and he's going to give it everything he's got to make this competitive. Canelo winning by spectacular KO is always a possibility, but lets not just assume this is going to be a one-sided domination. Canelo usually starts slow and methodical and we don't know what version of Yildirim will show up.

    You never know, it could be a great fight. Yildirim could end up giving Canelo a better test than Smith did.
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  5. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Real fighters do road work Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    Championship caliber fighters like Canelo don't change their training habits from opponent to opponent
  6. C.J.

    C.J. Boxings Living Legend revered & respected by all Full Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    ROFL Yildirim is his sparring partner not a contender . Should never be sanctioned
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  7. Badbot

    Badbot I Am An Actual Pro. Full Member

    Apr 17, 2011
    And Canelo is taking his training seriously.
    Hard to imagine this ending well for Yildrim. Hopefully his corner steps in when need be, but I doubt it.
  8. BoxingDialogue

    BoxingDialogue Active Member Full Member

    Apr 26, 2019
    No because Canelo finally realized there is no point in training when your opponent is going to take a dive
  9. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Canelo trains his ass off for every fight. I've got a lot to say about the lil' ginger clen-glugging biscuit, but I have nothing to say about his work ethic which is exemplary. If Andy Ruiz trained like Canelo he'd still have a strap.
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  10. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    of course, he wants another highlight reel K.O to add to his collection
  11. DramaShow

    DramaShow Member Full Member

    Dec 22, 2020
    I thought being Franchise champion meant you didn't have to fight mandatories?
  12. shadow111

    shadow111 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 1, 2012
    He's Franchise Champion at Middleweight, not Super Middleweight.
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  13. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    Well it has been so it is what it is.
  14. Slyk

    Slyk Boxing Addict Full Member

    Dec 5, 2010
    Canelo has always been willing to be part of circus fights. He fought JCC Jr. when people were calling him "p4p#1", Amir Khan a few fights before that, and ROCKY FIELDING a few fights after.

    Canelo "p4p#1" fighting some guy you've never heard of is standard at this point.
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  15. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    Nice boots and tracksuit, Clen. I ain't saying nothing :lol:

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