Is Canelo Makabu off because Makabu declined catchweight?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Heavy_Hitter, Dec 2, 2021.

  1. Heavy_Hitter

    Heavy_Hitter Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 7, 2018
    Is the fight off? Looks like Makabu is fighting some other guy
  2. JOKER

    JOKER "I waited until the time was right." — Floyd Full Member

    Dec 18, 2019
    Makabu's fighting at the end of January. Clenelo said his plan is to return on Cinco De Mayo — giving him more than enough time to implement the most intensive and sophisticated doping regimen in the history of sports to fight at cruiserweight.
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  3. theanatolian

    theanatolian Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 2, 2015
    He’s fighting Mchunu in a rematch. Gotta applaud him for taking on a dangerous opponent instead of sitting on his ass to wait for the biggest payday he could possibly get.
  4. Themessiah

    Themessiah no hables tanta mierda Full Member

    Feb 1, 2021
    So if Mchunu wins is the Canelo fight off?
  5. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah I am very physically stay humble Full Member

    Sep 5, 2016
    Makabu's gigantic alien forehead makes up half his fighting weight, so no way he's cutting to any BS catchweight.
  6. chino2dapiapimp

    chino2dapiapimp WBC Fecarbox champ Full Member

    Jun 30, 2008
  7. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 31, 2018
    If Mchunu wins then he will be fighting Canelo and he suits Canelo more, he is around 5’8 himself despite whatever it says his height is, when he last fought Makabu, he looked considerably shorter and Makabu is 5’11, when someone is taller and larger in stature that is very difficult, but if it is just 1, then it is a lot more possible
  8. C.J.

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

    Apr 14, 2009
    Why is it we can all see this stuff he does but the state commission cant ???? Oh yeah sorry This is Vegas isn't it
  9. MetalLicker

    MetalLicker Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 10, 2011
    Mchunu would beat Canelo if he gets past Makabu.

    If Mchunu has anything left, his power and skills would give Canelo hell. This is not the opponent Canelo wants to fight, so he's praying for a Makabu victory.
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  10. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jun 5, 2010
    Mchunu is like the super sized version of what Canelo's people had historically avoided. I'll never forget when Mchunu made Eddie Chambers look like he had never boxed a day in his life.......the same Eddie Chambers that had made Povetkin look inept in stretches. Makabu, as long as Canelo can avoid the big shots and weather them, would be far better served against him than Mchunu.
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  11. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 31, 2018
    I do believe Mchunu would beat Canelo, he lost to some undefeated fighters a few years ago, but I believe he’s improved and is having a John Ryder/Maxi Hughes career where everything has clicked for him and now he is showing his full potential, I also believe he beats Makabu in that fight
  12. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Guy wants to name his çock 'macho' that's ok by me Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    Makabu vs. Mchunu II was actually announced in the summertime and was supposed to have taken place last month originally...ironically, it was supposed to take place the very week that Canelo vs. Makabu was announced.
  13. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood When I'm drinking you leave me well alone Full Member

    Aug 27, 2011
    Makabu should beat Mchunu it's a good warm up, infacr Mchunu is a short counterpuncher and sharp but a smaller man.. But it should be at 200lbs ofc. Canelo at whatever he likes.
  14. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    He is the “HEAD Brother in Charge.”
  15. Quina74

    Quina74 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    This depends whether Mchunu agrees to take a dive like Makabu has