Jack Sharkey v. Chris Byrd

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  1. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Member of the PC Fan Club Full Member

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    Aren´t you tired of constantly getting your ass whooped by logic and common sense?
     
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  2. Colonel Sanders

    Colonel Sanders Classic discussion : small vs big, old vs modern Full Member

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    Yeah and he got knocked out. What was your point again? I never said Byrd would appear to be a formidable puncher to Jack. Just that his power might be more of a factor against the smaller Sharkey than against freaking giants.
     
  3. Colonel Sanders

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    It's hard to believe that Sharkey would have a greater reach.
     
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  4. janitor

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    My point is that Sharkey fought every size, shape and style of heavyweight imaginable, and he proved to be a very difficult man to stop.

    The idea that Byrd's power is going to be a major factor in this fight is frankly ridiculous!

    The idea that Byrd's size is going to be a factor is also ridiculous!
     
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  5. Colonel Sanders

    Colonel Sanders Classic discussion : small vs big, old vs modern Full Member

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    What is not ridiculous in your opinion? Also, you put words in my mouth again. Never talked about Byrd's power being a MAJOR factor. You are not being reasonable at all.
     
  6. Colonel Sanders

    Colonel Sanders Classic discussion : small vs big, old vs modern Full Member

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    For what it's worth, Byrd has a 3 inch reach advantage according to boxrec.
     
  7. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Let me rephrase then.

    The only people who stopped Sharkey in any meaningful context in 50 + fights were Jack Dempsey, Primo Carnera, and Joe Louis (if it is fair to include Louis).

    I am going to take a wild guess that Byrd wouldn't be in much danger of stopping him.
     
  8. 70sFan865

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    No, but thanks for question.
     
  9. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yes,you are right. My mistake, sorry for that.
     
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  10. Colonel Sanders

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    If Byrd lands too many of his shots, he could get a stoppage.
     
  11. Colonel Sanders

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    If someone gets knocked out, it's most definitely not Byrd.
     
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  12. janitor

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    Well if he does, then we would have to conclude Sharkey's chin to be worse than we thought.
     
  13. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Your time would probably be better spent, trying to work out who takes the decision.
     
  14. Seamus

    Seamus Devotee of the Little Red Book Full Member

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    Byrd stops him. Sharkey has nothing to keep Chris off him. He utterly lacks the twitch and reflexes and skill. Chris lands at will until a ref takes pity and stops the proceedings.
     
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  15. Kamikaze

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    Yes- But he will be Sharkeys dad by the end of the bout.