Josh Taylor vs. José Carlos Ramírez & José Encarnación Zepeda vs. Henry Lundy RBR.

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by CST80, May 22, 2021.

  1. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY I've had so much sex during lockdown Full Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    Not pertinent.
  2. gdm

    gdm Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Mar 20, 2011
    your boy has no accuracy, no power . He’s overrated. He got smashed.
  3. Oneirokritis

    Oneirokritis The Scourge of Stupid Idiots. Full Member

    Dec 18, 2015
    Helping his guy out.

    Perhaps he had some money on a Ramirez win.
  4. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

    Nov 1, 2012

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  5. nidaros997

    nidaros997 New Member Full Member

    Feb 15, 2021
    Not necessarily. Without the KDs it is possible Ramirez could have won one of those rounds 10-9 as well, and the fight. Taylor really needed two KDs to get the win there. Glad he did, but I don't see him as good as his belts and wins suggest.

    Taylor is fast and has fantastic technique, and lands some really good clean shots, but he doesn't seem to have that X-factor power needed against the 147-elite, and his style is a bit open defensively. To box at his best, he needs some distance. Crawford is stronger and would break him down, and a good pressure fighter who can close the distance and fight him at close range could also defeat him in a stylistically ugly fight.

    If he moves up now, I think he needs 1-2 fights against top 10 fighters, such as Avanesyan or Kavaliauskas, before he challenges someone like Crawford or Spence. Right now I believe even Ugas and Porter could beat Taylor. Maybe Pacman too.
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  6. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    The words I used were arguably. My score card was 115-111 but I can understand why the judges had it 114-112.
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  7. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    You need a day off Olu, because this is just straight up shameful trolling.
  8. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 25, 2014
    The judges have almost driven me away from the sport a number of times.

    You almost have to knock everyone out to guarantee you win.

    I remember when Golota fought Byrd for a belt. I thought he won. It was a draw. Next fight he fought Ruiz for a belt, dropped him twice, I thought Golota won easy, but they gave it to Ruiz. Next fight he fought Brewster for a third heavyweight belt, got knocked out in one. But, at that point, that fight should've been for three of the four heavyweight belts.

    Sometimes, fighters unify belts in the ring, but the judges keep the belts apart.

    Can't believe all three judges had it 6-6. I don't know if I've ever seen a three-way draw in my life in a title fight.

    We would've had one tonight.
  9. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    I have nothing but respect for JCR but it's amazing how people underrate Taylor. He's got lovely skills, power, chin, grit, heart, stamina and a fierce will to win. Like I've been saying for ages, he's the most complete and best fighter in Britain because he's got it all and you have to factor in how steep the learning curve is he's been on. He's unified a division in 18 fights for goodness sake and just done so in his opponent's backyard.

    18-0 and unified all four belts, has beaten five world champions in 18 fights, and these are his last six opponent's records

    JCR 26-0
    Prograis 24-0
    Postol 29-1
    Baranchyk 19-0
    Martin 22-0
    Khongsong 19-0
  10. IntentionalButt

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

    Nov 30, 2006
    I'm not sure any in our lifetimes will ever be as beloved as Jim Watt (followed by Rickeh), but aye, Taylor may just be zeroing in on GOAT. Nipping at Buchanan's and Lynch's heels at least.
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  11. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! I got your Gordo @JOKER Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
  12. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Richard Duke of York Full Member

    Nov 4, 2017
    No, Bayliss hadn't called for the fighters to break. He looked like he was about to, but he didn't.
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  13. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 6, 2007
    ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

  14. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    Agreed. Not a big Tennis fan but Andy Murray would be up there alongside Josh Taylor and the big shagger Allan McGregor.
  15. drenlou

    drenlou Most people DKSAB! I got your Gordo @JOKER Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    Of course not. Still was said, so pertinent those lips. What is good for the goose... is....???