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. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    Nah, they were both duking it out on the inside. JCR butted him a bunch of times and hit him on the break too IIRC

    BTW, your beard still looks drawn on and to be perfectly blunt with you you look like a female to male transgender, not that there's anything wrong with though.
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  2. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Boxing Addict Full Member

    Nov 28, 2018
    He’s been poorly promoted.
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  3. mccaughey85

    mccaughey85 Member Full Member

    Jul 3, 2011
    I would put Murray no. 1. Guy was top 4 player in the golden era of tennis.
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  4. JacK Rauber

    JacK Rauber Try not to offend, try harder not to be offended Full Member

    Oct 20, 2013
    I think Crawford stops Taylor but that is a fight I'd like to see. Though Taylor was impressive tonight he was never hit with any clean big shots but still looked vulnerable at times. He clinched way too often and pushed Ramirez's head down. No way Crawford puts up with that.
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  5. gollumsluvslave

    gollumsluvslave Active Member Full Member

    Dec 20, 2020
    Regarding Crawford it's an interesting one with plenty to consider:-
    + Crawford's freakish reach advantage vs how good Taylor is on the inside; no one has really been good enough to work Crawford on the inside; how does Bud deal with the body shots
    + Taylor's always been tight @140 - will he punch harder @147?
    + A shot Gamboa had Crawford's legs wobbling, can Bud pass a proper chin check?
    + Can Taylor tighten up his defence to avoid getting shutout by Bud
    + How much has Crawford's lack of A level activity in recent years affected him

    I've never been fully sold on Crawford after expecting him to destroy a gunshy post-Beltran Ricky Burns; where he was good, but never really showed the spite/finishing i'd been hearing.

    Crawford's recent resume is ****-poor @147.

    But if Taylor is going to move up, IMO he deffo should take a couple of 'acclimitisation' fights at 147 first. I think going straight in against someone as seasoned and skillful as Bud is a bridge too far.
  6. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Although an infinitely harder fight, with the extra weight, I wouldn't rule it out. Because both Crawford and Taylor are stylistic nightmares.... for each other.:lol:
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  7. IntentionalButt

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

    Nov 30, 2006
    Actually no I mulled that dark possibility over earlier too, in the context of Ward's card, which I like to believe represents the worst case scenario for judges. :sisi1 :shakehead:

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  8. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

    Nov 1, 2012
    Scary to think josh is genuinely best fighter in UK (am Scottish) in 20.years and my next door neighbour would not know who he is.

    What a talent what a fighter Prograis and ramirez is better than Hatton has beat
  9. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    Mental that two Hibs fans would arguably make up two spots in the top 3 ATG Scottish sportspeople when their club is the epitome of failure.
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  10. mccaughey85

    mccaughey85 Member Full Member

    Jul 3, 2011
    Taylors chin is too strong and he's and excellent boxer technically when he wants to be. Crawford would edge out a points decision but it would be a close fight imo. Its a money maker that should be held at Edinburgh castle
  11. gollumsluvslave

    gollumsluvslave Active Member Full Member

    Dec 20, 2020
    Maybe on achievements, but Kenny was never going to achieve the same as Pele/Maradona/Messi/Ronaldo because football's a team game, and Scotland were never gonna win the world cup.

    I was just going on pure talent.

    Hard to overlook Murray on achievements - and easier to compare solo sports vs teams deffo.
  12. Leoh

    Leoh Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Dec 19, 2014
    Postol was a common opponent for Taylor and Crawford and they had similar performances. I think it'd be a superb fight. Right now I'd like to see it more than I'd Crawford vs Spence. I think Spence belongs in higher weight classes. Crawford and Taylor are good matches, both in size and talent.
  13. Scorpion

    Scorpion Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 9, 2006
    Anyone know what the purses for the main event was?

    Hope these boys got paid.
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  14. mccaughey85

    mccaughey85 Member Full Member

    Jul 3, 2011
    LOL harsh, poor hibs looked dreadful today tbf.
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  15. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 6, 2007

    As a favour to the forum, I will reveal the TRUE score of tonight's entertaing rumble.

    Taylor - Ramairez

    1. 10 - 9
    2. 10 - 9
    3. 9 - 10
    4. 10 -10
    5. 10 - 9
    6. 10 - 8
    7. 10 - 8
    8. 10 - 9
    9. 10 - 9
    10. 10 - 9
    11. 9 - 10
    12. 9 - 10

    117 - 110
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