Josh Taylor vs Kostya Tszyu (prime)

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  1. Flo_Raiden

    Flo_Raiden Boxing Addict Full Member

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    How well does the Tartan Tornado do against a 140lb monster like prime Tszyu? Can he rough him up and make Tszyu uncomfortable or will Tszyu’s right hand eventually find it’s mark?
     
  2. From.Russia

    From.Russia Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Judging by how he reacted to Ramirez body punching i doubt he will enjoy same treatment from Tszyu
     
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  3. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Lettuce not go cray cray. Josh is a good fighter but we can't measure him against the caliber of Kostya.
     
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  4. Dannymita

    Dannymita Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Funny I was thinking about this fight today..I came to the conclusion I wanna see more of Taylor's career play out before I make a definitive call...kostya was a ****in badass bit I love Josh Taylor and hes best boxer I've seen from UK in years
     
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  5. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    That laser-right of KT's will land at some point, and we all know what happens when it does land...
     
  6. TooBigTooStrong

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    TTT has never been down ever pro or amateur
     
  7. TooBigTooStrong

    TooBigTooStrong Member banned Full Member

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    It's be a ****ing war that's for sure, I'd slightly favour Taylor
     
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  8. MannyMMA

    MannyMMA Member Full Member

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    I like Tszyu but I think it would be quite close.
     
  9. MidniteProwler

    MidniteProwler Fab 4 Full Member

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    Its a good match up Tszyu was good against southpaws. I think it would be a real rough fight and a good fight pretty close but I favour Tszyu.
     
  10. Xplosive

    Xplosive Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Tszyu would beat the Hell outta Taylor.

    Taylor is too easy to hit.
     
  11. Malph

    Malph Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I agree. I am impressed with Josh but it's a little early for the Kostya comparisons.

    Let's see what Josh does from here on out.
     
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  12. gollumsluvslave

    gollumsluvslave Active Member Full Member

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    Prime Tszyu is one of the worst matchups at 140 I can think of for Taylor, and i'd have to favour Kostya in that, but that's a high bar for Taylor to even be considered as competetive against a prime Tszyu.
     
  13. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Yeah but those Tyzu right hands if they land are something else.
     
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  14. Malph

    Malph Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Anybody can be hurt if hit by the right guy in the right place.

    TTT clearly is durable but Tyzu had a great right hand.

    It's not a given that TTT could walk through those shots.
     
  15. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    He can't outbox Kostya. And that right hand would be a killer.
     
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