Joshua Buatsi vs Craig Richards & Alen Babić vs Adam Balski + Robbie Davies Jr vs Javier Molina RBR.

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  1. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    It’s not the gender for me, it’s the standard, which is crap. The running order should be done on ability and Chantelle Cameron vs whoever she fought was the second lowest standard on the card and should be placed accordingly about 6pm.
     
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  2. Murderers' Row

    Murderers' Row Well-Known Member Full Member

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    It's both. I'm a knuckle dragging neanderthal, it's why I love this sport.
     
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  3. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    Same mate. Get em off.
     
  4. ryanm8655

    ryanm8655 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Exactly.

    That said the Babic fight was technically awful but for about 8 rounds it was exciting as you weren’t sure who was going to KO who or whether Babic might knock himself out with one of his wild swings.
     
  5. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

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    The gender and the standard are largely inextricable when it comes to womens' boxing. The gender denotes the standard.

    Which doesn't mean I'm not also critical of Eddie Hearn bestowing undue prominence upon low-level matchups showcasing absurdly green, undistinguished offspring (Campbell Hatton) and carnival strongman gimmicks (Alen Babić, though his opponent this past weekend at least possessed some kind of pulse);
     
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  6. crixus85

    crixus85 Active Member Full Member

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    Hope Virgil has more success with Josh than he’s having with Tony Yoka!
     
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  7. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Has Virgil been training Yoka. For Virgil to be effective you need to sacrifice and be with him so that things become second nature. Buatsi has committed and is in Oakland California all the time. We are seeing his improvements and he is still getting better. Always knew there were sharks in this division and Buatsi is getting very well equipped. He went 12 hard rounds with a durable guy in Richards the other night which will put him in good stead. That type of experience is invaluable before you fight for the world title.
     
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  8. high tower

    high tower Active Member Full Member

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    I was at the fight and both womens matches were terrible. Two five foot women dancing around for 20 rounds in total. Absolute ****.
     
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  9. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    How did you feel the fight went in the arena?
     
  10. BXNG101

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    It's all a big massive con. Eddie Hearn doesnt give a monkeys about womens boxing. He's doing it because there's money to be made from it now from the broadcasters who are looking to televise as much female content as they can physically put out.

    I've tried watching women's boxing and it's complete and utter ****. They're all more interested in building their 'gram following and getting paid to do fruit smoothie adverts.
     
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  11. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    And they'll be getting paid nothing. The same opponents are spanning about 3 weight classes and if one does manage to beat a Matchroom fighter then they get signed up and put on British cards. I'm sure I've seen Bec Connelly fight about 6 different birds now.

    Summed it up for me when Jonas went from super featherweight to light middleweight and chinned her opponent in 2 rounds.
     
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  12. crixus85

    crixus85 Active Member Full Member

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    Sincere commiserations!
    My method was to watch it on tv on delay. Using the x30 option, the whole show whizzed by before steadying on Bustsi
    Only stopping enroute for the Babic, saloon brawl.
     
  13. Erik

    Erik Active Member Full Member

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    I've noticed that too. They keep regurgitating the same few fighters across multiple weight classes without it making any noticeable difference to the level of performance or tedious, predictable outcome. I think it was mentioned that the woman fighting Ellie Scotney was the same one who fought Ebanie Bridges just the other week for a world title at a lower weight class:lol:. It's an absolute joke.
     
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  14. high tower

    high tower Active Member Full Member

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    close but buatsi winning
     
  15. high tower

    high tower Active Member Full Member

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    Went to the bar for it. They need to cut that crap out. No one in the arena cared.