Joshua hyped and protected

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  1. Izaak97

    Izaak97 Active Member Full Member

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    Aj is king whether people like it or not.

    3 of the 4 major belts in 21 fights and people still love to hate on him. Thought he boxed really well last night against a switched on and dangerous Parker. He can't be having tear ups every fight if he wants longevity in the sport.
     
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  2. Pez

    Pez Active Member Full Member

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    Joshua boxed well and won comfortably, with or without the ref. If the ref didn't break them up all the time it may have benefited Joshua as he can work well on the inside.

    Parker came to survive the rounds and was on the backfoot the whole fight which would obviously make it harder for Joshua to hit him clean.

    Joshua may well lose to Fury or Wilder but he won a clear decision against someone who a lot of people thought was a top 5 heavyweight so he's not that bad really.
     
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  3. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

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    3 paper belts.
     
  4. Izaak97

    Izaak97 Active Member Full Member

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    Its not his fault the Fury situation happened.
     
  5. Scissors

    Scissors Ex British Forum Poster. Full Member

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    118-111 I had it. He absolutely controlled every aspect of the fight. Was never in danger. He showed a lot of his critics that he’s got a lot more about him than just power and boxed beautifully on the outside whilst still managing to be the aggressor.

    One disappointment was I think he was a bit too over cautious and didn’t let the right go enough but other than that it was a brilliant boxing display.

    It weren’t too dissimilar from a Fury - Klitschko style performance.
     
  6. nilrem

    nilrem New Member Full Member

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    Which most people ripped Fury to shreds for...
     
  7. Scissors

    Scissors Ex British Forum Poster. Full Member

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    Are you messing? He’s the second coming of Ali according to most. Best thing he ever done was go off the rails. Gets better each week he’s out.
     
  8. Ali Bomaye-92

    Ali Bomaye-92 New Member Full Member

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    Floyd Mayweather always fought in Las Vegas because he was the money fight and that was his home, unbeaten and arguably lost some of his fights/ had a defensive style but had a record and made money that says he was the best boxer in history. I can understand why people say what they say about Joshua but at the end of the day whatever I or any of you say on here, No.1 he’s still the Unified Heavyweight Champion of the world, still better looking, Still got more money than all of us put together, still unbeaten in 21 fights and has the prospect of becoming the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion, something nobody has done since 2000. British Boxing is alive again like the Lewis days, don’t be mad just enjoy the fact that GB is ruling the Heavyweight boxing world !
     
  9. john roberts

    john roberts Member Full Member

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  10. zulander

    zulander Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Thought it was a bit work man like at times from Joshua. Think jousha was botherd a bit by Parkers handspeed with the jab which worries me a bit for a wilder fight...that said he was never in any real danger and won easily. I said if he boxed like wlad he would do well and to an extent he did that just didn't land or throw the right hand enough.
    I was disappointed in Parker in the two rounds where he pushed himself to make a second move after the initial jab right hand missed he landed a couple of decent shots but didnt seem prepared to do it that often. Think he felt a couple of left hooks from Joshua and decided he didn't want to get stopped rather than trying to win.. Was expecting more action from the fight but a decent performance from Joshua it's sometime difficult to look good against a negative opponent.
     
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  11. john roberts

    john roberts Member Full Member

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    But I don’t want that, I want the best boxers to face the best boxers come in condition, come to fight, not pick the fights that will make the most money at any cost to the customer (us) avoid other boxers because the price isn’t right, stay in there own back yard because they can fight lesser opponents and still make incredible money because they are the main draw at the moment and try and be mentioned as the best ever. Which he isn’t because of that very fact, staying in one place getting decisions they wouldn’t have got because they were in there own town like Floyd when real champions fought anybody anywhere to say they were the best is what I want, call me old fashioned.
     
  12. bailey

    bailey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    A fighter who has had just 21 fights
    fought undefeated Whyte, undefeated Breazeale, undefeated world champ Martin, a unification with undefeated world champ Parker, Takam, HW legend Klitschko, had agreed to face Pulev also.
    Won WBA IBF and WBO titles

    Not sure why someone would think he has been protected???
     
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  13. john roberts

    john roberts Member Full Member

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  14. john roberts

    john roberts Member Full Member

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    Brazeele was a former football player who has only been boxing for a total of 6 years amateur and professional, Klitschko was 41 year old and 2 years out of the ring and coming off a loss, Charles Martin only won glazvov due to knee injury when fury vacated his title to fight Klitschko not exactly the greatest champion to be gifted the title and Dillian Whyte has only took his weight and boxing serious till he lost to Joshua,also because he (Dillian Whyte ) put away a 38 year old heavy bag in Lucas Browne doesn’t make him great competition, are you being serious?
     
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  15. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Who do you think AJ is being protected from?
     
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