Kessler v GGG

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  1. Elvizzz

    Elvizzz Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Great fight! At 168 Kessler would win on points in a close fight. Both very good chins (they aint konocking each other out) Kessler with longer reach and a natural 168 would be to much for GGG.
     
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  2. HolDat

    HolDat Well-Known Member Full Member

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    GGG had 2 fights at 168. Kessler had 2 fights at 175. Does Kessler have a phobia as well?
     
  3. HolDat

    HolDat Well-Known Member Full Member

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    GGG was never in his prime facing Canelo. Canelo and Kessler dont even fight the same.
     
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  4. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Golovkin was ducked by Ward, Froch and Chavez at 168. When he said he was ready to face them they bottled it and had hair appointments.
     
  5. Easyrhino

    Easyrhino Member Full Member

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    Why, is she a Democrat?
     
  6. AdamT

    AdamT Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yeah OK mate, sure!
     
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  7. AdamT

    AdamT Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Kessler had very good fighters at 168
    GGG spent the majority of the time fighting binmen

    Imagine GGG fighting Calzaghe? Lol
    He would lose every second of every round
     
  8. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    all sluts are
     
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  9. Liquorice

    Liquorice Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    Golovkin never made any serious attempt to fight at Super Middleweight that's BS.. he wasted years knocking out B Levellers .. admittedly he was ducked at 160 but other than Ward there was never any real talk of him fighting anyone else in the bigger division.. that's GGGs career.. a lot of ifs & should have beens.. love the guy but his resume is dog **** for all the years he put in.. not his fault entirely but it is.. & when the competition started getting better he didnt look as dominant & his power wasnt as much a factor... that's not hating that's just reality... would have made a great addition to Super Middleweight in his prime and who knows how well he would have done but they are much bigger than the guys he was bumping on the head for a starters .. I do think he beat Canelo tho but Canelos a natural MW too...
     
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  10. ashishwarrior

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    kessler would have fought ggg with in a heart beat
     
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  11. BCS8

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    Froch, Chavez and Ward could all have had him at 168 had they wanted it. That's a fact.
     
  12. Liquorice

    Liquorice Boxing Addict banned Full Member

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    It really was.. punch stats were crazy.. these two were throwing like they were featherweight lol.. one of the best fights I've ever seen.. how did u have it? I had Kessler pretty wide.. fought like a man possessed , I think he knew his career was on the line and threw everything at it.. beat Froch up here a bit... but Carl was a beast & u could throw the kitchen sink at the guy and he would keep coming.. it was a great rivalry that , whenever I get bored of the sport I always search out a select few fights & this is one of them... those two were very evenly matched in a lot of ways... similar to Canelo and Golovkin.. Froch aged better but peak for peak I think Kessler was clearly the better fighter.
     
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  13. bluebird

    bluebird Boxing Addict Full Member

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    GGG was better, Kessler bigger.

    50-50
     
  14. gollumsluvslave

    gollumsluvslave Well-Known Member Full Member

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    116-112 Kessler I had it, you could hear Carl in the corner "his jab is killing me" - which is the only time I can ever hear Froch in any kind of distress in the corner in any of his fights
     
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  15. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Lord President of the Council Full Member

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    Remember when some thought Golovkin could beat Andre Ward but he won’t dare fight the Son of God.
     
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