Kovalev regretting taking the dive

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Forza, Dec 2, 2019 at 11:08 AM.


  1. Badbot

    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Completely wrong here mate. Don´t go around making up your own definitions to popular phrases.
    Taking a dive means someone pretending to be KO´d or knocked down.

    Otherwise every journeyman is taking a dive on a near daily basis.
     
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  2. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  3. bandeedo

    bandeedo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    well the guy has a yt video, so it must be true.:babeando:
     
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  4. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeón Mexicano Full Member

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    Losing on purpose is a dive
     
  5. DON1

    DON1 ICEMAN Full Member

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    Kov needs to **** off, made his bed took the cash for the L. Nobody is interested in what he has to say.
     
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  6. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Remember round 1 vs Bernard? Who ever did that to him before?

    Remember the Ward fights?

    Some guys on here cuss Ward out all day but in my eyes he is an ATG and would have been competitive in any era. Kovalev arguably beat him in their first fight
     
  7. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    If you'll pardon the pun, Kovalev played Russian roulette with Canelo with only one bullet.

    Canelo bought a fully loaded chamber.
     
  8. HerolGee

    HerolGee Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    why would he go into a fight for money when he is getting paid a lot of money for taking the fight?

    bunch of genuises here.
     
  9. PernellSweetPea

    PernellSweetPea Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Ward an ATG? No he never did enough to prove that. In today's boxing if a guy knocks a few guys out he is the biggest puncher of all time. If he has a few defenses even against weak opposition he is the best ever, and they rush them into ATG status. Ward has not proven he is ATG. HOF perhaps, but not ATG. And Kovalev's career is good, but not great.
     
  10. PernellSweetPea

    PernellSweetPea Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    This thread is upsetting because it shows the negative energy of a guy like Kovalev. Sign the fight and train as hard as you can. Win or lose and then accept it and give the winner his credit.
     
  11. Malph

    Malph Active Member Full Member

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    The guy supposedly was drinking and smoking while training. Shades of Mayorga. Guys like that tend to have short careers.

    He's taking a lot of sh#$ from his Russian countrymen over the Canelo fight. Rightly so.

    I think he's shot physically. He can no longer perform at the top level.

    There are a lot of miles on that car.
     
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  12. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Britain - where the Sky is the limit" Full Member

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    That was no dive. He got beat by a ginger midget fair and square (albeit a very talented ginger midget). Time to retire Kov..
     
  13. mafioso

    mafioso Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He really should have tried to get the fight with canelo in may instead of november that was stupid decision making
     
  14. Heavy_Hitter

    Heavy_Hitter Well-Known Member Full Member

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    It's a well known fact that he drinks, but I never heard that he smokes as well. That would explain why his stamina is worse then some couch potato.
    A 36 year old should not be dead tired after a few rounds of throwing light jabs only.
     
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  15. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Who else was Ward supposed to beat to cement his legacy? He cleaned out 168lbs and made them all look B-grade and he beat Kovalev twice, regardless of how you want to cut it.
     


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