Kubrat Pulev vs Frank Mir is set for November 27th

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Chuck Norris, Nov 9, 2021.

  1. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    Mir is pretty terrible tbh.
  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    "Triad Combat" sounds like something someone's eight-year-old kid came up with.
  3. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 22, 2019
    Hoping big Frank takes this one honestly, he's given us great entertainment over the years. Pulev hasn't impressed me in a long time.
  4. JunlongXiFan

    JunlongXiFan Active Member Full Member

    Aug 9, 2020
    Kubrat is too big and too young (lol) for Mir, watch Mir against 45 year old Cunningham. Plus the Cobra is a nasty, nasty clinch fighter.

    Nothing against Mir but the only way he wins is if Kubrat eats ice cream only, trains in his garage, and has aged like a housefly.
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  5. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 22, 2019
    Yeah I know Mir doesn't stand much of a chance, just kinda wishing upon a star in this case.
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  6. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Ridin' the rails... Full Member

    Jul 25, 2015

    Triad Combat sounds like an 80s Hong Kong action film centred around human trafficking victims performing impressive acrobatic martial arts against each others faces.
  7. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 24, 2004
    Triangular ring? So Teddy Atlas has to say "in that triangular circle"?
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  8. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 24, 2004
    Two men enter, one man leaves.
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  9. Oneirokritis

    Oneirokritis The Scourge of Stupid Idiots. Full Member

    Dec 18, 2015
    I honestly want Teddy to commentate on this -- and events like it, such as Jake Paul vs Tommy Fury -- just to hear him trash it non-stop. :lol:
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  10. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Ioka>Lomo, sorry my dudes Full Member

    Sep 8, 2010
    Commentators to be Jeff Van Gundy, Eric Trump, and combat sports expert J'Leon Love. Intro narration by Gary Busey. Interviews conducted by Condaleeza Rice.
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  11. 3rdegree

    3rdegree Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 23, 2014
    They are attempting to level the playing field between the two sports by using crossover gloves and allowing holding and hitting. It will be interesting to see if these new rules create "equality of arms." My only gripe is the two-minute rounds.

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  12. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    I mean boxing already allows a lot of clinching.
  13. TMLT87

    TMLT87 Member Full Member

    Feb 21, 2021
    Those rules massively favour the boxer tbh, its nowhere near a middle ground like they're claiming. Spinning back fists are a very low percentage technique and not all that common, and the extra clinching isnt going to help much when the only thing you can do from clinch range is punch. Plus its in a ring so theres no fence to push someone up against for extra control.
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  14. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Guy wants to name his ├žock 'macho' that's ok by me Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    I thought it was Belfort? This is...somehow even dumber.
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  15. lordlosh

    lordlosh Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 4, 2014
    Pulev is big time out of shape too. And this new... lets call it thing is nonsense.
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