Lastarza v Usyk

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by mcvey, Feb 13, 2021.

  1. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    On a side not Roland Lastsrza was a very good fighter in his day. He had great defensive skills, fought actively and gave Rocky some good fights. He might have been a good cruiser in later periods
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  2. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    Not a move of tactical brilliance,did he get his number?
  3. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Mendoza had a point, but he didn't know when to let go of the matter. There comes a time when you've laid out a case and it's a good case ... and leave it at that. I'm stil not exactly sure where Mendoza wanted to go with it.
  4. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    Presumably not out the door,but the odds are stacked against you in those circumstances and whether you're right or wrong is never going to be the deciding factor.
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  5. El Gallo Negro

    El Gallo Negro Active Member banned Full Member

    Nov 8, 2020
    La Starza would annihilate pretender Usyk. It would be bad
  6. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    Oh okay.
  7. KernowWarrior

    KernowWarrior Bob Fitzsimmons much bigger brother. Full Member

    Jul 12, 2012
    Yeah La Starza losing to well known boxing stars with such outstanding fight records as Julio Mederos 21 wins 19 losses, Rocky Jones 15 wins 14 losses Norkus 22 wins 19 losses, damn Usyk would be quaking in his boots i'm sure.
  8. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 15, 2006
    LaStarza was the #1 rated heavyweight contender, so we have to take him very seriously on that alone.

    However he was a flash in the pan, and perhaps one of the weaker fighters to hold that distinction.

    Usky should be favored at this stage.
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  9. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
    Usyk is in no way a pretender at all
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  10. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Jun 2, 2006
    Anyone here confident that Lastarza beats Gassiev 6'3.5" 200lbs plus, or Breidis 6'1" 200lbs?
  11. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    No. I'm confident of the opposite, in fact.
  12. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Member of the PC Fan Club Full Member

    Jan 28, 2018
    Let him fight more often, Usyk in the 50s goes like 89 - 0 .....
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  13. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Boxing Addict banned Full Member

    Aug 15, 2018
    Not likely.
  14. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 20, 2006
    A shame, yet another quality poster banned. I hope it was not because of this thread
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  15. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2007
    No, it was not because of this thread.

    The last straw was posting a complaint about a poster being temporarily banned in Dempsey1234's Memorium thread.

    But in fact it's been coming for a number of years. Whatever else can be said, it can't be said that he wasn't warned.

    I'm interested though, "yet another quality poster banned", who do you have in mind when you say that?