Laurence Okolie's opponent

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  1. Bent-nose

    Bent-nose Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Perhaps, like Liam Williams and Willy Hutchinson, he wants to be a world champion.
     
  2. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He's been training with Ingle for a year apparently, and when he moved over here he did it with the intention of fighting Okolie. So he should have a game plan.

    Im pumped for this fight now.
     
  3. ryanm8655

    ryanm8655 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Cut out the middleman and get straight to the source, less chance of contaminated peds then.
     
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  4. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

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    Or like Saunders and Brook, he wants d!ck and drugs.
     
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  5. Fhranciz

    Fhranciz New Member Full Member

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    Placed all on ngabu. Dont see him losing since its not a hugging competition.
    There is something ingle see that the rest of us don't and that is okolie is not as good as they put him to be.
     
  6. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

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    No one has said that Okolie is particularly good or even powerful. But he’s awkward as hell and stifles you in the ring. To use footballing analogy he’s like a boring defensive team that’s hard to break down and somehow scrapes enough shots on goal to sneak a win.

    Intelligent observers here have tipped Chamberlain and Askin to knock out Okolie and it hasn’t happened.

    Since linking up with Shane, both of them have said that they will be making Okolie’s style more attractive in the ring.

    I’m looking forward to the fight and not really sure what to expect as I haven’t seen much of Ngabu. If, however, he really is 5’11” I’m inclined to predict Okolie wins comfortably. Chamberlain was taller and he was completely dwarfed by Okolie who comes in huge on fight night. I’ve seen Okolie a few times in person and he is a massive Cruiserweight.
     
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  7. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah i saw Okolie in London a while ago and he was pretty much the same size as i remember Dubois when i met him. He could easily beef up to heavy but then his grappling tactics wouldn't be as effective.
     
  8. Fhranciz

    Fhranciz New Member Full Member

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    In Ingle's words "it was as if both of them were scared to go at each other ( talking about okolie and Chamberlain's fight)"
    Okolie hasn't gotten a tough fight yet. His fight with ngabu should be the first, but bookie made ngabu a massive under dog (not considering he is an European champion), same mistake they did for Ruiz in the AJ v Ruiz fight
     
  9. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    Bookies only reflect what the market thinks and my guess is not many have even heard of Ngabu. Okolie on the other hand has been hyped for some time now.

    Must say am almost looking forward to seeing this now, not something I thought I'd say about an Okolie fight.
     
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  10. Scissors

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    Okolie is huge, he’s awkward and he’s got power. He’s technically poor but he can grind out results and he can knock people out.

    We don’t know much about Ngabu and just had a look at his opponents and there’s nothing impressive there whatsoever plus his opponents combined record is barely a winning one.
     
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  11. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  12. vargasfan1985

    vargasfan1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I’d imagine another Okolie ugly win
     
  13. KingKO

    KingKO El Terrible Full Member

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    Ngabu is definitely worth a £5-£10 punt, I wouldn't be putting my life savings on him like.
     
  14. MeatFeastMan

    MeatFeastMan Active Member Full Member

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    Another MASTERCLASS of teaching people how to fall asleep commences on Saturday, October 26th.

    Pillows at the ready, you're gonna need them. Get cozy. It's Okolie time!

    Predicting another Okolie snoozefest victory as usual. Thank goodness the other fights on the card are good to make up for this.
     
  15. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Aside from Askin, Ngabu is Okolie's stiffest challenge to date, I have a feeling that the Okolipus will be out in full effect tomorrow, but here's the catch, Ngabu is great on the inside, throws punches in bunches, is great at using angles, also I doubt Okolie can play grabass and stink finger with him all fight, Yves will outmuscle him. Also, Yves has a style somewhat similar to Tyson, he has good head movement, and can wing in overhands. This one almost gets a red alert for me.
     
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