Mckinson

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  1. keysey

    keysey New Member Full Member

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    Thought he fought a great fight last night and conducted himself really well after, just came up short but proved he has some chin on him.
    Showed more cahones in one night than Benn has in his whole career
     
  2. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    hes just took the fight benn never will
     
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  3. EJC83

    EJC83 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Finished it on his feet and he'd probably still be there now if he could. Great heart, great resilience, I'd love to see him take Benn into the later rounds and give him the balls test.
     
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  4. oiky

    oiky Gypsy Boy Full Member

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    Reckon he would smash Benn all over the place
     
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  5. Koli55

    Koli55 Active Member Full Member

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    Unfortunately, with those pillow fists, McKinson won't smash anyone.
    Would like to see him school Avanesyan though.
     
  6. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Anybody with a decent jab will
     
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  7. EJC83

    EJC83 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    A kickboxer trying out boxing to get a bit more money in his pocket closed both of Benn's eyes shut. Improvements have been made but McKinson is a lot better than Peynaud and his jabs would eventually break Benn down.
     
  8. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz That new gorilla tape, is it silver backed? Full Member

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    He was always going to do better than expected with that style of his against Ortiz, just a shame he’s only got 2 stoppages on his record, doesn’t hit hard enough to trouble the elite but can definitely be British/euro champ
     
  9. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Active Member Full Member

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    Always liked McKinson and gutted that it didn't work out last night. Glad he showed a good account of himself at least, has a lot of talent plus a heart and chin. Think he could still do something
     
  10. micker1

    micker1 Member Full Member

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    We don't know how good ortiz Jr is yet. He looks like he could be the next superstar in the welterweight division. Mckinson should probably stay in America and fight a few more over there.

    He could test ennis and fight cobbs who was on the undercard. He could make a decent living over there and get good sparring.

    He can then come over here and take on the brits. He has his name out there now. Benn won't fight him for another few years at least.
     
  11. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

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    Fair play to Mckinson - he came up short in the toughest of tests away from home but gave a solid account of himself in the process.

    His stock has went up in my estimation.
     
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  12. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I’ve always thought this too.
     
  13. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 6x WBK Champ Full Member

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    I missed the fight and have no chance to catch up this week. Heard from a lot that his heart was amazing, but how did he actually look? he cause Ortiz any problems?
     
  14. Skyver

    Skyver Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Nice guy Mckinson and did himself proud in there..Ortiz is a class act but I wouldn’t take him to beat Crawford or Spence at the minute.
     
  15. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He didn’t cause Ortiz any particular issues. For about 2 rounds he did actually meet Victor in the middle of the ring, and he showed that he was quite physically strong on the inside clinching etc. After the first 2 though, Ortiz started to break him up with big body and head shots- McKinson showed a great chin and bravery.
     
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