Moruti Mthalane vs. Sunny Edwards & Michael Conlan vs. Ionut Baluta RBR.

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  1. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
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  2. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  3. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2007
    I'm intrigued and disturbed. Count me in.
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  4. heerko koois

    heerko koois Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 26, 2006
  5. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Unexpected item in bagging area Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    Damn! I was hoping for another Pauline mallinagi style haircut mid fight for sunny
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  6. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    It all depends on how Moruti looks after the layoff and at his age. He has the skills and power to beat Edwards from pillar to post. But he also can be outworked and outboxed by a faster guy and Edwards will be certainly faster with his feet and hands. My gut is telling me that Edwars pulls it off but my head/heart going into the opposite direction and thinking about Moruti walking him down over 12 rounds. But he might get robbed anyway so he probably needs a stoppage.

    Conlan/Baluta should be fun. Baluta with a nice bounce back in his last few fights, dangerous guy but he really needs to dominate to win so i'm going with Conlan by decision.

    Smith/Williamson probably the real main event because it's a classic pick em' fight. Kieran has some nice tools and is the much better boxer but he can be outworked and is a lot on the backfoot which isn't great against the home fighter/A-side. Williamson also beat him in the amateurs 5 or 6 years ago. Expecting a Split Decision here to be honest.
  7. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    Mystic N

    Let's get my crystal ball out.... damn, Maybe I should clean my ball, my predictions have been rather dusty and sometimes splashed with beer recently.

    Anyway, let's look deep, deeeeeeep in to the ball.. let's go ball deep

    What am I seeing?

    This fight will look a little like Avanesyan Vs Kelly, I see Edwards starting fast and sharp, looking very good, taking the early rounds but Mthalane will slowly get in to it, throwing hard punches to the body, slowly breaking Edwards down.

    WOW, Mthalane stoppage, last third of the fight.. Edwards ahead in the cards and then calls for a rematch.

    Oh what it this, I'm getting another vision, I'm seeing the word "Friday" and also beers and a pizza, I have no idea what this means.. but I have this uncontrollable urge to go and get some beers and I'm thinking pizza during the fights.. o_O
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  8. MrHello

    MrHello Member Full Member

    Jun 12, 2016
    ...Can anyone explain just why Sunny Edwards is fighting for a world title? He hasn't fought above British level and even here he was dropped a couple of times.

    Mthalane is an elite level boxer and unless there is a disgusting robbery, the African will stop Sunny late.

    Although I am rooting for the fellow Brit.
  9. ashishwarrior

    ashishwarrior Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 19, 2010
    bet goes like this
    Michael Conlan4/17
    Fight Betting
    Michael Conlan v Ionut Baluta
    21:00, Today

    Moruti Mthalane - KO or TKO or Disqualification33/20
    Method Of Victory
    Moruti Mthalane v Sunny Edwards
    22:00, Today

    Chris Eubank Jr - Rounds 3-429/10
    Round Group Betting 2
    Chris Eubank Jr v Marcus Morrison
    20:00, 01 May

    James Tennyson - Rounds 4-623/10
    Round Group Betting
    James Tennyson v Jovanni Straffon
    20:00, 01 May

    Katie Taylor - By Decision or Technical Decision3/5
    Method Of Victory
    Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas
    20:00, 01 May

    Dmitry Bivol - Rounds 4-629/10
    Round Group Betting
    Dmitry Bivol v Craig Richards
    21:00, 01 May

    Joseph Parker - By Decision or Technical Decision9/5
    Method Of Victory
    Joseph Parker v Dereck Chisora
    22:00, 01 May

    Erislandy Lara - KO or TKO or Disqualification11/20
    Method Of Victory
    Erislandy Lara v Thomas Lamanna
    01:30, 02 May

    Andy Ruiz - Rounds 4-6
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  10. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    Because 112 is a weak division right now and title fights go to boxers who have the money behind them and Sunny obviously has Warren. Mthalane also desperately looking for a bigger stage and payday and if he can beat Edwards he probably gets a unification bout with Martinez in the near future. Most likely in the US. So it would be a good end to his great career with two or three bigger paydays. I really hope he wins tonight and gets it. He's a cool guy and criminally underrated.
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  11. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 22, 2019
    My crystal ball shows a nasty time for your bowels after all that beer and pizza, prepare for awful smelling farts and whopper ****s. You're welcome.
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  12. DramaShow

    DramaShow Active Member Full Member

    Dec 22, 2020
    Sunny Edwards will get knocked out
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  13. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

    Jan 18, 2010
    That's my prediction too... Pedal to the Mthal KO10 :boxing1
  14. sniffmybadger

    sniffmybadger Handsome Beef Cake Full Member

    Jan 20, 2010
    Oh nice! I completely forgot this card was on tonight.