Most memorable fights that stopped the hype train??

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  1. Dan684

    Dan684 Dave's Stepdad Full Member

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    Gomez/Arthur

    Arthur had serious hype prior to Gomez man-handling him and hurting him
     
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  2. Flea Man

    Flea Man มวยสากล Full Member

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    Good shout Dan :good
     
  3. trotter

    trotter Boxing Addict Full Member

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    How did i forget, my favourite fight ever.

    Arthur himself believed the hype I think, totally unprepared for A revved up Gomez.
     
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  4. zico2010

    zico2010 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Mosley by KO/Stoppage was 15/1 on betfair that night.
     
  5. Jasper Simone

    Jasper Simone Veteran Traveller Full Member

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    There was huge hype surrounding Venezuelan puncher Engels Pedroza. He was 19-0 (19 KOs) going into his bout with Mike Johnson but was stopped in 9 rounds. Pedroza eventually finished his career with 42 wins (40 KOs) and 9 losses. Very respectable but never lived up to his early promise.

    Francisco Bojado losing to Juan Carlos Rubio. Bojado was so hyped he even made the national press very early in his career.
     
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  6. TBooze

    TBooze Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The brothers Olajide were exposed by Messrs Tate and Mendoza respectively.
     
  7. ryanmorton

    ryanmorton Member Full Member

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    barrera and nasseem!
     
  8. SweetPea99

    SweetPea99 New Member Full Member

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    David Price vs Tony Thompson :dancer2:
     
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  9. Beale

    Beale Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ruiz v Joshua, Zhang v Joyce and Wood v Conlan
     
  10. SweetPea99

    SweetPea99 New Member Full Member

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    I was going to go with Joshua/Ruiz however some seem to think he's built his air of invincibility back up again recently (I don't)
     
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  11. Beale

    Beale Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Joshua for me is a non elite just above British Level Heavyweight arriving at a time when the era was the worst ever seen.

    Any elite boxer makes him look like Dillian Whyte on a good night.
     
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  12. SweetPea99

    SweetPea99 New Member Full Member

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    I genuinely think he was on his way to another loss (via Whyte) before Whyte got suspended
     
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  13. EJC83

    EJC83 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Warrington v Lara
     
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  14. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Drama go, and don't come back Full Member

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    That bump is bigger than the one Price took hitting the canvas
     
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  15. SunKillMoon

    SunKillMoon New Member Full Member

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    Only memorable to me maybe but John Collins vs Tony Sibson was fun.

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    I was young but I thought Colin McMillan was going to be very special until he fought Palacio, then Steve Robinson.
     
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