Okolie at Bridgerweight?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Bob Flaps, Mar 21, 2024.



  1. Boxing Gloves

    Boxing Gloves Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Maybe, but his stock has plummeted massively, stinking performances, poor ticket sales, a loss...don't think he has the bargaining power right now, he's rebuilding.
     
  2. iamthegreatest

    iamthegreatest Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He's just not very marketable. His style is hard to watch. He'll struggle to sell tickets at any weight division.
     
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  3. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Dry your eyes Dramatwat. Your idol is working for Warren, how shameful after all his endless years of gobbing off aswell :).
     
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  4. Murderers' Row

    Murderers' Row Boxing Addict Full Member

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  5. ash234

    ash234 Member Full Member

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    Stop calling him ‘His Excellency’ you saddo.
     
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  6. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    100% agree with this, it’s utterly ridiculous. This also goes for anyone and everyone who refers to calling that person that.
     
  7. ash234

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    Can half understand if you’re earning money from him but not on here ffs.
     
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  8. Punchdrunk1

    Punchdrunk1 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Okolie should be banned from ever setting foot in a boxing ring again.
    His performance against CBS was appalling.

    Never seen a more unwatchable boxer.
    Who in their right mind would pay to watch him??
    Terrible
     
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  9. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Can we get Ivan Dychko some momentum Full Member

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    I think we should get Connor benn and his eggcellency to work together
     
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  10. pow

    pow Boxing Addict Full Member

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    2 weight world champion?
     
  11. Astro

    Astro Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Boxxer / Sky know very well that they cannot use Okolie as a headliner on a UK Show after the negative and poor performance against CBS.
     
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  12. Wizbit1013

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

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    Only thing different here is he now has a loss

    The rest was always the case with him
     
  13. unfriendlyorchid

    unfriendlyorchid Probably moaning about Sky Sports Full Member

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    The situation with Okolie really is bizarre.

    I've always thought he interviews well and seems like a nice guy. He won very impressively (admittedly against a completely overmatched mandatory) on the Joshua-Usyk card at Spurs in front of a big TV audience. But since then he's been uninspiringly dull in every fight - Cieslak was boring, Light was genuinely appalling, then vs CBS he embarrassed himself.

    He talks about himself as a businessman, but surely a businessman knows that those tactics ruin his brand.

    Surely his management team secured the rematch clause as a reward for defending his title on away soil? Or did Boxxer / Sky stitch him up?
     
  14. Boxing Gloves

    Boxing Gloves Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He improved under McGuigan, he was clinching less, he had some really good KO's and then he left McGuigan and went back to clinching constantly.
     
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  15. ash234

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    Okolie joined Joe Gallagher it seems.