Opinons on victor callijes as a fighter

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  1. ashishwarrior

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    Any views added would be appreciated
    Either way thanks peeps
     
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    He took a tremendous beating against Fenech. Showed a lot of a heart but had absolutely no answer that night. Outside of that and the Stecca rematch I havent seen heaps of him.

    Seemed to me to be a bit of a generic Wilfredo Gomez but maybe it was that similar dirty 80's moustache they skewed my view of him.
    Smooth boxer-puncher with a left hook that kicked like a mule but he didnt seem like 3 mins fighter to me.

    Read he had out of the ring issues that stalled his career and probably saw him not reach the potential he clearly had.
     
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    Watched a bit of the Seung Hoon Lee fight today.
    I'll watch it properly tomorrow.

    I remember Lee took quite the licking before getting stopped on his feet against Pintor. Even dropped Lupe.
     
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    Loved his performance in a losing effort against Fenech. Vicious as hell. No quit in him. Very heavy puncher.

    Saw an interview with him a few years back & he looked very fit & healthy. I don't speak Spanish but he appeared to be a rare case of a fighter who reached the top of the sport & who left with his health intact.

    Good on him.
     
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    Brutal puncher. Had Fenech wobbled early on in their fight before getting overwhelmed, and his KO of Loris Stecca is one of the best ever in the division.
     
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    Watched the Seung Hoon Lee in its entirety. Had to watch it a couple of rounds at a time (which I hate doing but kept getting interrupted), so I didn't bother scoring it.
    Wish i had as its always the best way to do it.

    Was a pretty entertaining fight. Hoon Lee is a beast.
    I know he gave Pintor a scare and supposedly the Orono fight was controversial.

    He had Victor backing up for most of the fight and really on his bike towards the end. He caused quite a bit of damage to his face and had him in deep water a couple of times later on.
    There was a classic round about the 11th or 12th where Lee was swarming all over him threatening to force a stoppage then out of nowhere Callejas damn near decapitated him with a left uppercut that had Lee wobbly.

    I read two short descriptions of this fight that both describe it as controversial.
    Maybe I missed an incident, he did go to the canvas a couple of times but they seemed like legit slips and were ruled as such.
    I felt Victor deserved the nod by a couple of points, he mostly outboxed the Korean with his heavy left hand and fluid defensive moves. Done of a lot of switch hitting in this fight, with mixed success.
    He did get caught a lot but clearly done more damage.
    The only thing I do recall is he threw away his mouth guard during the last round because he had trouble keeping it in and the ref let it continue.
     
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    so a very good fighter nothing special though
    and yes i heard his left hand hurt like hell