Paddy Barnes beat

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Journey Man, Mar 17, 2019.


  1. Max Thunder

    Max Thunder Useless Dosser Full Member

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    Paddy back today against Joel Sanchez.
     
  2. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Has to be the most talked up moderate boxer going.

    I fell for it
     
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  3. EJC83

    EJC83 Active Member Full Member

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    It's been said on here before but he turned pro way too late and he's never going to do anything now.
     
  4. ArseBandit

    ArseBandit Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    That title will always belong to Frankie 'the clearly average' Gavin
     
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  5. Smudge_

    Smudge_ No Vaseline Full Member

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    Mick Conlan is well on his way to taking that title. That title was made for him.
     
  6. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

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    He's a good fighter imo. He'll do okay!
     
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  7. lencoreastside

    lencoreastside Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    smudge has a major chip on his shoulder about Mick Conlan. Poor chap is very bad about Conlan.
     
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  8. Particle Man

    Particle Man New Member Full Member

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    What is Paddy Barnes' best weight as a pro then? Light-flyweight? Strawweight?
     
  9. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Barnes was way past his best leaving the amateurs, so he had no hope in the pro ranks. Turned over many years too late. Little fellas age early unfortunately.
     
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  10. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He gets beat again don't he?
     
  11. Optimus Grime

    Optimus Grime Member Full Member

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    To be fair to FG he did achieve something special as an amateur and his failings as a professional were mostly his own reluctance to drop to a more natural weight class and his own discipline
     
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  12. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Light Fly I guess... then he can have multiple fights for the vacant European belt with Murray, being the only 2 in Europe at the weightclass.
     
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  13. EJC83

    EJC83 Active Member Full Member

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    The Leprechaun is out in a few weeks time, fighting Jay Harris for the IBF Inter-Continental belt. It's in Ulster so he'll have a home crowd but Harris surely has too much for him, he was impressive in June on the Joshua v Ruiz Jnr undercard.
     
  14. DavidJames

    DavidJames Active Member Full Member

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    Harris wins but dont think he was on that bill?
     
  15. fenoc1

    fenoc1 Active Member Full Member

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    Paddy was 29 when he turned pro. Very late for a light- flyweight. One of the best Irish amateurs ever. Mick Conlan is a class act also. These guys talking about Mick don't know boxing. Conlan will go all the way to the top. He has barely been hit his whole professional career
     
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