Premature Stoppage!!!

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by POTUS, Jul 12, 2019.



Third Round?

  1. Yes, No KD's

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  2. It was an Ok stoppage

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  1. POTUS

    POTUS Future Of This Industry Full Member

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    Brant was being brutalized but murata was gassing, right at the bell are you kidding me.

    If there's a Third round this is a different story..

    Trilogy on neutral turf, Vegas.
     
  2. vargasfan1985

    vargasfan1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I think you’re the first to say this
     
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  3. POTUS

    POTUS Future Of This Industry Full Member

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    Brant got hit with everything & the kitchen sink don't get me wrong.

    The ref stopped it right at the corner. Brant is a mule, he was recovering he protested the stoppage with his wits & legs under him
     
  4. AlwaysFirst

    AlwaysFirst Active Member Full Member

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    Not the worst stoppage, Brant took a beating and didn’t throw anything significant back so I understand why the ref stopped it.
     
  5. Zakman

    Zakman ESB's Chinchecker Full Member

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    Refs stop fights WAY too quickly today. Back when I began following boxing in the late 70s and 80s, while there were some premature stoppages (Dokes-Weaver is a classic example that still stands out in my mind as sickening), they were MUCH more rare.

    Today's refs - and some boxing fans - just don't seem to have the intestinal fortitude that they did in the "old days." ****, we even get fans complaining when refs actually let the action go! WTF! In my day, fans were rightfully angry when ANY fight was stopped early.

    It was even better in the early to mid 20th century. Back then, refs let FIGHTERS determine the outcome of a fight, as it should be. We should go back to that approach.
     
  6. Pimp C

    Pimp C Trapper of The Year Full Member

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    Didn't see the fight.
     
  7. White Trunks Black Trim

    White Trunks Black Trim Hard Core Casual Full Member

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    There's definitely a balance that has not been struck consistently. None of us want to see a Griffith-Paret. But let these guys fight. It's very frustrating when refs lack the discernment to judge when a fighter is defenseless and in trouble vs just a little shaken. Many times, I think it's been used for corrupt purposes to ensure a certain outcome.
     
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  8. Rock0052

    Rock0052 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The ref gave him a chance to fight back. But, when a guy who throws a million punches isn't throwing back and is getting wailed on (Compubox counted Murata landing 64 power punches in the second, the most they've ever tracked in a middleweight round), what option did he have?

    The stoppage was fine. Brant's a tough mofo, and the ref did his job.
     
  9. DynamicMoves

    DynamicMoves Active Member Full Member

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    Why does the poll say no KDs?
     
  10. Scorpion

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    Wasn't a bad stoppage imo, Brant was out on his feet and taking clean punches non stop.
    MOFO needs to learn how to clinch lol
     
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  11. vargasfan1985

    vargasfan1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I agree
     
  12. northpaw

    northpaw Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I just saw the ending, Brant's hands were up pretty much the entire time but he was getting knocked around like a rag doll and was stumbling around. He wasn't in good shape at all. And the final shots when the ref stepped in, he had just been staggered again into the ropes.
     
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  13. venbox

    venbox Active Member Full Member

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    Fair stoppage, and it could have been stopped even earlier. No way Brant was coming back from such a beating. Referee was on the verge of stopping it a couple of time before finally waving it off.
     
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  14. latineg

    latineg user of dude wipes Full Member

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    Bad Pimp!!!!
     
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  15. Boxing Prospect

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    Fair stoppage

    Neutral ground for a rubber match... Riyadh on the Dib vs Goyat Pearl title show!