Punchy boxers.....

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Rick Rude, Dec 28, 2021.


    BELLERS Active Member Full Member

    Feb 22, 2020
    Kell Brook didn't sound great last week when speaking about the Khan fight.
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  2. Deew

    Deew Active Member Full Member

    May 4, 2009
    Punchdrunk or just a plain drunk?

    From the colour of his bulb and some of the "an evening with Carl Froch & George Groves" clips I've seen I'd sway toward the latter
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  3. bladesman

    bladesman Active Member Full Member

    May 31, 2015
    Few people bring up Chris Kamara. He's looked into it and seems it's a under active thyroid

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  4. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    Just listened to Gary Sykes on Tris Dixon's podcast, he sounds awful, can't say I remember what he sounded like back before he'd been in hard fights but it's one of the worst examples of punchyness I've heard
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  5. iamthegreatest

    iamthegreatest Active Member Full Member

    May 4, 2020
    Sometimes I think Chisora is punchdrunk but it's hard to tell because of how random/quirky he is.
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  6. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2020
    If you put our sport under the spotlight ( oh dear ) its a bloody miracle that ALL boxers are not punchy, lots of the fighters have 10/15 years ( some a lot longer ) of ring activity, which comprises of mostly, being hit on or around the head, why are not surprised that some have not got dementia ? if you then factor in the amount of sparing some fighters would do in that time frame !!!
    Over the last 30 years or so, I have met and spoken to dozens of ex boxers, and sadly to say a huge majority have some form of dementia or slurred speech, or slowness of thought, no wonder at it, its a hard " sport " to justify on lots of levels. keep well.
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  7. Uncle L

    Uncle L New Member Full Member

    Jan 4, 2022
  8. bristol pistol

    bristol pistol :) banned Full Member

    Jan 7, 2022
    Agree on Quigg and Mitchell they sound awfully punchy.

    Quigg isnt the brightest spark, he mustve done far too much hard sparring at the wild card gym.
  9. DirtyOldTown

    DirtyOldTown Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 24, 2016
    Using his face to block punches his whole career hasn't helped either