Robert Whittaker is finished as an elite talent

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  1. MidniteProwler

    MidniteProwler Fab 4 Full Member

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    Hey there idiot, I hear from casuals all the time who think that Whitaker is Australia's greatest ever fighter, so how is my opinion not close to being true? LOL yes I am well aware of who Whitaker is and what he has accomplished, why do you get so defensive when somebody says something about a fighter you like?
     
  2. Francis75

    Francis75 FAB 4 Full Member

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    I have never been impressed with Darren Till. Massively overrated imo. Hardly lets his hands go and appears to fight "scared" imo. He got destroyed by Masvidal and Woodley, Wonderboy was completely robbed. Imo has ONLY one good win in his career in the Gastelum fight where neither guy did anything for 3 rds with Till winning just by doing a little bit of activity. I have no idea what Gastelum was doing in that fight he was pathetic. Till is a hype job.

    I thought Whittaker beat Till but neither guy was very impressive imo. In his last 2 fights Whittaker often comes forward to blitz and misses wildly.

    How about Whittaker v Cannonier next ?
     
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    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  5. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I hate to say it but Whittaker probably loses that one.
     
  6. DONT B SCARED

    DONT B SCARED Pimpin Aint Easy Full Member

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    Looks like he will probably fight Hermanson next but Cannonier would also be a tough fight.
    Whitaker is clearly the better fighter of the 2 and while I expect him to be much better in his next fight,I would still favour the below par version that beat Till to comfortably handle Cannonier if they do fight
     
  7. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    If he gets hurt by Cannonier he'll be in a lot more trouble than he was against Till. Whittaker has not looked the same since the Romero fights. I'd like to see a return to peak form but I don't know that it's possible in all honesty. Definitely needs to start fighting smarter though. He's regressed into a mindless brawler.
     
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  8. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The Romero fights took a lot out of him, especially the 2nd fight. Peak Whittaker would've KO'd Adesanya.
     
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  9. Beouche

    Beouche Juan Manuel Marquez Full Member

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    It's a shame. Great guy and great fighter. It's scary how many top notch fighters Romero's ruined. He's like an endgame boss that hurts you to hit, doesn't feel pain, throws shots with force that if landed would cause severe injury... the guy... the Creature's a horrible monster. BK deserves so much respect for his 2 fights with this alien and his 23rd century designer roids!
     
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  10. Beouche

    Beouche Juan Manuel Marquez Full Member

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    Prime Anderson vs prime Romero

    How you guys see that?
     
  11. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I think Whittaker overtrained as well
    Wars aside he was always very injury prone. Kind of like Cain.
     
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  12. Beouche

    Beouche Juan Manuel Marquez Full Member

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    Very true

    How do you explain his mindless brain fart against Izzy? BK's a real intelligent guy - the way he fought was so reckless and totally the wrong strategy against the racist stick insect. Costa needs to grab hold of his skinny malnourished body and bearhug him to the living death. Finish it off with a piledriver - legdrop combo for the brain damage and lolz
     
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