Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán vs. William Joseph Saunders/Elwin Soto Castro v. Katsunari Takayama RBR

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  1. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

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    I hate you.
     
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  2. Diddy

    Diddy Active Member Full Member

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    Saunders was doing...alright. That was never gonna be good enough to bank rounds here. Kovalev did much better.
     
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  3. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I'm not going to speculate and will wait for the report on his condition. You'd expect something is broken. Canelo thought he broke his cheek.

    I thought the fight was super close but obviously Saunders was never getting a decision.

    Canelo's no fool, he was looking for that uppercut all night and sure enough it ended proceedings. After the final round i don't think Saunders was making it to the finish line.

    Saunders looked so big in there, Canelo's frame looked so much smaller.

    Canelo has some serious power and is more than happy to build his game plan around it.
     
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  4. Boomstick

    Boomstick Active Member Full Member

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    No. Just stating that citing Mannix as a source clearly isn’t a good thing.

    I saw it as Canelo up anywhere from 1 -3 rounds. Canelo was clearly winning this fight because he was landing the hard shots. Saunders having some success in keeping Canelo off of him was good but not enough. There were some close rounds for sure.
     
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  5. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    That orbital is claiming a lot of victims lately.
     
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  6. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lol.. because he had some close rounds against one of the best SMWs who have a height and mobility advantage?
     
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  7. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Nothing lucky about a right uppercut you plan on landing from round 1, and try repeatedly...

    Once it landed flush he smashed the fight out of BJS.
     
  8. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I had BJS clearly ahead going into 8th and he was countering beautifully. In the 8th round canelo landed a great uppercut that hurt BJS, eye was clearly damaged and I wouldn't be surprised if BJS has broken orbital bone.

    Judges are disgrace and they would of robbed BJS just liked they did with GGG twice and Lara.
     
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  9. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Just confirmed

    BJS taken straight to hospital with suspected Broken Orbital Bone.
     
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  10. CST80

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    And your jaw is tired.
     
  11. BoxMan10

    BoxMan10 Active Member Full Member

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    no he wasn't and if you think he was then you need to start watching more fights lol. at best you could get him to a draw thru 8.
     
  12. Dementia Pugulistica

    Dementia Pugulistica Active Member Full Member

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    Well he better get better at it fast.
     
  13. Sap1en

    Sap1en Member Full Member

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    BJS had a reality check. Gypsy magic proven useless against a superior focused fighter who gave every concession to BJS. No excuses he quit and lost his heart.
     
  14. CST80

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    There you go. Verified, not a quitter.

    So all of you shut the **** up.
     
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  15. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    The harder I work the luckier I get.
     
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