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

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  1. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    R1: 10-8 Soto
    R2: 10-9 Soto
    R3: 10-9 Takayama
    R4: 10-9 Takayama
    R5: 10-9 Takayama close
    R6: 10-9 Soto
    R7: 10-9 Takayama close

    Soto is so lazy lol. Getting outworked. He landed the bigger shots obviously. But Takayama outworked him easily and if you like output > power it could be a very close fight at this point. Who would have thought that after R1...
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  2. Caliboxing

    Caliboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Sep 28, 2007
    Who will show up tonight? Billy or Joe? I don't think he will disappoint though, biggest fight of his life and gypsies rise up to it. He has the skills to get out of tough pressure spots and back-foot game, to have to make Canelo have to reset. Things Canelo had struggled back in the earlier days. Is his foot speed still slow? These are some of the reasons why I have been waiting all this time for it. I think even Canelo wants to see what he could do against a slick mover. We'll know all a lot soon. This has potential to be great, especially if BJS can land some counters.
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  3. junkhead

    junkhead My dogs watch me post Full Member

    Mar 26, 2015
    3-4 Soto
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  4. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    6 - 1 Soto for me. the harder cleaner punches vs volumn
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  5. Boxingfan2

    Boxingfan2 Active Member Full Member

    Mar 11, 2012
    Takayama's punch resistance and engine are truly impressive for his age, 37 is ancient at these lower weights!
  6. Rilz

    Rilz Ball don't lie! Full Member

    Aug 5, 2007
    Takayama making a fan out of everyone in that building tonight.
  7. PIPO23

    PIPO23 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 18, 2006
    Taka can eat these shot all night long bayby!
  8. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 8, 2014
    Takayama's head is too big for his body. That's why he can take all those big punches.
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  9. sasto

    sasto Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    1. Soto 10-9
    2. Soto 10-9
    3. Takayama 10-9, very close
    4. Soto 10-9, close
    5. Soto 10-9
    6. Takayama 10-9, by flair
    7. Takayama 10-9, close
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  10. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
    Round 7
    Takayama 10-9
    Soto 67-66
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  11. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
    Anybody else starting to feel a little concern for Takayama?

    He is taking too many big shots for my liking, he is game an he keeps coming but as he is getting more tired he looks like he could end up getting hurt here.
  12. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
    I'm surprised no one has been cut since this a Takayama fight.
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  13. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Can't spell Peep's Repub w/o Peru, @mirkofilipovic Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    Alright, to hell with the glandular pods of Himalayan ungulates. Musk going forward needs to be prepared exclusively from Takayama gonadal extract, aka the manliest substance on earth. All in favor say aye.
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  14. Inglis_1

    Inglis_1 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 4, 2018
    Round 1. Soto 10-9
    Round 2. Soto 10-9
    Round 3. Soto 10-9
    Round 4. Soto 10-9
    Round 5. Takayama 10-9 close
    Round 6. Soto 10-9
    Round 7. Soto 10-9
    Round 8. Soto 10-9 very close
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  15. PinoyProdigy

    PinoyProdigy Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 30, 2011
    Round 1: 10-9 Soto
    Round 2: 10-9 Soto
    Round 3: 10-9 Takayama
    Round 4: 10-9 Takayama
    Round 5: 10-9 Takayama
    Round 6: 10-9 Soto
    Round 7: 10-9 Soto
    Round 8: 10-9 Soto

    77-75 Soto
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  16. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 6, 2007
    Four rounds apiece after eight.
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