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

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  1. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    Had he landed as much as he did on that shadow, it wouldn't have been stopped.
     
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  2. Caliboxing

    Caliboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Sit down Takayama. We appreciate you.
     
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  3. FirstJab

    FirstJab New Member Full Member

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    I think I'm losing my mind
     
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  4. Drew101

    Drew101 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Takayama was shipping some clean shots but he was throwing back and had proven he was capable of recovering and returning fire.

    Just a god-awful stoppage from a god-awful referee.
     
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  5. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I'll defer to the referee on the stoppage. Takayama was taking a lot of big shots and starting to show the effects, imo. I thought it was early, but he's the one in the ring with them, so....
     
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  6. PIPO23

    PIPO23 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    All the samurai rise your swords for Takayama! WOW!
     
  7. Bustajay

    Bustajay Feel the Steel/Balls Deep Full Member

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    In my 50 plus years this is hands down the worst stoppage I’ve lived to witness
     
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  8. Goose

    Goose Russian oligarch Full Member

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    In hindsight, Takayama keep retiring and keep coming back and being a 5 time champion....they probably should have let him fight. Boxing is all he knows.
     
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  9. Willie Maeket

    Willie Maeket We Fought In Every War since 1776! Full Member

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    He would have to be carried out on a stretcher bro. Too much heart.
     
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  10. Rilz

    Rilz Ball don't lie! Full Member

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    Another embarrassing night for boxing yet again. Thanks DAZN and Eddie Hearn for striking yet again. Unbelievable, best fight of the night.
     
  11. IntentionalButt

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

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    There isn't even a hint of a justification for that. Soto wasn't landing more than a consecutive punch or two in any of his flurries, and NOTHING unanswered. Takayama was the ring general and pushing forward that whole round. Seriously what the hell excuse could Laurence Cole have for this? :thinking:
     
  12. timeout

    timeout Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    This card better improve fast.
     
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  13. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Bull**** judging and then bull**** reffing, somebody mentioned this boxing card wasn’t popular online or something - I’m not in the least bit surprised.
     
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  14. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

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    The Conway score and now this stoppage. Welcome to Texas
     
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  15. caligula4

    caligula4 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Froch saying it was a compassionate stoppage. Guilt of Groves I maybe
     
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