Saunders looked average against murray on purpose

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Forza, May 8, 2021.

  1. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    You don't land a canelo fight after looking impressive, just like floyd he takes fights at certain times. BJS knew this so he played possum against murray, and look what happened he landed the mega fight.
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  2. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016
    So you think he's been lackluster and inactive on purpose to lure Canelo in?,, there's another possibility, he is inactive and lackluster at 168.
  3. pepsiclassic

    pepsiclassic Active Member Full Member

    Aug 7, 2019
    what about looking lackluster in 7 of his last 8? was that for canelo too?
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  4. bandeedo

    bandeedo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 19, 2007
    ffs, have some frickin dignity.
  5. UFC2020

    UFC2020 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 15, 2019
    I hope he does a Fury, rises to the occasion
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  6. pepsiclassic

    pepsiclassic Active Member Full Member

    Aug 7, 2019
    hey it could happen. he should have the skills to give canelo a good fight.

    I just dont want people to pretend he's looked amazing in the last couple years. take out the lemieux fight and he's looked a bit average. maybe he lacked motivation. hell fury looked lackluster for a bit too.
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  7. bandeedo

    bandeedo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 19, 2007
    i would equate furys win over wilder to bjs over lemieux, except theres no canelo at hw to put the wins in context.
  8. iii

    iii Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 3, 2016
    I dont care if BJS goes out on his shield , I do care that its a fair level fight...Hope the best man wins within the marquis of Queensbury rules no less, no more...
  9. f1ght3rz

    f1ght3rz Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    He looked average against Murray and went life-and-death with Coceres. He was rocked to his core by Isufi.

    LMFAO if you really think he beats Clenbuterol.

    Not saying he won't win a round but he won't make it clear enough to win enough rounds to win.

    If you actually pick Saunders to win the Clenelo hate has taken over a bit too much.

    It's Clen UD all day long. All night long. All year long. Easy Decision win for the Beef Man.

    And i'm definitely NOT A Clenelo fan but people are overrating Saunders big time here.
  10. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    Shrewd & $avy business move by Billy Joe if True.
  11. drenlou

    drenlou The Real KING OF THE HILL! Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
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  12. MarvelousMarvinGolovkin

    MarvelousMarvinGolovkin Kownackis belly button lint Full Member

    Nov 13, 2020
    BJS was literally CLEARLY trying as hard as he could to KO Murray. As we all know, didn't happen
  13. Goran_

    Goran_ Active Member Full Member

    Sep 27, 2018
    I thought he looked good.. sharp, accurate, composed, skilled… Yes Murray was shot but hey ho.. the Lee fight & Lemieux fights were Saunders at his best.. very skilful fighter
  14. Slyk

    Slyk Boxing Addict Full Member

    Dec 5, 2010
    Murray is an easy guy to beat, but a hard guy to dominate. Very clearly remember him looking like he was gonna break prime GGG's KO streak.
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  15. JOKER

    JOKER "He is greater." — AdamT on Pac > Fluid Jr. Full Member

    Dec 18, 2019
    All I know is that BJS talked about insane amount of **** about willing to die in the ring, willing to have really just one day with his kids and then die if he can beat Clenelo, yadda, yadda, yadda.
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