Sergey Kovalev vs Sullivan Barrera possible for January 30th

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  1. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Honestly, I wouldn’t be surprised if Barrera blows him out in the 1st round.
     
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  2. guncho

    guncho next champion! Full Member

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    Berrera will ko him
     
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  3. 22JM

    22JM Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Kova didn't forget to throw his power punch, he was just against a smaller faster fighter who is a master at counters, every time he tried Canelo counter the hell out of him beat him to the punch.
     
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  4. Grinder

    Grinder Dude, don't call me Dude Full Member

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    It made no sense Kovalev not throwing his right hand, but boxing is dying of corruption, and I need to accept it or get hurt.
     
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  5. Mr Icaman

    Mr Icaman 32-0 WBC Champ, Ring + Lineal HW Champ Full Member

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    lol Kova need Vodka money.. Probs take another nap like a good boy..
     
  6. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Maybe he is at the point where he genuinely loses all these fights, past and future, without any conspiracies?

    Just a thought.

    If you believe in the conspiracies then he definitely wins this. To me I'm sort of on the fence but leaning toward a Kovalev W. He just doesn't have the gas tank and everyone knows and can plan for it.
     
  7. Badbot

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    And you can´t really throw with conviction if your gas tank is shot to bits.
     
  8. pistal47

    pistal47 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    He didn't forget ****, he got scared so stopped throwing his money shots because everytime he did, Canelo would make him miss and counter the fuq out of him with huge overhands, hooks.......... He was just blasting away. I could tell by the 2nd round Kova was getting blitzed due to the way he was reacting to those shots.

    Never have I seen a fighter - off the top of my head - who lost so much of their punch resistance in so short a time.

    That was a main difference between a prime Kovalev and the modern one - fear. He never gave two ****'s what any opponent t of his was doing or throwing, he had a ton of confidence in his ability to take a shot/s and he had the speed and reflexes to make would-be KO shots miss somewhere between altogether or just enough. The current Kovalev has lost all of that, and plenty of his offensive arsenal, especially punching power.
     
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  9. pistal47

    pistal47 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I always liked Sullivan Barrera since back in the day he beat Chad Dawson in the Jr Olympics title fight. In his prime and at his best he was a very skilled boxer and had a great brain for boxing. I ****ing hate watching this version repeatedly get taken to the woodshed by fighters that never could have held his jock when he was prime.
     
  10. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    How could his confidence just disappear when he knocked out his previous opponent with just a power jab?
     
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  11. Pimp C

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    I thought kovalev was going to retire after canelo??? Hang em up champ don't want to see you get badly hurt.
     
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  12. T.S.

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    Because he was paid 12 million to...
     
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  13. T.S.

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    12 million for the "Canelo fight" buys a lot of vodka
     
  14. T.S.

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    He knocked Yarde out with a jab only months before he got paid 12 million for the "Canelo fight".
     
  15. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Loser pretty much gas to retire.

    The winner MAY get one last payday