Teo: This gen is taking it back old school, fighting the best in their prime. No more cherrypicking

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  1. Chitown

    Chitown New Member Full Member

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    like in Floyds era."

    Good man. I was pulling for Loma but Teo got a fan tonight. Hope he sticks to his word
     
  2. Dance84

    Dance84 Unicorn and seastar land Full Member

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    I can see his dad ****ing up negotiations .
     
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  3. panchman69

    panchman69 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    hopefully he fights taylor next year
     
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  4. Chitown

    Chitown New Member Full Member

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    True but I see Teo making more decisions as he grows older. He wont be in his early 20s forever.

    Even in the last round he went against his dads corner advice and won the round through his own tactic
     
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  5. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    If Taylor-Ramirez fight, the winner facing Teo could be an absolute megafightr.

    Imagine if Lopez managed to become a 2 weight undisputed champion before the age of 25!
     
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  6. Reg

    Reg Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Teo is just one person. Based on the career paths of his peers Teo is going against the grain. Unless everyone else also steps up to the plate then this generation isn't changing at all.
     
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  7. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile God Bless America Full Member

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    In Pacquiao's era Pacquiao fought Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera, and Juan Manuel Marquez multiple times. Miguel Cotto fought Pacquiao, Margarito, and Canelo square in their primes. Orlando Salido fought Marquez, Gamboa, Lopez, Garcia, and Lomachenko. Donaire rumbled with Darchinyan, Montiel, Narvaez, and Rigondeaux, even taking on Inoue when he himself was past his prime. Andre Ward fought Kessler, Froch, Abraham, Dawson, and finally Kovalev before they got old. That's one thing you can't accuse him of. Roman Gonzalez got in the ring with Yaegashi, Estrada, and Rungvisai while they were prime.

    It's vanishingly rare but there are still real men who challenge themselves.
     
  8. Somali Sanil

    Somali Sanil Wild Buffalo Man Full Member

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    Taylor will savage Teo in close, if Loma can get his attention as a little guy, Taylor will bust him up
     
  9. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    'like in Floyd's era' LMAO

    Anyway, I really hope he means that. I don't particularly like any of them, but Haney/Tank/Teo/Garcia &c; will make for some great fights. They all get crushed if they step up to 140 or 147 though.