The 147-pound Division is Appalling

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Slyk, Sep 10, 2019.


  1. sid

    sid Well-Known Member Full Member

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    WW could be a great division but the right people don't fight each other.
    Spence & Crawford for starters only Pacman will fight whoever @ this weight.
    Crawford loves his Zero to much so I don't see him in bigger fights.
     
  2. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 WE ARE FIREMEN, THE HEAT DOESN'T BOTHER US Full Member

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    Selby, Frampton & Galahad is an incredible run to be on. You say P4P isn’t based purely on resume, but anyone can look good fighting someone they’re supposed to beat.
     
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  3. TheMotorCityCobra

    TheMotorCityCobra Member Full Member

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    I love watching Inoue and I think he's great, but who are all the elite wins on his resume? Rodriguez, Payano, McDonnell...not exactly a list of killers. He fought 8 times at 115, a division with lots of talent, and he fought none of them. Spence doesn't have a great resume, but neither does Inoue.

    And Tanaka and Kyoguchi? That's really, really reaching. Those divisions are so thin, it's hard to even rate them because hardly any humans are that small. You eliminate entire races of fighters at those weights. Clearly you just don't like Spence, which is fine, but at least try to be objective, man.
     
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  4. GK BOX

    GK BOX Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Its not so bad. Just sucks that Crawford is with Top Rank and as a result wont be fighting the PBC guys. With Crawford in the mix we would have a fun division.
    I'm rooting for Porter to knock off Spence. I liked Spence until he started with the A side nonsense without doing anything
     
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  5. PunchersChance.

    PunchersChance. Active Member Full Member

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    These guys will come up with anything to satisfy their hatred of American fighters. It’s pathetic.
     
  6. sid

    sid Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I have to agree on this Josh get's respect on who he's faced of late,Bud's now only takes easy fights maybe he should be taken off P4P.
    Then maybe Bud would step up who he fights.
     
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  7. sid

    sid Well-Known Member Full Member

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    McDonnell had not lost for ten years till Inoue came along,before this he'd never been stopped 8 world belt fights & won them.
    That's not a bad boxer,McDonnell was very underrated by many & I find this sad,Inoue blew McDonnell away but he's very special.
    Please know your boxers I think these guys should have more respect & some said Rodriguez would beat Inoue.
     
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  8. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 WE ARE FIREMEN, THE HEAT DOESN'T BOTHER US Full Member

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    and he's beaten Taguchi, Hernandez, Narvaez, Carmona, & Kono. Collectively, through weight divisions, not many have better.

    Tanaka isn't a reach at all, 3 Weight world champion, beating Saludar, Fuentes, Acosta, Kimura & Taguchi. Kyoguchi has beaten Argumedo, Buitrago, and moving up and stopping Budler. Thats a hardly a reach either.

    I like Spence, I just pay proper respect to the lighter divisions as well.
     
  9. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 WE ARE FIREMEN, THE HEAT DOESN'T BOTHER US Full Member

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    eh? what are you on about? I just pay attention to lower weights, got nothing to do with nationality
     
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  10. dougemerypm

    dougemerypm Member Full Member

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    Crawford is ready to "step up who he fights." Unfortunately Haymon is never going to allow that because of fear of losing one or more of those 147 belts. Quit bitching about Crawford and tell Haymon to make a fight with him.
     
  11. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Relative to the past or what you wish was happening, sure you could think that. But it is still one of the top divisions. It is top heavy. But what other divisions have quality like Crawford, Spence, Pacquiao, Thurman, Porter, Danny... those are proven commodities, a lot in a single division.
     
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  12. Slyk

    Slyk Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The clear 1,2,3 and 4 of the division are hardly mixing. Any combination of Crawford, Spence, Thurman, Pac will help, but there's been close to nothing for 3 years.
     
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  13. kirk

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    Fair enough.
     
  14. Grinder

    Grinder Dude, don't call me Dude Full Member

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    It would be good if the best fought each other., which is the same in any division.

    Need one of those super tournaments with the following :
    Spence
    Crawford
    Pac
    Thurman
    Garcia
    Porter
    Khan
    Brook
     
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  15. sid

    sid Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If Crawford wants to be a top P4P then he must fight the best in his division.
    Spence/Pacquiao/Thurman & so on.
    bitching I ant boy lol.

    Pacman get's tons of respect on who he fights,who the **** does Crawford ho yes Khan.
     


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