The one biggest improvement sky sports boxing could make..

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  1. Furiouspillows

    Furiouspillows New Member booted Full Member

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    Remove Adam Smith from commentary.

    Look Smith has done a decent job for Sky as head of boxing, and i dont even mind if he wants to be ringside or in the studio doing some presenting if he really needs to be on TV

    But get him off commentary and replace him with just anout anyone wlse and there would be a big increase in quality imho.

    Whats jim lampley doing?
     
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  2. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Get rid of Bellew...?
     
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  3. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think Sky should get their chequebook out and get Mike Costello for commentary. Have Paulie Malinaggi doing co-comms for major events, Paul Smith for the others and Adam Booth as an analyst, coming in to make key observations for what he is seeing.
     
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  4. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Buy Anna Woolhouse a good hearty meal?
     
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    ryanm8655 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Get rid of adverts between rounds on ppv.
     
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  6. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

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    That would be perfect. People say turn.it down but I dont like watching sport without any sounds, it's weird.
     
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  7. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Stop being so insanely bias is favour of the hyped prospect and hyped champion.

    Have some integrity in your commentary of the fights and your analysis.

    This starts with the managers and directors of sky sports allowing the commentators to tell it how it is. Encouraging them to be honest and to be critical when it’s needed.

    Some of the commentators they have probably have a completely different view off camera. But feel like they must be glorified cheerleaders in order to please their bosses.
     
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  8. Jamzy ⭐

    Jamzy ⭐ Active Member Full Member

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    Adam Smith is the face of boxing!!!!
     
  9. Furiouspillows

    Furiouspillows New Member booted Full Member

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    Look, see here.

    Tony Bellew gave his heart and soul for the fans, he were never comfortable in the spotlight, he was just a quiet kid from liverpool. But the fans loved him so much they just couldnt let go.

    After a hard career, Tony was ready to ride into that quiet night and become, simply, Anthony.

    He pleaded to be left alone, had he not given enough of himself? But the answer was no, and now, for the sake of the fans, Tony Bellew continues to sacrifice and appear on our screens week after week.
     
  10. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I've said it before; sky don't want good analysis. Sky want entertaining analysis. They want company men who'll read the script. They want guys who'll get excited and hype a home fighter. They want guys who'll hype a no hope opponent to drum up excitement for a mismatch.

    Sky boxing isn't really about the boxing. It's about the 'event', all of which they would make PPV if they could.
     
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  11. BXNG101

    BXNG101 Member Full Member

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    It's more than that. They need to get rid of everyone.

    Adam Smith
    Bellend Bellew
    Useless pointless Johnny Nelson
    Anna Woolhouse
    Spencer Oliver


    Just fackin get rid of them all!
     
  12. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

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    I'm curious, do people prefer the team now or prefer when we had Jim Watt and Glenn Mccory?

    Jim got called out (rightly so) every week on here, with popular phrases such as "Teak-tough" and "arrrrrrrum punches"
     
  13. Turpins chin

    Turpins chin New Member Full Member

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    Love this thread.
    Personally loved jim watt, would have him back in a heartbeat. Out the current crew I like Johny nelson. The rest I would bin. Not a fan of oversized glasses wool house. I like it when groves is on, even haye . Mallinagi is ok.
     
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  14. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I know this sounds weird but I feel like I need an American commentator when watching a big fight so having Paulie around more would help, I really like his analysis and passion, that accent is just suited to ringside too, I think growing up watching the big fights in America has made me feel the need for an American commentator/pundit.
     
  15. themaster999

    themaster999 Active Member Full Member

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    Weirdly I quite like David Haye when he is on comms.

    Paulie is the best of the bunch though, Froch is ****ing terrible.

    Oh for a world where Sky give Eubank snr the mic for a fight.
     


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