The one biggest improvement sky sports boxing could make..

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Furiouspillows, Nov 28, 2019.


  1. EJC83

    EJC83 Active 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.
     
  2. 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.
     
  3. chrisfinch

    chrisfinch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Never forget...
     
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  4. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Britain - where the Sky is the limit" Full Member

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    I've new found respect for Nelson as he was the only one not towing the line last Saturday and did not ignore the terrible cards.
     
  5. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Watt got old and his eyes went funny. I thought he was great back in the day.
     
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  6. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Active Member Full Member

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    DAZN have been using Glenn McCrory but he blows hot or cold depending on his alcohol levels
     
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  7. SambaKing1993

    SambaKing1993 Don't do it Zachary! Full Member

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    Adam Smith is infinitely better than John Rawling, Kriegel/Tessedore and the DAZN bunch.
     
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  8. Special one

    Special one Member Full Member

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    Would love to have Watt back for a few of the bigger fights, by no means the best but his enthusiasm worked for me! Currently would like to see Haye and malianagi used more with someone other than Smith as the lead.
     
  9. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Haha brilliant
     
  10. neverheardofher

    neverheardofher Member Full Member

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    Please, anyone but Eubank.
    I'll start paying for the PPV's, I swear!
     
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  11. Dannymita

    Dannymita Active Member Full Member

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    Get anyone off it who isn't a shill and an ass licker and get people on there who will do fair unbiased commentary?
     
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  12. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Britain - where the Sky is the limit" Full Member

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    Biggest improvement Sky and matchroom could make is to ask the judges to fill in their scorecards during the fight. Not before.
     
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  13. Brixton Bomber

    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Would be to stop giving jobs for the boys (Froch is terrible, Bellew is biased, Nelson is better in the studio)
    Get a proper American in full time for commentary (Bernstein is the man for this)
    Stop charging for any semi-decent fight involving a home-fighter
    Let other promoters use the platform (MTK, for example)

    It's too much "you scratch my back, I'll scratch your back" at the moment.
     
  14. Jurgen

    Jurgen Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Good summary of what is wrong with boxing on Sky.

    Smith, Macklin, Froch, Barker, Bellew, Nelson all awful and Conman Haye is the worst of all selling tripe to PPV Mugths. They all need removed but as you say, all they want is salesmen to reel in the PPV Mugths.
     
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  15. Jurgen

    Jurgen Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Jim Watt and McCrory could at least read fights and their commentary had enthusiasm unlike listening to Macklin, Barker or Andy Lee who send people to sleep - Lee does analyse a fight better than the rest although Sky will reprimand him for not following the Sky script.
     


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