The one biggest improvement sky sports boxing could make..

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  1. chrisfinch

    chrisfinch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Never forget...
     
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  2. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Packing glass" 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.
     
  3. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict 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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  4. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Well-Known 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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  5. 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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  6. Special one

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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.
     
  7. DJN16

    DJN16 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Haha brilliant
     
  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Packing glass" 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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  11. 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.
     
  12. 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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  13. 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.
     
  14. I Shot JR

    I Shot JR Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Big Glenn does the Hobson cards for Freesports so it’s not like he’s given up commentary.
     
  15. Smudge_

    Smudge_ Behind closed doors Full Member

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    I don't mind Adam Smith as a person but he's awful on commentary, too hysterical, shrieks like a woman. Froch is terrible too. For an ex-pro and somebody you're hoping to have a bit of insight into reading fights he offers very little. Sounds unsure of himself and uninterested.

    Andy Clarke is good and so was that chap they had on recently (think it might've been Inoue-Donaire) Chris Lloyd. Don't know what happened to him. I'd have they 2 as the main commentators.
     
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