Thor v Steven Ward

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by nurological, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    We all enjoy a bit of a freak show.

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  2. KermitTheFrog

    KermitTheFrog Swinging on Hearn’s nuts Full Member

    Sep 5, 2012
    Except for that one. Who would’ve thought a nine minute fight with those two could be so boring and uneventful.
  3. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

    Aug 22, 2009
    The way they were talking before hand, basically gushing over each other, told you that they weren’t actually going to try and go after one another. Decent payday for young Steven who I believe has fallen on hard times recently and this big gallute can build himself up for his scrap later this year.
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  4. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg @excelsioroptimum Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017

    Bjornsson still looks better than Eddie Hall ahead of their proposed ‘grudge’ match this year
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  5. kojak

    kojak Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 22, 2012
    Wasn't a bad performance from someone who has never boxed / had a fight before.
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  6. Erik

    Erik Active Member Full Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    Considering his size, the fact he's only been boxing for 6 months and that he's in there with a decent pro, I would say he actually looked pretty good. I was expecting a lot worse. His footwork, movement and agility on his feet was very impressive for someone who is 25 stone.
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  7. Erik

    Erik Active Member Full Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    Yeah, most of Eddie Hall's training seems to consist of his mate putting on the theatrics by pretending to be hurt through that huge body pad lol.
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  8. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    I thought he was awful tbh, doesn't know how to throw a jab. Instead he just sticks out his right hand like a ramrod and just charges forward. His attempts at hooks woeful too.

    I get that the guy is heavy as **** so it's not going to be easy for him to move his arms in an agile manner but he was horrific. And this is a guy who's livelihood comes from training pretty much. I'm assuming he has a boxing training session at least four times a week. After months of training you'd expect him to be a bit better.

    Contrast him to Jake Paul who whilst clearly nowhere near professional standard has at least developed decent fundamental skills from starting as a novice.
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  9. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    Whenever I look at Eddie Hall I wonder how many years he's got left on this planet.
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  10. Patter983

    Patter983 Active Member Full Member

    Jul 20, 2018
    I seen that Eddie hall video I sometimes watch some of his stuff on YouTube. This fight is going to be awful I have no intrest in it whatsoever , would of been a million times better as an MMA contest.
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  11. Patter983

    Patter983 Active Member Full Member

    Jul 20, 2018
    People like Eddie hall and other guys who think there tough guys who have a go at boxing with no previous experience are usually awful because no matter how much advice or training they do they just turn it into a brawl throwing shots with no technique whatsoever ! Eddie should be sparring good technical boxers who will have him thinking in there not some punch bags who just let him do what he wants .
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  12. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    If you want to see Eddie Hall box, try see if you can get a one or two minute clip of him moving around with Hughie Fury.
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  13. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Nice pay day for Ward and you can tell they weren't looking to knock **** into each other.

    All set up to give Thor ring experience in an "event" situation ahead of him v Hall.
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  14. jimmyonebomb

    jimmyonebomb Member Full Member

    Dec 5, 2010
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  15. ryanm8655

    ryanm8655 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 23, 2008
    That is embarrassing :lol:

    What a waste of time. Eddie Hall has done well for himself though in creating a brand and following out of a sport that has none...