Thoughts on Crawford vs Brook

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Rumsfeld, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    You sound like every other deluded idiot on this board. You call out everyone yet there is no substance to anything you say. You haven't even presented an original thought yet your bloviating about everyone's lack of knowledge. Pathetic really
  2. sasto

    sasto Active Member Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    Really surprised to see people claim Crawford was struggling early (not just that he dropped 2-3 rounds, but that it was a problem in some way). He just wanted to be patient to take away as much "puncher's chance" risk as possible.

    Even the rounds he lost there was no sense of Brook controlling the fight.
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  3. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    People refuse to acknowledge this. Edging out 2 or 3 of the first 4 rounds of a fight mean almost nothing
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  4. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    Lacking context? I clearly say Brook is inferior version that Spence fought, I state it's an opponent with name recognition but in reality meaningless to his legacy because of the fact this is an inferior version of Brook one who's punch resistance is questionable at welter. How is that not context?
  5. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    For most fighters dropping rounds is a sign or struggling but for fighters like Crawford and Usyk who often do little early to gauge and figure out opponents it's not really the same thing is it? I mean they are basically choosing to spar opponents early instead of fight them their that comfortable, sure they technically lose the round but once they flip that switch and go up a gear it's usually game over.
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  6. Quina74

    Quina74 Member Full Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    How dare you call me a deluded idiot when you come with your useless and clueless logic.

    First of all, Brook was quite obviously drained in his fight against Spence. Secondly, Brook was performing decently against Spence until his eye injury came to front. The fact his eye socket was broken in the GGG fight then the Brook fight is quite indicative that he either has a natural weakness in that area of his anatomy or GGG breaking his orbital bone caused a vulnerability in that area.

    Either way that was not my main and quite obvious point. I said Brooks LAST TWO fights demonstrated how shot he is.. And those points still hold. Stop hyping up fighters beating shot fighters you deluded clown
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  7. Bustajay

    Bustajay Feel the Steel/Balls Deep Full Member

    Dec 9, 2012
    Bud is a beast
    Body work/hurt he dishes out goes unnoticed and it is perfectly executed
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  8. Jackman65

    Jackman65 No longer booted! Full Member

    Aug 31, 2019
    I was happy to see Crawford up against a skilled full size welter. Brook looked pretty big and is a decent boxer. He just doesn’t have the punch resistance he once had. It’s a solid win by Crawford. Not a great one but he took care of business.

    Crawford needs to fight a top tier welter next or move up to JM. He will be giving up size but I hope he doesn’t wait around for Spence to sign on the line. Manny would be a good fight. He’d be Crawford’s toughest opponent even though he’s not the punching machine he once was.
  9. vast

    vast Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    This was no surprise. It was predicted by most given that Brook is pretty shot.

    I don't get the near hysteria about Bud stopping him like he did.
  10. Greb & Papke 707

    Greb & Papke 707 Member Full Member

    Apr 9, 2019
    Can one of you explain something to me about Crawford? I’m not sure the rankings but I’d imagine he’d be ranked 1 or 2 at the moment, but how is that so exactly? He hasn’t fought Spence, Porter, Thurman, Garcia, or Pacquaio, if those men plus Crawford take up the top 6 slots in the welterweight division then how is Crawford ranked so highly if he hasn’t fought or beaten anyone else in the top 5? Just curious
  11. dougemerypm

    dougemerypm Active Member Full Member

    Apr 15, 2017
    2 rounds to 1 in a 12 round fight is hardly definitive. The fight had barely started when Crawford ended it
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  12. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 24, 2004
    The fight was over the minute Crawford switched to southpaw and Brook couldn't land his jab.
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  13. rodney

    rodney Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jun 16, 2006
    Brook was in the fight. Crawford wasn't having an easy time getting by Brook's jab, Untill Crawford turned southpaw and landed a jab. Brook was gun shy.
  14. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 22, 2015
    Brook looked good I agree
  15. Manfred

    Manfred Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 22, 2011
    You can't blame any of Brooks short comings on Crawford, he did what he was supposed to do and in timely fashion. If Brook wasn't ready he should have stayed at home. Crawford gets big ups for dispatching Brook the way he was supposed to.