Víctor Galíndez vs Roy Jones Jr At 175

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Víctor Galíndez vs Roy Jones Jr At 175

  1. Galíndez By PTS

  2. Galíndez By KO/TKO

  3. Draw

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  4. Jones By PTS

  5. Jones By KO/TKO

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  1. sas6789

    sas6789 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 15, 2011
  2. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    I went with Jones on points.
  3. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 12, 2012
  4. Rafaman

    Rafaman Active Member Full Member

    Jun 26, 2015
    RJJ dominant UD with speed and avoids any prolonged exchanges. Galindez is tough as nails and crafty but several notches slower in the hand spend and footwork department.
  5. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    Roy's pretty awful for Galindez.
  6. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 2, 2006
    Love Victor but Roy just too fast.
  7. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Galindez was a real tough and relentless champion. I'd take RJJ all day in the skills department but I feel that there's a chance for Victor to walk through fire and stop him late. I wouldn't put money on it but it's possible.
  8. Fogger

    Fogger Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 9, 2021
    One of the things I have really enjoyed since joining this forum is that there are questions that challenge my memory. I almost always have a gut reaction to a question but I check places like BoxRec to verify my thoughts. In this case I was very wrong. My initial reaction was that Jones would go through Galindez without a problem. Even though I was a boxing fan in the 1970s I had forgotten how good Galindez was.

    Galindez defeated a lot of high quality fighters. He beat Eddie Mustafa Muhanmad, Yaqui Lopez, Richie Kates, Jorge Ahumada, Len Hutchins and others. Nevertheless, RJJ is still a couple of levels ahead of Galindez. While Galindez would make him work work each round, I'll go with Jones, 11 rounds to 4.
  9. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 16, 2019
    Good post, Victor Galindez had longevity as champion while Roy Jones Jr mysteriously turned into Benjamin Button going forward at a high rate of speed (he aged too fast) while Victor Galindez did not.
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  10. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 27, 2005
    Jones actually had the longer championship career Rich, by a country mile. He actually went 15 years with only the disqualification loss that was brutally avenged. He was 35yo by the time he fell from grace. Galindez was 29yo when he lost to Rossman before briefly regaining then losing a few times and retiring for good at 31.

    People don't realise just how impressive Jones longevity actually was. He fell from grace very steeply but many other greats had walked off into the sunset at that point. He was also jumping divisions his whole career.
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  11. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Jones on points.

    Gakindez was a very hand counter puncher, and even though timing beats speed, Jones had both timing and speed, in abundance.

    Galindez would no doubt make it a rough few rounds at times, but by and large Jones should take this.
  12. Titan1

    Titan1 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 18, 2004
    As impressive as Roy was, I think he loses this one late. I think Victor would walk through fire and brimstone to take a 14th round TKO. If it's a 12 rounder, Jones wins a UD.
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  13. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 4, 2016

    This is the other side of the coin in this fight. Roy would dominate with his speed but at light heavyweight there's a nagging suspicion that if this goes into the later rounds, a 15 rounder, Roy could be caught . More than likely Roy stops him on cuts but the possibility is always there. Roy was a fantastic talent but I have a hard time seeing him with wins over some of the all time great light heavyweights, Galindez while good, was not an ATG.
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  14. Titan1

    Titan1 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 18, 2004
    Same here. I do feel Galindez is at the door, however.
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