WBC orders Beterbiev vs Smith

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  1. drenlou

    drenlou You Wanna Get Nutts, Cmon, Lets get Nutts! Full Member

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    Well duh, but if you pay attention its about fighters fighting their mandatorys. Exhibit A) Lara acquired a WBA mandatory ranking, GGG vacates. Had a career full of beating Mandatories up until Lara became one.

    Exhibit B) Beterbiev fulfills his mandatories and consistantly fights whoever is the number 1 contender, which is why the Smith fight will take place. Theres simularities, Get it?
     
  2. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

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    Well, lara is a guy that would give tons of problems to gg, and callum smith is just another guy for beterbiev. Not the same. Why would you dodge a guy whose style will give you no problem?

    No, not the same.
     
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  3. drenlou

    drenlou You Wanna Get Nutts, Cmon, Lets get Nutts! Full Member

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    You still didnt get the point man.
     
  4. serioussam

    serioussam Active Member Full Member

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    We all saw that coming. Beterbiev by KO in late rounds. If Beterbiev vs. Bivol doesn't happens next year, I don't wanna see it anymore, don't wanna see a past-prime Beterbiev having this fight
     
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  5. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

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    Yes, I get the point. Gg dodges his mandatory, and beterbiev doesnt. But there are mandatories and "mandatories".

    Maybe the problem is that I think that callum smith is very overrated.
     
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  6. drenlou

    drenlou You Wanna Get Nutts, Cmon, Lets get Nutts! Full Member

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    I basically give Smith the same shot against Beterbiev that i would give Lara if he fought GGG, because Smith can punch like a mule. I think its a good fight.
     
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  7. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

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    Yes, probably that's why we don't agree. I dont give smith not even half the chances that lara had vs gg.
     
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  8. drenlou

    drenlou You Wanna Get Nutts, Cmon, Lets get Nutts! Full Member

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    Yea, we cant agree on everything.
     
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  9. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Ideally Id prefer the unification fight but theres nothing wrong with this either.
     
  10. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    Callum pulled out of his upcoming fight so it looks like this could be on. Good fight
     
  11. Cookiedough

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    This is a cracking match up. Callum will have to be on par for this one. and so will Beterbiev.
     
  12. TheShellofKell

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    I agree with all of that except Smith has a better chance V Beterbiev than Lara does v GGG. But i love this fight also but i'm gutted its coming before the undisputed fight.
     
  13. iii

    iii Boxing Addict Full Member

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    clown...
     
  14. drenlou

    drenlou You Wanna Get Nutts, Cmon, Lets get Nutts! Full Member

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    3 eyez.
     
  15. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Ok to fight Smith as LONG AS HE FIGHTS BIVOL AFTERWARDS.

    I'm thinking that Bivol will fight Canelo in September at 168. Surely B and B can fight in December or January. If that's not TOO MUCH TO ASK.