What chance does the stiff Bodybuilder have against Oleksandr Usyk

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by MarkusFlorez99, Jun 16, 2021.

What are Ajs chances against Usyk ?

Poll closed Aug 15, 2021.
  1. He's has no chance, he cannot pull it off

    5.7%
  2. A robbery on the scorecards is the Bodybuilders only path to victory

    17.1%
  3. He has a punchers chance against Usyk

    11.4%
  4. Its a 50/50 fight

    31.4%
  5. Aj beats him

    34.3%
  1. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Anthony Joshua is tailor made of Usyk, what is Aj's best chance of victory ? Should he box Usyk or try and knock him our as soon as possible ?
     
  2. Boxing2019

    Boxing2019 If you want peace, prepare war. Full Member

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  3. Boxing Gloves

    Boxing Gloves Well-Known Member Full Member

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    F*ck sake, do we really need any more troll posts on this forum?
     
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  4. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Boxing Addict Full Member

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    How is he tailor made for Usyk? No way AJ would try to KO him as soon as possible. Very few boxers go into a major fight w/ the intention of getting an early KO. AJ would box and take the KO is it's there.

    crappy poll BTW...
     
  5. senpai

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    :flamethrower2:

    Burn the bridges
     
  6. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    50-50 imho.

    Usyk has slowed down some and Chisora gave him a hard fight. AJ is next level compared to Chisora and feckin enormous. Usyk is the much better pure boxer and his footwork likewise. However AJ has a solid grasp of all aspects of the game and has the power to make Usyk pay for taking chances.

    I think it will be a slow start as they try figure each other out. Once it warms up you will see Usyk try different things to throw AJ off his game. Joshua must fight a measured fight and not get drawn into flailing away and swatting air. In the last part of the fight is where I think it will get interesting. Joshua will likely be favoured on the cards so Usyk will need to win 5-6 rounds decisively to get a points win. He will do his usual thing and press the pace late. If AJ does his usual thing and gas, it could be a very hairy last third of the fight for him. He might even get stopped. Usyk's power is not huge but it's solid and Joshua may have a suspect chin. If it goes to the cards AJ will win unless Usyk has malleted him.
     
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  7. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

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    Humour isn't your strong point
     
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  8. Wass1985

    Wass1985 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Usyk like his stablemate Lomachenko is too gentlemanly, he will get caught by a uppercut whilst expecting a break and that will be the beginning of the end.
     
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  9. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Usyk > Joshua
     
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  10. Dodgy Syrup

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    I don't agree with any of those options.

    Where is the option to pick an easy AJ knockout?

    What about a convincing points victory where no robbery is required?

    You've basically said he has no chance, almost no chance, a small chance, and a 50/50 chance.

    I don't think any of those are how it goes.

    I think Joshua will be too big, too strong, too determined, and will catch Usyk late on, winning by t.k.o or a straight knock out.
     
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  11. Ted Stickles

    Ted Stickles Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If Chisora gave him a lot of trouble I have to think AJ will give him more…. 60/40 fight in AJ’s favor IMO
     
  12. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I added it
     
  13. BubblesUK

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    Basically this... Champions always get favouritism on the cards, home fighters likewise - anything marginal is likely to go to AJ.

    I can't see Usyk KO'ing Joshua (didn't really threaten to knock out Delboy) and I can see Joshua KO'ing Usyk.

    70/30 to AJ IMHO... Neither is without question marks, but AJ is the most proven fighter at HW right now and Usyk wasn't as good as I expected against Chisora.
     
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  14. Forza

    Forza Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    AJ doesn't even have to land a 100% punch to have usyk in trouble. So yeah that's going to be 12 rounds of trying to not get hit with anything, very dangerous fight for usyk. But also a winnable fight which is why we all want to see it.
     
  15. Snails

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    AJ will finish Usyk within 8.