What Is Al Haymon Thinking? Jose Pedraza Might Fight Gervonta Davis In September.

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  1. Pravda

    Pravda The Poster Of Record. Full Member

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    What the hell is Haymon smoking? Is he trying to get his whole roster KTFO or badly exposed before they can even get their feet wet in the pro game?

    He feeds Jamel Herring to a beast like Shafikov, he had to know the probable outcome.

    He's feeding Jamal James to Wale Omotoso tomorrow, that probably won't end well for the glass jawed James.

    And now Pedraza has supposedly been offered a chance to fight TMT wunderkind Gervonta Davis in September, I think the kid's got some talent, but he's also showed his limitations in recent matches, Pedraza would probably be a tough test for guys like Corrales, Walters and possibly even Lomachenko, so this kid probably has no chance whatsoever.

    This is a potential colossal **** up and a major league derailing of one of America's half way decent prospects, and for what reason?
     
  2. Pravda

    Pravda The Poster Of Record. Full Member

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    In fact Davis isn't even ready for Edner Cherry and Stephen Smith.:patsch
     
  3. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Haymon probably just cleaning house. There are enough guys signed to him that he can afford to match some of them aggressively to see if they're worth the paydays he's promising them (and the paydays he's giving them in the process of potentially getting exposed are collateral damage he's willing to eat, because again, he just has so damn many boxers)
     
  4. Pravda

    Pravda The Poster Of Record. Full Member

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    Herring and James I can see....but Gervonta Davis? Floyd's not gonna be happy with this.
     
  5. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Floyd's guys aren't really protected. One lost the other night. :conf

    (Thomas Hill, to Madman Hernandez)
     
  6. Gannicus

    Gannicus 2014 Poster of the Year Full Member

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    What do you want, Gervonta Davis Bum of the Month matches?
    Gervonta needs to step it up. His opponents aren't very good.
     
  7. Pravda

    Pravda The Poster Of Record. Full Member

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    Thomas Hill is Ronald Gavril level expendable though, Gervonta is Floyd's new lil' buddy.
     
  8. Pravda

    Pravda The Poster Of Record. Full Member

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    Try a gradual build, the kid's 21, test the waters with Oquendo or Barros or Cruz, Pedraza is way too big a step up at this point. Or have a prospect vs. prospect match with him against the overrated Omar Douglas.
     
  9. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Well you have to find out whether they can swim.eventually.

    Surely this is a good thing.

    As for Haymon. Why would he care?
    Pedraza is his guy too
     
  10. mono

    mono Active Member Full Member

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    Do you even believe that? Pedraza is good for about 4 rounds and then he just gets sloppy. I don't think he sees the final bell vs either of those 3.
    Back to the topic though, yes its a step up for Davis. But this is what baxing's about, proving yourself.
     
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