Who are the most overhyped fighter that got exposed.

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  1. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

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    Actually I guess I shouldn't mention Ayala, he was living up to the hype before he went to prison.
     
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  2. CooperKupp

    CooperKupp Cooper and Shohei Are What Sports Should be about Full Member

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    Seth Mitchell was very overhyped. So was Jeff Lacy until Super Joe got rid of him
     
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  3. kiwi_boxer

    kiwi_boxer Pimp_C's carer Full Member

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    Wilder
    Teo Lopez
    Kambosos

    Next year:
    Fury
     
  4. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Real fighters do road work Full Member

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  5. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Real fighters do road work Full Member

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    Not really. Bivol was expected to win by anyone who knows anything about boxing
     
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    Michael Grant
    Gerry Cooney
     
  7. Pierre_Coetzer

    Pierre_Coetzer New Member Full Member

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    Frank Bruno.... English hero and great personality.... But unfortunately on the big occasions he got found out
     
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  8. OldSchoolBoxing

    OldSchoolBoxing Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Jermall Charlo. Korobov beat him and Montiel made him chicken dance in round 8.
     
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    OldSchoolBoxing Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Dillian Whyte, ended by Povetkin.
     
  10. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Not really. Usyk was expected to win by anyone who knows anything about boxing
     
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  11. drenlou

    drenlou Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Im a fan of Teofimo but he shouldnt have lost to Kambosos who really did turn out to be just an average fighter.
     
  12. sasto

    sasto Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    At the time it certainly seemed like he got exposed, now it seems like everyone else got exposed underrating Joyce.

    He was on the wrong end of a dangerous mismatch, but he was green. Still undetermined what he can do.

    That said, it seems like he's lowered his sights and I'm not sure we'll ever see him make the mistake of fighting someone good again.

    He's going to rule in the WBA regular belt parallel universe or, as I prefer, the Island of Misfit Heavyweights.

    Yeah, Berlanga was a classic. Though I'm not sure we can fully pass judgement until he loses and is never seen again.

    How about JCC Jr? I guess if you win a title that's something but there's such a sense of disappointment at every step of his career.
     
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  13. Fogger

    Fogger Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Your right, Berlanga is still undefeated and had beaten some decent fighters. I suppose the jury is still out. Excellent call on Junior. He was sort of in a Nico Ali Walsh situation but with more talent and the full name to exacerbate the hype. Although he wasn't a bad fighter he was nowhere near what the publicity would have led one to believe.
     
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  14. splatter69

    splatter69 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I see what you did there
    :yaay
     
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  15. m.s.

    m.s. Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The media is still pretending he is something special.
     
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