Who do you WANT to win ? Canelo or BJS ?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Unforgiven, May 7, 2021.

  1. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    I'm in two minds on this.

    On one hand, Saunders is the British underdog going up against the great Canelo on Canelo's own turf. A win for Saunders would be epic, a historical victory for a British fighter, he'd become an instant legend. It would be a win for British boxing, in the era, and for all time.

    On the other hand, I can't help thinking Saunders is a bit of a ****, and probably deserves a humiliating beating as much as any current fighter.
  2. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool Keyboard ninja warrior Full Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    Good question. I almost always support the UK fighter , esp when the underdog and fighting abroad. But Billy Ho is a nasty piece of work and while I know Ginger is a diva who gets all the advantages he is a very active, professional and in my view exciting fighter.

    So in this case i'm hoping to see Ginger put a beat down on Billy Ho.

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    I really dislike both to be fair
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  4. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Unexpected item in bagging area Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    I don’t like either but always root for the underdog when that’s the case
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  5. Jolly Roger

    Jolly Roger Active Member Full Member

    Nov 5, 2007
    I don't like Canelo at all, but Sanders is a next level scumbag. You're not going to see Canelo filming himself bullying vulnerable people in the street.
  6. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    I want Saunders so he can lose to Eubank jnr and Young Chris will be recognised as p4p no1!

    But really i hope canelo beats Saunders around that 22ft ring
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  7. MorvidusStyle

    MorvidusStyle Active Member banned Full Member

    Jul 11, 2017
    Saunders is from trash stock. But Canelo is literally the face of boxing corruption.
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  8. zulander

    zulander Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 17, 2006
    BJS is a grade A - Knob. The lads is a total tool. BUT Canelo has a couple of real dodgy wins on his record - i'd like to see someone get another official win over him. Terrific fighter but jesus boxing politics have helped him..
    Would like to BJS get a win. Can't see it on any level.
    Think it will be an Alvarez win
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  9. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 12, 2012
    I can't stand either of them so i'm neutral.
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  10. TBC-ASAP

    TBC-ASAP Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 7, 2017
    Would you prefer;

    A. A Brain Tumour
    B. Lung Cancer

    Is how I view this choice.
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  11. Wig

    Wig Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 31, 2010
    I’m betting on Canelo KO so I WANT Canelo to win.
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  12. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

    Aug 22, 2009
    Great question. I feel exactly the same as you - I don’t like Saunders think he’s a scumbag who has no respect for anyone or anything, doesn’t have a lot of moral fibre.

    That said, he is British, a massive underdog and would pull off one of the most famous upsets in boxing history, and it would be magical to see live. I’ll edge towards wanting him to win, but I’ll drink to a Canelo brutalisation too.
  13. Erik

    Erik Active Member Full Member

    Oct 25, 2015
    Plus there are plenty of far worse people who are still loved and idolized by boxing fans.
  14. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    WANT - bjs
    THINK - canelo
  15. Glenn McKrory

    Glenn McKrory M&S luxury pudding Full Member

    Jul 26, 2018
    I want the best fighter on the night to win. If 'BJ' Saunders (as he is now known) boxes Canelo's head off, and looks convincing then I'll be behind him on the night.

    On the other hand, if he stinks the place out and looks like a shell of a fighter, then I wouldn't mind Canelo knocking his block off.

    As other have already said, it's hard to actively like either of them, so let's hope it's a competitive fight.
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