Whyte - Leonet

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  1. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Trivial Annoyance Gold Medalist Full Member

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    Seems to be the next fight for Whyte according to Sky Sports. Leonet is the French HW champion and is 10-8.

    So I guess we'll have this and then the Allen fight I guess. I do think Whyte is a decent fighter and no one can argue he's extremely tough, but I think he makes himself very easy to dislike in interviews. He said about Allen living in a bedsit and that it is in fact Allen who should show some respect. I've seen him call Gavern a bum on Twitter and say he doesn't fight bums either...

    Anyway, thoughts on the fight?
     
  2. The Nightfly

    The Nightfly Tonight the night is mine Full Member

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    its a pretty good opponent for his return after shoulder surgery
     
  3. The Nightfly

    The Nightfly Tonight the night is mine Full Member

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    i've watched the AJ fight a few times now and whyte has a lot of flaws, i hope tibbs can work on those otherwise whyte wont get past british level.

    whyte vs chisora will be a good measuring stick.
     
  4. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Trivial Annoyance Gold Medalist Full Member

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    Yeah, I do think he can do well but we need a fight like that to gauge where he is currently
     
  5. Canvassed

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    Whyte is not good at all tbh, not athletic enough to be a top heavyweight. Footwork is a shambles and his punch technique is terrible.
     
  6. Disaster

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    AJ must be terrible it took him 7 rounds to stop Whyte
     
  7. Disaster

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    Leonet is 67 in the World & seems to be durable hasn't been stopped in over 6 years so a credible comeback fight from a serious injury.
     
  8. Disaster

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    Stop being so sensitive I think Whyte is incredibly entertaining inside & out of the ring.

    Dave Allen is a classic case of someone who constantly mouths off but when he gets s bit back he crumbles and starts moaning.

    I'm really looking forward to Whyte v Allen but the result will be Whyte by KO & early.
     
  9. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Trivial Annoyance Gold Medalist Full Member

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    I'm not being sensitive, I just think he comes across an idiot. That's not to say I don't think he puts on a good show, just my personal opinion of his character
     
  10. Outside

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    Dillian Whyte was injured and out of shape but nearly beat AJ who was became World Champ in his next fight.

    If he's injury free and in shape then he's a major problem for anyone and a future Wiorld Champ so I'd expect him to beat Leonet comfortably.
     
  11. Disaster

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    No problem 👍

    Dave Allen and his manager Stephanie Bull were constantly baiting & calling out Whyte but the minute he gave a bit back they crumbled & started moaning.

    All very strange but I'm glad they seem to be fighting for the British title so may the best man win
     
  12. Canvassed

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    He didn't nearly beat him at all, what you on about. Whyte was almost KO'd in the first.

    Whyte can't throw a punch properly, hopefully his new trainer can sort out those glaring issues.
     
  13. Jobless Jarman

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    Funny...I thought that. I think Stefy protests too much. They give it to everyone and are now running to teacher. Looking forward to the fight and credit to Allen for actually wanting the fight. Can't see it being a good night for Allen though. Even though he's never been hurt by AJ in sparring Whyte by KO.
     
  14. mcvey

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    I don't know him but he seemed pretty honest when he talked about Briggs ,and Haye's fights.He might come again.:think
     
  15. jaw rattler

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    I think Whyte is as tough as they come but I can see him being another Chisora.

    His lack of an amateur boxing career stands out a mile when you watch him as well.