Whyte turns down AJ

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  1. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I'm not hugely keen on Joshua-Whyte 2, and YES, I get the point about Joshua should face someone he hasn't beat before ............ but why is Jarrell Miller considered a leading and viable option ??

    Miller's completely undeserving of a shot at the WBA, IBF, WBO unified championship.
    Joshua is now on a two-fights-year schedule, and owns 3 of the 4 major belts.
    He should be facing guys who earned the shot.
    If Miller wants a shot at Joshua he should face a Parker, Ortiz or Povetkin, Pulev even.
     
  2. yesihavearm2

    yesihavearm2 ESB Chinchecker Full Member

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    Whyte is a completely different fighter now. He has developed multiple ways to win fight, a vastly improved jab which is probably part due to his shoulder repair.

    The guy is also one of the toughest out there and genuinely he believes he will win every time he steps into the ring. That alone is a nightmare in the HW division full of unmotivated coasters who can't get themselves into shape.

    I think this is a great fight but wanted it after AJ fought one of Fury or Wilder. Actually Whyte vs Wilder is the fight I want to see next. I think that would be a war.
     
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  3. SambaKing1993

    SambaKing1993 Active Member Full Member

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    I find it impossible to believe AJ would duck Whyte. They have been planning this fight for over a year. Of course it's very possible they feel the Wembley event will bomb if it's not Wilder or Fury so they are looking to pack up shop to America. I'm sure they'd still love to fight Whyte.

    Also, Hearn won't throw Whyte under the bus. As tragic as it is, he has established himself as a PPV fighter & Hearn doesn't have many of them left.
     
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  4. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    Bingo.

    If turning down an opening offer meant that a fight wouldn't happen there would never be another boxing match.
     
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  5. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Active Member Full Member

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    Undefeated, American, flashy personality, crowd pleasing style and he's 300lbs. Whyte has earned his shot but I have no interest in seeing him lose to AJ again, Miller against AJ at Madison Square Garden for example is hell of a lot more interesting.
     
  6. Sephiroth Rising 7

    Sephiroth Rising 7 Son Of The Morning Full Member

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    The agenda is simple.

    Build up Dillian Whyte's worth,, make a big drama surrounding the fight to make it look like AJ is reluctant to fight Whyte. As a result he's then made out to be a huge threat, so that when the fight inevitably is confirmed, the mugs feel they are going to see a real 50/50 ppv event.
     
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  7. macademics

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    AJ should just fight Pulev and get the mandatory out of the way. Wilder is hiding somewhere in Bamaland, Fury is gearing up for a apparent rematch and Whyte is playing hardball with AJ.

    But AJ should pay Whyte fairly, more so Eddie should not be so ridiculous or stupid in offering him low ball money. Hearn is forgetting that Whyte saved his arse when the Whyte vs Parker took place. Who remembers how dreadful the lineup was for that PPV?

    He needs to talk some real talk to AJ.
     
  8. Wig

    Wig Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Why Miller?

    “Because he looks the part, big trash talking brash AMERICAN, and let me tell you this man isn’t scared of big josh.. did you see that out there? He talked about his MUM for God’s sake, his MUM koogs. And TRUST me when I tell you he WANTS this fight, you think a three hundred POUND brash trash talking AMERICAN big baby MILLER is going to take a backwards step?

    I was speaking to millers trainer and TRUST me they are SUPREMELY confident they have the game plan, the trash talking, the BRASHNESS and the AMERICANNESS to best Antony Joshua, they’re not here to make up the numbers TRUST ME when I tell you this is a real FIGHT”

    Is what Eddie Hearns said...
     
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  9. Jurgen

    Jurgen Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Luv it - multi millionaire PPV star and pudding now arguing over the share of PPV pie.
     
  10. Unforgiven

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    I was hoping it's AJ versus Hulk Hogan
     
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  11. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia #IrrationalGarcia Full Member

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    The main now being touted to be in a PPV headliner is still without an opponent for next weekend.
     
  12. Holler

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    Isn't this also to do with the mandatory issue? Whyte is number 2 with WBO and Miller is number 3. Hearn will want to get the WBO mandatory out of the way so it has to be one of these two guys unless he lands a unification with Wilder?
     
  13. Emerald Oracle

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    As long as Whyte is dealing with misMatchroom, he will always be number two behind Joshua.
     
  14. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think Whyte is just trying to get more money from the fight which I am sure he will get offered and AJ Team is chancing their arms with a low first offer. The bit i dont like is Whytes promoter playing games with his own fighter over the purse.
     
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  15. GTFUP

    GTFUP Active Member Full Member

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    Let’s be honest Whyte deserves his day again and if not with AJ then any other of the contenders for good good money. Carry on fighting and they won’t be able to mug him off soon as he could be the next biggest draw to AJ. Like a man who speaks from the heart and that’s Whyte all over.
     

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