Whyte vs Rivas

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Twentyman, Jun 20, 2019.


Whyte vs Rivas

  1. Whyte KO/TKO

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  2. Whyte points

    33 vote(s)
    31.7%
  3. Rivas KO/TKO

    33 vote(s)
    31.7%
  4. Rivas points

    2 vote(s)
    1.9%
  5. Draw

    1 vote(s)
    1.0%
  1. Max Thunder

    Max Thunder Useless Dosser Full Member

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    “He’s a good fighter, but no one knows who he is,” Whyte said about Oleksander Usyk. “He speaks no English. What I’m saying is he’s not really a big fight for me. The hardcore boxing fans will watch it [Whyte vs. Usyk], but imagine trying to sell Usyk-Dillian Whyte to the general public.” - Dillian Whyte

    "Let's fight this 5'10'' Colombian who has never been on UK television." - Dillian Whyte
     
  2. tdf1974

    tdf1974 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Matchroom boxing is proper unfolding.....Hearn speading himself too thin.Dreadful unworthy PPVs .cancelled shows.Sky unhappy ...Keeping actual good fights secret because another card has bombed

    What a time to be alive
     
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  3. GeneTunney

    GeneTunney New Member Full Member

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    Upsets happen all the time but Rivas one option to win and Dillian Whyte has 2
     
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  4. Twentyman

    Twentyman Get to bed you sleep dossers. Full Member

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    True. KO or matchroom influenced judges.
     
  5. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    Does anyone here want Whyte to lose?
     
  6. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia #IrrationalGarcia Full Member

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    Yep, although it's because I dislike Hearn more than anything else.
     
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  7. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    Fair play, that's understandable.
     
  8. Work the body

    Work the body Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Just an excuse so he don’t have to fight him. I can see a lot of fighters rolling out this excuse. Loads of people know Usyk, especially after the Bellew fight.
     
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  9. EJC83

    EJC83 Active Member Full Member

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    Usyk is a big name, he's done amazing things already in his career and is quite clearly a very talented boxer. What he did in the WBSS was remarkable, he comfortably beat the best the division had to offer, after that he brutally KO'd Bellew............and that's when I fell in love!
     
  10. Saintpat

    Saintpat Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Brit stoppage and Brit judges?
     
  11. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    How known was Usyk before the bellew fight in terms of shifting tickets.... yeah exactly
     
  12. 305th

    305th Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Hearn had it all his own way for about 8 years; set up by daddy and riding the cash and publicity wave that the 2012 Olympics sowed. Now there's a bit of adversity, all of a sudden not having to learn lessons the hard way has come to bite him, hard. Not just that but people he lorded it over and generally disrespected have come back with a vengeance to take a dump from a great height.

    Hearn always prided himself as being able to shift sand to Arabs, ice to Eskimos and beef to a vegan. Yet, it's becoming abundantly clear that the general public's patience with being constantly asked to shell out for dud matchups while perpetually waiting for even mildly competitive ones has reached its epoch and the fans just ain't playing the game no more.

    This is a slight problem, given Hearn's business model in terms of marketing matchups is basically "bait and switch" - to talk up mouthwatering matchups then switch to junk and hope no one notices.
     
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2019
  13. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Hey Fatty Boom Boom Full Member

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    You see the thing is Ad once you use that argument you then have to ask the same in regards to Rivas
     
  14. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    That's true, then the counter argument becomes, ok well they both are unknowns, who brings more to the table at this stage for Whyte... and it's Rivas due to ranking, being a Heavyweight contender etc.

    Usyk brought no such ranking, and he is gunning for the champ anyway.
     
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  15. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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