Wilder deserves some credit for his last two opponents..

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  1. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Active Member booted Full Member

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    I think it's clear all three top heavyweights are at a stage where they want to fight each other and cement their status as no.1 once and for all. Any stumbling blocks here will emanate from promoters, which is usually the case.
     
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  2. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 WE ARE FIREMEN, THE HEAT DOESN'T BOTHER US Full Member

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    Parker & Ortiz aren't on the same level at all for me. Parker is average at best
     
  3. Sugar 88

    Sugar 88 Judges Doom, Dredd and Judy would do a better job Full Member

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    Self belief? I think not or he would of forced his team to start making competitive fights earlier. The banked on Ortiz being old and it nearly back fired. They banked on Fury being totally done and cashing out and it did backfire. The dodgy draw they got has just made him look more of a coddled champ than ever.
     
  4. Smudge_

    Smudge_ Active Member Full Member

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    Fair point. I still think Wilder does have self belief and is just a naturally confident guy. He probably does believe he can knock anybody out, well did until Big Fury rose from the ashes. Maybe it was his team that had less confidence in him and Wilder believed everything they fed him telling him everybody was avoiding him.
     
  5. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Well-Known Member Full Member

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    What makes Ortiz so much better then?
     
  6. moog

    moog Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Wilders last two opponents combined are a better quality than Joshuas best two opponents.
     
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  7. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia #IrrationalGarcia Full Member

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    Better judge of distance, harder puncher, puts combinations together better and higher ring IQ I would say. Parker is alright but that's about it.
     
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  8. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia #IrrationalGarcia Full Member

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    No doubt. Ortiz and then Fury is a damn good back to back
     
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  9. Jurgen

    Jurgen Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Baz Earn on Talksport today making it clear it is all about money with no chance of any 50/50 split
     
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  10. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Well-Known Member Full Member

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    LOL Povetkin's better than Ortiz.
     
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  11. BigDoofus

    BigDoofus Active Member Full Member

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    Clear as mud.
    2 of the three have just fought each other. The other one asked for $50m, tweeted "Let's Roll" and then waddled away.
     
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  12. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 WE ARE FIREMEN, THE HEAT DOESN'T BOTHER US Full Member

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    His talent probably
     
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  13. Bensub

    Bensub Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Wilder thought fury was finished that's why he took that fight.

    Am the only one on this forum that does not get the Ortiz obsession. His best wins are Malik scott, Dave Allen and Jennings. Never beat a top 10 guy. Just don't rate him like everyone else on here does.
     
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  14. Bensub

    Bensub Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Aj last 2.....povetkin was clean so we will never know if he was any good and apart from the last round whyte did a better Job on Parker.
     
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    channy Active Member Full Member

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    The PPV strategists will be hard at work sorting this little lot out!
     
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