Wilder vs Martin

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Mitch87, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Bogan Dinu being ranked third by the WBA made me laugh.

    Boxing rankings are always good for a laugh.
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  2. Furious

    Furious Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    It will be fascinating to see how Wilder responds when he does eventually fight again. Beaten comprehensively by Fury, his aura gone. A year of inactivity too and he’s already mid 30s plus a fast twitch athlete.

    Usually I think he’d beat Martin very easily if they fight happened, possibly similar fashion to Brezeale. Just got no idea whether that Wilder exists anymore.
  3. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Of course it does. He's not going to lose to puddings like Martin just because he was defeated by Fury, who's one of the best of his generation and perhaps more than that.
  4. Lesion of Doom

    Lesion of Doom Active Member Full Member

    Jan 21, 2015
    We don't know what he has left, tho. He's getting older and his chin may have been cracked. Contrary to popular opinion on this forum, Wilder's punch resistance actually has been decent through this point in his career. But would he take those Ortiz shots post-Fury and stay on his feet? Not a given.
  5. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia Trivial Annoyance Gold Medalist Full Member

    Feb 13, 2014
    Easy enough work for Wilder, not terrible as a comeback fight
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  6. Safin

    Safin Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Then let's discuss Wilder against credible opponents, not puddings like Martin. Would Wilder against Joyce or Dubois be competitive? Highly likely. Martin? Come on.
  7. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool RIP Marvelous Marvin Full Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    Martin is garbage Would be a good confidence builder if Windmill decides to comeback.
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  8. znalniaskas

    znalniaskas Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2013
    A winnable fight against a ranked opponent for Wilder. Martin isn't trash, he has stopped Washington and has given Kownacki a good fight (probably would have won if it went 12 rounds instead of 10). The problem is that he doesn't do anything relevant with his lead hand and he's not gonna win a fast draw with Wilder when it comes to their rear hands.
    Wilder should get a stoppage with against a top 15/20 guy in his comeback fight, not the best fight ever, but it could be much worse.
  9. GlassJoe

    GlassJoe 1-99 TBE Full Member

    Dec 8, 2012
    It's definitely a solid re-entry back into his career. I wouldn't expect him to jump in against a Whyte. I'd be interested to see the strategy Martin takes against Wilder.
  10. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

    Jul 21, 2009
    "I walk this earth like a God"

    -- Prince Charles Martin

    "I walk this earth like a dosser"

    Deontay "The Tuscaloser" Wilder
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  11. Fuzzykat

    Fuzzykat Member Full Member

    Jun 18, 2019
    I think Martin would get crushed. I think he'd be tentative, looking out for Wilder's power. Sooner or later a big bomb will find him and Martin won't survive.
  12. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    This would be a good fight for Wilder. Who knows what he has left.
  13. Leeroy84

    Leeroy84 Active Member Full Member

    May 7, 2016
    It'll be Bogdan Dinu...

    Can't imagine a taxi driver called Charles but Bogdan fits the bill.
  14. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Martin will get paid to lay down here.....
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  15. The Long Count

    The Long Count Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Martin is awful. Wilder Ko 1. As bad as Wilder’s resume is Martin’s is much worse. His only win of note is Glazkov whom was way overrated and undersized. And he won that because he tore a knee ligament in their fight. This is a total confidence builder for Wilder and I don’t expect it to go more than 1-2 rounds.