William Joseph Saunders vs. Marcelo Esteban Cóceres

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The Superb or El Terrible?

Poll closed Saturday at 10:57 AM.
  1. Saunders on points

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  2. Saunders by stoppage

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  3. Draw

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  4. Cóceres on points

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  5. Cóceres by stoppage

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  1. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Saturday @ Staples. WBO super middleweight title at stake, 1st defense of Saunders. Cóceres is currently not ranked top 15 by any org in any weight class, and is a career 154/160lb campaigner.

    This is BJS' third outing after
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    ) and first since then in the United States. He is coming off the vacant title capture against unheralded Serb-German fringe contender Shefat Isufi via UD in May.

    Cóceres is undefeated but untested beyond the domestic scene in Argentina. Indeed, his only previous venture outside its borders was a mere ferry ride away in Uruguay a few months after his pro debut. He isn't without quality wins on the Argentine domestic scene (namely Sebastian Luján and Mateo Verón) but those are still a far cry from stepping all the way up to world championship level.
     
  2. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Cóceres' last bout:


    Saunders' last bout:
     
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  3. Eye of Timaeus

    Eye of Timaeus Member Full Member

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  4. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    I know @Serge and @CST80 will eviscerate me for saying this, but I am putting all my wishful thinking vibes in the corner of Cóceres and praying he scores a miraculous upset KO despite not having a tenth of Saunders' in-ring class.

    a) I'm still harboring a grudge over my birthday present in 2018 being spoiled by the Gypsy's idiocy (and subsequently exacerbating the situation with his rudeness at the MSAC hearing, which drove the nails in the dream fight's coffin and ensured that my ticket ended up being good for only a sub-par - if surprisingly entertaining, for a few rounds - Andrade vs. Kautondokwa match-up) :mad:

    b) he's kind of a smug *****, you have to admit, even if you like him. :sisi1

    c) supporting the Argie scene is a long-standing tradition for me, nearly as much as is supporting underdogs. :thumbsup:
     
  5. unitas

    unitas Boxing Addict Full Member

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    this fight is Right where it belongs: On the undercard of some Celebrity Boxing match!!
     
  6. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    I choose to not view it that way. This is the main event of the real pro boxing card, and there's some white collar BS to directly follow on the broadcast that just happens to be in the same ring at the same venue.
     
  7. PH1882

    PH1882 New Member Full Member

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    Saunders without needing to go into second gear.
     
  8. Liquorice

    Liquorice Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Until Saunders starts fighting proper opponents again I can't take him seriously
     
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  9. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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  10. lewis gassed

    lewis gassed The Bronze Dosser Full Member

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    BJS facing Isufi then Coceres back to back, the most brutal 2 fight stretch since Pacman faced MAB and JMM in the early 2000's @Pakkuman
     
  11. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Don't forget the mighty Adamu!
     
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  12. james5000

    james5000 2010's poster of the decade booted Full Member

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    I don't think this bloke is the guy but Billy doesn't have the Frank Warren bought judges any more so I expect a loss pretty soon.

    He could easily have 4 or 5 losses already.

    Isuferson rocked him too his boots, think he is due a glass shattering
     
  13. Inglis_1

    Inglis_1 Active Member Full Member

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    120-108 BJS. Would rather see him back at MW personally instead of doing what all the champions do at SMW and not unifying.
     
  14. Badbot

    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    You really, really don´t like them Brits for some reason.
    And name those 4 or 5 losses.
     
  15. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Billy Bob by wide UD.
     


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