Womens Boxing

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Noel857, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    I'm all for women's boxing if it's kept separate from the men's professional game.
    I feel the same way about Youtuber boxers, white collar boxing and Freddy ****ing Flintoff.
  2. Twentyman

    Twentyman John Fury’s nut sack.... Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    I’m all for it, I just want to see competitive fights. That Harper v Jonas fight was excellent and probably fight of the card. Taylor v Persoon was also quality. Ball against Courtney was also an enjoyable watch.

    However, It does need 3 minute rounds though, desperately so we can see some stoppages. Even the mediocre fighters can hang on for dear life for 2 minutes. They probably need to mess around with the weight divisions, too. There’s not enough depth in talent to justify so many divisions.

    Just to add, Ball’s fight with Guanini on Saturday was very very close but she got cards of 99-91, 99-91 & 99-92 in her favour. If that was a blokes fight we’d have all been going crazy. She got gifted a belt lads and guess what will be coming next....a rematch with Shannon Courtney to become a world champ. This is what makes it a farce and rubs people up the wrong way, not the actual concept of women boxing. Hate the game not the players.
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  3. Safin

    Safin Active Member Full Member

    Aug 3, 2019

    Too good.
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  4. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Active Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2020
    Women beating on each other is abhorrent, and should never have happened, for a raft of reasons, their body's ( this shouldn't need to be pointed out ) are vastly different from men's, breasts being the bleeding obvious start, then we have the mensural aspect, who knows the damage that is being inflicted on this important part of a women's body, also in the years to come, how lovely to look at a former female boxer with scar tissue over both eyes, flat nose, and a cauliflower ear, or two , she shouldn't have any trouble finding a partner ! there is something worrying and disturbing about men who enjoy this spectacle.
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  5. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    Ball vs Courtenay 2 is going to be a horrible one, "stay on your feet, Shannon, and the belt is yours", I can see it now and the Mental Health Journey story after, endorsed by Charlie Edwards who'll chip in with how he's battled coping with having to see that face in the mirror every day. Sorry, that was a bit much.
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  6. Twentyman

    Twentyman John Fury’s nut sack.... Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    You should be a biologist, mate. Riveting stuff.
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  7. BoxingABC1

    BoxingABC1 5x WBK Champ Full Member

    Sep 21, 2016
    Just goes to show what can happen when you put it on free-to-air
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  8. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    Women and any men feel exactly the same way about male boxers.

    If they are going to fight, they should immediately uphold the principles of equality and have 3 minute rounds fighting topless the same as men.
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  9. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Active Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2020
    Spooky, I am a retired Doctor, wouldn't you know, mate.
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  10. ZiggerZagger

    ZiggerZagger Member Full Member

    Mar 13, 2012
    It's not for me , I just don't like seeing women punch each other and I just don't think its very good , the talent pool is so small that the gulf in class in alot of fights I've seen is plainly obvious.

    I don't get the praise Katie Taylor got either , she was in with a human punch bag . If it's on I might have one eye on it if as in the Courtenay v Ball fight the odds compilers have f****d up and there's an opportunity to cash in but other than that I'm not a fan. As someone pointed out the 2 minute rounds do it no favours either as a spectacle.
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  11. TBooze

    TBooze Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Oct 22, 2006
    And yet you are interested enough to look at and post in a thread about it...
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  12. alpo1

    alpo1 Active Member banned Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    I'm up for Matchroom to push transgender boxing next. We need more inclusivity in the sport. From watching tranny fights on youtube, a lot of them seem to be good with the hands.

    Common Eddie my son, you know it makes sense. Meat and two veg, erm I mean apples and pears.
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  13. Turpins chin

    Turpins chin New Member Full Member

    Aug 29, 2019
    Can’t quite believe the archaic attitudes here!!! As I have previously said woman’s boxing will be massive. All the boxing gyms I go to are full of girls boxing. While the card the other night could have been more competitive, the woman’s fights during fight camp were easily the most entertaining. Woman’s boxing will only get bigger and better and I for one thinks it fantastic
  14. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

    Mar 24, 2019
    Could not have put it better myself
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  15. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    As stated already the depth just isn't there. Some of the standard is by far worse than the lower end of the men's game. I wish they would just show the really competitive fights to begin with and when the talent is there let it grow.

    Wonder if we will ever get to the point where we have our first journeywoman?