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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61680 on: December 7, 2019, 10:08:14 PM »
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61681 on: December 7, 2019, 10:08:18 PM »
Brilliant boxing display by AJ, fabulous discipline, never fell into the trap.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61682 on: December 7, 2019, 10:09:22 PM »
The game plan was clear from the weigh in. And he executed it perfectly.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61683 on: December 7, 2019, 10:09:26 PM »
Ruiz fought like a make a wish competition winner. Didn't show heart of a champion there. Doubt he becomes champ again. In the championship rounds you'd expect Ruiz to bite on his gumshield and risk getting ko'd but nope

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61684 on: December 7, 2019, 10:09:40 PM »
Stuck to the plan and got the win.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61685 on: December 7, 2019, 10:09:53 PM »
Standard win, exactly what should of happened in first fight, not sure it really tells us too much about Joshua though, he wont fight many much shorter, less reach and as fat as that

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61686 on: December 7, 2019, 10:09:56 PM »
Brilliant boxing display by AJ, fabulous discipline, never fell into the trap.

Yep. It was an ugly Liverpool style performance to get the W. 😂 He can now spank an overmatched opponent like Everton.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61687 on: December 7, 2019, 10:10:05 PM »
Great from Joshua that. Casuals will say it's a bad fight but it was a masterclass against a difficult opponent who had the mental edge.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61688 on: December 7, 2019, 10:10:19 PM »
Well done Anthony.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61689 on: December 7, 2019, 10:10:22 PM »
Well that was a pile a shiiitttteeeee
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61690 on: December 7, 2019, 10:10:34 PM »
Ruiz fought like a make a wish competition winner. Didn't show heart of a champion there. Doubt he becomes champ again.
He would give Wilder a hard night I'm telling you.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61691 on: December 7, 2019, 10:10:34 PM »
Ruiz fought like a make a wish competition winner. Didn't show heart of a champion there. Doubt he becomes champ again.

One thing for sure, the weight wasn't all mind games and he didn't have chains in his pockets ;D

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61692 on: December 7, 2019, 10:10:49 PM »
Don’t think that performance puts any fear into the likes of Fury our Wilder.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61693 on: December 7, 2019, 10:11:07 PM »
Joshua did what he had to and kept the risk down. It would have been too risky to get close so he used his jab and feet. Ruiz was carrying too much weight to get close enough to Joshua. Maybe not enough big punches for some people but sometimes you have to box cleverly.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61694 on: December 7, 2019, 10:11:14 PM »
Ruiz fought like a make a wish competition winner. Didn't show heart of a champion there. Doubt he becomes champ again.
Yep his five seconds of fame are over. As for Joshua, I think Wilder flatlines him and Fury outpoints him. I hope I'm wrong though.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61695 on: December 7, 2019, 10:11:25 PM »
Fantastic by AJ. Delighted for him
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61696 on: December 7, 2019, 10:11:33 PM »
Great from Joshua that. Casuals will say it's a bad fight but it was a masterclass against a difficult opponent who had the mental edge.
Well that was a pile a shiiitttteeeee
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61697 on: December 7, 2019, 10:11:53 PM »
Boxing wise that was outstanding from AJ. It wasnt great from a banging point of view but that was one for the purists. Ruiz got nowhere near him and AJ deserves the belts. He proved he can box tonight.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61698 on: December 7, 2019, 10:12:12 PM »
Will he fight Fury?
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61699 on: December 7, 2019, 10:12:17 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61700 on: December 7, 2019, 10:12:35 PM »
Very impressed with Joshua. I thought he would use those tactics but eventually run out of gas and get caught around round 9 or 10. Maybe be finally realised that pumping iron was doing him no favours stamina wise.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61701 on: December 7, 2019, 10:12:36 PM »
One thing for sure, the weight wasn't all mind games and he didn't have chains in his pockets ;D

Absolutely right

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61702 on: December 7, 2019, 10:12:38 PM »
Meh, not a fan of Joshua at all but credit to him did what he needed to do to get the win.

Definitely not looking forward to a third.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61703 on: December 7, 2019, 10:12:52 PM »
Ruiz fought like a make a wish competition winner. Didn't show heart of a champion there. Doubt he becomes champ again. In the championship rounds you'd expect Ruiz to bite on his gumshield and risk getting ko'd but nope

Excellent from AJ

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61704 on: December 7, 2019, 10:13:02 PM »
Probably a tactical masterclass, but, as i'm not a boxing expert, it just looked like Joshua is a massive shithouse who would be destroyed by Wilder or Fury.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61705 on: December 7, 2019, 10:13:10 PM »
Excellent game plan, and beautifully executed by Joshua  8)
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61706 on: December 7, 2019, 10:13:35 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.

Yeah and now he's the world champion and Ruiz isn't.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61707 on: December 7, 2019, 10:13:53 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.

Avoid? :lmao mate he sat behind his jab and kept him from bay. It was a very good boxing performance from AJ

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61708 on: December 7, 2019, 10:13:59 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.
the guy floored him 4 times last fight, it was perfect tactically

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61709 on: December 7, 2019, 10:14:09 PM »
Will he fight Fury?
Fury is apparently signed to fight Windmill Wilder in February.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61710 on: December 7, 2019, 10:14:29 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.

He didn't avoid Ruiz. He out-boxed him and didn't get involved in a slugfest. It was up to Ruiz to find Joshua but he was too slow to do so.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61711 on: December 7, 2019, 10:14:35 PM »
Thought Joshua was clever, disciplined and well conditioned to dance around for like that for the full 12 rounds. I didn't think he had that sort of a fight in him.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61712 on: December 7, 2019, 10:14:46 PM »
Joshua v Wilder is once again the biggest fight in boxing. The money fight. Needs to happen, simple as.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61713 on: December 7, 2019, 10:14:56 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61714 on: December 7, 2019, 10:15:00 PM »
Game plan executed to perfection. Very good performance
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61715 on: December 7, 2019, 10:15:10 PM »
Very impressed with Joshua. I thought he would use those tactics but eventually run out of gas and get caught around round 9 or 10. Maybe be finally realised that pumping iron was doing him no favours stamina wise.

Agreed, keeping it going all 12 rounds surprised me. He did have a few swings after a couple of shots to the back of the head but McCracken had him reigned in
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61716 on: December 7, 2019, 10:15:46 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.

He out boxed him. It wasn’t a street fight.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61717 on: December 7, 2019, 10:16:13 PM »
Never been so sure that Wilder KOs Joshua after that, he was rightly scared or Ruiz' power and he used jab and movement to avoid it, I'm not sure with Wilder's physical attributes that game plan works for too long.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61718 on: December 7, 2019, 10:16:18 PM »
It won't be but tonight should put the final nail in the coffin for anymore championship fights in that desert.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #61719 on: December 7, 2019, 10:16:26 PM »
Terrible fight. That's not what people want to see.

His tactics were to avoid Ruiz all night, instead of facing him.

Nonsense. That is how world titles are won and defended. Tactics to suit the fight. Someone else was quite well known for that.....
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