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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59440 on: January 6, 2019, 07:57:39 PM »
I never said he was scared of Brook.

It's like us playing United in a CL final or Juventus. It hurts to lose both bit it hurts and means so much more to lose to United your local rival. You would prefer not to meet United  in the final but your not running scared of meeting them. I think he is bottling facing Brook but not afraid of him either just the outcome were he to lose.

It's the same thing. He's not afraid of getting hurt, he's afraid of losing. Either way, Eddie Hearn will have a job selling this when Khan gets whacked off Crawford

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59441 on: January 6, 2019, 08:58:10 PM »
It's the same thing. He's not afraid of getting hurt, he's afraid of losing. Either way, Eddie Hearn will have a job selling this when Khan gets whacked off Crawford

If Khan fights Crawford then the Brook fight isn't happening.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59442 on: January 6, 2019, 09:09:16 PM »
If Khan fights Crawford then the Brook fight isn't happening.

Dont underestimate Hearn mate, he sold Bellew v Haye twice on PPV

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59443 on: January 6, 2019, 09:41:55 PM »
Dont underestimate Hearn mate, he sold Bellew v Haye twice on PPV

He's said if he Brook V Khan doesn't happen next then it won't happen.

Khan is only under matchroom for 1 more fight and Hearn has said he isn't getting involved in Crawford talks as he wants him to fight Brook.

If it can't happen when they're both under matchroom then it won't happen.
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59444 on: January 7, 2019, 01:49:37 PM »
Hello lads same shite as always?  :D :wave

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59445 on: January 8, 2019, 09:39:09 AM »
Hello lads same shite as always?  :D :wave

Hello mate. Hope you got the chance to defend that Maltese title outside various kebab shops over the NY period.

Yes, same shite. Brook v Khan not happening, Joshua and Wilder arguing over percentages, pointless domestic fights on PPV, welcome back to 2015.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59446 on: January 8, 2019, 11:17:33 AM »
Itís bubbling away, weíll get some big fights this year for sure. Degale vs Eubank on PPV os a disgrace though, I appreciate fighters put it on the line but the promoters can fuck off with their £10-15 charge for watching an all British, non-World title fight. Plus BT are doing a handful of PPV events this year for the UFC, so itís coming from everywhere now.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59447 on: January 8, 2019, 01:45:09 PM »
AJ fights on the 13th April which is around the same time of year he fought Klitschko. Tickets went on sale for that fight on December 20th the year before and there was obviously build up/marketing before that. Does anyone think he's cutting it fine with regards to his next fight? It's looking more and more like Whyte will be the opponent unless they are quietly negotiating with Wilders team.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59448 on: January 9, 2019, 08:53:39 AM »
AJ fights on the 13th April which is around the same time of year he fought Klitschko. Tickets went on sale for that fight on December 20th the year before and there was obviously build up/marketing before that. Does anyone think he's cutting it fine with regards to his next fight? It's looking more and more like Whyte will be the opponent unless they are quietly negotiating with Wilders team.

Is the Fury v Wilder rematch happening or likely to happen?
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59449 on: January 9, 2019, 12:19:01 PM »
AJ fights on the 13th April which is around the same time of year he fought Klitschko. Tickets went on sale for that fight on December 20th the year before and there was obviously build up/marketing before that. Does anyone think he's cutting it fine with regards to his next fight? It's looking more and more like Whyte will be the opponent unless they are quietly negotiating with Wilders team.

No doubt they are trying to get Wilder but Wilder will not take that fight.

He's said if he Brook V Khan doesn't happen next then it won't happen.

Khan is only under matchroom for 1 more fight and Hearn has said he isn't getting involved in Crawford talks as he wants him to fight Brook.

If it can't happen when they're both under matchroom then it won't happen.

I'm not sure if Khan vs Crawford counts as the final fight under his matchroom deal.  WBN when reporting the Crawford fight last week says it doesn't and Khan will still have 1 fight left for Matchroom after the crawford fight.

Personally I dont think it matters as Khan will get knocked out vs Crawford and I dont see a Brook fight happening after that  Brook should actually move on, get out of the 147 division and now plan 2019 around fighting at 154. 

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59450 on: January 9, 2019, 12:22:19 PM »
Crawford is a top 3 P4P fighter with a world title. I don't blame Khan for taking the fight one bit.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59451 on: January 9, 2019, 01:44:12 PM »
For the life of me I don't get why Brook and Fordy keep begging it from Khan for the fight? It don't seem to be happening and hasn't for a while so why not move on? Is there no better fights out there to be had?
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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59452 on: January 9, 2019, 01:45:23 PM »
Heís a coward if he ducks Crawford to take the easier Brook fight
Yeah, for thinking Kane is better than Torres/Bergkamp. Crazy opinion.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59453 on: January 9, 2019, 01:51:09 PM »
For the life of me I don't get why Brook and Fordy keep begging it from Khan for the fight? It don't seem to be happening and hasn't for a while so why not move on? Is there no better fights out there to be had?



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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59454 on: January 9, 2019, 06:18:33 PM »
Not arsed about Brook/Khan, two fighters well past their best. They both looked dreadful last time out as well.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59455 on: January 9, 2019, 06:30:42 PM »
Heís a coward if he ducks Crawford to take the easier Brook fight

Hold on, isn't he a coward for ducking Brook to take the harder Crawford fight?  :P

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59456 on: January 9, 2019, 07:57:15 PM »
Liam Smith joins Matchroom.  Plan B for Brook?

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59457 on: January 9, 2019, 08:21:09 PM »
Khan got dropped by journeyman Vargas, imagine what Crawford will do to him. I can't wait to see Crawford v Spence, if he gets past Garcia who is actually looking beefed up now!

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59458 on: January 9, 2019, 09:13:21 PM »
Hold on, isn't he a coward for ducking Brook to take the harder Crawford fight?  :P

No boxer that ever laces them up is a coward full stop

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59459 on: January 9, 2019, 11:49:26 PM »
No boxer that ever laces them up is a coward full stop

And Khan in particular has been game for pretty much anyone during his career to be fair to him.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59460 on: January 9, 2019, 11:54:26 PM »
Hold on, isn't he a coward for ducking Brook to take the harder Crawford fight?  :P

Exactly  ;) I was being facetious

Not sure why thereís this utter desperation to see Khan/Brook anyway, itís not like itís two of the greats like Mayweather Vs Pacquiao. Itís essentially two gobshites who people want to see get knocked out, to varying degrees. If they both retired tomorrow, Iíd say Khan retires with the better career so maybe thatís why Brook comes across as more desperate for it.
Yeah, for thinking Kane is better than Torres/Bergkamp. Crazy opinion.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59461 on: January 10, 2019, 04:08:41 AM »
Brook would batter Smith. Different levels. I'd be surprised if Liam won another world title, the one he did win was pretty much gift wrapped for him by Santa himself

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59462 on: January 10, 2019, 05:41:16 AM »
Brook would batter Smith. Different levels. I'd be surprised if Liam won another world title, the one he did win was pretty much gift wrapped for him by Santa himself

I politely and entirely disagree there. Brook would be favourite but Liam is as tough as they come.

I did wonder where Liam might have jumped to be on the same card as Callum when they make the Anfield card. Itíd be great to see 3 of the brothers fighting there

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59463 on: January 10, 2019, 07:21:02 AM »
Apparently Anfield is more expensive than Wembley to book. Unless AJ finds his way up there Anfield wont be getting booked anytime soon.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59464 on: January 10, 2019, 07:28:44 AM »
Ha ha funny lads.

Maybe, Khan wants the April 13th date with Brook.

It just seems funny that Josh hasn't announced his next fight yet.

Don't think Wembley is getting full now on that date but Khan has his heads in the clouds.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59465 on: January 10, 2019, 09:41:16 AM »
Apparently Anfield is more expensive than Wembley to book. Unless AJ finds his way up there Anfield wont be getting booked anytime soon.
You can book wembley 3 times for the price of anfield apparently..

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59466 on: January 10, 2019, 11:15:30 AM »
Brook would batter Smith. Different levels. I'd be surprised if Liam won another world title, the one he did win was pretty much gift wrapped for him by Santa himself

12 months ago I'd have agreed with you, but after Brook's last showing I would make Smith a very live underdog.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59467 on: January 10, 2019, 09:09:00 PM »
Apparently Anfield is more expensive than Wembley to book. Unless AJ finds his way up there Anfield wont be getting booked anytime soon.

They will mate, they are just negotiating and itís Hearn bluster. Guaranteed we see the Smith brothers and a UFC card with Darren Till there

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59468 on: January 10, 2019, 09:21:08 PM »
You can book wembley 3 times for the price of anfield apparently..
That's ridiculous, why are they pricing themselves out?

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59469 on: January 11, 2019, 12:29:44 AM »
So, Broner vs Manny at the weekend.

Does anyone care?

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59470 on: January 11, 2019, 01:28:37 PM »
So, Broner vs Manny at the weekend.

Does anyone care?

Broner's accountant I suppose.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59471 on: January 11, 2019, 03:39:46 PM »
Anyone else listen to Fight Disciples podcast? Decent listen, and Nick Peetís a red which is always good.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59472 on: January 11, 2019, 07:04:22 PM »
So, Broner vs Manny at the weekend.

Does anyone care?
Didn't even know about it! If it is anything other than a Pacman UD I'll be shocked. He ain't stopping Broner but Broner ain't good enough to beat even an aging Pac.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59473 on: January 11, 2019, 07:49:55 PM »
So, Broner vs Manny at the weekend.

Does anyone care?
It's next weekend

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59474 on: January 12, 2019, 02:00:37 AM »
It's next weekend
Yeah, so it is. Just saw the ad for it on TV and said Saturday. ITV4 I think.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59475 on: January 12, 2019, 11:27:49 AM »
Looks like khan v Cawford is official.

Will be interested to see what brook does next? Latvian or champion?

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59476 on: January 12, 2019, 11:33:33 AM »
Khan is a let down.

Credit to him for taking the nick out of Hearn though. KHan was always going to swerve the Brook fight. He's too scared to fight Brook because he hates the thought of getting beat by a British fighter.


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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59477 on: January 12, 2019, 11:40:19 AM »
Looks like khan v Cawford is official.

Will be interested to see what brook does next? Latvian or champion?

His last fight was a final eliminator for WBA.  No idea if that means he gets a shot at the regular title, gold title, super title, or super duper title.

Probably Liam Smith after he gets back on track.

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59478 on: January 12, 2019, 11:55:45 AM »
Fury looks in good shape, thought he might have spent his purse on mince pies over xmas. Warren thinks April for the Wilder rematch so I expect Joshua v Whyte also in the spring then hopefully Fury v Joshua for all the belts in Sept. I had a decent bet with a mate a couple of years ago that Fury would beat AJ should they ever meet so hopefully he gets past Whyte!

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Re: Boxing thread
« Reply #59479 on: January 12, 2019, 12:03:33 PM »
If Fury wins there will be  a rematch