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Cshel86
post Apr 6 2013, 07:40 PM
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As we all know, the boxing calender is gonna heat up starting next weekend (Rigo/Donaire) and run all the way through July. What fights will you be reviewing, to come up with a decent assessment of the upcoming fights? I know that styles make fights and guys dont always the fight the same in every fight, but let's give it a shot.

Example: I'll be watching Cotto/Trout and Canelo/Cintron to get my assessment as close as possible for the upcoming Canelo/Trout fight. Yeah I know, Canelo obliterated Cintron, but he (Cintron) was able to get off a bit while the fight lasted. I'm speaking in terms of his jab and a few of those right hands that he landed. I'm also watching it because of the height difference, and how Canelo can deal with it.

Here are the upcoming fights (let me know if I missed any):

Canelo/Trout (who in the hell else is on this card
Donaire/Rigondeaux
Froch/Kessler II
Bute/Pascal
Garcia/Judah
Quillin/Guerrero
Mayweather/Guerrero
Love/Rosado
Mares/DeLeon
Maidana/Lopez
Angulo/Lara
Peterson/Matthysse
Alexander/Brook
Berto/Soto-Karass
Broner/Malignaggi


Help me out if I missed any (which I'm sure I did)

Anyhow, since the China card on HBO ended earlier today, I may watch Cotto/Margarito 1 again this evening, and try not to tear up. Lol. I watched Cotto/Judah in HD on tv earlier this week...one of my favorite fights.







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flazi
post Apr 7 2013, 01:19 PM
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i watched cotto/judah also. that 2nd low blow was devastating.
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post Apr 8 2013, 07:45 AM
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QUOTE (flazi @ Apr 7 2013, 02:19 PM) *
i watched cotto/judah also. that 2nd low blow was devastating.

...and damn near intentional. The first one was a mistake, but that second one...(IMG:style_emoticons/default/no2.gif)
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post Apr 8 2013, 08:02 PM
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QUOTE (Cshel86 @ Apr 8 2013, 07:45 AM) *
...and damn near intentional. The first one was a mistake, but that second one...(IMG:style_emoticons/default/no2.gif)


Damn near? C'mon Shels...you know what was going on lol.....I saw a motivated Zab and he was putting gloves on Miguel early. I think they were intentional, after that second low blow, Zab was done. A fighter who notoriously gets winded and now he just took a shot to the nuts. I always wonder what would've happened if those low blows hadn't occurred, but to Zab's credit he hing in there

With that said I always look back at older fights to see how the fighter will perform in their upcoming bouts. I've been looking at Canelo and Trout fights, obviously Mayweather and Guerrero's fights. Dude is boooring. I don't want to hear shit about Hopkins being boring, Guerrero is by far worse in that category. I'll be paying attention to Matthyse and Peterson, especially since it's at a catch weight now.
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