QUOTE (Lil-lightsout @ Apr 22 2011, 10:22 PM)
I totally respect your opinion, and anyone for that matter who shows some knowledge. I honestly believe Khon has zero chance against Bradley, okay maybe a 1% chance. I knew Tim would not look good against Devon, and its so funny to see so many change their tune after that performance(not implying you). Me personally Bradley has impressed me with his fights in recent years. To me he keeps improving as is better than most give him credit for. Tim can and will match everything Khan does. The BIG difference is the chin departmant and like some have stated about "man vs. boy". Bradley just has the better mental make-up.
The only reason Khon withstood Maidana because he was gassed and is pretty slow an crude to begin with(though Maidana is not that bad of a fighter like some suggest). Now I give Khon some credit for he did show toughness, but just imagine if Khon was in there with someone else at that point, he would have bit the dust. Bradley is way faster and is more skilled he will be getting to Khon's chin way more often. He(Tim) definitely does not have Maidana's power, but with his pressure and Khon's chin and lack of defense, it spells disaster for Amir.
Hahaha....Zab Judah!? He has finally got a semi-decent win and now he beats Bradley? No way, Bradley easily disposes of him in the mid rounds. Zab would never see the final bell. Geez, who has Zab beaten to give you this idea? His last win over someone I never heard or seen before with a bunch of losses? What's that dudes name?
We all saw what Prescott did to Khon. We all saw what Maidana did to Khon when he was stumbling around the ring for a few minutes looking all drunk. And there was that other dude who clocked Khon earlier in his career and Khon had the ref help him. The bottom line is Bradley will stop Khon.
Hey LilLightsOut happy Easter man. Hope you're enjoying it with your family and devouring as many Easter eggs as our man James is. It's probably one of his favourite times of the year, right behind Christmas and Thanksgiving
You know we agree on a lot so forgive me if we don't see eye to eye on this one.
I don't know where you get this idea that Bradley would somehow demolish Zab in the mid rounds. Zab kinda has this reputation for having a china chin and a lot of that came from the spectacular KO loss to Tszyu and awesome chicken dance that followed.
Mentally weak, yes, but if you dig a little deeper regarding his chin I think that you'll see that it's OK. Not granite but not bad either. The dude sucked up a ton of punishment from a very prime wrecking machine that was Cotto before going down and also took some big shots from Clottey who was huge before getting KO'ed These weren't one shot knockouts, those guys had to go to town on him.
He also absorbed some good shots from Matthysse. Why would the feather fisted Tim Bradley do the job any sooner?
I don't get where people see Bradley as this wrecking machine. The guy comes in shape, no doubt, is tough as teak and has a decent clubbing right hand but boy is he crude. His game plan seems to be just come forward, walk you down and get the job done with a right hand, mauling headbutt combo. Stylistically he is shit.
I just rewatched the Alexander fight (I know I know, it was Saturday morning and I had nothing else to do) and I really wasn't that impressed. Alexander hit him plenty, the problem was he was trying to shoot that straight left hand off the back foot. The difference with Zab is he's prepared to take a half a step forward with you and punch at the same time. I think he hits and hurts Bradley enought to make it interesting.
However this is the 'Khan is Krap' caravan and maybe I should address that a little. I don't like Khan but I also don't get the 'Bradley will make him cry and wish for an early KO' stuff either. Again why would feather fisted Tim Bradley but Khan through anymore hell than Maidana?
Khan is HUGE for 140 and tall, rangy and quite strong. His is the kind of frame where Bradley's ugly one dimensional style might have difficulty with. There will also be plenty of opportunities for Khan to rest up in those clinches which is where he likes to take breaks.
Ultimately I would still go with Bradley due to the better chin and better mental game. This is actually a fight where keeping a guy like Ariza around may have helped Khan. It is no walk in the park for Tim Bradley.
Can I join the caravan after the Bradley fight? My dislike of Bradley is so intense that I would get no joy in watching him beat Khan. I would prefer Amir to get past him and then take on Manny at 147 and get shown his ass. That would amuse me greatly.