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17 Jun 2021 10:14:19
did anyone see the wilder interview on the sky sports boxing channel on youtube? he ain't just talking about fury, he talks about joshus and whyte to.
looking at wilder in that interview it's clear he definitely ain't all there in the head.
it also looks like he is high on something to.

if fury does a job on him again I think wilder should call it a day and retire and I hope fury does a job on him to, otherwise if wilder wins then no doubt it will be part 4 in december/ january lol.

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17 Jun 2021 14:29:59
It looks like to me his batteries were running out. Can he talk any slower? And why is everything he says like a line outa the Game of thrones? I think it's his way of trying to promote the fight but he's coming across as a ballbag.

Tbh Fury annoyed me the other day too. Thought he was very disrespectful to Scott and his jokes were crap. At least he tried, but Wilder just sat there like there was something wrong with him.

18 Jun 2021 04:31:11
As I said below, this fight shouldn't happen. Wilder isn't right and he's going to get badly hurt.

18 Jun 2021 14:28:56
I've listened to afew different Fury interviews recently and imo he's starting to sound like he did after the Klitschko win.



16 Jun 2021 00:28:02
Just watched the Fury v Wilder III press conference. Wilder is still a serious prick.

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16 Jun 2021 12:02:44
The way he's acting. if he loses again to Fury his career is done.

16 Jun 2021 21:23:58
It's up to him to promote this fight. If that's his way for doing that he needs to clear off cause he's fooling no one. Annoying more than scary, plonker.

17 Jun 2021 06:28:40
Wilder is going to get hurt in this fight and it genuinely concerns me.

Too much has been said about the stoppage in the 2nd fight from Wilders side, which means the referee will lkely not stop the fight unless Wilder is unable to make the count, his team won't throw the towel in this time and he is mentally unstable.

I wasn't going to watch this fight anyway, as the way both fighters and their teams went about it angered me so much. So with that in mind as well as Wilders very clear mental instability, I don't think I'll tune in to watch, I think Wilders going to get hurt badly.

14 Jun 2021 23:12:15

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15 Jun 2021 04:06:03
Perhaps an unpopular opinion, but I think he could have been better than he was.

I think it was Ed001 who said that he or someone he knows watched him train and he spent 70% of the sparring session posing and flexing lol.

No doubt he was good though, would like to have seen both him and Benn take on the American middleweights at that time, like Toney and RJJ.

15 Jun 2021 12:35:57
I know someone who bumped into him on holiday and at the start they were did excited to see Chris Eubank then they couldn't get rid of him. Apparently he was following them up the beach talking away. Lol

Would love to have seen Eubank and Been vs Rjj or Toney. Don't think any of them really wanted it.

15 Jun 2021 13:44:17
From watching the middleweight special of The Gloves Are Off on skysport a few years back, chris openly admitted to ducking roy. Saying "it would be suicide" to fight him at that time.

15 Jun 2021 14:23:41
They were both champions. Did Eubank duck him or was there no real demand for the fight? As Jones said himself, he had no desire to travel to England and he had Toney and Hopkins while Eubank had Collins Benn and Waston.

16 Jun 2021 12:00:44
Jones Jnr would've schooled Eubank. Eubank was a good fighter but not elite level like Jones Jnr.

Eubank was your typically protected Frank Warren fighter. He only owned the WBO belt, which at the time was not as established as it is now (WBA, WBC and IBF were the big three at the time) . Jones Jnr had no interest in a secondary belt and Eubank had no interest in getting humiliated by Jones Jnr.

16 Jun 2021 19:55:30
Does anyone beat Jones Jr in his prime. Not for me.

12 Jun 2021 23:08:06
That's the worst refereeing I've seen in the Riston fight tonight. Really dangerous, Steve Grey should be banned.

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13 Jun 2021 04:16:14
What happened? I've not watched the boxing.

13 Jun 2021 14:41:24
Corner threw the towel in and the ref threw it back out again, let Ritson get battered for another 30 seconds. Was crazy. Ritson was done at that point, no need to let it continue.

14 Jun 2021 13:57:29
I saw it, what a joke. He allowed 2 more knockdowns to happen after the towel had been thrown in. What the hell.

15 Jun 2021 12:30:31
Think I overreacted by saying Steve Grey should be banned. I take into account what Grey said that it was body shots and Lewis wasn't taking much punishment to the head but it just didn't look right. Riston had nothing left at that point. Had already hit Ponce clean afew times and couldn't put a dent in him. Think it was a moment of madness from Grey although he was within his rights to do so. As Stephen King once said its easy to be brave when your someone else.

The rule needs changed or at least looked at. I understand that the rule is there to stop match fixing but that could have been very dangerous for Ritson on Saturday. When fighters r fatigued like that that's when the head shots take their toll.

16 Jun 2021 12:01:54
To be fair to Steve Gray, he was probably after his fight bonus of an extra few quid if Ritson got the win.



03 Jun 2021 10:52:37
So it looks like Sky will work with a different range of promoters from now on and not be aligned to just one. I'm pleased as Sky is the biggest platform with the best production value. Looking forward to a wide variety in their boxing schedule now.

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09 Jun 2021 01:19:59
So they will get the cheapest deal they can basically. Meh.

09 Jun 2021 13:03:18
They signed a new 4 year deal with Top Rank, not sure if they will be the only promoters they will work with going forward. First fight to be Stevenson this weekend.

09 Jun 2021 15:20:30
Top Rank won't be the only promoter working with Sky. Think they will provide their international content and will be another British promoter possibly two that will sign up for the British showings.

11 Jun 2021 22:25:41
Absolutely love Sky's new strategy for their boxing schedule going forward. It's exactly want I hoped for. I found sky under matchroom becoming to repetitive, same fighters fighting all the time. To big of a platform to be handcuffed to just one promoter imo. Looking forward to a lot more shows.

30 May 2021 11:59:06

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26 May 2021 00:12:06
starting to think now we will never see the fury/ aj fight.
i actually think in a year and half/ 2 years time we will still be asking is it going to happen and probably have wilder/ fury part 5 or 6 to look forward to lol.

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26 May 2021 05:01:43
I agree, Fury is starting to wind me up. I usually give the benefit of the doubt and say it wasn't the boxer it was his team, but in this case it's pretty clear Fury is part of the problem. Don't be surprised if this Fury vs Wilder trilogy doesn't actually happen either.

If it was me in Eddie's shoes, I would say F the lot of them and freeze them all out. If they want Joshua, they can go the mandatory route and genuinely force the fight and take a 25% flat rate, as that's the only way I will be convinced that any of these chumpions want to fight Joshua.

Twice Joshua's name has been used solely to promote another fight, then he's accused of ducking said fighter. It's a joke.

26 May 2021 09:04:16
you know what hsf, part of me used to think before that possibly fury was ducking aj and just using his name, but where I am a big fury fan I didn't want to believe it, but now I am really starting to believe that fury wants nothing to do with aj and has no interest in fighting him.

26 May 2021 11:34:20
Listened to Hearn the other day and you could see he was visually annoyed at what has happened, its hard to disagree with anything he said. The whole thing stinks.

26 May 2021 17:43:40
Again that's only one side of the story. Warren coming out now saying there was legal issues with Usyk to overcome before fight was made and apparently there were other obstacles that haven't been discussed yet like how the broadcast rights were to divided.

26 May 2021 23:17:12
Can't blame the fighters here. It's the teams behind them.

29 May 2021 01:31:54
Good ol' fish eyes Frank will say anything to deflect negative attention. He should shoulder roll his way out of Boxing already, as he's been hanging by a thread for a long time now.

29 May 2021 18:09:08
Think Warren deserves a lot of respect. Without Warren there might not be no British boxing scene at all today. After the tragic Michael Watson fight every fighter was ordered to take a MRI scan. The BBBofC couldn't afford this so it was Warren who funded every single boxers testing for several years.

Way I look at it, we will never really know how it fell apart. Hearn can say no1 tried but he had the Saudi links he wanted to take the reins. It didn't work out I'll not lose any sleep over it.

30 May 2021 00:01:18
What happened 30 years ago has no relevence on the current Boxing scene, with how he and Arum totally decieved the Boxing fans.

It's not even that big of a deal, but it's an accumilation of absolute clangers from the whole boxing world that has done me in. This is just the straw that broke the camels back and I want to take it out on him. As someone who religiously watches Boxing, putting money into their pockets with PPV buys and channel subscriptions to BT Sport, SkySports and DAZN. Fish eyes Frank and Meyer Lanskys shoe shiner can spin on it.

Filthy rats the pair of them.

Sorry for my toxic rant, I am just done with Boxing and need to get it out of my system.

30 May 2021 13:36:02
Your right mate boxing does itself no favours although in this one I don't think anyone is really to blame. All parties were aware the fight could essentially fall apart if Wilder won his case and the arbitration case was named as a clause in the contract. Bob Arum was assured by his lawyer that winning the case was a formality only problem was the opposing lawyer was just as confident.
If anybody involved in this give a damn about the fans the fight wouldn't be taking place in Saudi Arabia in the first place. Funny that Wembley is now suitable for Joshua V Usyk.
If we can take any positive from this its as fans we are getting two good alternatives to the one we want and if somehow they can sort a deal out for the fight to happen in December we could get an even better fight. Travel restrictions will hopefully be lifted by then and searing temperatures in the Middle East will be more suited to staging a heavyweight contest outdoors.

23 May 2021 11:28:33
What a great fight, fair play to both men. Congratulations to Taylor the first undisputed champion from the UK since the start of the 4 belt era. Hope he gets the exposure he deserves. One of the greatest achievements by a British fighter of all time imo.

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24 May 2021 00:51:07
Thought the fight should have been stopped after the 2nd knockdown, Taylor did well and congratulations to him. I just hope he sorts his out-of-ring issues out, as that is a massive hinderence for his marketability.

24 May 2021 04:22:59
Just for clarity, I actually know someone who went to the same school as him and knows him personally. He has said on a number of occasions that he is a horrible person.

25 May 2021 09:28:15
That's interesting mate I don't know much about Taylor outside the ring. Only story I've heard was about that time he was slabbering to the bouncer.

He's a fabulous boxer and it's sickening that that achievement was not shown on British TV ( a complete mockery of the sport) . People can say all they want about his appeal and profile not being bug enough for them to showcase but that's rubbish. Fighters like Katie Taylor have demonstrated that you don't have to be an airhead outside the ring to sell. Time these British broadcasters took a hard look at themselves. They would rather throw all their power behind Chisora or Whyte. On the subject of Whyte, hearing he might face 42 year old Chris Arreloa next, is he having a laugh? 3rd 40 year old in a row.

25 May 2021 12:27:54
Nice to see a Brit smash a 'Mexican' for once. Well deserved. I had the cards much wider, I think the judges were always going to favour Ramirez as much as they could. Thankfully, Taylor put the result beyond doubt with the two knockdowns, otherwise I'm pretty sure he would've been shafted.

And the less said about Kenny Bayless the better. An absolute disgrace and shambles of a Referee. Ramirez got about 30 seconds break after the second knockdown and Kenny was doing all he could to favour the home fighter. He was permanently hovering over the pair whilst they were fighting on the inside, looking to break up any of Taylor's good inside work. In the end his interference cost Ramirez the second knockdown - Pretty sure Ramirez was expecting the call of break from a loitering Bayless before Taylor planted that uppercut into his face lol. Nice work, Kenny.

26 May 2021 05:09:20
Roro, unfortunately the HW division's better fighters seem to be approaching or in their 40s. The top fighters that aren't in their 40s won't seem to fight Whyte.

And to be fair to the guy, he's been in some tough fights and he deserves an easier night that has less pressure on him. Especially when you take into consideration the likes of Wilder and Fury's history of cab drivers and cruiserweights as opponents.

26 May 2021 11:37:24
Arreola or Wach r not some of the better figters in the heavyweight division mate. Whyte might have been in tough fights but he hasn't faced tough opposition imo. He had plenty to say about Wilder fighting a 40 year old himself.

30 May 2021 00:35:29
Wilder was a title holder, had been offered the Joshua fight (for mega money with DAZN) which included a 'warm up' fight against Dillian Whyte and had not fought anyone credible at that time. He chose to fight Luis 'Methuselah' Ortiz for $1.5 million instead of taking the $125 million 3 fight deal with DAZN. That's why Dillian had a lot to say.

There is currently no pressure on Whyte to fight anyone of note, therefore he has no need to fight anyone of note. Yet he still wants to fight the guy that dropped and hurt (multiple times) the guy who knocked out Joshua and build his profile up in the States.

Whyte vs Arreola is still a good fight and arguably one of the better fights outside the title fights for Whyte, especially given Arreloa's style. Most of the up and coming guys are either not big enough market wise (such as Michael Hunter) or they are high risk low reward (like Filip Hrgovic) .

Ruiz is being lined up with Ortiz, Usyk is going to fight Joshua, the two clowns are fighting each other for the Make a Belt foundation title and that leaves who? In my opinion there aren't many viable options. He could fight Joyce, Wallin, Arreola and maybe Charles Martin? Of those it's either Joyce or Arreola for me.

By the way Wach has a chin and a half, he's not world level or anything, but it's a respectable win given that he was completely out of shape for the fight.

21 May 2021 22:24:12
Hope Taylor does it tomorrow night. Be a great achievement. Tough fight but I think he can win a close points decision if he doesn't get dragged into a war.

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22 May 2021 10:21:53
Disappointed this is not showcased on British TV. Think Sky have showed their intentions now. Can't bring you the undisputed light welterweight fight but we can show u Mayweather v some YouTuber. They are not in the boxing business anymore they r in the making money business no matter how that damages the sport.

16 May 2021 20:48:56
Finally confirmed then.
August 14th, Saudi Arabia.
Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury.

I can't wait!

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17 May 2021 10:37:24
Looks like it's nearly there mate although I'll wait for both fighters to sign before I'm 100% confident.
If there was ever a fight made for Wembley this is it, hope they get the 2nd one there.
Also, hope the chasing pack don't hang around and wait for Fury or Joshua. Afew good match ups could be made between Wilder, Whyte, Usyk, Joyce, Ruiz Jr etc.

17 May 2021 22:48:13
Oh never mind, Wilder is STILL getting in the way. I really wish he'd just f. off already!

18 May 2021 08:34:39
Why do Hearn and now Fury keep jumping the gun? Maybe Bob Arum knew something we didn't all along. They r going to have to give Wilder bucket loads to step aside and that's even if he wants to step aside. Personally I don't think he will step aside, think he will take the Fury fight now. That's his chance for a return to the limelight, he not pass that to Aj and Fury.

18 May 2021 17:49:27
From what Arum said today it seems its going to be Fury v Wilder III July 24th.

19 May 2021 01:06:07
If that's the case then I'm done with Boxing and will not watch until it's been cleaned up.

I'm sick of these slimey rats constantly getting in the way of big fights.
Broadcasters, Promoters, Managers, Judges, Referee's the entire lot needs gutting.

I'm out.

19 May 2021 13:42:10
It really is crazy that this has been allowed to happen. Hearn must be raging, he's been flying round the world trying to get this deal done and the only thing that Arum was involved in wrecked the whole thing.

I say they forget about all the belts and just fight. We will all know who the number 1 is after that anyway. Seen afew lines saying it was a move by Arum to disrupt AJ's contract with Matchroom although I can't see any issue there. I do see this accelerating Fury's departure from Top Rank and Arum.

Boxing will never clean up its act mate if anything it will get worse. People have complained and articles written as long back as the 1920s about the state of the sanctioning bodies in boxing.

20 May 2021 16:27:58
How can we take anything Arum says seriously now? They say boxing is a young man's game, maybe that applies to promoters aswel.


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