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10 Oct 2019 14:16:28
Erroll Spence jr was involved in a serious car crash last night. He's in serious condition but is "expected to survive".

That doesn't sound too good, is Spence going to be able to fight again?

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10 Oct 2019 14:31:15
He was thrown from the car, so he must be in pretty bad shape. I hope he doesn't have any major spinal or head injuries.

10 Oct 2019 15:15:25
Terrible news. I hope he makes a full recovery.

10 Oct 2019 16:31:34
Sad news. Hope he recovers.

10 Oct 2019 19:01:43
Just seen the video of crash, he's a very lucky man.

11 Oct 2019 10:49:15
Good news.

"Spence is awake and responding and is listed in stable condition. He didn’t sustain any broken bones or fractures, but does have some facial lacerations. He is expected to make a full recovery. "

11 Oct 2019 16:10:46
That is good news, but I've seen a lot of youtube comments saying he was drink driving - anyone got any sources for these comments? I couldn't find any.

11 Oct 2019 22:09:40
Cant find anything confirming that mate.

 

 

10 Oct 2019 13:43:34
Does anyone else yearn for an era where the likes of Hagler, Hearns, Leonard and Duran, all fought each other? Boxing is in such a bad state just now, we are crying out for some new superstars.

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10 Oct 2019 17:07:51
Could argue that this truly is a golden age for boxing, The amount of TV interest shows that. In America boxing is being shown free-to-air again and over here we have ch 5 and ITV providing competition for sky sports and BT sports and then u have box nation a ch which is completely boxing. What makes boxing different today from boxing afew decades ago is the amount of titles that clog up the divisions, and the different governing bodies who all set their own ranking and have their own champion. It's harder to make truly great fights these days imo because of the amount of different Promotional companies there is who are signed to different networks.

10 Oct 2019 17:27:30
There's no superstars or big glamour fights now, that's my point Roro mate.

10 Oct 2019 18:58:01
No I get your point mate and I do agree with u to a extent but we are getting 80 thousand sell out stadium fights and different countries around the world looking to cash in on boxing. There is superstars like canelo and AJ and great fights to be made it's just making them mate. The heavyweights imo r all not that good and that includes fury and I agree they r all too worried about losing to each other when they should just be fighting each other and then in years to come we can remember this heavyweight era with happiness not frustration.

10 Oct 2019 21:30:26
The only decent fight on the horizon that you could say was a mega fight is Fury v Wilder, AJ is a fraud, who was found out in his last fight.

10 Oct 2019 23:01:26
Canelo vs Kovalev I would class as a mega fight mate.

11 Oct 2019 03:04:58
Too many mediocre fights being covered, that's the problem mate, and channel 5 always lose stars like Tyson Fury and Josh Taylor as soon as they get ready to fight for world titles, and the itv fights now are all ppv fights, and they're not exactly Benn V Eubank are they?

11 Oct 2019 10:54:25
The fact that itv and ch 5 r showing boxing mate shows that boxing is not in a bad state like u say. There is a lot average fights being made but we have had 2 fights of the year contenders recently with the GGG fight and Spence fight. don't know what's round the corner mate in terms of mega fights, if/ when AJ, wilder and fury fight each other they will all be classed as mega fights, as will usyk against any of the top 3. Spence vs Crawford, lomachenko vs Garcia, lomachenko vs Davis, Davis vs Inoue, Inoue vs Gonzalez, all mega fights that hopefully can be made in the next couple of years.

11 Oct 2019 12:48:57
It's the average fights I'm talking about Roro, when I look at most of the fights been shown I've never heard of half of them, and I consider myself quite knowledgeable about boxing, also back in the day you used to have 4 or 5 class guys contending at each weight.

11 Oct 2019 13:17:30
This is like the debate I'm having with my bro atm who says the same thing is happening with football, and that the players today r not as good as the players of afew years ago. U do have a point mate but there is average fights being made aswel atm it's just that they r all being shown on PPV which they r not worthy of imo.

11 Oct 2019 15:27:20
Yeah Roro mate, but we don't want average fights, we want blockbusters, hopefully Fury and Wilder will get it on soon, I'm also looking forward to Taylor v Prograis.

11 Oct 2019 16:06:19
Saying there are no glamour fights or superstars in this era is such a naive statement.
The Heavyweight division is the most competitve it's been since the 90s, as there are 6 big names all vying for the belts - Joshua, Fury, Whyte, Wilder, Usyk and now Ruiz jr. Personally I think that will end up with Fury vs Usyk for the #1 spot.
The middle/ supermiddle weight divisions are looking pretty solid too. I put these two together as fighters in these divisions are open to bouncing between the two. But you've got Canelo, Golovkin, Andrade and Jacobs in the middleweight division, plus Callum Smith, Billy-Joe Saunders, Benavidez and I guess you can throw Eubank jr in there too - as he is a fairly big draw. The only one from this list I expect to move up permanently is Smith.

Welterweight has a few big names, although some of them are degrading in both skillset and stature. Crawford, Spence (hopefully he recovers), Pacquiao, Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter.

Lightweight is not bad with Lomachenko, Luke Campbell, Commey, Lee Selby and Mikey Garcia.

Also there is Inuoe, who I expect will go through some of the weight divisions, he's currently a Bantamweight and is living up to his alias of The Monster.

One thing we have to remember, is just because they're not superstars in Britain, doesn't mean they're not superstars elsewhere. Inuoe is massive in Japan for example, and Pacquiao is still a huge draw in Asia.

11 Oct 2019 16:09:14
The heavyweights r to preoccupied about their place in boxing history when I don't think any of them would get in my top 30 heavyweights of all time. They should just fight each other then they would be remembered as boxing in an exciting era for the heavyweights. a lot of potential matchups I'm looking forward to next year hopefully.

11 Oct 2019 18:19:47
Whats naive about it? It's a true statement, the heavyweight division is a shambles, and in the rest of the divisions they all want to avoid fighting each other, and pac man is nowhere near the boxer he used to be, so name me these major superstars on a par with former champs like Hagler or Leonard?

11 Oct 2019 22:13:04
Thats legends of the sport u r mentioning there mate. I'd say in todays boxing canelo and lomachenko and possibly usyk r worth legendary status, then u have the likes of Crawford, spence, inoue and a hat full of others that could become potential legends.

11 Oct 2019 22:45:43
I've sparred with better Roro lol 😁.

12 Oct 2019 00:33:36
Great debate Roro mate, I've enjoyed it 👍.

08 Oct 2019 13:51:38
Chisora's replacement opponent is David Price.

Interesting.

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08 Oct 2019 14:39:33
Should be good fight but expect chisora to win, good British level fight.

08 Oct 2019 15:20:00
Another non event with two hasbeens.

08 Oct 2019 16:20:29
Hearn said last week because parker was a top 10 they would get a top 10 fighter to replace him. I like big price but this fight should be Saturday fight night. My bro said to me that he reckons that parker was never going to fight chisora, parker wasnt at the press conference or anything, I'm starting to believe him because its turning into WWE now all a bunch of con men.

08 Oct 2019 17:16:46
According to BoxRec, Price is ranked #20 in the world, which isn't too bad I guess. Plus he is coming off the back of 3 stoppage wins (1 tko, 1 DQ and 1 RTD), although the opponents weren't exactly big names (Tom Little, Kash Ali and Dave Allen) .

One other thing to consider, Whyte hurt Chisora quite easily in their second fight, with a nothing punch in the first round, which makes me think Chisora might have lost a lot of punch resistance. So Price definitely has a punchers chance given how he apparently hits real hard. But his chin is totally cracked and any clean combinations landed will likely result in Price getting dropped/ stopped.

Would have preferred Chisora to face Michael Hunter, personally.

08 Oct 2019 17:46:05
3 rounds if lucky.

08 Oct 2019 18:35:18
It might be a good scrap but it should be Saturday fight night. Ted cheeseman fighting next week, chisora vs price should be headlining that bill not chief support on a ppv bill. Used to get good fights on Saturday fight night now we get ted cheeseman twice a year and nexgen boxing and that's it.

11 Oct 2019 03:06:29
No chance it should headline over a world title fight.

08 Oct 2019 13:47:36
Chisora vs Price 26th October.

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08 Oct 2019 07:45:57
Spong fails drugs test, out of fight against Usyk this weekend.

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08 Oct 2019 12:42:57
One of these days a fighter might actually be clean, but I won't hold my breath.

08 Oct 2019 13:53:20
Can't say I'm surprised really. Not meaning I knew Spong was doped up or anything, I'm just saying I don't get surprised by any fighter testing positive.

08 Oct 2019 00:18:04
I see Fury getting involved in wrestling now, he'll do anything for dosh 😂.

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08 Oct 2019 07:59:37
Hes not the first mate. a lot of fighters have appeared in the wrestling, Ali, Mike Tyson and Mayweather to name afew.

08 Oct 2019 12:38:25
Yeah, it seems to be a theme Roro mate lol 😁.

08 Oct 2019 13:53:52
I watched the clips on SkySports website, have to say his eye looks to be healing nicely.

08 Oct 2019 15:21:24
That's what I was looking at too hsf, his eye.

06 Oct 2019 04:48:02
I have it 114-113 to Golovkin, but I wouldn't be surprised if the judges give it to Derevyanchenko. A very close fight that clearly shows just how much Golovkin has slipped. A trilogy fight with Canelo would be pointless now. I think Canelo will stop him if that happens.

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06 Oct 2019 09:56:42
I had it 115-112 Golovkin, but yes it really wasa close fight that could have gone either way.

06 Oct 2019 14:45:26
Fancied derevyancheko to win on points even backed him at 6/ 1. Was close fight but had GGG 115-112. Agree with Rian Canelo would destroy GGG now and a 3rd fight is pointless.

06 Oct 2019 21:41:59
Canelo doesn’t stop GGG even now, his chin is out of this world. Canelo would win on points but we already know as long as the fight goes to the cards Canelo gets the win regardless of if he actually won the fight. GGG would have to stop canelo to win and that wouldn’t happen so a trilogy is pointless either way.

07 Oct 2019 16:28:54
On Golovkin's performance on Saturday night imo, Billy joe and Demetrius both outbox him for 12 rounds and canelo stops him. Undecided about charlo, he's untested.

07 Oct 2019 18:43:38
I don't think Andrade is that good tbh Roro. BJS definitely outboxes him - but he's at Super-middleweight now and I'm unsure he'll be able to get back down to middleweight as he likes to balloon up in weight between fights.

06 Oct 2019 03:03:06
Roro are you about mate I've got a link for GGG if you want it to save you 20 quid, full undercard the lot, perfect picture.

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06 Oct 2019 14:42:18
Cheers mate I watched it this morning just. Thank u but mate.

06 Oct 2019 14:46:28
Fight wasnt ppv mate so I taped it just, was working late last night.

06 Oct 2019 15:20:35
I had the link anyway mate, just sing out whenever you need a link.

05 Oct 2019 20:38:05
Anyone hear about the sucker punch at the Clarissa Shields weigh in? The fight has been called off and someone is going to jail.

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05 Oct 2019 23:44:09
Yeah it was the trainer and someone from the other team. I hope he gets a long time, terrible.

04 Oct 2019 10:27:08
Fancy Sergiy derevyancheko to beat GGG on points tomorrow night. Just feel if he can avoid GGG's early pressure he will have to much energy in 2nd half of fight for him.

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04 Oct 2019 19:48:35
If Golovkin is going to show his age, absolutely. But Golovkin always seems to find the answer at some point in the fight.
The only exception being the 2nd Canelo fight.

 


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