Anyone else looking forward to the trash talk between Bellew/Stevenson?

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If you have watch 1 minute of Stevenson fighting you might think he is a killer but if you have watched 4-5 of his fights you will know Bellew has the ability to beat him. Bellew is a better boxer, has the better jab, is the bigger man and probably fitter as well. If you put a gun to my head I would still say Stevenson especially with it being in Canada but I wouldn't rule out a Bellew win!
Stevenson is very, very beatable.

If Tony goes in with a well thought out gameplan he can outbox him to a late stoppage or comfortable decision. For all his talk/reputation he is not a banger. And he seems to be coming to terms with this slowly.

If he goes for a fire fight, he get's banjoed.
 
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Stevenson will tag Bellew time and time again. Stevenson is beatable you're right, but Bellew is not the type to do it unless he changes his attitude. He needs to go over there and bring it home. If he strolls he will lose.

Stevenson will make Bellew chase and look to counter on the backfoot over Bellew's throwaway punches.

I can see a stoppage myself. Stevenson hits hard.
 
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If you have watch 1 minute of Stevenson fighting you might think he is a killer but if you have watched 4-5 of his fights you will know Bellew has the ability to beat him. Bellew is a better boxer, has the better jab, is the bigger man and probably fitter as well. If you put a gun to my head I would still say Stevenson especially with it being in Canada but I wouldn't rule out a Bellew win!
Bellew has a weak defense. Stevenson has a very good Chance to land clean and hard. I doubt that Bellew can take These Kind of punches. And I dont see that Bellew is the better "boxer" . He Looks so crude at times. And his Punch is very overrated. I dont see Bellew winning clear enough to win a decision. So he has to stop Stevenson. I dont say that Bellew cant win but he is the big underdog
 

Primadonna Kool

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Stevenson can hardly speak fluent English.

I don't think Stevenson will be bothered by the intimidation tactics, seems all fun and games for him.

Interesting fight.
 

dftaylor

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Bellew is average, there to be hit, and lacking real power. Not sure if Stevenson is any good but it will be a sad day for boxing if Bellew becomes Ring champion.
 
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Not really.Neither guy is a big trash talker.At most there will be some pushing nad shoving nad some name calling.

What I am looking forward to is the fight.
 
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Btw since joinging the Kronk team Stevenson has progressed significantly.

Wouldn't be surprised if this ''Bellew is the better boxer'' get shot down.
 
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Btw since joinging the Kronk team Stevenson has progressed significantly.

Wouldn't be surprised if this ''Bellew is the better boxer'' get shot down.
Even right now he isnt the better boxer. I dont know why People think that. Stevenson is a good boxer. He has much more than just his power.
 
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Even right now he isnt the better boxer. I dont know why People think that. Stevenson is a good boxer. He has much more than just his power.
Slightly though.

But Stevenson's has improved his footwork,his jab,he now sets up his left hand,his stamina,etc.A few years ago he was ideed just left hand happy.To some degree he still is but it's more subtle now.
 
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Because Bellew would lose to Cloud, Hopkins, Cleverley (again) and Dawson. He's, simply put, so average it's painful. Add in the fact that he's tedious to watch and I would prefer Stevenson, who can at least bang, to keep the title.
But to beat Stevenson wouldn't he show something that means he is capable of beating those guys? I still don't see how this would be a sad day for boxing?
 

dftaylor

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But to beat Stevenson wouldn't he show something that means he is capable of beating those guys? I still don't see how this would be a sad day for boxing?
It was sad enough when Stevenson won the Ring title, never mind when a complete scrub like Bellew does it. And no, it wouldn't show that. Bellew couldn't beat any of those guys. He couldn't beat Pascal either. Or Bute. Scraping past Chilemba twice (and losing the first one, IMO) spells out his level very clearly.
 
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It was sad enough when Stevenson won the Ring title, never mind when a complete scrub like Bellew does it. And no, it wouldn't show that. Bellew couldn't beat any of those guys. He couldn't beat Pascal either. Or Bute. Scraping past Chilemba twice (and losing the first one, IMO) spells out his level very clearly.
You still care about The Ring title?
 
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Not The Ring title, per se, but the lineal title. It's just the best expression of it.
Plenty of people would argue that Stevenson is not the lineal champion. I personally don't see Stevenson as the true world champ.
 

dftaylor

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Plenty of people would argue that Stevenson is not the lineal champion. I personally don't see Stevenson as the true world champ.
He beat the man who beat the man. He lost at 168 when he has something of an excuse. But I can see why you would look at it that way.