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May 17, 2013
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Apparently Daniel Lewis looked very good, he is being moved along very quickly. Good to see. Glad that Opetaia had another win, I would like to see him vs Flanagan next or down the line
 
May 22, 2013
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Not sure I agree with Lewis looking good.
He did show he had the gas tank for the longer fights, some decent combos and a good set of whiskers.

But I think he lacked a bit of head movement and got hit a lot. If Ryan has been more of a puncher it could have been a disastrous step up for him
 

DB Cooper

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May 17, 2013
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Not sure I agree with Lewis looking good.
He did show he had the gas tank for the longer fights, some decent combos and a good set of whiskers.

But I think he lacked a bit of head movement and got hit a lot. If Ryan has been more of a puncher it could have been a disastrous step up for him
Have you seen the fight? Lewis looked good, as he apparently has each fight. He has polish no other Aussie fighter even approaches. Daniel Jacobs didn't take him over as a sparring partner for no reason.

Thing is Wade Ryan is a long southpaw who's record is no indication whatsoever of how tough and willing he is. Remember he sat Tim Tsyzu on his arse and gave him a very tough fight.
 
May 17, 2013
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I haven't seen the Lewis fight so will be looking forward to it when it becomes available. Even when in the amateurs he was prone to leading with his head to get inside and rip to the body, I think he will get hit a bit but he can learn to roll with punches and take the heat off them while not compromising his strengths.
 

DB Cooper

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I haven't seen the Lewis fight so will be looking forward to it when it becomes available. Even when in the amateurs he was prone to leading with his head to get inside and rip to the body, I think he will get hit a bit but he can learn to roll with punches and take the heat off them while not compromising his strengths.
My biggest reservation about Lewis is lack of power. But Wade Ryan is one tough boy and the same punches probably would have stopped a few others.
 
May 22, 2013
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Wale Omotoso gave Curtis Stevens the business, dropping him in the first and second rounds, then finally finishing him off when the ref waived the fight off after a 3rd knock down in as many rounds
 
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DB Cooper

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Jeff Horn is currently WBA #3, WBO #4 and IBF #14 at middleweight.

Provided he gets past Michael Zerafa in Bendigo he should be able to land a big fight before long.