RBR!!! GGG Returns: Gennady Golovkin vs Steve Rolls

Jun 3, 2012
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I'm not staying up for this one, but thought I'd get the thread up.

On DAZN. No UK television. Not sure of the start time.

I feel my enthusiasm in this OP is reflective of boxing's general enthusiasm for this fight...
 
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GGG getting to the end of his career. will this be the fight where he "gets old overnight"?
 
Jun 4, 2013
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Holy shit, I went to take my dogs out and GGG is barely walking into the ring!? They very likely overdid it with the anthems. FFS, you don't need one.
 
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Solid round for Rolls, but I felt Golovkin landed the better shots. Golovkin moving his head coming in but still getting clipped. Rolls has a solid jab.

1-0 GGG
 
May 21, 2013
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GGG looking good when in attack, but seems to being getting hit to head and body quite easily at the moment. not good for an aging fighter, no matter how good their chin is.
 
Jun 4, 2013
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Holy shit, what a fucking round. I thought GGG still won it, but Rolls almost decapitated his ass!

2-0 GGG

By the way, I'm thinking GGG needs to spend a lot more time with Banks before fighting Canelo.
 
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3-0 GGG

Rolls is bashing up GGG, but he's just not doing it enough. GGG keeps coming back with stronger shots, but GGG is definitely getting caught with the more eye-catching ones. He looks a bit confused in there. I don't think the new trainer was such a good idea. He's getting caught with shots he would once parry or block.
 
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GGG just stopped Rolls. The old GGG came out that last round. Offense-minded, stalking, and pressuring.
 
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I think he got tired of taking those huge shots and reverted to his old self. He looked more awkward and tried to be more defensive-minded the first 3 it seems. He came out of his shell in the 4th, though. He needs to spend more time with Banks, but at this point in his career, time is something he doesn't have.
 
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