The Official 'I have something to say about Boxing that doesn't warrant its own thread' Thread

Jun 1, 2013
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Fielding can still punch.

Caught up with it this morning, Decent finish, sloppy defence. Was going to watch that card last night but didn't have the will to sit through Flannagan and Murray. Natasha Jonas got a stoppage win after the ref waved it off in the 2nd as her opponent clearly didn't want to be there.
 
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Jun 3, 2012
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Korakuen Hall
Caught up with it this morning, Decent finish, sloppy defence. Was going to watch that card last night but didn't have the will to sit through Flannagan and Murray. Natasha Jonas got a stoppage win after the ref waved it off in the 2nd as her opponent clearly didn't want to be there.
I also couldn't be bothered with it, and I'll watch most boxing that's on!
 
Jul 18, 2012
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my other other benz
Are there any examples of iron or even really good chinned boxers getting stopped or dropped and really badly hurt by temple/behind the ear type shots?

Yes this is partly to do with Joshua/Ruiz and Joshua in general but its something Ive wondered for a while, like I just cant picture James Toney or someone being fucked by it and it must happen to them too
 
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All well & good, but it's hardly going to affect Martin as he was never likely to return to the UK after a taste of Taylor's hospitality.

The more pressing issue is what is UKAD doing in the case of Whyte.

That being said, the BBB of C is still vastly superior to any commission here in the States.
 
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Adam Smith in Boxing News, talk about brass neck!

“It irks me when people say we’re biased,” Smith tells Boxing News. “We’re not biased at all. Listen back to the Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz commentary.“Were we biased towards AJ that night because he’s our ambassador? Were we biased because he’s carried the flag for so many years? No. When Matt [Macklin] and I, Paulie [Malignaggi], Paul Smith, Carl Froch or whoever is commentating pick up the mic, we’re totally unbiased and we call it as we see it. We might get it right and we might get wrong, it’s all very subjective, but there is not one iota of bias when we pick up that microphone. “As a company, do we want Joshua to be successful? Does British boxing want him to be successful? Of course. You look at it like that… but as far as when we pick up the mic, [the perception of bias] upsets me.” That notion of ‘Matchroom bias’. Don’t get Smith started. “I believe I’ve got the most passionate and hard-working team anywhere in Sky Sports,” he continues. “It’s a small team. We drive huge amounts of content on digital, we had to lose Ringside and we replaced it with daily digital content. We have great access and we’re ensconced in the sport and have been long before I got here. Bias doesn’t even come into it.”