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Boxing 2017 Discussion Thread

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heywoodu    1,109

And it's over within 3 rounds, Crawford wins :( (huge 'liver shot' causing Indongo to fall to the floor in pain and that's when it was over)

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mihamiha    26

The two best fighters in the world are still the two best fighters in the world, and there ought not be much argument over the drawn 12-rounder between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, although the manner of getting there on the scorecards was bizarre.

The sometimes eccentric Adalaide Byrd gave a palpably closer fight 118-110 to the Mexican, Dave Moretti had it a more sensible 115-113 and Don Trella had enough evidence to justify a 114-114 draw. And that glow of satisfaction at ringside might have been the smiles of the TV executives and casino heavyweights who know they will now do it all over again.

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heywoodu    1,109
2 hours ago, mihamiha said:

The two best fighters in the world are still the two best fighters in the world, and there ought not be much argument over the drawn 12-rounder between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, although the manner of getting there on the scorecards was bizarre.

The sometimes eccentric Adalaide Byrd gave a palpably closer fight 118-110 to the Mexican, Dave Moretti had it a more sensible 115-113 and Don Trella had enough evidence to justify a 114-114 draw. And that glow of satisfaction at ringside might have been the smiles of the TV executives and casino heavyweights who know they will now do it all over again.

Very much agree. The fight was good, a draw is not the most strange thing in the world (although I would have said Golovkin should have won), but man, that 118-110.....Byrd must have been blind or something? Did she accidentally watch another fight? Did she mix up the fighters? That made no sense at all.. 

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