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  1. Patriot
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    Patriot Kaptaan

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    also in boxing its up to the champion to face whomever he wants, and that's how most become "cowards"
     
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    Patriot Kaptaan

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    everyone knew what was going to be the outcome of that fight. There's no way a 42 year old past his prime can knock out a young AJ

    AJ next fight should be against Wilder or Fury, if he beats either of the two then he can cement his place in one of the greats

    fighting an old man and a 40% boxer doesn't make give him atg status. in combat sports winning the title is the easiest of the parts, its defending against tough opponents is what makes you the best among the greats
     
  3. chandtara
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    chandtara Mr Cricistan

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    Fury back in the ring this weekend. This should be fun
     
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    Bilal123 Tracer Bullet

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    Not quite expecting Haye sort of performance but his defeats have shown what time out of the ring can do to a boxer. Fury however obviously is younger etc.
     
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    chandtara Mr Cricistan

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    Anthony Joshua: Deontay Wilder says he has agreed to UK unification fight

    World heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder claims he has agreed to fight Britain's Anthony Joshua in the UK.

    The American, 32, holds the WBC title and wants a unification bout with Joshua, the WBA, IBF and WBO champion.

    He tweeted: "The $50m offer for him to fight me next in the US is still available. Today I even agreed to their offer to fight Joshua next in the UK.


    "If he prefers the fight in the UK, the ball is in their court. It's up to them to choose."

    Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel later told ESPN they had officially accepted terms to a fight in the UK.

    Joshua and promoter Eddie Hearn have yet to publicly respond, though Hearn has previously criticised the Wilder team for appearing to do their business via social media, insisting "deals are made in the boardroom, not on Instagram".

    Finkel said: "Deontay sent an email to Joshua [Sunday] night, and I sent one [Monday] to Barry Hearn and Eddie telling them that we officially accept the offer to fight under the terms they gave us and to send us the contract."

    Should Joshua, 28, fight the American next, the winner would become the first heavyweight to hold all four recognised world titles at once.

    Russian Alexander Povetkin is the WBA's mandatory challenger and is close to a deal to fight Joshua, although Joshua could face Wilder first if Povetkin is able to fight the winner.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/44451437
     
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    SwingNSeam Boom Boom

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    chandtara Mr Cricistan

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    Knock him out in first round.

     
  10. Mycroft Holmes
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    Mycroft Holmes Talented

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    This indian is a nobody... Beating tbe crap out of him doesn't really prove much
     
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    Mohammed Bilal Tracer Bullet

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    Yeh it doesn't but still.... He should fight kell and then retire.
     
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    TAK Youngsta Beauty

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    He really is not blessed with the greatest intelligence, what little he had to start with has well and truly been knocked out of him...
     
  13. s_h_a_f
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    s_h_a_f Whispering Death

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    The ageless legend Pacquio. What a boxer!
     
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    Bilal123 Tracer Bullet

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    He is trying to sell the fight, pretty much only way he could was to do it by branding it as Pakistan vs India.
    Man is a money maker, he's rolling in dollars. For a stupid guy like him to make £25 million+ by the times he's 32 is not bad going
     
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    Pakistanalltheway Smooth Operator

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    What a fighter Pacquio is ,40 and still holding a belt. One of the all time greats.
     
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    Pakistanalltheway Smooth Operator

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    @Dragon fire
    How is what i posted off topic ?.
     

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