Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder?

Discussion in 'Boxing Discussion' started by Robocok, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. Robocok Purple Belt

    Robocok
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2016
    Messages:
    1,894
    Likes Received:
    1,938
    Location:
    So Cal
    Who takes it?

    I'm not an expert, but I'm leaning toward Joshua..

    [​IMG]
     
    #1
  2. cocksure Red Belt

    cocksure
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2007
    Messages:
    8,942
    Likes Received:
    2,124
    Location:
    England
    Joshua has the better skills but has yet to be tested and we've no idea how he fares in the second half of a fight. They both have howitzers in their gloves though.
    Deontay's resume is dire for his length of career but we have to concede he's more seasoned and probably a slight favourite at this point. Not for too long though, I'm guessing
     
    #2
  3. PUO3 You are a can.

    PUO3
    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2012
    Messages:
    49,270
    Likes Received:
    25,803
    Location:
    Sippin lean
    Nailed it.

    Even as it stands I think the lines would be very close.
     
    #3
  4. Marc A Money is everywhere no need to stay poor

    Marc A
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2010
    Messages:
    6,658
    Likes Received:
    3,495
    Location:
    Tijuana, Mexico
    I think Wilder would win and would be the favorite .

    Isn't Joshua too upright and stiff at times ? At any rate this fight has a potential to be a huge ppv in the UK

    I would like to see them fight but not right now
     
    #4
  5. PUO3 You are a can.

    PUO3
    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2012
    Messages:
    49,270
    Likes Received:
    25,803
    Location:
    Sippin lean
    Hes stiff but hes also a monsterous human being. Dont see guys that size that are fluid really.

    Hes also more fundamentally sound than Wilder.
     
    #5
    Marc A likes this.
  6. City_Lights Purple Belt

    City_Lights
    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Messages:
    2,155
    Likes Received:
    693
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    They both probably got at least a couple of fights before they get to each other. Right now it's a tough call but those fights could be very telling.
     
    #6
  7. Jonny Ninja Purple Belt

    Jonny Ninja
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2011
    Messages:
    2,390
    Likes Received:
    681
    Location:
    The Green Belt
    I'd say 60/40 to Josh purely because he is the better boxer, and he's still getting better. The reality is though it's who lands that big shot first.

    I don't want to wait for this fight, there is no reason why it can't happen now and it is easily the most exciting fight in the division, or either of these guys vs Haye (if he is not on the slide after his time out). Both of these fellas have a long list of mugs on their record and they hold half of the world titles on offer so no need to wait another 1/2/3 years for the fight
     
    #7
  8. MC Paul Barman Gold Belt

    MC Paul Barman
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2002
    Messages:
    20,503
    Likes Received:
    3,547
    Location:
    WI
  9. Cheese The Super Fly One

    Cheese
    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2013
    Messages:
    18,563
    Likes Received:
    5,506
    Wilder EASY. 1st rd KO.
     
    #9
  10. stuff jones Purple Belt

    stuff jones
    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2013
    Messages:
    1,908
    Likes Received:
    1,109
    Wilder keeps him at the end of his jab and hits him with something nasty with the right.
     
    #10
  11. City_Lights Purple Belt

    City_Lights
    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Messages:
    2,155
    Likes Received:
    693
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    They are trying to set up AJ with Parker first. I don't blame them to be honest because it's probably an easier fight but will still be huge in the UK. Then it gives them an even better place to move on to.
     
    #11
  12. jm0b Puncher of Holes

    jm0b
    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2013
    Messages:
    364
    Likes Received:
    261
    A straight punch always beats a looping one.

    Joshua KOs Wilder as he opens up and tries to bang.
     
    #12
  13. Uncle Termite The X Factor

    Uncle Termite
    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2015
    Messages:
    1,321
    Likes Received:
    273
    Location:
    Outer Limits
    Wilder is sweating and looks confused while Joshua looks calm and smiling ,he even is sporting head phones .Joshua for the win the pics tell all .
     
    #13
  14. bjdiaz Purple Belt

    bjdiaz
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2011
    Messages:
    1,829
    Likes Received:
    847
    Location:
    valley of the sun
    Joshua due to being a cleaner puncher. Wilder still needs to develop his technique, Joshua for a big man has beautiful punching technique. But wilder has BIG power as well could go either way but I'd lean towards joshua.
     
    #14
  15. senri The belt that resides inside you

    senri
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2007
    Messages:
    9,039
    Likes Received:
    6,582
    Location:
    Inside
    Dammit Mr PUO you were almost there. I could almost taste your mind but you didn't summon the apex of your gifts.
     
    #15
  16. senri The belt that resides inside you

    senri
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2007
    Messages:
    9,039
    Likes Received:
    6,582
    Location:
    Inside
    Busting through those sweet guards and getting deep inside.
     
    #16
  17. Shoemaker ****BOILERPLATE****

    Shoemaker
    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2013
    Messages:
    8,493
    Likes Received:
    6,227
    Location:
    A Boat With Shannon Briggs, Right Behind You
    Seems about right imo.

    Deontay's resume has a lot of cans at the bottom, but if they hadn't done that he would've been looking at Ls. All in all I think his career has been managed well. He stepped up with Bermain, now it's time to step up again. Joshua's a talented guy who will give Wilder a look he hasn't seen.
     
    #17
  18. Noctilux Purple Belt

    Noctilux
    Joined:
    May 4, 2009
    Messages:
    2,192
    Likes Received:
    583
    Hope we see this fight in 2017.
     
    #18
  19. Cheese The Super Fly One

    Cheese
    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2013
    Messages:
    18,563
    Likes Received:
    5,506
    [​IMG]
     
    #19
    senri likes this.
  20. treelo Brown Belt

    treelo
    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2001
    Messages:
    4,514
    Likes Received:
    554
    both of them are untested, but they may not be tested as the division is pretty shallow

    i'd like to see them fight soon, and i have a feeling it may be a giant fight in a year or two, one of the American companies have just signed Joshua up for TV, and he will impress and build a following if they promote him

    it will be a big fight, even if it between two fighters who perhaps may not be the best in their division
     
    #20

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"