CHOCOLATITO = HYPE JOB

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  1. Seano

    Seano Hands of bone

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    As opposed to who though? He took over the ranks when Floyd retired and there really wasn't anyone who had much of a case for ranking over him.
     
  2. t_dirtydizzawg

    t_dirtydizzawg Green Belt

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    Although I will write this thread off as a weak troll attempt, being as this is a discussion forum, I will play ball. You can't have it both ways in combat sports. We want to see the best handle adversity, and when they dominate a weight class, we insist that they move up in an attempt to challenge themselves. Why discredit him now when he has delivered on all things we as fans clamor for?
     
  3. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I dont get too worked up about p4p. He at least had a case for it.

    My point is that there were people talking how he would clear out any and everyone around him. Different ball game when you go outside your class.
     
  4. ColombianFist

    ColombianFist "Es mejor ser rico que ser pobre"

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    It wasn't choco's fault that HBO hype him like the next P4P, he was a monster in 105 but once he moved up to 115 things got really hard for him with several beatdowns that exposed him specially the Rungvisai fight.
    HBO is desperate to find some boxer that can draw but Choco is not one of them; if he struggled against Cuadras and Rungvisai i can't imagine if he fights Estrada or Inoue.
     
  5. Sakuraba7

    Sakuraba7 Black Belt

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    If he had just taken the Inoue fight, then we'd not be hearing 80% of the shit talk we see now.

    Because he opted for a defense against an unknown (in the west) Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, instead of a unification with a Japanese champion who was otherwise touted among the best of the division.

    Even if he lost, people would say he always fought the best. Now its a huge blemish.
     
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  6. Hagler

    Hagler Man of wealth and taste

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    Dude, it's not like Sor Rungvisai did not impress. He's very different from Inoue. There's no way to prove Inoue would have done better after 12 pro fights. Styles make fights and experience does matter.
     
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  7. Sakuraba7

    Sakuraba7 Black Belt

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    Not sure what you're trying to say. But whether Inoue won or lost, Roman would have had taken the fight.
     
  8. Hagler

    Hagler Man of wealth and taste

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    There's no way to be sure Inoue belonged more to "the best" than Sor Rungvisai in 2017. So long for the blemish.
     
  9. Sakuraba7

    Sakuraba7 Black Belt

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    Inoue wanted a unification. He was/is the WBO champ.

    See, its statements like this that make it seem like y'all wanted to protect him.
     
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  10. Hagler

    Hagler Man of wealth and taste

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    He had a 12-fight experience as a pro and had never fought out of Japan, no matter how much you want to diss Gonzalez.

    Unification bouts need a little build-up. It's no rocket science.
     
  11. Sakuraba7

    Sakuraba7 Black Belt

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    And now he's retiring. Oh well, not a blemish on Inoue's career.
     
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  12. Hagler

    Hagler Man of wealth and taste

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    Inoue has got enough talent of his own and high profile opponents in a stacked SFW division to build himself a great record.
     
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    thatguy1010 Yellow Belt

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    this is the problem with boxing now, dickheads only care for a fighter with a perfect record, no loses, as soon as someone loses a fight theyre no longer marketable, its a really shit state for the sport
     
  14. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Canelo seems to be doing ok.
     
  15. Sunfish

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    Pacquiao really struggled with that burden, so did froch, so did wlad, so did Tyson, so did Lennox, so did morales and Barrera.

    Etc...
     
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    He's good, not great and nowhere near some p4p great imo. If he fought his style at a higher weightclass, he would have been knocked out multiple times.
     
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    If you made valuev a featherweight and had him fight the same way we would all die of boredom.
     
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    He's a 4 weight champion, fighting above his natural weight, and has lost twice in nearly 50 fights. I don't think there is any doubt that he is a great fighter. He certainly wouldnt be in my p4p ATG fighters though
     
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    Inoue ain't sticking around SFW, he's moving to 118 after about 1 more fight from what i'm hearing. Its sad, would love to see him mix it up with Estrada, Cuadras, and Rungvisai.
     
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    DaveDave Blue Belt

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    IMAGINE NO MORE!!!

    BEHOLD, WITH MY PATENTED ALTERNATE-REALITYVERSE THINGUMMYJIG, I GIVE YOU:




    You complete fucking cunt.

    Good day.

    BTW: He wins eight rounds easy. Cunts.
     

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