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Tony Yoka Accepts Filip Hrgovic Fight For IBF Eliminator

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  1. MMALOPEZ Steel Belt

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  2. Misery Signals Orange Belt

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    Cool. I've barely seen anything from Yoka but this should put the winner into a good spot for a bigger fight.
     
  3. MMALOPEZ Steel Belt

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    Yoka is 2-1 vs Filip in the amateurs
     
  4. Athenry04 Red Belt

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    This is a good fucking fight, absolutely buzzing this got made. At least we'll see a new contender emerge for Usyk or AJ's IBF belt, which can only be good for the division.
     
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    This will be a good fight, Yokas performances have been a little underwhelming.
     
  6. Misery Signals Orange Belt

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    Were any of those the controversial fights I hear about or was that just Joyce?
     
  7. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    Their Olympics semi was a tossup.
     
  8. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    Ballsy move by Yoka. I like it. Still waiting for the contract to be signed TBH.
     
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    Yoka's a very good prospect. Love this matchup
     
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    Cool.
    IBF and this Wasserman ( also Kalle and Nisse ) + eddie had long and hard time to work to get someone who will agree to fight vs Hrgovic.
     
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    Good lad. At least 1 of these contenders has some fckin balls. I’ll take hrgovic but this should be a good fight
     
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  12. KAZSoliloquy Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    smart call by yoka. two guys with amateur styles and good power. winnable fight for both.
     
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    i'm pleasantly surprised by this.

    i'll have to take hrgovic here, but whoever wins this will be an intriguing mandatory. i'll take usyk over both of them, but i'd watch that fight regardless.
     
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    My thoughts exactly. Picking Hrgovic but i've gained more respect for Yoka for taking this fight.
     
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    Glad he took the fight, but who are we kidding, the title should read: Tony Yoka accepts first professional loss, plans comeback against Charles Martin in 2023.
     
  16. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    I won’t go against the consensus here : Hrgovic’s tools should be more effective over 12 rounds. Let’s hope we have a good fight.
     
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