Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings

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  1. Westside

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    Several things.

    1. Good heavyweight scrap. Jennings showed a great chin. I had Wlad winning 10 of 12 rounds. Jennings demonstrated that he belongs in the top 10 of contenders.

    2. Funny, Ali could grab and clinch all night. But Wlad gets a point deducted for doing 1/3 of the clinching that Ali did!

    3. Wlad demonstrated great stamina for a huge athletic big man by his movement.

    4. That ref was on the take to remove Wlad from remaining HW champ!

    5. Loved how HBO showed a great accomplished White woman(Hayden Wlad's wife) cheering on her husband in beating a negro.

    I pretty much happy with Wlad's performance. Jennings came to fight and spoke proper English. I have nothing bad to say about him. Other than he lost against a HOFer.
     
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  2. werewolf

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    He just couldn't unload on Jennings. What I would like to see is Jennings fight the fraud Wilder. Jennings stock went up with this loss. And, like Tyson Fury's uncle was going on about on the British stream I saw, Wlad vs. Fury.
     
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  3. werewolf

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    Plenty of up and coming white guys, especially in the sensational cruiserweight division, tall guys who can move up to heavy. Also Helenius is coming back, and I have high hopes for him.
     
  4. Hawkeye2

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    I expected wlad to be retiring after this fight. He is a father now and really has no reason to continue fighting.
     
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    Wlad was leading from wire to wire. But Jennings was confident in there and got away with whatever he wanted. He was much more confident than Haye was for as much garbage as Haye talked. But he still was barely in it. One judge only gave Jennings 2 rounds. His trainer encouraged the holding and hitting. It was their plan. Lampley said that the trainer called Wlad overrated, a cheater, gets favored by the ref, etc. He can't say that now that Jennings was beaten on his own turf with a ref that was favorable to his style.
     
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    Jennings was the tougher match-up for Wlad. Wilder would not be as difficult for Wlad. Jennings walked the walk but Wlad's just too good.
     
  7. Westside

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    Nah, he is chasing Louis's record. We shall see.
     
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    Jennings never landed one significant punch during the fight. For the entire bout, his strategy was to keep his gloves up around his ears when he was on the outside (which was good defense to be sure) and then, with spasmodic intensity jump into Klitschko's chest, flailing away with insignificant "body shots"

    Klitschko's cut ( just under the left eye) was caused by a head-butt in which Jennings (Jumping in again) missed a right hand and rubbed his nappy roots into Klitschko's cheek.

    If Jennings represents a top tier heavyweight, then Klitschko should have no problem breaking all records while remaining champ your years to come.

    Lastly, that Canadian referee should never be allowed to work a championship fight again. This guy could make Money's boy Joe Cortez look legitimate.
     
  9. Wes Woodhead

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    Yeah NO boxer in history has EVER held as much as the so called greatest Ali did. He was holding 10 times more than he was actually boxing. Doubters can watch his bouts on youtube if they doubt that fact.
     
  10. werewolf

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    Yeah I agree. Wilder will be easy pickings for Wlad. He'll knock him out. Tyson Fury, though, I don't know. That might be a war. I just hope there's no more WWE wrasslin style nonsense about him fighting brain damaged steroid nutbag Briggs. As for retiring, he's the judge of that. If he feels he's slowing down and losing the edge he'll know.
     
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    I just want him to break Holmes record. He's almost there. Holmes of course will never give him credit but it will be nice to see Wlad pass him.
     
  12. BoxingSpecialist2

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    Jennings fought a defense - first fight which allowed him to go the full 12 rounds but also meant he had no shot of landing his own punches. Then again, he's a light puncher so to mix it up with Wlad would have been stupid he doesn't have the firepower for that. He would have been KO'D if he'd chosen to trade with Wlad.

    Klitschko VS Wilder would be a much more explosive fight because Wilder is more offensive than Jennings. Klitschko would have much more openings to land his punches because Wilder will trade and is not the best defensively.

    PS) If I'm Klitschko I wouldn't be fighting in the USA.
     
  13. white is right

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    Yes the referee was either intimidated by the Jennings camp or was instructed by the NYAC to be heavy handed for calling fouls. If anything needs a point dock quickly it's leaning on a guys back as this saps a fighters legs. Wlad held less than usual and much less than Ali and on par with Lennox Lewis when he fought shorter infighters. Thank god Jennings wasn't trying to win more than going the distance or Wlad could have been docked more points and have been flirting with a dq from the intrusive referee.
     
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    Completely agree. Wlad shouldn't be fighting American fighters in the US.
     
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    HBO mentioned the complaints the Jennings camp made. The ref was influenced by it.
     
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    Long live Wlad!! #Alltimegreat
     
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    Hey New York City. F*ck you and the Jew that rode in on you. What a set-up. From the biased broadcast team (even Lampley was in on it this time) to that no-name Canuck ref who doesn't know clinching is a legal tactic in boxing. Vlad was on the verge of a DQ loss in the late rounds. You could tell he was pissed after the fight. Yeah they really put out the welcome mat for Vlad this time.

    Jennings put in a credible effort, but I've never seen so much praise for a fighter losing a clear cut decision. Shows how dominant Vlad has been. I had to hit the mute button at round eight. Lampley and especially Kellerman were giving away their pent-up frustration at the K brothers being so good for so long. Let's hope they can make a Wilder fight in the Garden and Vlad can rub their noses in it.
     
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    I didn't last that long. I turned off Lampley & Co. after round 4.
     
  19. Wes Woodhead

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    For what its worth, to Kellerwomans credit she DID say almost this exact same thing towards the end. Something like "we have heaped a ton of praise on Jennings, but thats really just a testament to how great Kiltschko has been for a decade".

    However the headlines on the net are crap like..
    Klitschko proves hes slowing down
    Klitschko ready to be taken
    Clinch-ko finally deducted a point

    The anti White hate is real, and its violent!
     
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    I didn't watch the fight, but I hear Klitschko didn't look too good. It's surprising that Jennings did better than Povetkin against Wladimir. Remember he's 39 now so of course he is slowing down. That's why Vitali retired when he did. He knew he lost speed and wouldn't be able to fight at 100 percent any longer.
     
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    I fell asleep before it started; I was exhausted.Did watch some highlights and clips here and there.

    High Guard

    Jennings fought not just with a high guard but a VERY high guard. What you guys may not have thought about is a big, older fighter like Wlad has to be careful not to hurt his hands hitting his opponents elbows, forearms, and skull. He's been boxing for a decades and just because he's 6,6" and 240 doesn't mean his hands can forever take the pounding a man that size can deliver through those hands. So Wlad has to back off with the power and mix up his shots. And Jennings opens his hands slightly on defense to allow some compression through his own hands to take off from Wlad's power.

    Movement

    We all know that moving away from a punch takes off some of its effect and makes a fighter more difficult to connect to. Johnson survived Vitali with moving; Haye survived Wlad with moving; now Jennings survived with the a firm commitment to running away from Wlad when he punched and scurrying in to look like he was attacking when Wlad stopped punching.


    Chin

    Jennings is very fresh for a 30 year old fighter; he only had 19 pro fights before this and whatever amateur he fought. His chin is fresh compared to a Pulev who fought a long amateur career against guys who can really bang. Jennings could rely on his chin knowing it is fresh.


    No Body Shots

    Wlad rarely attacks the body; he won't hook to his opponent's body because he doesn't want to expose his chin (why risk taking head shot counters if you don't have to). Jennings confidently kept his hands extremely high knowing Wlad wasn't going to hook his liver or kidney. You see, this is something I really like about Kovalev who attacks the body with long range jabs and knocks guys out with that punch. A fighter can't cover up and hide from Kovalev's power. But Wladimir never did develop the long range body shot so boxers know now that if you protect your head against him you stand a good chance of surviving.

    Evidently surviving 12 rounds of a head attack is nearly deemed "winning" in the eyes of the brain dead dumb numskulls who went to skool.
     
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    Jennings' very high guard and Wlad not going for the body: I was thinking the same thing - why doesn't he go for the body? But the jerk in the referee suit would have probably warned him for hitting low if he hit him in the belly. Good points, Ambrose.
     
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    Thanks Wolfman, i had fun writing it too!
     
  25. Wes Woodhead

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    I kept thinking the same thing too. I sure wish Wlad would go downstairs at least A FEW times a round. I literally NEVER does it.
     

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