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by SportsRatings
11 Apr 2024, 18:55
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ratings - please read before commenting
Replies: 534
Views: 69780

Re: Ratings - please read before commenting

I think the recent change was a big improvement. The only issue I see remaining is some guys who have not had a decent performance in a VERY long time are pretty highly ranked, sometimes over top guys in the division: Yes, I've been complaining about this for a while. During Covid it was expanded t...
by SportsRatings
11 Apr 2024, 12:10
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Kabayel Vs Sanchez - 18th May, Saudi Arabia
Replies: 19
Views: 440

Re: Kabayel Vs Sanchez - 18th May, Saudi Arabia

Really want Kabayel to win but I don't see it happening. Also don't see it being an interesting watch unfortunately Most people didn't see Kabayel outboxing Makhmudov either. And, at the time, they wouldn't have rated Makhmudov's boxing noticeably worse than Sanchez's. I have no idea how you can't ...
by SportsRatings
11 Apr 2024, 12:06
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ratings - please read before commenting
Replies: 534
Views: 69780

Re: Ratings - please read before commenting

margaret thatcher wrote: 10 Apr 2024, 23:29 luis ortiz at #6
I'm not sure Ortiz was #6 at his peak, let alone now...
by SportsRatings
02 Apr 2024, 21:48
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Kabayel Vs Sanchez - 18th May, Saudi Arabia
Replies: 19
Views: 440

Re: Kabayel Vs Sanchez - 18th May, Saudi Arabia

Really want Kabayel to win but I don't see it happening. Also don't see it being an interesting watch unfortunately
by SportsRatings
01 Apr 2024, 22:49
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Parker calls for a rematch with Whyte (Music video)
Replies: 9
Views: 317

Re: Parker calls for a rematch with Whyte (Music video)

KiwiRider wrote: 01 Apr 2024, 14:57
Controversial wrote: 01 Apr 2024, 07:14 Surely an Aprils Fool joke
Nope, Zhang ignored his own rematch clause and signed to fight Wilder, leaving Parker out with no dance partner.
Dude's gotta find someone to fight.
He should have offered to fight both of them at the same time
by SportsRatings
08 Mar 2024, 20:44
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024
Replies: 179
Views: 6135

Re: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024

lazboy wrote: 08 Mar 2024, 20:37 Commentators: "Are we looking at the best heavyweight on the planet (AJ)?"

Have we forgotten about Uysk?
He only beat AJ twice, if he beats him another 3 times then MAYBE he's better
by SportsRatings
08 Mar 2024, 20:43
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024
Replies: 179
Views: 6135

Re: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024

Wow, i'm impressed with Joshua. I think his speed vs. Fury's was the difference, and that's all it took. Ngannou looked like he was supposed to look vs. Fury. He didn't defend well and left his chin wide open and Joshua walked right through. Didn't think AJ had it in him, but he sure did. I did thin...
by SportsRatings
07 Mar 2024, 23:27
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024
Replies: 179
Views: 6135

Re: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024

Ngannou came across a decent fella at the press conference. Respectful and just basically nice .. even when he put Fury back in his box :D AJ seems very respectful of Ngannou too. He seemed like he didn't want to say the slightest bit off to him. Will be an interesting fight. Ngannou is a genuinely...
by SportsRatings
06 Mar 2024, 18:20
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: kownacki fought today
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: kownacki fought today

All over for kownacki. As for meyna? He's strong but is similarly limited for the top level. Meyna Should be Jake Paul's next opponent. His face even looks quite similar to Paul. Meyna is a fairly chubby fellow. He's only 6'1-1/2 and throughout his pro boxing career he's weighed between 231-254. Pa...
by SportsRatings
05 Mar 2024, 22:23
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: BoxRec ghosted a major fight - Why ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1076

Re: BoxRec ghosted a major fight - Why ?

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"The bout is still in clarifying state"
by SportsRatings
05 Mar 2024, 21:54
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024
Replies: 179
Views: 6135

Re: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024

Joshua should stop him inside 6, Based on what? Based on the fact that Ngannou has an iron chin, even Fury's elbow didn't faze him, and....wait :doh: Only fatigue can stop Ngannou, so it won't happen inside 6. I'm torn as to whether it goes the distance or not, but I think Joshua handles Ngannou a ...
by SportsRatings
05 Mar 2024, 21:45
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: kownacki fought today
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: kownacki fought today

I think it was the Arreola fight that turned the corner for him. That was a hell of a battle, before that he was beating Charles Martin and Gerald Washington, I kept thinking he was overrated and going to lose, but he beat them and beat Arreola too but the amount of punches thrown in that fight was ...
by SportsRatings
25 Feb 2024, 22:24
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: BoxRec ghosted a major fight - Why ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1076

Re: BoxRec ghosted a major fight - Why ?

JCS wrote: 23 Feb 2024, 18:28 I'm still trying to figure out why fighters competing at "Bridgerweight" are not ranked... They would be OK to stick at Heavy.. No?
The Boxrec Powers That Be have deemed them unrankable, it seems
by SportsRatings
14 Feb 2024, 16:00
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ring Magazine title reign-confusion in the heavyweight division
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: Ring Magazine title reign-confusion in the heavyweight division

Not sure but wasn't George Foreman the Ring HW champ when he became lineal champ?

I think they track with the lineal champion through the 90s, whatever their policy
by SportsRatings
04 Feb 2024, 16:14
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Oleksandr Usyk vs. Filip Hrgovic - IBF Ordered
Replies: 119
Views: 5917

Re: Oleksandr Usyk vs. Filip Hrgovic - IBF Ordered

parker deserves it more going by resumes but tbh more interested in seeing hrgovic. parker is such a known quality that there really isnt much intrigue there for me Would love to see Parker - Hrgovic. Usyk won't be available for at least eight months and if Fury wins he won't fight the rest of the ...
by SportsRatings
02 Feb 2024, 03:36
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Frank Sanchez vs. Agit Kabayel - WBC Ordered
Replies: 15
Views: 502

Re: Frank Sanchez vs. Agit Kabayel - WBC Ordered

Wow..not sure I like this happening, even though I always cheer the prospect of undefeated guys face each other. But not this one! It's interesting though, Sanchez's fights are always boring, while Kabayel's are always interesting. Something's gotta give. The problem for Kabayel is he thrives on bei...
by SportsRatings
27 Jan 2024, 02:44
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ratings - please read before commenting
Replies: 534
Views: 69780

Re: Ratings - please read before commenting

Of course you are right, but sometimes the result of applying the BoxRec Ratings rules is so shocking ... The BoxRec Ratings is a model that trying to adequately describe the Boxing Universe. We understand that there is no ideal model, there are always advantages and drawbacks. But when not a singl...
by SportsRatings
23 Jan 2024, 00:34
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ideal cards for Feb & March Saudi cards
Replies: 74
Views: 1686

Re: Ideal cards for Feb & March Saudi cards

Ok, so the only real HW prospects ever have been Ali, Frazier, Foreman, Lennox Lewis, Wlad Klitchko, and Anthony Joshua. And Klitschko was probably DQed after 3 losses. Everyone else has been a pretender for being too old or not winning gold. Sorry, I don't understand you. For me a good prospect is...
by SportsRatings
23 Jan 2024, 00:31
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ratings - please read before commenting
Replies: 534
Views: 69780

Re: Ratings - please read before commenting

IBO, the "other" software-based ranking site... has it the same, Eubank #1, Smith #2 BUT.. they do not rank major belt holders... they stick them in a tier above, which is strange. In this case, that includes Lara, one of the Charlos and the Kazakh. Don't they do that bc its "traditi...
by SportsRatings
16 Jan 2024, 23:10
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ideal cards for Feb & March Saudi cards
Replies: 74
Views: 1686

Re: Ideal cards for Feb & March Saudi cards

Moses Itauma and Justis Huni will be badly exposed in real fights. They are fake prospects, I don't believe the hype. So they are going to fight bums for 3-4 years. Jalolov is going to 2024 Olympics, he will not take serious risky fights before it. Huni won an AIBA bronze at age 20 at Super, and yo...
by SportsRatings
16 Jan 2024, 13:20
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Ideal cards for Feb & March Saudi cards
Replies: 74
Views: 1686

Re: Ideal cards for Feb & March Saudi cards

Cards are looking very good. If huni, Moses and jalo are in real fights then they are looking incredible. Moses Itauma and Justis Huni will be badly exposed in real fights. They are fake prospects, I don't believe the hype. So they are going to fight bums for 3-4 years. Jalolov is going to 2024 Oly...
by SportsRatings
10 Jan 2024, 01:23
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024
Replies: 179
Views: 6135

Re: Joshua vs Ngannou - 9th March 2024

fornicate this must feel good for nganu. Pretty huge balls to walk away from UFC, and to get 2 mega fights in boxing strait away is crazy. If he puts up a good enough showing against Joshua, he might even get a third fight against someone like Wilder as well. If he puts up a good showing against Fu...
by SportsRatings
09 Jan 2024, 21:07
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Agit Kabayel: What Next?
Replies: 16
Views: 661

Re: Agit Kabayel: What Next?

I've been waiting forever for him to step up, I'd given up and figured he was just going to fight nobodies and retire with his "0" intact, when he had so much more potential. Not that i considered him a title contender, but he was clearly more skilled than your typical protected prospect. ...
by SportsRatings
25 Dec 2023, 00:51
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Showtime Sports - End of an Era
Replies: 11
Views: 245

Re: Showtime Sports - End of an Era

mike coppinger? i thought dan got fired and does his own thing now. I wouldn't know honestly. Who's actually writing about Boxing hasn't been relevant to me for years. I just figured Dan had a solid foothold in that game if anyone did. There was a big round of layoffs at ESPN, like 1/4 of their spo...
by SportsRatings
23 Dec 2023, 20:36
Forum: Current Scene
Topic: Boxrec: How to tell me your rankings are for sale, without telling me your rankings are for sale
Replies: 48
Views: 1062

Re: Boxrec: How to tell me your rankings are for sale, without telling me your rankings are for sale

Yes, the immediate update is an approximation -- the current system is extremely complicated, so a full update won't happen until overnight (I believe). Yeah I was gonna say this, I understand that WHR allows for "updates" but not official ones until they are run overnight Note that Bivol...