The thing is that JJ didn't make ZZ pay for his stamina issues. He dropped his pace to a level much more comfortable for Zhang. After moving to the left and keeping his right hand up he should have learned that his workrate could make up for the skills deficit.Neil Gee wrote: ↑23 Sep 2023, 18:08I wasn't expecting that. I did think if JJ got through R3 it would start to turn in his favour because Chinaman had obvious stamina issues in the last fight. I didn't think Zhang would have the power to move Joyce even if he did land cleanly, how wrong can you be?
I expected him to come out like William Zepeda just with his hands high, not give him room to breathe and wear him out in 4 or 5 rounds then turn it into a beatdown. Becoming a defensive, counter punching technician in 5 months was never likely to be successful.