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    Italian has this I reckon. Joshua not been good enough.

    Not hopeful.
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    Put on a better showing than Evans, but think the big Eyetie has enough in the bank after the first two rounds.

    EDIT: On countback; fair play son. Carped that diem in round 3!!!
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    Nice one, didn't think he had that.


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    Think the better boxer won. Italian just held on for the last 2 minutes, referee did nowt except let him waste time and it was still level after that dubious second round score.

    Just as well he wasn't fighting a guy from Kazakhstan mind. Would have lost by 10 points.
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    Italian was rocking by the end. If it went to countback Joshua was a shoe-in, it was just whether he'd evened it up on points. Chuffed for the lad, he could have a big future if he wants it enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scaly piscine View Post
    Italians are appealing. Would be an absolute travesty if the decision is overturned.
    Proving they're no better than common Frenchmen.

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    I thought it was very close personally, could've gone either way. Not a robbery for sure though, and the appeal won't work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MW1304 View Post
    I don't mind that, means you can try to guess who's doing better. More like a professional bout.

    We best win at least 2 gold medals in the men's and 1 in the women's.
    Yaaay.

    Shameless gloating over an optimistic stab-in-the-dark prediction ftw.

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    Excellent stuff. Can't believe the Italians appealed.

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