Originally Posted by joe strong
i agree arreola took a knee but mitchell showed excellent ring intelligence when he was hurt. he had the ring smarts to hold on & not let chazz get off any clean punches until he cleared his head. chazz has very good power but he is a C+ heavyweight at best. i think it was a good lesson learned for mitchell. after he obliterated timur ibragimov(C+ HW) he may have got a little complacent & thought he could walk through any HW's punch but he found out quickly that's not the case. he won't make the same mistake vs banks or arreola.
i just re-watched, and this is not true I'm afraid
Mitchell grabbed twice, and he was still getting hit, he was not covering up well, and he didn't move his head and upper body like he should have
when he went back to his corner, he was still wobly