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Old 05-24-2012, 07:01 AM #1
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Not sure if Froch is as big as Hatton in UK generally speaking, he should be because he's a much better fighter overall. If the Bute-Froch fight has anywhere near the same atmosphere as the Tszyu Hatton fight then it's going to be a classic no matter what happens in the ring.
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Old 05-24-2012, 07:06 AM #2
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No chance. Not only is the venue smaller, but Hattons fans were more vocal in their support.
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Doubt it. Venue is half the size of the one that hosted Hatton - Tszyu, and that fight had a way bigger build up.
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It's a little unfair to compare Bute-Froch to Hatton-Tszyu IMO. The Nottingham crowd are probably the best in British boxing at the moment in terms of a real gladiator pit atmosphere. It's merely that Hatton-Tszyu was utterly f*cking mental. It was up there with Eubank-Benn for pure electricity.
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No chance, Froch isn't even big outside of Nottingham, he wouldn't sell out the o2 or the MEN. It will be a decent atmosphere, but nothing like the Hatton one.
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Who cares.

Elite fighters (we'll see if Bute's in that class) overcome raucous atmospheres -ever see the Mayweather Hatton at the mgm grand?

In Froch's last fight all he went on about is POWER, POWER, POWER-and he got exposed..now he's off on LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION (which IMO will have little bearings on the outcome of this fight). Skills pay the bills not supporters!
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Does Froch even have any Power? When was the last time he put a decent fighter over? Apart from a energy drained Taylor, a decent puncher would have stopped Abraham with the amount of times he hit him cleanly.

This Froch power is a myth IMO.
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Old 05-24-2012, 09:10 AM #8
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Wasn't Hatton Tszyu at like 2 am?
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Not sure if Froch is as big as Hatton in UK generally speaking, he should be because he's a much better fighter overall. If the Bute-Froch fight has anywhere near the same atmosphere as the Tszyu Hatton fight then it's going to be a classic no matter what happens in the ring.
Froch isn't a much better fighter then hatton,frock is a warrior no doubt with a better resume but hatton is technically superior and not credited enough for his brilliant body punching and ability to cut of the ring.
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Doubt it but the atmosphere should be good.

Hatton supporters were something else. It's rare you see a boxer have that kind of support, the sort of connection with the fans.
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