Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Selcuk Aydin: There is No Excuse, I Lost The Fight

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Selcuk Aydin is making no excuses about his twelve round unanimous decision loss to Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero. Before Guerrero's hometown crowd at HP Pavilion, Aydin (23-1, 17 KO’s) got outboxed in the first half of the fight but came back strong in the later rounds, with Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KO’s) getting tired. The judges saw it 117-11 and 116-112 (twice). 

"The judges were not my problem. I was the problem," Aydin said through an interpreter. "I couldn't do what I wanted to do. After the fourth round, something happened. It was like I was seeing double. But there's no excuse. I lost the fight."

Guerrero would admit that Aaydin hit hard, but not hard enough.

"He hit hard," Guerrero said. "He never hurt me anytime. He's got some punching power. He's one of the hardest punching guys in the division. He can throw a bomb and he landed some bombs on me. I just shrugged them off and kept going."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PD21 on 07-30-2012

Aydin was clearly angry with himself after the fight. The frustration in his work was evident, just couldnt get his shots off. He blamed having to wait 3 years and being a different fighter now to what he used to…

Comment by -roy- on 07-30-2012

Aydin is the man. Hope to see him bounce back.

Comment by mathed on 07-30-2012

[QUOTE=selcukaydin1;12383035]i had the fight 8-4 for aydin.. guerrero was throwing more small shots, but aydin landed more clean power shots. i would much rather have been aydin[/QUOTE] Yeah, you see how bad his right eye was busted up at the…

Comment by Light_Speed on 07-29-2012

It's surprising that a fighter who loses a competitive fight doesn't claim that he won. Very refreshing. Aydin vs Berto or Aydin vs Maidana, make it happen!

Comment by mathed on 07-29-2012

[QUOTE=TheGunslinger;12382364]I'm going to repeat what previous posters have said Aydin is more than welcome back on my TV screen.[/QUOTE] I'd watch Aydin again and be happy to do it. Hopefully he gets more TV time in the US.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (30)
Top Headlines Beltran-Pedraza, Dogboe-Otake Set Down For August 25 Shohjahon Ergashev Returns on August 19 in Moscow Alexey Egorov Stops Lateef Kayode in Six Rounds David Price: I Want To Get This Win, Hope For Something Bigger Jackson: I've Seen Footage, Frampton is Sluggish & Too Heavy Nick Webb vs. Dave Allen Eliminator on Whyte-Parker Card Promoter To File Protest Over Suspect 'ShoBox' Result Friday Hearn: Bellew Wants Usyk, Asked Me To Make Fight, I've Called! Joshua: If Wilder Fight Doesn't Happen, I’ll Happily Fight Fury Teofimo Lopez is Likely To Return To Action in December Tete Admits He Would Have Selected Payano as First WBSS Foe Hiroto Kyoguchi To Vacate IBF Title, Move Up in Weight Hamed: Usyk Gives Joshua a Run For His Money, Wilder Too! Danny Garcia on Thurman Loss: They Didn't Want Me To Win Sor Rungvisai is Pumped To Defend WBC Belt on October 6 Card Usyk, Bellew, Joshua, Ward, WBSS: Everyone's a Winner Arum: I Have To Sit With Pacquiao, Talk Face To Face on Future Mikey Garcia: I'm at More of a Disadvantage at 140 Video: Jaime Munguia Talks Smith Win, Plans For The Future Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith - CompuBox Punch Stats WBC Prez: Uysk, Gassiev Will Both Find Success at Heavyweight Naoya Inoue: The WBSS Presents a Real Challenge For Me Denis Lebedev May Push For Mandatory Shot at Usyk Cecilia Braekhus Very Pleased With Dominant Win in Moscow British Boxers Arrested in Connection To Alleged Gang Rape Gassiev: Usyk Showed I Need More Work, I'll Return Stronger Photos: Jean Pascal Dominates, Batters, Stops Steve Bosse Eddie Hearn: Talks For Bellew-Usyk Fight to Start This Week Mykquan Williams, Hurshidbek Normatov, Lennox Allen Win Munguia: Smith Can Take a Punch, I Gained A lot of Experience Alberto Machado: I Want Francisco Vargas Next! Photos: Jaime Munguia Powers Past Liam Smith- MEGA Gallery Photos: Usyk Schools Gassiev To Unify Cruiserweight Division Photos: Alberto Machado Decks, Dominates Mensah To Retain Liam Smith: Munguia is Not a Much Better Fighter Than Me Vivian Harris Gets Revenge on DeMarcus Corley in Rematch Floyd Mayweather Snaps - Goes Bonkers on 50 Cent Amir Khan: I Respect Pacquiao - But I Know I Can Beat Him! Nathan Gorman: I'm The One To Beat Daniel Dubois! Boxing is Still in Doubt For 2020 Olympic Games
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement