1. Oli

    Oli Long-Time Cunt

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    Agreed. He wasn't my favourite but he was decent. There are a lot of British fighters who would have loved to have had a career like he had.

    No complaints. He's had a good go at it.
     
  2. AndrewFFC

    AndrewFFC Established Cunt

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    Didn't he move over to London to train with Booth but stay for all of about a week?

    Being a come forward fighter without power is a bit of a recipe for failure against the top level, unless you have a really superb defence.

    Clevery was never going to be a big puncher, but I really cant believe how poor his punch technique was, probably the worst Ive seen for a fighter oh his level. Basic shoulder and hips rotation wasn't there.
     
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  3. DB Cooper

    DB Cooper the quieter you are the more you hear

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    It happens in most sports and usually ends in disappointment, and in some cases disaster. As a parent, the best thing you can do is offer support and keep your nose out of things.
     
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    DOM5153 Established Cunt

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    Completely agree with that assessment, does Vince have any background in sport. Such an incredibly selfish decision to involve himself.
     
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    DOM5153 Established Cunt

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    His technique seemed to get worse on a fight by fight basis. It could be the level of opposition he was facing making it more obvious?
     
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    hands of stone Established Cunt

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    The second after the jack fight is stopped his trainer just goes and sprays water on his back

    that pretty much summed up his ability as a coach
     
  7. TomM0816

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    30-years-old, retired instantly after a bad defeat, won't have made too much money from his career and would be a good name for up and coming prospect.

    This has comeback written all over it. I notice Haskins is already back, and I would think Nathan will do the same. Him vs Buglioni would probably be chief support on a PPV.

    If not, he's had a good career and I've enjoyed watching him. Kovalev took his soul, but there's no shame in that.
     
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    I fully agree with that and yeah he will be back when he does I just hope he ditches the Welsh Mr Motivator as a trainer.
     
  9. JamieC

    JamieC World-Level Cunt

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    You could well be right but I imagine he's made enough money to not have to come back (if he's not pissed it away).
     
  10. Rob

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    Credit to Cleverly. He won Commonwealth, British, European & World Titles. Always in great shape. Potentially could have achieved more but he never hid from a challenge and actively seeked out the best fights.
     
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    TheBoxingMadMan To chit or not to chit...

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    SouthpawCounter Established Cunt

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    Do you mean without power?
     
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    TheBoxingMadMan To chit or not to chit...

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    Perhaps there is something brewing...

     
  14. One to watch

    One to watch World-Level Cunt

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    Ooohhh.

    I like this.
     
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    BoxingAnalyst World-Level Cunt

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    Could @The Genius be Clev?
     
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    raymann Established Cunt

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    it just seems to me hes on the back end of a massive night every now and then letting himself loose on his twitter. why not hes earnt loads of money, been a world champ fuck it he should enjoy himself.

    id be a disaster area for a couple of hilarious years to be fair :lol::lol::lol:
     
  17. Alf

    Alf CHB Legend

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    Was there not something about Frank forging Clev's signature to delay him in signing with Hearn?
     
  18. Bajingo

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    If he's had legal issues with promoters there's one obvious candidate for who that could be but there's also Sauerland who he owed at least one fight to after Braehmer. They certainly don't mess around with the legal shit either.
     
  19. Grant

    Grant Long-Time Cunt

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    Clev’s whole career was managed abysmally. Can’t think of a recent world champion managed worse.

    Feel like he could have had a far longer career, and earnt a lot more with the right guidance.
     
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    SJS20 Established Cunt

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    I don't see him going broke. Would of made decent money with the Bellew fights, and I'd imagine he got a fair wage to travel at the tail end of his career. He also has that maths degree, so surely he could get a decent job if he needs it.
     

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