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If Froch lands something big early on in the fight, the crowd will go absolutely wild. We've seen in the past that Froch isn't afraid to slug it out, but that would be a big mistake if he did it in this fight. Froch needs to stay smart and fight under control.
Many times when fighters challenged Bute to a slug fest, Bute obliged and usually scores a quick KO. Just ask Edison Miranda, who taunted Bute and invited him to play rock em' sock em' robots, only to be knocked silly a few seconds later. Bute is simply too powerful and accurate for Froch to have a pure brawl with.
In other words, he needs to use effective aggression in this fight, and maintain his cool and not oblige the crowd when they go bonkers if he lands a big shot. I have a feeling that Froch won't listen to my advice on this one, and I can already picture him throwing bombs at Bute and getting caught by something in return.
But that's what makes Froch so exciting, he's willing to take risks other fighters aren't willing to take. Either way, this should be a great, fan-friendly fight and I'm looking forward to it. Tune in at approximately 6pm EST.
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