‘Unfair Fight’ Fans React to ‘Crazy’ Weight Difference Between Hasim Rahman Jr. and Greg Hardy in Their Boxing Match

Published 11/21/2022, 7:45 AM EST

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Former UFC Greg Hardy boxer against Hasim Rahman Jr. at MF & DAZN. X Series 003 on Saturday. Greg Hardy controlled the fight throughout. Rahman Jr. did show some glimpses of good striking, but Greg Hardy owned the center of the ring. Rahman Jr. moved around the ring and did land a few good shots, but they weren’t enough.

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Fans have let their views known by reacting to the video. Boxer Denis Douglin wrote, “I’m usually not shocked with anything in boxing, but this shocked me.” A fan felt that the weight difference was too much, “Bro, he weighed 100lbs more. That’s literally unfair. Why tf did the commission let this happen”

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Although the fight was a heavyweight fight, fans didn’t look too impressed with the massive weight difference. A fan said, “Bro he weighed 100lbs more. That’s literally unfair. Why tf did the commission let this happen? There were other voices who were not too happy with the massive size difference. 

Fans don’t credit Hardy for the victory

It seems the difference in weight between the two boxers stole the show rather than their fighting acumen. A fan commented, “idc what anyone says; 100lbs of a difference will be a huge advantage cause of the power and durability. Another user wrote “Unfair fight, 100+ pounds difference is crazy. Who tf let this happened “.

It’s noteworthy that, in professional boxing, there is no upper limit for weight. The fight was hence totally in accordance with the law.

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There were voices of reason also as some fans saw the other side. A user said, Before y’all complain about the weight y’all weren’t complaining when fury was 70 pounds heavier than wilder. Another fan commented “hasim did really good knowing the size difference.

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Ex-UFC star ruling the ring

Greg Hardy had a mixed career with 7 wins and 5 defeats. He is now fighting at the misfits boxing 003. The former UFC was called ‘The Prince of War’ for his short career in the UFC.

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Whether the fight was unfair or not, maybe debated. What is your opinion about the fight? Let us know in the comments below.

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Akshay Pallav

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Akshay Pallav is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his undergraduation from National Institute of Fashion Technology in Apparel Production, he has been a sports enthusiast all his life and has several medals at the University level across multiple sports including basketball, badminton, track and field. He aspires to interview Conor McGregor and Cristiano Ronaldo someday.
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