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This Fat Bastard needs to fight Fres Oquendo…..

Posted August 29, 2012 3:08 pm 


Thats the fight, fight fans Wilder vs Arreola make it happen.

Posted August 29, 2012 1:19 pm 

Jake Lead Rights

245! Really? Come on Chris 245 is way out of shape for you. You were kind of doing well last year with Ronnie Shields in your corner and fighting every 3 months just to keep in shape but I guess the kitchen table has a higher calling. I can’t wait to see this idiot when he retires. He’s going to be bigger than Charles Barkley. And other than the K-man and Adamek he hasn’t fought anyone. He likes to go around showing off his machismo but then cries like a little B when he loses. Then i guess he goes back to the hotel and cuddles in his bed and has room service for the next 3 months and drinks Milk Shakes and eats Pan Cakes. We’ve seen his best and it wasn’t impressive, keep fighting club fighters you’ve seen how far that’s taken you. What are you going to cry again?

Posted August 29, 2012 1:10 pm 


look at it this way, Chris – your career is fading fast, BUT, staying fat, you’ll continue to make plenty of room for more tattoos ! – (always easier to look ‘badass’, than to fight ‘badass’)

Posted August 29, 2012 11:59 am 


Good post! Which, again, brings up the idea of a heavyweight tourney to find a deserving contender for the Klit brothers — make all the bottom-rung guys “learn and earn” a title shot. As it is now, all you have to do is beat a couple no-name guys and suddenly you’re thrust past all the other “top-10 guys” and into a title shot. That crap needs to stop!

Posted August 29, 2012 9:37 am 


BUT, if he weighs 245 now and THEN goes into training he COULD walk into the ring next time less than 245. Personally, I’d like Chris to weigh in at about 220. If he could get there (220) he’d be a serious force.

Posted August 29, 2012 9:31 am 


Pulev, Ustinov, Helenius, Wach, Price would all beat this guy. He would be good against Chisora or Fury

Posted August 29, 2012 8:01 am 


agree. Arreola was fighting at 175 before turning pro, and it’s not as if he has put on 50 pounds of musscles

Posted August 29, 2012 5:07 am 

graeme barrow

What the article did NOT say is WHY – – Why he’s been so inactive for so long. This is far more important than his weight. Are we going to be enlightened?

Posted August 29, 2012 2:43 am 



Posted August 29, 2012 1:11 am 


Chris has turned down Wlad’s multiple offers this year. He only wants one thing: to fight bums till Vitali retires and he gets a shot at Jose’s belt that already has Chris’ name on it.

Posted August 28, 2012 11:48 pm 


And yes, Arreola fought chumps in ’11, but he looked considerably quicker and more agile at a reasonable weight, and that was noteworthy in itself — it established that he could actually be a legit contender. But then, the extended layoff…

Posted August 28, 2012 11:14 pm 


A non-story story, but for a change I don’t mind becuz I was wondering what the hell became of Arreola with this long stretch of inactivity, after the long string of cans in ’11.

Posted August 28, 2012 11:11 pm 


Arreola weighed in the 230’s in recent fights against Nagy, Kendrick and Friday (ah . . . what names). 245 ain’t a bad weight—if your a Samoan from the 1990’s or a Euro from the 20 teens, but for Arreola he’s a lil’ chubby.

Posted August 28, 2012 10:19 pm 


I wish they had a like button for statements like Nick’s. I’d punch that sucker a hundred times. Agree on Arreola’s opponents and a heavy tourney would be nice.

Posted August 28, 2012 10:15 pm 


Eric Molina was the first fighter that he fought since his losses to Adamek and Klit that had a halfway decent record. The rest of the guys he fought had anywhere from 7 to 14 losses (dos lil’ Brian Minto really count?) He needs to fight a Pulev, Mago, Helenius, before I ever take him serious.

Posted August 28, 2012 10:11 pm 


Good points, Nick! As for Arreola being rated so high (I’m not knocking Arreola; he’s a good fighter) but it just shows you how thin the heavyweight division is for talent. And I agree, and have often ranted, about the need for a heavyweight tourney to determine/find the best heavy to face one of the Klits.

Posted August 28, 2012 9:01 pm 


Arreola is in shape= round

Posted August 28, 2012 7:12 pm 


Could be last fight then take on Vitali if he decides to carry on. Lots of offers for Vitali now

Posted August 28, 2012 6:07 pm 

te tumbo

on the bright side, NObody ever accuses Arreola of bulking-up with PEDs . . . :twisted:

Posted August 28, 2012 6:06 pm 

te tumbo

anything less than 240lbs and Arreola compromises his strength and conditioning. Cristobal needs to defy the aesthetic concerns of boxing’s beefcake contingent and fight at the weight he feels strongest and most durable.

Posted August 28, 2012 6:05 pm 

te tumbo

interesting “expert”(?) analysis. considering that Arreola has Never faded v. any opponent regardless of his fight-night weight.

Posted August 28, 2012 6:03 pm 

Fight Aficionado

Arreola shouldn’t get much props for weighing 245. It’s not that low a weight and it’s not like he deserves props for not blowing up into an obese monstrosity between fights. Quick name one opponent of his last 6 he’s faced since 2011.

Posted August 28, 2012 5:53 pm 


Jennings would beat the living crap out of Arreola.. He’s had fewer fights, but is far more advanced than Wilder.

Posted August 28, 2012 5:42 pm 


Wilder should jump on Arreola if given the chance. The fight would be big money and a great test for him. Probably the fight that would go the distance, so Arreola would hold out for 12 rounds. People who think Wilder would fade first are mistaken. They’ll both fade for different reasons. Wilder due to lack of experience. Arreola due to lack of conditioning.

Posted August 28, 2012 5:39 pm 


Arreola is just gonna wait around fighing bums until Vitali retires then get a fight for the WBC belt..

Posted August 28, 2012 5:21 pm 


Go knock out the Hype Job Deontay Wilder so he can become someone tolit paper

Posted August 28, 2012 5:15 pm 


It’s more refreshing with guys like Mayweather, Cotto, Pacquiao, Dawson, Froch, Ward, Donaire, Mares, Martinez, Klit brothers, etc…

when you’re not worried about or questioning whether they’ll lay off the burgers, but simply whether they’ll produce a great fight and win at their game

Posted August 28, 2012 4:57 pm 


Means nothing unless he can at least go two fights in shape…unfortunately with Chris, 245lbs now for a fight in November will mean he’ll be 246lbs at the least and as high as 252lbs by Novemeber…

245lbs now should mean he could be around 237lbs in November…then maybe a 230lbs after that until he’s in shape…

but he operates in a be 1 pound or so less now and 20lbs heavier the next fight after a 10 month layoff

Posted August 28, 2012 4:55 pm 


At 245 Arreola is still 20 pounds overweight… If six conditioning and strength training experts came in and put him into the shape of David Haye, he’d weigh about the same … Hearing that Chris may fight in November isn’t news. If I heard that he’s fighting a top contender, that would be a mind blowing news blast.

Posted August 28, 2012 4:45 pm 


Funny that all these US HW contenders are being hyped so much on ESB when ESB is hating so much on EU contenders. Who has Chris beaten since his loss to big Klit that deserves him a shot against Wlad? His best asset is that he is American/Mexican. His best win since Vitali is against Minto back in 2009….

He should fight the loser of Pulev vs. Ustinov – Pulev would box circles around him and Ustinov would bully Chris. Fight a contender before crying out for another beating from a Klit.

Posted August 28, 2012 4:41 pm 

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