Hello and welcome to Round 1 Preliminary of the Atlanta Arturo Gatti Memorial Tournament.
The referee for this bout is our most fair Ref Best
Neither boxer can be eliminated from Round 1 Prelims.
Timmons can utilize his height advantage and stay on the outside
Buysse can attempt to get inside, slug and clinch using his strength advantage
Buysse may want to utilize his hand speed advantage by attempting to counter and feint Timmons
Buysse may want to utilize his fast movement to get in and out fast without being hit.Or play a game of rope a dope
Buysse may want to pressure Timmons to make him fight at higher work rate than what he is used to