Tomasz Adamek had a little bit of a rough 2012, even though he went 4-0, with very debatable wins over Eddie Chambers and Steve Cunningham, and relative struggles against both Travis Walker and Nagy Aguilera in clearer victories. In his first fight of 2013, though, he did look a little fresher than we've seen him since he was manhandled by Vitali Klitschko in 2011, beating Dominick Guinn over 10 rounds.
Adamek (49-2, 28 KO) came out a little slow in the first round, which unanimously went to Guinn (34-10-1, 23 KO), but after that, it was pretty much all "Goral," as he pleased his always-vocal, always-present fans, who chanted for him throughout the fight as he battled on to a one-sided decision.
Scores were 98-92, 99-91, and 99-91 for Adamek. BLH had it 98-92.
The fight went more or less as expected, with Guinn hanging around and giving rounds, but not letting his hands go enough. Adamek became sharper as the fight wore on, as he perhaps began to trust his skills more, opening up with combinations off the jab and keeping a steady pace. Guinn's only shot, really, was a knockout, and that just wasn't there for him, though he did land some solid right hands early on in the fight. After three or four rounds, Guinn looked physically and mentally done, which was no real surprise.
Does Adamek have a title chase left in him? How would he fare against the likes of Kubrat Pulev or Alexander Povetkin based on tonight's fight?
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