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Old 11-17-2012, 05:06 PM   #8
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Default Re: Who do you rate higher Puritty or Rahman

Originally Posted by KidDynamite View Post
This is ridiculous

Rahman was a top contender a few weeks ago in the Klit era. He was a solid heavyweight and far better than any of the Klitschko's opponents. Would be an A level contender today if he was in his prime.

Ross Puritty was just a big strong guy with a great chin. A very crude, raw journeyman who beat the hell out of an olympic gold medalist future champion nearing his prime.
What's ridiculous ? I agree, Rahman rates higher.
I don't think he's been a genuine top contender for years though. Not that that's relevant to this discussion.

Purrity was a notch or two below overall, but he had more than just the Wlad Klitschko win. I thought he beat Tommy Morrison, and he beat guys like Jorge Luis Gonzalez and Joe Hipp.
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