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Old 10-15-2012, 07:16 AM   #1
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Default WHich FIghter has beaten the Odds more than Most?

Which fighter has overcome being the underdog to pull out the win.

Big names who've been the underdog but pulled it off in big fights are: Hopkins, Ali, Leonard. But most fighters I think of only have a couple of those types of wins.

Who has beaten the odds more than any other boxer. Name the Boxer and the fights he won when he was the underdog with bookies and media.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:18 AM   #2
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Pac against Sasakul, Ledwaba, Barrera and Oscar.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:21 AM   #3
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Excluding Pacquiao. He's the obvious one.

Hopkins is up there.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:22 AM   #4
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Froch has beaten the odds on a number of occasions in recent years, not to the standard of the big names in this category. But he has done very well as an underdog.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:23 AM   #5
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Default Re: WHich FIghter has beaten the Odds more than Most?

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Excluding Pacquiao. He's the obvious one.

Hopkins is up there.
don't need to exclude anyone.

Pac has for.

How many does Hopkins have. I can think of 2.

Froch might have a couple.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:25 AM   #6
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Default Re: WHich FIghter has beaten the Odds more than Most?

In the past Ali and Leonard

Present, certainly Froch is in with a shout
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:30 AM   #7
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don't need to exclude anyone.

Pac has for.

How many does Hopkins have. I can think of 2.

Froch might have a couple.
Trinidad, Tarver, Pavlik, Pascal
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:32 AM   #8
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don't need to exclude anyone.

Pac has for.

How many does Hopkins have. I can think of 2.

Froch might have a couple.
Bhop over trinidad, pavlik and pascal
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:39 AM   #9
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Salido?
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:40 AM   #10
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Holyfield: Qawi, Douglas, Bowe 2, Tyson x2, Valuev
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:44 AM   #11
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Froch without doubt, he was the underdog in the Taylor fight, Abraham fight and the Bute fight, the Pascal fight was 50/50 and a lot of Americans thought that Dirrell would beat him. The only fight at world level he's gone into as odds on favourite was the Johnson fight!
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:53 AM   #12
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Default Re: WHich FIghter has beaten the Odds more than Most?

When the Super Six started the consensus opinion on ESB was that Ward's promoter was a damn fool. The vast majority of us felt that Andre was nowhere near ready for the competition he was about to face. Since then he has beaten Kessler, Froch, Abraham, and Dawson.

Personally, I can't stand Ward. He's exactly like 90% of the conservative christian men I've met: an arrogant, self righteous prick. However, still gotta give credit where credit is due. He has proved the masses wrong; way wrong.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:53 AM   #13
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Holyfield: Qawi, Douglas, Bowe 2, Tyson x2, Valuev
I agree.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:54 AM   #14
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Sergio Martinez?
It's obvious HBO set-up Sergio at least 4 x's to get slaughtered & Maravilla came thru.
(The company was definitely banking on the opponent to beat Sergio)

Cintron
Williams I
Pavlik
Williams II
Chavez Jr.
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