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Old 11-25-2009, 08:58 AM   #1
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Default Did anyone in history punch harder than David Tua ?

............ apart from Bob Fitzsimmons.
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Old 11-25-2009, 09:00 AM   #2
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Did anyone in history make a more ridiculous thread?

...................obviously not.
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Old 11-25-2009, 09:08 AM   #3
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tua is not the hardest puncher ever by miles,
wladimir, lennox, big george, earnie shavers, even tyson, they all punch harder
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Old 11-25-2009, 09:38 AM   #4
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............ apart from Bob Fitzsimmons.
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Old 11-25-2009, 11:36 AM   #5
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............ apart from Bob Fitzsimmons.
Do you mean in a p4p sense? If so, I'd say that there were at least a few who hit harder on p4p basis.

But Tua's power is fearsome no doubt, although a good few of his victims didn't always have what I'd call first rate resilience. The thing with Tua is that he carries his power late into fights and is very hard to hurt himself into the bargain.
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Old 11-25-2009, 01:17 PM   #6
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Fitz wasn't that big a puncher, the solar plexus shot was a decent body shot though.

George Foreman is the first that comes to mind. Despite his chin, Tua would be a perfect opponent for Grorge. Short and aggressive, he wouldn't last three rounds.
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Old 11-25-2009, 01:41 PM   #7
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Fitz wasn't that big a puncher, the solar plexus shot was a decent body shot though.

George Foreman is the first that comes to mind. Despite his chin, Tua would be a perfect opponent for Grorge. Short and aggressive, he wouldn't last three rounds.
Fitz scored 60 kos in 67 wins he twice stopped Tom Sharkey with single punches,something Jeffries could not do .
I think you will find Fitz was a terrific puncher ,something attested to by Jack Johnson,Jim Jeffries ,Tom Sharkey,and Joe Choynsky.
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Old 11-25-2009, 01:42 PM   #8
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Fitz wasn't that big a puncher.
And Joe Gans wasn't much of a boxer.

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Old 11-25-2009, 01:48 PM   #9
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After Langford Fitz may have been the hardest pound for pound puncher that ever lived. He was a murderous puncher.

Tua's left hook is absolutely in the highest echelon of all time power.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:08 PM   #10
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After Langford Fitz may have been the hardest pound for pound puncher that ever lived. He was a murderous puncher.

Tua's left hook is absolutely in the highest echelon of all time power.
Absolutely true on all accounts.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:18 PM   #11
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Fitz was a huge puncher however I feel Choynski was a bigger hitter. Johnson, Jeffries and Corbett all said so. Also Foreman, Shavers and maybe Baer hit harder then Tua although Max's technique was worse.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:27 PM   #12
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Johnson fought an old Fitz so I'd discount anything he said. I never hear of the quote from Jeffries. Corbett hated Fitz's guts ... Joe C. was a lethal puncher as well..
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:39 PM   #13
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fitzsimmons
some comparison .
no . no one in history.
tyson and some may come close , but no one hit as hard.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:55 PM   #14
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Johnson fought an old Fitz so I'd discount anything he said. I never hear of the quote from Jeffries. Corbett hated Fitz's guts ... Joe C. was a lethal puncher as well..
Yes he did and refused to take credit for "beating that grand old man",
but he was also ringside for three of Fitz's major battles ,so perhaps he was entitled to give an opinion?
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Old 11-25-2009, 03:01 PM   #15
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Ike Ibeabuchi had a bang.

And Ed Mahone got a monsterpunch.
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