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Old 11-08-2012, 06:17 AM   #1
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Default Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

Was it Earnie Shavers?

Was it George Foreman?

Was it David Tua?

Was it Mike Tyson?

Was it Gerry ****ey?

Was it Smokin Joe Fraizier?

Was it Tommy Morrison?


People dont often mention earnie shavers or george foreman when this topic comes up but I dont see why not since they are perhaps two of the hardest hitters of all time and their left hooks are no exception.

A hook from Foreman is superior to a hook from Smokin Joe yet Joe comes up alot more than george when people discuss who had the hardest left hook ever!
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:18 AM   #2
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

So who do you estimate is number one and why do you suspect he hits harder than all the rest?
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Old 11-08-2012, 07:51 AM   #3
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

People talk about Joe Frazier's hook more because it was a better punch than Foreman's, even if you think Foreman's was harder. Who knows. I would guess ****ey or Tyson. Power is a hard thing to compare - are we talking about the hardest hook they EVER landed or their capability to throw consistently hard hooks. It's a difficult question to answer with any accuracy and will inevitably come down to subjective opinion.
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Old 11-08-2012, 08:10 AM   #4
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

Tommy or Tua

Wlad his left hook could be the strongest of them all.
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Old 11-08-2012, 08:12 AM   #5
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

That left hook bomb that Patterson regained the title from Ingo with could have taken anybody's head off IMO.
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Old 11-08-2012, 08:57 AM   #6
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:02 AM   #7
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

I'd go with Tua, but it's really hard to compare, cuz most of them used the punch on different opponents with different abilities to take a punch.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:14 AM   #8
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

You can set your watch to how often and consistently this topic is posted.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:30 AM   #9
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

For sheer power it'd probably be Tua or ****ey. For all around better punch it'd be Frazier or Tyson.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:37 AM   #10
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Razor Ruddock maybe ? crushing power
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:39 AM   #11
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Default Re: Who had the hardest Left hook ever? Whos number one?

I'm torn between ****ey and Tua. If I had to choose, I would go with ****ey.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:39 AM   #12
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Razor Ruddock maybe ? crushing power
Ruddock his best punch was "the smash" which was a uppercut/hook hybrid.

But I don't think you meant that one.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:55 AM   #13
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:28 PM   #14
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I would call it a hook/uppercut hybrid.
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:48 PM   #15
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Frazier's was the best heavyweight left hook of all time. Not necessarily the hardest, but straight up the best. Versatility, ability, angles, power, etc.

Agree with this.
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