Adam Smith: "Fury one of the greatest of all-time"

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Safin, Oct 12, 2021.

  1. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

    Dec 19, 2020
    Be surprised if it went 6 minutes never mind 6 rounds.
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  2. Glenn McKrory

    Glenn McKrory M&S luxury pudding Full Member

    Jul 26, 2018
    It's Curriculum Vitae, or C.V. for brevity's sake on these shores old chap.

    To 'resume' is to recommence an activity one has temporarily halted.

    If you are going to use the term, then please spell it as so;


    Whenever the word 'resume' is used, I think of it in the following context;

    "Tyson Fury was temporarily laid on the canvas by a ferocious punch, but quickly got up and resumed where he had left off before the incident."


    "Anthony Joshua was knocked to the canvas four times by a small, obese brute, yet ultimately failed to resume the contest."
  3. sniffmybadger

    sniffmybadger Handsome Beef Cake Full Member

    Jan 20, 2010
    It's hard to imagine Skysports coming up with this headline on their website. A Frank Warren quote saying AJ should step aside.

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  4. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009

    Deary me.

    Deary deary me.
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  5. Tankatron

    Tankatron Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 1, 2014
    Sorry but, the 238lb Wilder is blowing out his arse after 2 rounds at which point Whyte and AJ have plenty of opportunity to put Wilders lights out. I would put Wilder vs Whyte or AJ at around 50/50, especially if AJ was to get his mojo back by beating Usyk or similar (tough ask I know) as I feel that Wilder is damaged goods now after two pretty devastating beat downs.
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  6. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    Sky boxing coverage/analysis already much better without Hearn pulling the strings. Thank God for that.
  7. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Whyte's got far less than 50% chance v any kind of decent version Wilder.

    Whyte has been sparked out by Povetkin. Decked by almost every top 10 opponent he faced. Parker, Rivas. Joshua brutalized him.
    He is easier to hit than Ortiz, for example.
    Wilder would find his noggin with the right hand and leave him in tatters.

    True enough, there is a chance Wilder is damaged to the point of being shot now, but if he has anything left, Whyte would stand little chance.
  8. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    I would say Usyk or going on to have a good body of work.

    The reality is that due to boxing politics, there is every possibility that the two don't fight. But If Fury adds Whyte, Joshua, Ruiz, and a couple of other names to the resume, it is hard to argue that he is not at least equal to the guys like Patterson, Liston, Bowe, etc.
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  9. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

    Nov 5, 2017
    Dave_JR won BF24 back in 2011;

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  10. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Ioka>Lomo, sorry my dudes Full Member

    Sep 8, 2010
    Dang, didnt realize Wilder was an ATG.
  11. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

    Nov 5, 2017
  12. smithshaun

    smithshaun Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 20, 2013
    Why does Fury in any way have to beat whyte or ruiz and a couple of other names??

    Like who for instance? Rivas? Chisora again? for **** sake he is levels.abive whyte and ruiz and everybody else apart from usyk, why in your eyes does he have to beat these useless lumps???? Who is going to look back in years to come and think ruiz and whyte were good fighters??? Nobody.

    Once he beats usyk there is Nobody left to beat out of the current crop
  13. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Jan 13, 2021
    "Once Mike Tyson beats Spinks there's nobody left to challenge him"

    I hate fans with that kind of mentality. Instead of steering Fury away from clearing of the division, you should want him to beat all the top guys, because upsets happen more often than you think.
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2021
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  14. smithshaun

    smithshaun Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 20, 2013
    I'm sorry but there is a huge difference between spinks and whyte!!!!

    I am not saying he shouldn't carry on fighting the best but why is whyte mentioned in the world's best, he had 2 close fights against euro level chisora, one which he lost , and has been knocked out twice, went life and death with Parker and has looked shocking in so many fights.

    My post is about how shite whyte is, not how Fury doesn't have any competition . However as I stated if Fury carries on boxing for the next 18 months apart from usyk I dont think any other fights are in any way 50/50 .
  15. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Jan 13, 2021
    Obviously Fury doesn't need Whyte, but I'd like to see it, I'd also like to see Fury vs Hrgovic, Fury vs Usyk, Fury vs Joshua, Fury vs Sanchez. Fury may be the significant favorite in all of these fights but one punch changes everything