All-time highest ranked H2H match?

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  1. gneall

    gneall Member Full Member

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    What match that actually happened was between the #1 and #2 (or closest to this) ranked Heavyweights on the all time rankings?

    I'm thinking Vitali vs Lennox if we're considering their all time head to head statuses?
    Foreman vs Ali?
    Tyson vs Holyfield?
    Lennox vs Tyson?


    Thoughts
     
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  2. Fogger

    Fogger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Since this is not related to where they were in their careers, my top matchup would be #1 Ali against #3 Holmes. Interestingly, Boxrec would tell you it's #1 Ali and #4 Patterson.
     
  3. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing British Boxing fan Full Member

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    Box rec rankings are so bad that I can never bring myself to even look at them.
     
  4. Austinboxing

    Austinboxing British Boxing fan Full Member

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    Lennox Vs Vitali is a good shout. I’d also say Holyfield Vs Tyson was pretty close. Only draw back being neither was in his prime.
     
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  5. sasto

    sasto Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Good grief.
     
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  6. Kissan

    Kissan I respect box Full Member

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    Wlad-Fury would be a pick, no?
     
  7. AdamT

    AdamT Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Definitely agree
    If primes don't matter then Holmes v Ali would be top pick
     
  8. fencik45

    fencik45 Active Member Full Member

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    no
     
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    fencik45 Active Member Full Member

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  10. Thunderstorm

    Thunderstorm Active Member Full Member

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  11. Joy_Rones

    Joy_Rones New Member Full Member

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    Ali - Holmes
    Joe Louis - Marciano
    Vitali - Lennox
    Tyson - Holyfield
    Bowe - Holyfield
     
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  12. venbox

    venbox Active Member Full Member

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    Ali-Frazier, fight of the century. Both ATG and prime or pretty close.
     
  13. Mr Stagger Lee

    Mr Stagger Lee Member Full Member

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    Agreed
     
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  14. Dynamicpuncher

    Dynamicpuncher Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Vitali vs Lewis
    Lewis vs Tyson
    Holmes vs Holyfield
    Frazier vs Ali
    Foreman vs Frazier
    Lewis vs Holyfield
    Holyfield vs Tyson
    Holmes vs Ali
    Louis vs Marciano
     
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  15. Goran_

    Goran_ Active Member Full Member

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    It's actually more of a wrestling match