Anthony Joshua vs Lennox Lewis Skillset

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  1. RulesMakeItInteresting

    RulesMakeItInteresting Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Significantly imo. Lewis is a top 5 or 6 ATG, Joshua...uhhh, top 30? Joshua could win the rematch and still be nowhere near Lewis either in skillset or ATG level. I actually admire Wilder's heart and punch far more than anything AJ. No disrespect to fans.
     
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  2. fencik45

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    Fury does quite a few things better than Lewis? Showboating definitely. Making idiotic statements is about a toss up. Cherry picking, without a doubt.
     
  3. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Anyone who has seen Mercer vs Lewis.
    Wouldn’t be shouting from the rooftops that Paint Dry Parker easily beats Mercer and is superior to him in every way.

    Parker is nothing special. Parker wouldn’t have been able to live with the pace set by Mercer that day he fought against Lewis.
     
  4. exocet76

    exocet76 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Exactly. I can't think of a fight where Mercer fought with such determination it was a competitive close fight but Lewis clearly edged it.
    I'm not sure what the issue was with Mercer as he had a great amateur pedigree just seemed to be not there in some of his big fights which is a shame as he had skill and was a tough dude.
     
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  5. mark ant

    mark ant Uysk could beat Haye and Nelson on the same night Full Member

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  6. exocet76

    exocet76 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Mark I was being facetious with Olu using his flawed logic on himself.I'm perfectly well aware of the history but thank you for your input.
     
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  7. BoxingIQ

    BoxingIQ Active Member Full Member

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    Aj was the better inside fighter and better finisher than Lewis.
     
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  8. exocet76

    exocet76 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    No he isn't. your opinion is null and void.
     
  9. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No he's not. Joshua would've folded under Mercers pressure and infighting. Joshua doesn't usually even fight on the inside. He usually needs space to throw combinations but he can fight on the inside if forced like against Whyte
     
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  10. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Absolute bollocks, huffing that copium clearly.
     
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  11. RacingBeat

    RacingBeat Casual lives matter Full Member

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    I watched this fight last night, Mercer came to win and fought great for 10 rounds
     
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  12. mark ant

    mark ant Uysk could beat Haye and Nelson on the same night Full Member

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    Lewis was a better combo puncher and had a better hook, AJ`s hooks are poor and he rarely throws them, he floored Ruuiz with a hook after an uppercut, Lewis would have finished Ruiz though s he had one punch KO power whereas AJ doesn`t.
     
  13. VG_Addict

    VG_Addict Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    "Joshua-Bruno would be a better comparison".

    Sheesh, I know it's popular to pretend Joshua is a big, unskilled oaf, but give him some credit; he's a better fighter than Bruno ever was.
     
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  14. hobby rider

    hobby rider Active Member Full Member

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    Wrong and wrong
     
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  15. Man_Machine

    Man_Machine Boxing Addict Full Member

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    There's absolutely nothing Joshua does, as well or better than Lewis.
     
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