Anthony Joshua vs these 90s HW's contenders/champions

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  1. Showstopper97

    Showstopper97 The Icon Full Member

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    How does AJ fare against the following:

    Bert Cooper
    Michael Moorer
    Tommy Morrison
    (Old) Foreman
    (Old) Holmes
    Oliver McCall
    Ray Mercer
    Frank Bruno
    Andrew Golota
    Chris Byrd
    Ike Ibeabuchi
     
  2. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He`d beat all of them. He`s a better combo puncher than all of them.
     
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  3. TipNom

    TipNom Active Member Full Member

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    I'd expect him to beat them all, but Ibeabuchi and Mercer would give him tons of trouble and may be able to beat him
     
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  4. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    Morrison
    Foreman
    Mercer
    Ike beat him
     
  5. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ibeabuchi beats him, AJ has made his name off beating has beens and tier 2 contenders, Ike would be something AJ has never encountered before - a young, powerful, skilled, granite chinned destroyer

    Mercer would be a very tough fight, 50/50

    He beats the rest.
     
  6. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool Keyboard ninja warrior Full Member

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    If Golota isn't having one of his moments I'd fancy him to ko Joshua.

    Also I think Joshua would struggle against Mercer who was very skilled and crafty.

    And old Foreman would have a very strong punchers chance

    Think he beats the others.
     
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  7. Moggy94

    Moggy94 Member Full Member

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    He beats them all except Ike Ibeabuchi
     
  8. Moggy94

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    Who did Golota ever beat to make you think he could beat or let alone knock out Joshua, Golota is known quitter, if he doesn't get knocked out he will just find a way out like he did against Bowe and Grant.
     
  9. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Active Member Full Member

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    He'd beat all of them except Ibeabuchi and MAYBE Mercer.
     
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  10. RulesMakeItInteresting

    RulesMakeItInteresting Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Bert Cooper- AJ rocked hard but w tko 8
    Michael Moorer- AJ tko 10
    Tommy Morrison- TM either TKO or dec pre-Ruiz AJ. Post Ruiz tko 9
    (Old) Foreman- Pre Ruiz (PR) AJ out in 6, post sd AJ
    (Old) Holmes- Holmes sd any Joshua
    Oliver McCall- PR AJ done in 7, post AJ sd 12
    Frank Bruno- PR AJ done in 5 post AJ tko 11
    Andrew Golota- PR done in 4.
     
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  11. Stiches Yarn

    Stiches Yarn Member Full Member

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    Golota trashed bowe and was winning the 2 fights.
     
  12. Moggy94

    Moggy94 Member Full Member

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    But also found a way out of them
     
  13. Stiches Yarn

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    Bert Cooper- AJ by late TKO.
    Michael Moorer- Probably AJ by TKO
    Tommy Morrison- Morrison by TKO and AJ has a puncher's chance.
    (Old) Foreman- Joshua by UD, and foreman has a puncher's chance.
    (Old) Holmes- Joshua by controversial SD.
    Oliver McCall- Aj by UD, unless if McCall caught him.
    Ray Mercer- the mercer of the holmes fight lose, but the one who fought lewis might have stopped AJ.
    Frank Bruno- Aj by late TKO.
    Andrew Golota- Aj by DQ.
    Chris Byrd- Aj by UD or TKO
    Ike Ibeabuchi- Ibeabuchi by TKO.
     
  14. Big Boy Battersby

    Big Boy Battersby New Member Full Member

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    You forgot savarese and botha two of my favourites i made a thread on the world boxing forum for joshua savarese

    i think its competitive i give joshua the edge but anyway you can read my posts on that in the forum check it out

    Bert Cooper joshua beats him up
    Michael Moorer - joshua knocks him out moorer wilts under the punishment he aint got the heart like whyte
    Tommy Morrison - morrison gets knocked clean out he was talented but paper mashy chin
    (Old) Foreman - loses on points to joshua but has a chance maybe to knock him out
    (Old) Holmes - kind of close UD for joshua
    Oliver McCall - joshua gets knocked out against a motivated mccall maybe
    Ray Mercer - very tight i don't know i think joshua could be in trouble
    Frank Bruno - could be close but if joshua is confident and feels free he can knock him out bruno has even worse tank than joshua
    Andrew Golota - man that is a tough fight to call which golota are we talking
    Chris Byrd - joshua beats him over 12
    Ike Ibeabuchi - joshua loses by ko
     
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  15. HolDat

    HolDat Active Member Full Member

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    Slow day.... he's not beating all those guys.
     
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