are there those that would still favor a prime wlad over Fury

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  1. Heavyrighthand

    Heavyrighthand Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 29, 2005
  2. NEETzschean

    NEETzschean Active Member Full Member

    Feb 23, 2021
    Fury was in 1st gear the whole fight for rounds on his comeback and to play possum for low-IQ Wilder. Looks like he fooled you too.
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  3. djanders

    djanders Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 21, 2009
    I agree that prime Wlad would have beaten Fury, but I think it would have been a decision win, not a knockout. (IMHO, of course.)
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  4. vast

    vast Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    It's a tough call but I would have to favor a prime Wlad vs Fury.

    Fury caught Wlad at 39 on a bad night. Wlad was regressing at that point as he looked awful in his previous fight as well.
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  5. ButeTheBeast

    ButeTheBeast Well-Known Member Full Member

    May 27, 2012
    Is nobody going to measure recovery powers?

    Fury was able to take Wilder's punches. Wlad had a glass chin.

    Kronk Fury would take Wlad into the trenches and drown him. Fury would never get knocked out by the likes of Sanders, Purrity or Brewster. He's a different kind of man.
  6. Nonito Smoak

    Nonito Smoak Ioka>Lomo, sorry my dudes Full Member

    Sep 8, 2010
    Considering he almost beat him when he was 39... Yeah.
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  7. covetousjuice

    covetousjuice The communists will destroy western civilization Full Member

    Apr 21, 2015
    I think prime Wlad would've won on the cards against 2015 Fury.

    I am less sure about my own cards or how 2021 Fury would fair.
  8. MrPook

    MrPook Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 15, 2007
    When Fury beat Klitschko obviously Klitschko was at the end of his career. A changing of the guard kind of fight. Old lion vs young lion.

    Then again if you want to take the best version of prime Wlad then you got to match him up against the best version of prime Fury. To me the best Fury so far was the Fury from Wilder 2.

    I think the best Fury is better then the best Wlad.

    Also Fury has shown that he can fight completely different in the rematch then in the first fight. He can fight different styles.

    Just because Fury boxed Wlad the first time doesn’t mean he won’t come out guns blazing the second time around and knock Wlad out.
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  9. don owens

    don owens Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 5, 2005
    Prime Wlad would ko Fury. within 6 or 7 rounds.
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  10. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    It's easy to not get knocked out by guys you never fought.
  11. Luis Fernando

    Luis Fernando Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 23, 2017
    Fury would never even fight as aggressively as he did against Wilder against Wlad. He himself would get knocked out quicker. Don't even compare Fury's power to prime Wlad's power. Also, Fury would struggle to land anywhere near as much as he did against Wilder against Wladimir Klitschko to KO Wlad, even if Wlad decided to not throw any punches himself. Acting like Wilder and Wlad's defenses are even remotely on the same ballpark.
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  12. Luis Fernando

    Luis Fernando Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 23, 2017
    He won't come out gunz blazing because Wlad's defense is on another level compared to Wilder's. Wilder was getting outlanded by Artur Szpilka of all people, an utter journeyman at best. Wilder made Fury look better than what he was. No version of Fury would ever have as much success against Wladimir Klitschko. He wouldn't even dare to fight as aggressively. If he does, Wlad knocks him spark out. And even if Wlad decides to not throw any punches, Fury isn't even going to be able to land anything much to KO Wlad.
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  13. Luis Fernando

    Luis Fernando Well-Known Member Full Member

    Aug 23, 2017
    A lot of those 'cans' would humiliate or outright destroy Deontay Wilder.
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  14. jmb1356

    jmb1356 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 30, 2019
    Wlad can't ever play jab and hold on Fury.
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  15. Bokaj

    Bokaj Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 4, 2008
    Still? What has changed? I would probably give any version of Wlad a better chance against any version of Fury post Wlad than against the Fury he actually faced.