Best five wins thread. Lineal / Ring Magazine heavyweight champions.

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  1. ideafix12

    ideafix12 Active Member Full Member

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  2. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    It will be up there, outside of his top two!
     
  3. Mendoza

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    After review, I'm giving Cunningham my 5th spot. Good post.
     
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  4. Big Ukrainian

    Big Ukrainian Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Tyson Fury:

    1. Wlad
    2. Wilder
    3. Chisora
    4. Cunningham
    5. Wallin
     
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  5. BOGART

    BOGART Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Tyson Fury’s 5 best wins

    1 Klitschko - While Wlad had seen better days he was still a formidable long reigning champion
    2 Wilder - Highly rated for a number of years, long time WBC champ, and an excellent record make this a really good win
    3 Chisora - I prefer the rematch win where Chisora was more experienced
    4 Cunningham - Excellent cruiserweight and if a decision or two went his way, like most think they should have ,he’d have been a top 10 heavyweight as well
    5 Wallin - Decent win and could get better over time

    You can make a good case to put Hammer or Johnson in the top 5 as well
     
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  6. dmt

    dmt Hardest hitting hw ever Full Member

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    Fury

    1. Wilder 2
    2. Klitchsko
    3. Chisora
    4. Cunningham
    5. Wallin
     
  7. Mendoza

    Mendoza Hrgovic = Next Heavyweight champion of the world. Full Member

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    We have reached the end. Fury still has many years to go if he stays clean and doesn't balloon up. I feel his resume will take a hit if Wilder fights someone else and loses. He needs a fight with Joshua, which he said isn't happening recently. If not Joshua, Usyk. Let's hope he stays active.

    Fury's top 5

    1. Wlad Klitschko 39 points
    2. Wilder 33 points
    3. Chisora 24 points
    4. Cunningham 15 points
    5. Wallin 6 points.
     
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  8. dmt

    dmt Hardest hitting hw ever Full Member

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    This has been an absolutely fantastic thread @Mendoza . Really enjoyed it. I learned a lot about the resumes of these champions that i previously hadn't thought of. Great stuff.

    Looking forward to the next thread.
     
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  9. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I propose a bonus question.

    Which fighter gave you the biggest surprise in this thread?

    Who went up in your estimation, and who went down?
     
  10. 70sFan865

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    Douglas probably.
     
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  11. Mendoza

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    Douglas. His win over Tyson wasn't a fluke and should be viewed near equal to Frazier's win over Ali. His 2,3,4,5 was decent enough.
     
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  12. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I gained a new perspective on Marvin Hart.
     
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  13. dmt

    dmt Hardest hitting hw ever Full Member

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    Fighters who stayed the same in my estimation in terms of their best wins: Ali, Louis, Holyfield, Lewis, Holmes

    Fighters who went slightly down: Johnson, Bowe

    Fighters who went up: Douglas for certain, better than i thought.

    Fighters i learned more about: Sullivan, Hart.
     
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  14. Jason Thomas

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    going down or unimpressive--Corbett, Burns, Willard, Tunney (at heavyweight), Johansson, Spinks, Briggs, Vitali

    going up--Hart, Douglas, Braddock*

    very impressive--Holyfield

    more impressive than expected--Sharkey

    less impressive than one might expect--Holmes, Wlad (although both have terrific depth), Jeffries, Johnson

    *Braddock--if Tuffy Griffiths is allowed on his list rather than being blacklisted, Braddock's top five is really rather good.
     
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  15. Boilermaker

    Boilermaker Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Have you done a complilation or table, so we can look at the results .

    I missed most of the fun on the way through, bu wouldnt mind an easy catchup.
     
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