Best Middleweight Chin?

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  1. brownpimp88

    brownpimp88 Boxing Addict Full Member

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  2. teeto

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    Sweetpea , you are right
     
  3. heerko koois

    heerko koois Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Marvin Hagler easily.......maybe the best chin pound p pound...
     
  4. teeto

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    Theres been so many great, great chins , Hagler, Gavilan, Greb, Ali, McCall, Morales. But imo the cream is LaMotta , rounds 11 and 12 of the Lamotta-Robinson vi bout prove it. And Robinson punched very hard still at 160 , the Fulmer knockout proves it along with others. Not any disrespect to the others , but LaMotta's chin was unreal , after him id say McCullough though
     
  5. garymcfall

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    Why have more people not mentioned James Toney? He takes heavyweight shots like they are nothing and he's just a fat middleweight. Eubank has a shout though and La Mottas was superb too
     
  6. Russell

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    Absolutely no way Benn is the ****ing hardest hitting MW ever.
     
  7. JohnThomas1

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    No he didn't. He caught Logan with a swing from the rafters while in desperate trouble himself. Benn never went down nor was going down at that particular point.
     
  8. Bad_Intentions

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  9. Dempsey1238

    Dempsey1238 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I know its "Middleweight Chins" but people just shout out Hagler as number 1, when he never relly prove himself like Micky Walker, I talking about his trip to the heavyweights. Talking the best punchings from Schmeling and Sharkey with out takeing the ten count. I dont think Hagler could do that feat.
     
  10. OP_TheJawBreaker

    OP_TheJawBreaker NOBODY hit like that guy! Full Member

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    No love for Jorge Fernando Castro? He had a sold chin. Ask Roy
     
  11. JohnThomas1

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    Too short on resume.
     
  12. OP_TheJawBreaker

    OP_TheJawBreaker NOBODY hit like that guy! Full Member

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    Wdym resume? Reggie Johnson tested both him and Toney's chin and he said Castro had a better chin. Terry Norris said that Castro was tough. Cruiserweights such Vassily Jirov who also claimed that he is a close second to Toney.
     
  13. JohnThomas1

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    When we are talking greatest chins ever at 160 there's a solid collection of guys. Personally i don't count feats at other weights when talking best middleweight chin and a lot of others don't from what I've seen over the years.

    There's a reason why there's been no love for Castro.
     
  14. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Carlos Monzon.
     
  15. Mike Cannon

    Mike Cannon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Not up there with the greats but Gorilla Jones resume is pretty good 109 fights never KOd !
    Also Cerdans only stoppage was the TKO from the LaMotta fight, pretty impresive no ?
    Both had way above average chins. keep well.
     
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