Best you’ve seen with your own eyes (live)

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Saintpat, May 13, 2019.


  1. GordonGarner65

    GordonGarner65 Active Member Full Member

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    Thanks for the reply.
    Oh my, he was awful that night.
    Earlier that year in his previous fight he put up a great show against Bowe.
    He came into the ring against Lennox looking like he'd aged 5 years in that time.
    Once Lennox clubbed him with a right hand it was easy to see he didn't wanna be there .
    I think you are right about it being on a Holyfield undercard.
     
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  2. KO KIDD

    KO KIDD Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    bernard Hopkins
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  3. ray fritz

    ray fritz Active Member Full Member

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    Your right SAINTPAT,haha I FORGOT THE Quarry boyz, till I saw 1st posting .Followed JERRY FROM amueters till the end R.I.P. CHAMP
     
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    Greb & Papke 707 Train by day Joe Rogan podcast by night, all day Full Member

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    Roy Jones
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  5. Longhhorn71

    Longhhorn71 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Curtis Cokes mid-60's
    Donald Curry early 80's
    Does Heavyweight Terry Daniels count???
     
  6. PernellSweetPea

    PernellSweetPea Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I have not seen too many great live fights. I saw Hearns fight twice.. Genaro Hernandez, Humberto Gonzales, Chavez. But not in big fights. I saw smaller fights when I lived in California. Now that I live in Dallas, Texas I have not seen a fight for sometime.
     
  7. FastHands(beeb)

    FastHands(beeb) Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Hagler & Arguello were the 2 names that sprung to mind when I saw this thread (against Minter & Watt respectively).

    Honourable mentions; Santos Laciar (although he lost on points to Charlie Magri when I saw him!); Tim Witherspoon, Jimmy Young; most of the best British fighters from the late 70s to the early 90s.
     
  8. young griffo

    young griffo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Kostya Tszyu.

    I saw him blast out some guy called Pedro Sanchez in Melbourne in 1994 as a pimply faced 18 year old. He looked pretty damn good I must say.

    Other than that the best fighter I saw live was Jeff Fenech, only he wasn't. I saw him get stopped in 2 by Phillip Holiday again in Melbourne in 1996. It was pretty sad to be honest. I was lucky enough to see Fenech fight live on TV during his peak years as a young kid and I prefer to remember those days.
     
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  9. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Youngest Ezzard Charles Fan Ever Full Member

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    2 year elevens in school. **** was like clash the of the titans
     
  10. Hannibal Barca

    Hannibal Barca Active Member Full Member

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    1) Lomachenko vs Sosa, Rigondeaux, and Linares

    2) Golovkin vs Macklin and Geale

    3) Rigondeaux vs Donaire

    4) Sergio Martinez vs Dzinziruk

    5) Kovalev vs Hopkins
     
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  11. ChrisJS

    ChrisJS Active Member Full Member

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    I went to the Lomachenko-Rigondeaux and Linares fights too. The Linares one was one of my favorites of recent years.
     
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  12. surfinghb

    surfinghb Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I went a lot to fights at the Forum, Los Angeles as a kid for about 5 years, 70's .. early 80's. . I think it was Tuesday night fights at the Forum .. Between the fights, Laker games, Kings games, and rock concerts... Man the Forum was awesome for events
     
  13. thanosone

    thanosone I Am Eternal Full Member

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    Forum and the Grand Olympic. Nothing compares to those now.
     
  14. Rspen46

    Rspen46 Member Full Member

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    Best Ali-Frazier at that time, I thought Frazier was the best ever.
    Most exciting, Aaron Pryor.
     
  15. ETM

    ETM I thought I did enough to win. Full Member

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    Pernell Whitaker.
     


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