Better All-Around Fighter: Primo Carnera or Riddick Bowe?

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by mrkoolkevin, Apr 23, 2017.

Who was the better all-around fighter, Primo Carnera or Riddick Bowe?

  1. Primo Carnera

  2. Riddick Bowe

  3. They were equally good all-around fighters

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  1. Kamikaze

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  2. cross_trainer

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    Even though you're probably just doing it to feed the beast that this thread has become, the smileys remain appreciated.
     
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    Bumping and poking at the beast thread! Oooooo!
     
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    This thread is like the Classic forum's favorite bar. Patrons come in, talk, and occasionally watch the Bowe/Carnera fight playing on the bar's TV.
     
  5. JohnThomas1

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    That most certainly works on a resume level but H2H is a different matter of course. a motivated Page would be a big mountain for Marciano to climb.
     
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    Ah. Sort of a Boxing Beast Bar as opposed to a Dull Sports Bar. Can I get a whiskey sour in here?
     
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    We might still have stocks of the 1912 absinthe left over from the Johnson/Flynn afterparty. It's in the back somewhere if you want to wait around...
     
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    Ahh trust me, you don't want to be drinking too long in this thread.
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  9. janitor

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    I am not saying that he wouldn't be, but Marciano was obviously a much more successful fighter. Now if all that you had was footage of them, would you not conclude that Page was probably the superior fighter?
     
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  10. JohnThomas1

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    Page could well be "the superior fighter". Maybe you mixed up your choice of wording and meant successful (career wise)
     
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    I see you are running scared Jan. I take it you have forfeit?
     
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    We have some vintage from the Rademacher Frazier coming out party from the 70s.
     
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    DJanders was a Bowe man- You have picked the winning side! GO TEAM PREEM!
     
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  14. janitor

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    What I am trying to say, is that how good a fighter looks on film, is not always a reliable indicator of how successful they will be, or how they will fare against others head to head.
     
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  15. JohnThomas1

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    There are certainly a lot of factors.