Big fight's that would've been different if both were in their prime

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  1. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    As am I

    In fact not only am I a Brit but I live 10 minutes from Where Ricky grew up and I get the bus to school he got on with his fans (192)
     
  2. LeeD1982

    LeeD1982 Active Member Full Member

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    Another fellow Brit and a fan of Hatton in general but Hatton got lucky in his career in that it looks like he only lost to the elite (except at the very end) but in reality he was overpromoted a bit, and a number of top 15s would have beaten him.

    He had a good style for brutalising over-matched opponents, but wasn't elite, and the truly brutal Pacquiao fight went exactly as predicted by all who saw this.
     
  3. Xplosive

    Xplosive Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Good post.
     
  4. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bronsonville Full Member

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    Junior Witter would've given him some real problems had they fought.
     
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    Ike-Man Active Member Full Member

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    Jeff Fenech vs Calvin Grove
    MAB vs Amir Khan
     
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  6. christpuncher

    christpuncher Active Member banned Full Member

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    like, hundreds of fights...
     
  7. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bronsonville Full Member

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    Don't know about a different result, but a peak, trained Samart vs Fenech would've been one hell of a fight.
     
  8. christpuncher

    christpuncher Active Member banned Full Member

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    But this is such a broad question it invites answers like that. I'm not having a go at the OP but c'mon, there literally are hundreds of fights some people could name. It's too broad a question without specifying weight classes or something.
     
  9. swagdelfadeel

    swagdelfadeel Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    :lol:
     
  10. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bronsonville Full Member

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    Chan Hee Park could've took Oguma at his best. Not sure though.
     
  11. JackSilver

    JackSilver Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Which goes to prove that if you say something often enough, some people will pick it up and run with it until it become folklore.
     
  12. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The thread doesn't say name every fight does it, it's just about giving examples.
     
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    christpuncher Active Member banned Full Member

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  14. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Actually I believe Park was in his prime at the time, it was Oguma who was on the downside. I recall the mags at the time all surprised when Oguma stopped him and then repeated on points.
     
  15. Tin_Ribs

    Tin_Ribs Me Full Member

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    Mostly very good shouts scar, but I think Park would always be a nightmare for Canto. He just bounced him the first time and the second fight was only so close imo because Park was a headcase and lacking heart.
     
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