Boxing in the UK

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Cobra33, Jun 6, 2021.

  1. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 2, 2006
    Seems that you have so many top heavys and have had some entertaining bouts between them.
    Do you remember a time in UK boxing history when you had so many world class heavyweights?
  2. Scissors

    Scissors Posts are sponsored by Matchroom Full Member

    Feb 11, 2018
    You’re in the wrong place asking about top heavies.

    According to this place

    Fury is a hype job
    Joshua is a chinny robot
    Whyte is a pudding
    Chisora is way past it but was never great anyway
    Dubois is a quitter
    Joyce is old and slow
    Hughie has pillows for fists

    Even Dave Allen gets disrespected.
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  3. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    Just reading that list and saying top heavies is pretty funny.

    Yes we have alot of the current top heavies but its a pretty bad bunch. Fury and AJ aside there is a massive gap in quality.

    Having said that if they all jumped in together we would all be happy and watch.
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  4. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

    Dec 13, 2017
    The UK is running heavyweight boxing. You lot can **** and moan all you want but the scene is thriving with greatness.
  5. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    You missed Big Dave Price is a plumber
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  6. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    A good football analogy would be the current Heavyweight scene is probably similar to the Scottish Premier League which is a substandard league with only 2 capable of winning it. Those two Glasgow Teams know that they get seriously found out when facing elite level opposition.

    I fear for any of the current crop in there with a prime Lennox Lewis, Vitali Klitschko, Iron Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield.

    Butterbean would wipe out Dave Pudding Allen.
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  7. syldave

    syldave Member Full Member

    Apr 11, 2011
    And to be fair that analogy pretty much describes heavyweight boxing for the best part of 20 years never mind today.
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  8. Sap1en

    Sap1en Member Full Member

    Dec 1, 2020
    Isn't the German League also a 2 horse race?
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  9. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    More like a 1 horse race, in the last 12 seasons Bayern have won the league 10 times
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  10. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    ein Pferd as the Erics say