Can we straight up say Usyk is the 2nd greatest Cruiserweight?

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  1. Boxlight

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    of all time after Evander?
     
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    velagod Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yeah 100% that run he went on eclipse any one else’s not named evander.
     
  3. George Crowcroft

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  4. theanatolian

    theanatolian Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Just like Ali and Louis are at HW, Usyk and Holyfield are lock for #1 and #2 at cruiser in any order.
     
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    This
     
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  6. Boxlight

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    No. He is not.
     
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  8. Boxlight

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    he's 2 though

    after Evander
     
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    Nopporn Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Yes! and Usyk can be as great as Holyfield if he becomes the World HW Champion in the future.
     
  10. Mordechai

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    Usyk is the greatest cruiser weight of all time. His run is way greater than holyfield's. He beat 3 prime and unbeaten champion in their hometown. And two of them could beat top ten heavys.
    He beat two A+ fighters in gassiev and breidies, an A fighter in glowacki, a former cruiser champ and an atg cruiser weight in huck.
    Usyk did that all in 15 fights. He cleaned out the toughest division by far in their fu... hometown

    Yeah he is greater than holyfield at cruiser
     
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  11. George Crowcroft

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    He is. He's clearly accomplished more at the weight.

    Both Undisputed.
    Both with 6 title defences.
    Usyk's résumé is much better, though. Glowacki, Huck, Hunter, Briedis, Gassiev and Bellew >> Qawi, Ocasio and DeLeon.
    Easily.

    Both did it all in under 20 fights.
    Both are #1 & #2 but Usyk's accomplishments at CW are better.
     
  12. Rock0052

    Rock0052 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Top 2 at worst. I have him number 1, also love Evander though. Evanders got the better overall career because of his great heavyweight run, but if I cut it off strictly at Cruiser, I give Usyk the nod.
     
  13. Charles Dance

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    In terms of legacy maybe although h2h I don’t think he’s up there, Holyfield and Haye definitely both beat him. Usyk dominated the division but his competition was no more than solid. No real standout names.
     
  14. George Crowcroft

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    Haye? :lol:
     
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  15. Charles Dance

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    Usyk hasn’t beaten anyone near a prime Hayes level, he would get KO’d in spectacular fashion.
     
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