David Haye against the following fighters?

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Moggy94, Aug 31, 2022.

  1. lbarrow

    lbarrow Active Member Full Member

    Dec 17, 2004
    Beats all apart from usyk.
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  2. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    Kinda works both ways though. Thompson was 40 years of age with a lot of mileage. Bellews was past prime too, as were John Ruiz, Nikolay Valuev, Audrey Harrison and practically everyone Haye fought at heavyweight. Derick Chisora might actually be his best win. So which fights at heavyweight lead you to believe that Haye was better in that class than Povetkin ? Was it Mark Dimori ?
  3. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

    Apr 3, 2012
    I generally bracket a fighter’s prime and don’t downgrade a fighter by very much for things outside of that window, assuming it’s a real prime and not a “Tokyo Douglas” one.

    His best win was Valuev. I don’t know that he’d beat Povetkin because he was overly gunshy in many fights. It’s his fight to lose though.
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  4. CroBox29

    CroBox29 Active Member Full Member

    Nov 24, 2019
    Beats all of them except Usyk...
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  5. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 20, 2006
    ^^^^ Pretty much this ^^^^
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