David Tua vs Andrew Golota

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  1. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

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    Just the very few before the first few George.. Not much between em really, blink and you'll miss em.
     
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  2. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

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    Concussion,fractured cheek bone.Briggs went the distance with Vitali in similar shape.
     
  3. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Briggs wasn't damaged like that and Vitali isn't as deadly as a puncher as Tyson ... Tyson was on drugs during that fight, who knows what he could have done
     
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  4. Pepsi Dioxide

    Pepsi Dioxide Active Member Full Member

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    Tua by KO only question is when
     
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  5. Thread Stealer

    Thread Stealer Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Tua wins.

    Either he starts fast and bombs Golota out early, or Golota outboxes him for a few rounds before Tua gets to him. Tua often would get to guys in the mid to late rounds after being outboxed for awhile.

    If not a clean stoppage, then Golota pulls a Golota and quits/gets himself DQ’d
     
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  6. Italian Stallion

    Italian Stallion Active Member Full Member

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    And because Tyson was on drugs, that IMO justifies Golota's quitting, because what if Tyson was capable of killing Andrew in the ring that night?
     
  7. salty trunks

    salty trunks Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yes boxing in the gym with headgear Golota looked better, but Golota didnt have the mental fortitude to take a lot of punishment without getting out of the fight. Golota was a well skilled fighter, just didnt have the mental toughness.
     
  8. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    Golota...Tua for the most part didnt let his hands go enough. He still continually is one of the most overrated fighters on the forum.
     
  9. ron davis

    ron davis Active Member Full Member

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    No, they moved him forward, because he was a bigger draw.
     
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  10. Italian Stallion

    Italian Stallion Active Member Full Member

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    @The Long Count @SnatchBox
    Which of the following do you agree with:
    A) Andrew Golota will forever be immortalized in boxing history
    B) Andrew Golota will forever be immortalized in boxing infamy
    C) Both A and B
     
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  11. The Long Count

    The Long Count Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    C. If I had to pick. The fights with Bowe were extremely high profile fights. No way around the fact that those two fights will always be remembered. Infamous or not The foul pole will be remembered more than many other contenders of the era.
     
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  12. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne’s life coach. Full Member

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    Everyone’s said it but it bears repeating. Big punchers usually bombed Golota out. Tyson, Lewis, Brewster and Tua was quick enough with a granite chin... just a question of when Tua lands clean.
     
  13. ron davis

    ron davis Active Member Full Member

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    A & B is a complete Golota.
     
  14. Italian Stallion

    Italian Stallion Active Member Full Member

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    Do you think part of why Golota will be more remembered than many other contenders is due to his talent, that he was a big draw, or the Bowe fights?
     
  15. ironchamp

    ironchamp Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Tua by KO. Golota was skilled fighter and can dig deep when he needs to (Byrd, Ruiz) but he never fared well with punchers.