Did you think Fury was going to make it back to the top?

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  1. Boxlight

    Boxlight Member booted Full Member

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    after the lay off, did you expect he would make it back to the top or did you think no way, he's through?
     
  2. Nopporn

    Nopporn Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Yes, I expected him to make his way back to the top again and he did.
     
  3. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yes.

    A) He has been fighting since he was born premature. He is not an ordinary man and has tremendous willpower.

    B) I will never doubt him again after beating Klitschko

    C) Wilder was out there to beat, so yeah.
     
  4. Willie Maeket

    Willie Maeket America's Idiocracy Self Prophesy Fulfilled Full Member

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    When I saw he switched to Kronk gym I figured he was gonna improve on his style but I didn't see him making it after all the cocaine. He is truly an anomaly because coke destroy's careers and he managed to kick it and comeback and land on top. Think about all the big names that cocaine usage totally destroyed and if they ever made it back? Gerry Cooney? Oliver McCall? Mike Tyson? Leonard? Arguello? Chavez? etc.
     
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  5. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    Nope! Thought he was done once the Vlad rematch fell through. Thought his heart was in it. Add the drugs, mental issues and obesity and you have a guy that has no business getting another belt.
     
  6. Serge

    Serge Gypsies Run Boxing. Deal With It Staff Member

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    No, not after the industrial abuse he put his body through during his inactivity. That being said, even a 350lb Fury looks levels above the rest of these HW behemoths when it comes to skills, movement, athleticism and all round boxing ability

     
  7. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "Ring walk costume designer for hire" Full Member

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    No i didn't think he had a chance. Even i predicted his win against Wlad (and got laughed at by my mates beforehand) because i believe he's one of the most skillful HWs ever in terms of ring IQ and natural ability, i still thought he was done when he ballooned up to 350+ pounds .

    A truly remarkable turnaround - one of the greatest comebacks ever in any sport. He's showed amazing mental and physical strength to get to being the clear HW#1.
     
  8. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Honestly no I didn't. He was in an awful place during his lay off, mentally as low as it could get, physically a wreck, then of course there was the time off. It's one thing taking a couple of years off, staying in shape and training a bit, like many who retire for a while, it's a completely different thing to do what he did and come back to the level he has.
     
  9. don owens

    don owens Boxing Addict Full Member

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    no I did not. it is amazing what he has accomplished. never to be forgotten...no matter what happens in the future.
     
  10. TFP

    TFP New Member Full Member

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    no way. i mean, his win against wlad was [imo] pretty dubious, only barely at "the top", so after so long out, and in such bad shape, not a chance.
     
  11. theanatolian

    theanatolian Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Always thought he'd be back. And after seeing Joshua against Takam, I called that he'd be the man to beat Joshua.
     


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