Do you appreciate Wladimir Klitschko after Ruiz beat Joshua?

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  1. notjustacasual

    notjustacasual Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    Any prime top 10 heavyweight in any eara beats joshua
     
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  2. Up the gut

    Up the gut Active Member booted Full Member

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    Ali would've lost most his fights on points though if you penalise for holding
     
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  3. Up the gut

    Up the gut Active Member booted Full Member

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    Nah..
     
  4. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I do agree that Wlad's grabbery was a pile of BS. However, he's not the first nor the last to do this. Many greats have exploited this hole from Jack Johnson to Ali to Hopkins, to Ward etc.

    Nevertheless the fact remains that not all of his fights were boring to tears and that he adapted his style to suit opponents. The sad grabfest he put up vs Povetkin doesn't feature against guys like, say, Wach. If referees consistently penalised holding I'd be much happier for it.
     
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  5. sid

    sid Well-Known Member Full Member

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    AJ still has time don't forget Wlad got beat before Fury & AJ,with AJ the book still open where he ends up.
     
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  6. Positive energy

    Positive energy God is the greatest booted Full Member

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    He’s nowhere near as quick and skilful as wlad was I don’t see him beating Fury or wilder
     
  7. GlaukosTheHammer

    GlaukosTheHammer Well-Known Member Full Member

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  8. dangerousity

    dangerousity Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    So be it, it’s simply not boxing and just an overlooked foul.

    If fighters lack an inside game that they need to hold, let that be exposed.

    Thats like saying x fighter would have lost most of his fights if he weren’t allowed free unpenalised low-blows.

    The true essence of boxing is hitting someone with your fists, you take away the clinches and it becomes just that.
     
  9. kriszhao

    kriszhao Boxing Addict Full Member

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    you must of hated watching Ali fight and Lennox fight then...
     
  10. kriszhao

    kriszhao Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Dino also claimed to own several night clubs lol.
     
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  11. kriszhao

    kriszhao Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Remember the Thompson fights as well or Mccline Wlad in his prime fought a lot of tall fighters without much holding.
     
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  12. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Foot Fetish Enthusiast. Nuff Said. Full Member

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    I'm so glad this guy's not about to say **** like this now. Saying that Wlad has no Heart and Spirit is a joke
     


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