Does any heavyweight beat Mike Tyson in a streetfight?

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  1. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I once saw a picture of Sonny Liston walking through a group of men armed with ax handles on strike,,Sonny was paid to break it up and the mob parted like the red sea for Moses when Liston came threw. Liston would kill him
     
  2. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I would favor the group of men with axe handles, actually, depending on the number. (LOL)
     
  3. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

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    They were afraid of Sonny Liston,,,little Mikey would be too
     
  4. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Well, Liston was famously nervous around crazy people. And Mike Tyson definitely had his moments.
     
  5. The Fighting Yoda

    The Fighting Yoda Member Full Member

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    I have nowhere seen Riddick Bowe. I think, he was also from the same neighborhood as Mike Tyson. That was also the reason, why they didn't want to fight each other. I don`t know, whether they met in the streets of Brooklyn.
     
  6. Fuzzykat

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    In a street fight? I'm sure would beat Tyson in a street fight. Of course, Tyson would wipe the floor with almost anyone in his prime. But boxing rules don't apply in street fights where guys can use grappling or MMA-type skills. If Tyson doesn't KO his guy with the first punch, he would be in trouble against certain guys. He can't box his way out of a headlock, scissors or an arm bar.
     
  7. Komaster

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  8. The Morlocks

    The Morlocks Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

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    Here we go.
     
  9. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Not just in the streets ;)
     
  10. Komaster

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    :gayfight:
     
  11. Komaster

    Komaster He/Him Full Member

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    u love it
     
  12. swagdelfadeel

    swagdelfadeel Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Ike would've been a better pick imo
     
  13. SheenLantern

    SheenLantern New Member Full Member

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    Cain Velasquez

    You didn't specify heavyweight boxer
     
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  14. Boxing2019

    Boxing2019 If you want peace, prepare war. Full Member

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    Not these imo:

    Holyfield : king of brawls and tough headbutter
    Lewis Bowe Foreman: too big to drop even if Tyson used kicks.
    Vitali and Mercer: good kickboxers
     
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  15. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Boxing Addict Full Member

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    But he could not defeat Brock Lesnar in the WWE, Lol.
     
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