Dream Fights, Who would like to see go at it?

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Dream Fights, Who would like to see go at it?

Poll closed Aug 13, 2022.
  1. Muhammad Ali vs Mike Tyson

    42.1%
  2. Sugar Ray Robinson vs Sugar Ray Leonard

    10.5%
  3. Muhammad Ali vs Joe Louis

    5.3%
  4. Rocky Marciano vs Roy Jones Jr

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Sugar Ray Robinson vs Marvin Hagler

    10.5%
  6. Mike Tyson vs Joe Frazier

    15.8%
  7. Sugar Ray Leonard vs Floyd Mayweather

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs Bernard Hopkins

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Manny Pacquiao vs Julio Cesar Chavez

    5.3%
  10. Sugar Ray Leonard vs Oscar De La Hoya

    10.5%
  1. Boxingiq2020

    Boxingiq2020 Member Full Member

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    IMO, it's Ali vs Tyson.
     
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  2. Guerra

    Guerra Active Member Full Member

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    Controversial take, if Ali struggled with Frazier then Tyson is a lot of trouble for himveven if they dont fight exactly the same. Always felt he would struggle with Tyson.
    On the flipside I feel he schools Joe Louis.


    Thr fight of all of these I oick is Hagler vs SRR.
    Would be a great war to see.
     
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  3. Fogger

    Fogger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    The Sugars, Robinson and Leonard may be the best matchup to make in boxing history. At 147 they would be both at their best weight and in their fighting prime. I know it is easy to go on auto-pilot and just say Robinson would beat him but I don't think it's that simple. I can guarantee this. Neither man fought a guy with the vast array of skills they would be going up against in this fight
     
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  4. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Why not GGG vs Hagler?
     
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  5. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    Archie Moore/Bob Foster at 175 of course. I can't see anything less than a spectacular fight.
     
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  6. sasto

    sasto Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Me too. That fight is such an intriguing mystery. Psychology would be an enormous, possibly decisive, factor.

    How would you like Hagler vs LaMotta?

    There are some fun, creative options in the poll like Marciano vs Jones. Nice post!

    I agree, but then Tyson seemed to fall apart when a guy wasn't afraid of him. And that fast and accurate jab is going to land on the way in. Plus Tyson doesn't have the gas tank of Frazier.

    That's the only drawback of the fight really, if Tyson doesn't do damage early Ali will take it too easily.

    It's probably the best boxing has to offer, but I feel that I can imagine it so clearly I don't get that frustrated "if only I had a time machine" feeling thinking about it.

    So much heart and skill from both sides but not as much power. Robinson doesn't want to have a chess match on the outside. It would be a war of attrition, and we saw both guys do that. If they rematched, they'd probably go right back at it like it was round 16.

    I actually like SRR vs Hagler a bit more. I think if they fought six times you'd get some very different fights and both guys would take at least one.
     
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  7. BoxingIQ

    BoxingIQ Active Member Full Member

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    Leonard would've stopped Robinson IMO. Leonard was faster, better defense, and Leonard was a much better finisher and went against way better competition.
     
  8. BoxingIQ

    BoxingIQ Active Member Full Member

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    I've always said that fight right there is a 50/50. GGG is stronger, better jab, has more power, and he is able to cut off the ring, whereas Hagler is more crafty, can fight at all ranges, and his motor is second to none. Both have great chins and a killer instinct. This fight would've been a trilogy with one fight being a draw and the other winning the war.
     
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