Fighters you thought were destined to be world champions but failed

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  1. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Herol Graham
    Michael Brodie (I don't count the WBF)
     
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  2. mafioso

    mafioso Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Amir imam
     
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  3. delboy82

    delboy82 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Early in their careers i lf i had to choose i would have thought if there was gonna be a champ between fury and price i woulda picked price...

    Little did i know that price had hamster lungs, china and lacked composure. And that tyson would improve tenfold! Everything price lacked tyson showed he has in abundance.
     
  4. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    In the UK in recent years..

    Luke Campbell springs to mind, Olympic Gold Medalist.
     
  5. lefthook82

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    Muhammad Abdullaev

    Whenever a boxer has more gold than a rapper you always expect them to do something in the pro game.

    He looked decent starting out but maybe he just turned pro too late.

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  6. Big Ukrainian

    Big Ukrainian Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    HolDat Active Member Full Member

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    "Beltholder" is more accurate.
     
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  8. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Solis irritates me to this day. His comeback from the knee injury was absolutely pathetic.
     
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  9. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    This post is wrong on a lot of levels. First of all, Mugabi fought in the multibelt era after 154 was created.

    Second of all, he won a belt at 154
     
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  10. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    I saw big potential in Audley Harrison and David Price.

    I also watched Ricardo Williams toil away for too long, expecting him to eventually get it together.

    Zahir Raheem had an easy time with Erik Morales and still failed to win a belt.
     
  11. cslb

    cslb Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Steve McCrory. Steward said he was one of the most talented fighters that came through Kronk.
     
  12. kostya by ko

    kostya by ko Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Solis and Audley Harrison I thought would at least be factors in the division for some years. Both fell over much earlier than I expected.
     
  13. kostya by ko

    kostya by ko Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Long before he turned pro I assumed Ivan Dychko would be challenging for a belt at some point.
     
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  14. JL Fighter

    JL Fighter Well-Known Member Full Member

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  15. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne’s life coach. Full Member

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    Ruddock after I saw him decapitate Dokes.