Frank Bruno vs Floyd Patterson

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  1. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I could see this very scenario play out...I tend to think it would go to the cards and Floyd should get a decision. How early/late do you think Floyd might stop him?
     
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  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I doubt Bruno would go much longer against Patterson than he managed against Tyson.
    I think going 5 rounds with Tyson was actually a little bit flattering to Bruno, since Tyson was sloppy in that fight. Considering Tyson had Bruno down in the opening seconds, I suspect if Tyson was in his finest form it would have been over inside 1.

    Patterson should knock Bruno out in 4-8 rounds, I think.
    Speed and accuracy.
     
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  3. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    You are right.

    Size does only matter to an extent.

    Quality matters as will.
     
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  4. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Frank Bruno is a decent world level fighter though
     
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  5. choklab

    choklab cocoon of horror Full Member

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    As leggy Mountbatten once said “it was mostly the trousers”.
     
  6. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    No doubt at all, but Patterson is much more proven, and that should be factored in.
     
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  7. George Crowcroft

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    I don't think it's fair to assume Floyd stops him early. I think Patterson manages to get under Bruno's jab enough to start working his body and breaking him down. He'll probably get hurt doing this at some point and Bruno will probably has out.

    I think any time after seven is fair game IMO.
     
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  8. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    Floyd never folded easily. He always tried to get up, and I can't see Bruno lasting long after trying so hard to stop him.
     
  9. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I totally agree with you my friend, Floyd was fit and always in shape, the so called cruiserweight beat the likes of heavy hitters like George Chuvalo and Oscar Bonavena, It is is the fight in the dog what matters, not the flab. It is the younger generation that like Goliaths, if I wanted to see oversized monsters I could go to the nearest theaters, This Forum is Classic not General Forum. But to each their own.
     
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  10. lone star

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    If Bruno lands one on Floyd, on the way to the canvas Floyd’s probably thinking damn I should of listened to Cus. Guys got some skill and power so let’s stay away from him. Either that or after landing a lightening fast 5-6 punch combination and **** all happens he thinks exactly the same thing.
     
  11. Unforgiven

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    I think you're confusing Frank Bruno with someone else. George Foreman perhaps ?