Greater Fighter: Calzaghe or GGG?

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  1. KeedCubano

    KeedCubano Read my posts in a Jamaican accent Full Member

    Jul 21, 2019
  2. timeout

    timeout Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 15, 2010
    Both ATG in their respective weight classes.

    GGG in 160lb.
    Sir Joe calzaghe in 168lb

    Both Undefeated. But I have to go with Welsh dragon on any head to head. Probably the only man that could beat GGG without dogdy refs and peds.
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  3. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Calzaghe's extra size would be problematic to say nothing of his handspeed. That's a fight I wouldn't want to bet on.
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  4. shadow111

    shadow111 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 1, 2012
    Both Undefeated? Haha I guess you forgot about the time GGG lost. Remember to that guy, what was his name, oh yeah - Canelo, the man who GGG should call sir.

    But of course I can understand why you would want to block that loss out of your mind. It must be a painful memory for you.

    It was a painful memory for GGG as well, but it was so nice to see GGG give Canelo a big hug afterwards -

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  5. drenlou

    drenlou The Real KING OF THE HILL! Full Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    Calzaghe, had the better resume and won belts in different weight classes. As of now, id say Calzaghe.
  6. timeout

    timeout Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 15, 2010
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    Guess what, I watch fights with my own two eyes and I decide who won the fight, not some crooked ref.
    And seeing as my scoring is usually in line with Teddy Atlas, I am not in bad company.

    Where as your scoring is more inline with Adalaine Byrd, i wonder why? I say good luck to you shadow.
  7. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 31, 2016
    Why should I read your posts in a Jamaican accent mon? :smoking:
  8. shadow111

    shadow111 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 1, 2012
    LOL you watch fights with your own two eyes, but you reference Teddy Atlas. Wow you listen to a guy who has blurry vision and is known to have crazy scorecards. Remember when he interviewed Jeff Horn after he beat Pacquiao and said he lost. Atlas has a long history of scoring fights based on his own expectation of what he thinks is gonna happen. Atlas ego is so big he would never admit his prediction is wrong.
  9. TipNom

    TipNom Active Member Full Member

    Jun 19, 2019
    Calzaghe and it isn't particularly close imo
  10. shadow111

    shadow111 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Aug 1, 2012
    @timeout This is the guy you rely on for scoring?

    Stephen A. Smith, Teddy Atlas got to screaming about Mayweather-McGregor and cheeseburgers
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    ESPN has pulled boxing analyst Teddy Atlas from calling live fights
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    That explains a lot lol.
  11. alangjk

    alangjk Active Member Full Member

    Aug 7, 2015
    I have to go with big Joe.
  12. bailey

    bailey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Dec 11, 2009
    Not even close
    Easily Calzaghe

    What is Golovkins biggest mw win? Jacobs maybe?
    Calzaghe has several bigger wins and I do mean several
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  13. Pimp C

    Pimp C F 12 & Goofies Stay Dangerous Full Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Calzaghe hands down. He's a true ATG who would be great in any era. Calzaghe would clown GGG at 168.
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  14. MagicE

    MagicE Active Member Full Member

    Aug 16, 2017
    Better fighter? GGG
    Greater fighter? Calzaghe
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  15. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne’s life coach. Full Member

    Aug 18, 2019
    Greater fighter: GGG. Hits harder, better chin. Avoided in his prime.

    Greater Boxer: Calzaghe. Faster hands, better work rate. Didn’t leave the UK in his prime.