Hardest overhead right hands ever landed by a heavyweight?

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  1. dmt

    dmt Hardest hitting hw ever Full Member

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    amazing. Thanks. Norton is quite underrated.

    Great video. Norton's right hand is a good one to emulate, particularly for relatively shorter heavyweights.
     
  2. Italian Stallion

    Italian Stallion Active Member Full Member

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    Except that Golota got right back up which is why I'll never be convinced this was as hard as it's made out to be by some.
     
  3. The Morlocks

    The Morlocks Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Schmeling vs. Louis June 1936.
     
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    The Morlocks Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Fitzsimmons vs Jeffries 2nd fight
     
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    The Morlocks Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Gerrie Coetzee vs. Dokes September 23, 1983
     
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    The Morlocks Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Joe Louis vs. Sooooo many 1934-1949
     
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    Smith KO 1 Witherspoon 1980s
     
  8. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    I feel like some people are including strait rt hands mixed into this thread.
    As far as a true Overhand its Withspoon vs Anders Eklund. That was an overhand right in the truest sense of the word.
     
  9. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Butterbean--Bart Gunn
     
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  10. Eddie Ezzard

    Eddie Ezzard Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Thank you, Robert. An overHAND right is the term.

    An overHEAD right misses. Clue's in the name.
     
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  11. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Briliant!
     
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  12. Man_Machine

    Man_Machine Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The one he landed on Bobick came outta nowhere.

    Goto 6:24

     
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  13. Eddie Ezzard

    Eddie Ezzard Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Not really, mate. I couldn't miss, though I appreciate the kind word. Can't believe it took two pages for someone to state the obvious.
     
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  14. Thread Stealer

    Thread Stealer Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Tim Witherspoon-Anders Ecklund

     
  15. KasimirKid

    KasimirKid Active Member Full Member

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    Really now, have all you guys forgotten or have you never seen Marciano's right-hand kayo of Walcott in the 13th round of their first fight? The evidence of the punch's incomparable power is Walcott's instantantaneous transformation from a superb fighting machine to a heap of bone and flesh lying inert on the canvas. It took ten cops and a boy to revive him. Old Joe looked like he was dead.

    I suppose you can quibble that it wasn't an overhead right. I've never heard the term before. to me, it sounds like the same thing as a straight right or a right cross.
     
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