Hardest puncher in HW division history?

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by CroBox29, Nov 30, 2019.


Choose the hardest puncher.

  1. George Foreman

    26 vote(s)
    30.2%
  2. Wladimir Klitschko

    8 vote(s)
    9.3%
  3. Deontay Wilder

    27 vote(s)
    31.4%
  4. Ron Lyle

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Earnie Shavers

    15 vote(s)
    17.4%
  6. Lennox Lewis

    2 vote(s)
    2.3%
  7. Mike Tyson

    6 vote(s)
    7.0%
  8. Rocky Marciano

    2 vote(s)
    2.3%
  9. Joe Frazier

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Vitali Klitschko

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. The Morlocks

    The Morlocks Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think he is right there! BOMBSQUAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. PhillyPhan69

    PhillyPhan69 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    One punch power- Wilder
    Sustained heaviest hitter- Marciano
     
  3. blackfella96

    blackfella96 Member Full Member

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    1 Wilder
    2 Foreman
     
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  4. mattdonnellon

    mattdonnellon Boxing Junkie Full Member

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  5. Gudetama

    Gudetama Active Member Full Member

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    The business end of my list would currently look something like this:
    1. Shavers
    2. Foreman
    3. Wilder
    4. Baer
    5. Tyson
    6. Liston
     
  6. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Well-Known Member Full Member

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    10 hardest hitters imo are
    Foreman
    Liston
    Louis
    Tyson
    Lewis
    Marciano
    Frazier
    Baer
    Klitchkos
    Honorable Mention to Tua and Shavers but they were never lineal which takes them down a notch in my book.
     
  7. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Think he killed two men?
     
  8. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    3, one was in sparring. It's in the Cinderella Man book
     
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  9. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Damn hadn’t heard about the third.
     
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  10. The Malibu Mauler

    The Malibu Mauler Podcast EVERY SUNDAY youtube.com/lordlegender Full Member

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    MY TOP PUNCHERS HI I'M NEW
    1. PRIME MIKE TYSON
    2. ALI
    3. WILDER HE'S HYPE
    4. KLITSCHKO
    5. MAYWEATHER
    Real talk tho, all the evidence points to Shavers
     
  11. Cecil

    Cecil Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Joe Louis not on that list?!?!
     
  12. ThePainMan

    ThePainMan Member booted Full Member

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    There is no one hardest punching in heavyweight history. There are various guys who were elite punchers. The casuals will say but Ali said Shavers punched him the hardest. Give me which round Foreman was landing his best power punches to Ali's head. Guys like Mac Foster were big punchers but weren't very skilled. Ron Lyle was a hard puncher but only if you stood right in front of him. Of course we had guys like Ike Ibeabuchi, David Tua, George Foreman, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno ect.
     
  13. lloydturnip

    lloydturnip Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Pure power Wilder hits very hard like a Hw Hearns. This makes up for some of his weakness..Ruddock and Bruno also hit very hard flawed in other areas but power was not one of them.
     
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  14. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I think it is a little bit premature to nominate him, though I can follow people's thinking.

    Of course if they are right, then it would mean that the hardest hitter in the history of the division, was a 212lb fighter!

    This would be very bad for the bigger is better argument!
     
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  15. louis54

    louis54 Active Member Full Member

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    With two hands dempsey and louis....with the right baer
     
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