Has Tyson Fury ever knocked out a real, legitimate Heavyweight?

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  1. JackSilver

    JackSilver Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Their second fight which was for the British and European titles and also a final elimination fight to face Wlad for the world title. Fury totally dominated and battered Chisora who was pulled from the fight after the 10th by his corner.

    Also you’re right about Haye knocking Chisora spark out. I don’t think Haye or Fury are given enough credit for beating Chisora like they did especially when you think that a far older Chisora in recent years has KOed Takem and given Whyte hell in 2 life and death wars.
     
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  2. lacuna1

    lacuna1 New Member Full Member

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    To the op's question. Does it matter? He can outbox any heavyweight on the planet without the need to knock them out. Check his record out. Never beaten. Outboxed every opponent and as the sport is called 'boxing' i would say that is very prevelant. People lose sight with what the sport is all about and get far too obsessed with who has KO'd who. Its about ring craft, the ability to box and move, dodging punches, tactics and timing. If there is a KO great but it isn't the be all and end all.
     
  3. Bah Lance

    Bah Lance Member Full Member

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    Cunningham at 6'3 210 pounds is a Heavyweight.

    I would also dispute the "blown up" description as Cunningham like most modern cruisers are 210 to 220 in the ring so its doubtful he put on any additional weight, he just didnt cut water weight to hit 199. Now Holyfield was a genuine blown up cruiser who added roughly 30 pounds of muscle to his 6'1" frame in his late 20s and early 30s.
     
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  4. gdm

    gdm Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    He also ran from the rematch with wlad and wilder.
     
  5. Eggman

    Eggman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If fury chisora 2 continued it would have been a ko, maybe chisora taking a knee or something.

    Hammer if he wanted to continue would have got iced instead of quitting

    Uss spark out

    Schwarz IBF no.7 wbo.2 ko 2

    Rogan got a peach of a body shot ko

    Fury makes a lot of boxers quit before they can be iced. Only USS had the balls to keep going. And wilder of course

    I’m not counting the pianetas where fury clearly wanted rounds
     
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  6. Eggman

    Eggman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    As Eubank said, it’s more satisfying having a corner or your opponent give up over a KO.

    It means they’ve realised you’re so much above them they don’t even have a punchers chance
     
  7. Eggman

    Eggman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    To make ‘WAR’ chisora quit in his corner with tears in his eyes is more impressive than whyte icing him imho
     
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  8. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

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    He once almost knocked himself out.
     
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  9. Eggman

    Eggman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Shows how good he is, punching himself and the opponent
     
  10. DoubleJab666

    DoubleJab666 October 31st, 2019 Full Member

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    Great ring IQ like you say. This Fury tribute thread makes interesting reading...
     
  11. Deew

    Deew Active Member Full Member

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    Well, true, but USSS still couldn't roll the punch as Fury's other paw was on the other side of his head!

    I am a Fury fan, but there's no denying that he isn't a one punch K.O artist by any stretch.
     
  12. MorvidusStyle

    MorvidusStyle Member Full Member

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    The issue with Fury's punching is pretty simple. There are two Furys:
    1. Pure Boxer Fury
    2. War Fury

    When Fury boxes carefully he doesn't load up as much and so doesn't get the big finishes. He often explains this, saying you leave yourself open to big counters trying to land bombs. Joshua just proved this. When Joshua boxes more carefully he also looks a lot less powerful, e.g. Parker.
    When Fury goes into pure fight mode he tends to hurt opponents, but he tends to only do this in certain situations.

    Sometimes you'll see both Furys in the same fight. Here are some examples.

    1. Abel. Fury started off boxing. Abel headbutted him and caused some damage. Fury saw red and got into a wild fight, dropping and stopping Abel. He took some big shots in the exchanges though.
    2. Cunningham. Fury started off boxing and showboating too much, got caught. Then he went into pressure brawl mode and ended up stopping Cunningham. Cunningham wasn't washed up, that was an eliminator I believe. He was maybe 210, but completely cut at that weight, meaning probably more muscle than your Arreola, Parker, certainly Ruiz.
    3. Klitschko. Yes, you can even see it in this fight. Fury boxed ultra carefully for the majority of the fight. But in the final few rounds he took a lot of risks and the final round he threw caution to the wind, though they were both too exhausted to really do much.
    4. German guy. Fury started off boxing. Says he got hit with a good left by Schwartz and decided to take him out. He became very aggressive and took him out.

    A note on the Cunningham 'illegal' KO. Fury hurt Cunningham with two big uppercuts right before the stoppage, one to head, one to body. Cunningham was ready to go, if it wasn't the ****ed right hand it probably would have been something else.
     
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  13. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Everybody he's shared the ring with and violently with the exception of Tyson Fury. If you were smart you'd be hyping Wilder, since he came within an asswhisker of KOing your boy as well. See, by denigrating Wilder and his power, it makes Fury getting up from that vicious knock down, an iconic moment, look less significant and the detracts from his growing legend. You guys really are dopey sometimes.
     
  14. Badbot

    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    20 of Fury's 28 wins have come via KO or TKO. So he definitely has power. Especially considering the way he fights. The man is ***** slapping grown men into submission.
     
  15. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte & Tyrone Spong!! Full Member

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    You chat so much BS cunningham was not out cold, go get your balls and post the video here and lets see if he was out cold.

    Then I will post brown and Chisora knocked out to show you what out cold really looks like
     


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