Holyfield: I’d beat all of them

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  1. Flash24

    Flash24 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    All the great ones thought that way. Some expressed it more than others .
    From outright obnoxious bravado , like Ali, the Menace of Tyson or Foreman, or the cool control of Arguello.
     
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  2. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Looses to Fury and maybe Vitali. Beats the rest
     
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  3. Bokaj

    Bokaj Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He has the mindset of a champion, so of course he believes he'd beat the all. Right or wrong.
     
  4. Eddie Ezzard

    Eddie Ezzard Well-Known Member Full Member

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    As a way past prime 37 year old he gave Lennox Lewis hell in the rematch. The next year Lewis steamrollered as good a crop of heavies as any of these guys ever fought. Lennox was 34 but he was still fairly close to his prime, as a late developer.

    I'd favour that version of Lennox over all these guys. So if 37 year old shopworn Holy can take him to the wire, 28, 29 year old Evander can beat him.

    Therefore ...

    Except at some point he'd have a Bert Cooper night where he performed within himself and be beaten by a lesser fighter who would then lose to someone Holy had beaten. But, in a one-off, he has the tools to beat them all.
     
  5. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Vitali and Wlad are retired. Holyfield cleans up the current scene.
     
  6. red cobra

    red cobra Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Take a few swigs of Maalox and call me in the morning.
     
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  7. GoldenHulk

    GoldenHulk Well-Known Member Full Member

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    :borra2:
     
  8. red cobra

    red cobra Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    :thumbsup:
     
  9. Seamus

    Seamus Devotee of the Little Red Book Full Member

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    Vander also said he would KO Joe Louis with little trouble.

    Are we going to believe that, also?
     
  10. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    I think he would.
     
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  11. RulesMakeItInteresting

    RulesMakeItInteresting Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Tougher for me to swallow. Joe was all around great and was a harder puncher...and he was the master of disaster when it came to combinations.
     
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  12. SheenLantern

    SheenLantern Active Member Full Member

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    Lennox could get it done
     
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  13. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Undisputed* Duration Champion Full Member

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    I highly doubt it.
     
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  14. THE BLADE 2

    THE BLADE 2 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    you think Wlad could take Holyfield's shots? because his chin will get tested in this fight
     
  15. djanders

    djanders Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think Evander gives him Hell, but probably comes up short most times.