How About Some Current Heavyweight Fantasy Match Ups?

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  1. djanders

    djanders Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk?
    Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua?
    Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua (rematch)?
    Oleksandr Usyk vs. Deontay Wilder?
    Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder?

    That pretty much covers the Current Lineal Champion and his top 3 Contenders.
     
  2. BeantownAll

    BeantownAll Active Member Full Member

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    I'd take Arslanbek Makhmudov vs.any of the fighters in the original post.

    Makhmudov should be getting bigger fights.

    Zhang Zhilei vs Filip Hrgovic, too. I think that a healthy Zhang is - for at least 3-4 rounds - still an extremely dangerous heavyweight against practically anybody.
     
  3. Bigcheese

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    Wilder vs Mahmoudov
    Bakole vs Hrgovic
    Dubois vs Yoka
    Sanchez vs Jalolov
    Kean vs Babic
     
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  4. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    You want Yoka dead ?
     
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  5. sasto

    sasto Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Wilder vs AJ/Whyte
    Fury vs Usyk/AJ

    A lot of steps backwards for the young guys of late, makes it a little hard to have a dream match-up.

    I like the matchmaking in Ortiz vs Ruiz and Chisora vs Pulev. Real uncertainty in who will win, interesting style matchups, and careers are at stake.

    The lack of fights like this is how the division got so top-heavy. The winners are going to get a last gasp of relevance and the losers go home (unless it's Chisora I don't even know if he has a home).
     
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  6. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Heavyweight royalrumble
     
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  7. JunlongXiFan

    JunlongXiFan Dog Face??! Full Member

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    Of course I respect you and your opinions, I must use that as a *foreword. But Pulev will destroy Chisora, he won the first fight 118-110, and the gap seems to have heightened.
     
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  8. sasto

    sasto Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    My theory was that Chisora has been delivering surprising performances against good opposition while Pulev has been fighting in novelty shows, but I forgot he beat Jerry Forrest. I still think the first fight is ancient enough history that this is a fresh contest and anything could happen.
     
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  9. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Sadly I only know the top few guys at Hw
     
  10. Mitch87

    Mitch87 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ideally the biggest fights that will give us the answer of best HW is of the generation:

    AJ vs Usyk 2
    AJvs Fury
    Usyk Vs Fury

    After that the next best:
    Parker vs Joyce
    Ruiz vs Ortiz winner v Whyte
    Hughie vs Hunter winner vs Dubois
    Hrgovic vs Sanchez
    Makhmudov vs Jalolov
    Bakole vs Helenius
    Chisora vs Pulev 2 winner vs Wilder
     
  11. Fergy

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    Fury should demand AJ and mean it. None of this retiring business.
    Then when he's done smacking him about, take on Usyk. After that he can retire in peace.
     
  12. BeantownAll

    BeantownAll Active Member Full Member

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    HW needs a WBSS tournament like we had for Cruiser a few years ago.
     
  13. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I ment all of them in the ring at the same time but thats probably a better idea
     
  14. BeantownAll

    BeantownAll Active Member Full Member

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    Warren & Fury are threatening Fury's retirement to get a sense of what their leverage is for a purse split. Like it or not (and I'm sure Krassyuk and Hearn do not) - Fury is the A-side regardless of how many more belts his opponent holds.

    Fury's retirement talk is to be interepreted as "make me & Frank a big offer or you are welcome to try to make as much money withou me in the picture".
     
  15. BeantownAll

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    Probably, but I kind of like your original suggestion, too. They can use that kiddiepool-sized ring from the Bryan v. DuBois fight to make it even more interesting!
     
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