How does Tyson v Tucker compare to TFOTC?

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  1. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Just looked again at Tucker v Tyson and TFOTC and was struck by the similarities, despite all the spoiling by Tucker, Tyson pressured like Frazier and the tall Tucker got on his bike sometimes unloading with combo`s like Ali v Frazier, despite being a much duller affair how do the fights compare in terms of tactics?
     
  2. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Ali let his hands go a helluva lot more, far more risks.
     
  3. Kamikaze

    Kamikaze Stud Pony Full Member

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    That’s the understatement of the year.
     
  4. RockyJim

    RockyJim Boxing Addict Full Member

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  5. young griffo

    young griffo Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah the fights were total mirror images.

    To be kind Tucker fought tall and Tyson pressured like a shorter fighter should so there’s that.

    Other than that the work rate, drama, intrigue and sheer awesomeness was completely missing from Tyson-Tucker by comparison.

    One was one of the best bouts ever. The other was a pretty dull affair that only Tyson fantasists would see any comparison to.
     
  6. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Tucker v Tyson was for the unification of the three main belts of the time.
    Spinks v Tyson, the build up was more like FOTC. Ali was the people's champion, the man who had his title taken from him.
    Spink s was the man who beat the man, but he had no official title.
    Same as Ali really.
    Tyson had all the belts, so did Frazier.
    There were actually some who said this would be the Ali Frazier of the 80 s.
    And that my friends, is where the similarities end.
     
  7. Skins

    Skins Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Tyson-Tucker should not even be mentioned in the same breath as FOTC
     
  8. Indefatigable

    Indefatigable Active Member Full Member

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    Just cum on here and admit you are all horned out by Mike Tyson. His meer name sends ripples of orgasmic pleasure thru you. I have never seen 1 man so obviously in love with and obsessed with another in my life.
    Should Mike worry? Chapman/Lennon=Tyson/Ant!!!!!!get help Mark.
     
  9. ChrisJS

    ChrisJS Well-Known Member Full Member

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    You really, REALLY like Tyson, huh?
     
  10. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Well-Known Member Full Member

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    This
     
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  11. slash

    slash Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Not in the slightest.
     
  12. Saintpat

    Saintpat Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Both were fights.

    Both took place in a century.

    That’s all I got.
     
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  13. choklab

    choklab cocoon of horror Full Member

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    One was a boxing match. The other was a life and death war.
     
  14. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Member of the PC Fan Club Full Member

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    Yep.
    And one trolling & joking fellow made it life and death by not fighting like a tall & rangy Tony Tucker. If he did, he´d won a decision over 12 rounds.
     
  15. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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