If nothing else, Wilder Has HEART

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Zakman, Oct 9, 2021.

  1. Zakman

    Zakman ESB's Chinchecker Full Member

    Apr 16, 2005
    I've got to give him that. He may not have the best chin, might have a padded record, and not be particularly skilled, but he sure gives it his all.

    And he deserves credit for that.
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  2. Conteh'sLeft

    Conteh'sLeft Active Member Full Member

    May 23, 2021
    He does, a Dosser and a delusional ***** he might be but there was no lack of heart shown by him today, not one iota.

    Entertaining stuff.
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  3. WildersGlassJaw

    WildersGlassJaw Member Full Member

    Jan 16, 2015
    His chin is fragile, but he does have heart
  4. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

    Mar 18, 2018
    He looked down and out in the 3rd. Its amazing he lasted until the 11th round.
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  5. StussyBrownnn

    StussyBrownnn Member Full Member

    Aug 17, 2021
    But is heart enough? im not ****housing, its an actual question. Is heart enough to legitimize a fighter?
  6. Zakman

    Zakman ESB's Chinchecker Full Member

    Apr 16, 2005
    It is a positive quality, and it can make up for other deficiencies. For example, I do not back away from my longstanding contention that Wilder's chin is shaky, as Nichols and Sconiers revealed all those years ago.

    BUT, he makes up for it, somewhat with incredible heart - which was not fully evident until these last two Fury fights. If Wilder didn't have heart, he would have been finished early in both fights. His chin is THAT bad.
  7. MixedMartialLaw

    MixedMartialLaw Boards don’t hit back Full Member

    Jun 30, 2021
    Heart , but a heart almost totally fueled by hatred of a man he wanted dead in that ring.
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  8. UFC2020

    UFC2020 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 15, 2019
    Lol at his chin is fragile, he got knocked down and he got up quickly each time. That last ko was more fatigue, exhaustion more than anything. Wilder is more game for a dog fight, slugfest than AJ. Wilders best weight is 211-215 lbs
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  9. PernellSweetPea

    PernellSweetPea Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    I want to see him fight other top guys now. Fury 3 times is enough for me, now fight other guys and see how you do. Ruiz, Whyte anyone at the top.
  10. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    Wilder earned my respect with that performance.

    The heart he showed in there was 10/10. There just wasn’t any quit in him whatsoever despite the amount of clean shots he took.

    A true warrior and comments about him not having a chin are immature
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  11. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    His corner should of never let him out for rd 11, he had nothing left by then, so yeah he showed heart to just get up off his stool because he probably knew he was basically getting up to get a beating and stopped.
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  12. Skins

    Skins Boxing Addict Full Member

    Oct 20, 2011
    Heart of a Lion
  13. Themessiah

    Themessiah no hables tanta mierda Full Member

    Feb 1, 2021
    His chin isn't that bad he took so many shots and only got ko'd when he was tired
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  14. latineg

    latineg user of dude wipes Full Member

    Jun 4, 2009
    yes he does.

    However, its not up to you to decree that NOTHING else matters.

    It sure does.

    You watch yourself Zakman.
  15. theanatolian

    theanatolian Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 2, 2015
    Yeah, he has tremendous heart and, at worst, an above average chin. The very fact that these “chincheckers” feel compelled to bring up a fight that none of us have seen from 11 years ago to degrade it is enough of a suggestion how little Wilder has going against him in punch resistance department.
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