Is Anderson Silva the best MMA boxer ever?

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by Wildcat, Sep 12, 2021.

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  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. Wildcat

    Wildcat Ted Grant banned Full Member

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    He knocked out Tito Ortiz in the first round easily. I think he is among three best MMA boxers ever with Conor and BJ Penn.

    Is he the best MMA boxer ever? Thoughts?
     
  2. Themessiah

    Themessiah no hables tanta mierda Full Member

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  3. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Conor is far better, Poirier is better too, Silva looks really bad in the ring.
     
  4. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Israel Adasana was far better in his boxing match.
     
  5. BoxerToxer

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    I am sad to see MMA fighters are discussed in this forum. :(
     
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  6. TheShellofKell

    TheShellofKell New Member Full Member

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    Max Holloway is the best current boxer in the UFC. And by the way MMA goes alot further than just the UFC.
     
  7. BoxingDialogue

    BoxingDialogue Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I’d say either him or Stipe Miocic. Most MMA fighters don’t take Boxing seriously. They go in boxing gyms train bare footed and throw spinning back fists. Silva is one that has always trained like an actual boxer.
     
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  8. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Stipe is awful boxer Francis tagged him easily, he can`t slip shots, his head movement is bad.
     
  9. Wildcat

    Wildcat Ted Grant banned Full Member

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    How Silva looks really bad? He did beat Chavez Jr. clearly and KOed Ortiz in R1. And, he is f*cking 46 year old. He lost most of his reflexes.

    1-Conor
    2-Anderson Silva
    3-BJ Penn

    Poirier is one of the best MMA boxers "currently". He is in probably top 5 all time but below these guys.
     
  10. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Where would Chavez Jr and Ortiz rank in boxing world now?
     
  11. Wildcat

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    Chavez is still professional boxer. He is not MMA merchant. If a MMA fighter beats a true boxer, that should be great achivement.

    Ortiz is MMA guy but his striking was always good.
     
  12. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Chavez is crap, Israel baet a boxer too but was the wrong end of a bad decision.
     
  13. Wildcat

    Wildcat Ted Grant banned Full Member

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    Israel is already in top 5. But Silva's age makes his achivements more impressive.
     
  14. TMLT87

    TMLT87 Member Full Member

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    Hes up there I guess but I think Andersons striking was always more about him being multifaceted and dynamic than him just using his hands. BJ was more pure boxing, Vitor too, I think Yan has really crisp, quick hands out of the current crop too.
     
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  15. BoxingKnowledge

    BoxingKnowledge New Member Full Member

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    good shout on Yan. Really good puncher, nice and compact. I like gaetjes punching too.. and palamero has transitioned well into bare knuckle from MMA i think too?
     
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