Lennox Lewis at least took out Rahman

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  1. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

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    Rahman knocked out Leweis with one punch in their first fight so he had great power. Yet in the rematch Lewis did not run away from him and when the opportunity came he took Rahman out.

    Joshua was constantly on the back foot and did everything to run away from Ruiz.

    Sport is entertainment nothing more and I was not entertained. I wont be buying any more Joshua fights unless he fights Wilder or Fury.
     
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  2. AdamT

    AdamT Member Full Member

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    Lewis is one of the all time greats

    Joshua doesn't deserve to be mentioned alongside Lewis

    If 41 year old Wlad gave Aj fits, imagine what a 30 year old Lewis would do??
     
  3. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

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    Dumb comparison. The two matchups are apples and oranges.

    And you're a boxing fan but wouldnt pay for AJ vs Usyk? Lol ok.
     
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  4. DonTyson

    DonTyson Active Member Full Member

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    A scrap was the last thing AJ wanted last night.
     
  5. Duscle

    Duscle Member banned Full Member

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    The same Lewis who could not take out Tua?
     
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    MR6666 New Member Full Member

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    Have you ever stepped thru the ropes of a boxing ring to compete ? Based on the above i highly doubt it....

    You nullify the threat to you getting the win by any means nesscary with in the rulebook - It isn't all knockouts and glamour. Styles make fights and Ruiz was one of those you don't trade with in AJ's shoes and he stuck to the plan perfectly to beat him....
     
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  7. UKboxingfan

    UKboxingfan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Spot on. Boxing isn’t it?
     
  8. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

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    Rahman would knock out a 20 stone blob.
     
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  9. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

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    No I would not pay to watch a 6'6 power puncher against a 6'3 blown up cruiserweight who was tested by Bellew and looked average on his heavyweight debut.
     
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  10. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    Yeah , Joshua should have went out gunning for the stoppage like he done in NY. Great analysis.
     
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  11. reckless

    reckless Active Member Full Member

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    Not gunning but not completely running away either.
     
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  12. candlelitekid

    candlelitekid Member Full Member

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    Lewis is great champion Joshua is average nothing special as yet
     
  13. Big Ukrainian

    Big Ukrainian Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Yes. Ruiz chin incomparably better than Rahman's one. Awful comparison from TS. David Tua fight is much more comparable here
     
  14. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    He used the ring to his advantage. Thats what its there for.
     
  15. madballster

    madballster Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    At age 30, Lennox Lewis was just recently knocked out by Oliver McCall and instead of fighting an immediate rematch (like AJ just did!) Lewis chose to fight obscure nobodies like Justine Fortune and Lionel Butler.

    You are allowing hindsight bias to blind you. At age 30 no-one in their right mind thought Lewis was destined for greatness. He was written off as a glass-chinned nobody who cowardly ducked a quick rematch.
     
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