Lennox Lewis vs Deontay Wilder

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  1. Alphafighter

    Alphafighter Active Member Full Member

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    How would this fight have gone down? Can Lewis approach the fight like he did against Golata knowing his opponent was dangerous and therefore get him out of there early rather than late.

    Would he have been vary of that right hand and therefore content with playing it safe and settling for a points victory?

    Would Lewis have resorted to clinching, holding, using his strength and size to wear down Wilder? Would Wilder have found a way to nullify the clinch?

    Can Wilder take Lewis's punches? Will Wilder be willing to throw caution to the wind and rush at Lewis Windmill style and be willing to take 2-3-4 punches to land his own?

    If Wilder connects with that right hand on Lewis's face, what happens?

    No way speaking sanely will I make Wilder a favorite in the fight but he has shown so far in his career that he finds a way to land that punch and Lewis has shown that it is possible to end a fight against him with one punch.
     
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  2. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lewis by ko.
     
  3. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Lewis was easy to hit but if he came out like he did vs Golota he might have knocked out Wilder early.
    Lewis had a good chin in fact,
     
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    Fergy Boxing Addict Full Member

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  5. Alphafighter

    Alphafighter Active Member Full Member

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    If I am being very generous I will give his chin 5.5/10, looking at that video on his chin I would give him 8/10 but his 2 one punch ko's throw the good chin theory out of the window. It proved that it was possible to end a fight against him with one punch.
     
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  6. Alphafighter

    Alphafighter Active Member Full Member

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    Lol, Wilder has never been Ko'd yet in his career, Lewis has been. Hence the predictions of an early Lewis Ko don't really hold much water
     
  7. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lewis by KO
     
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    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    Wilder could beat versions of Lewis. The slow overweight Lewis who blocked punches with his face against Vitali would definitely get slep't against Wilder.
     
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  9. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Active Member Full Member

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    Lewis...to smart of a boxer to get caught. In his prime and most focused that is.
     
  10. TBooze

    TBooze Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    So I am taking Golota and Grant to KO the Lion then! ;)

    Talking of Grant suggests to me how the fight may go, I am taking Lewis to catch Wilder early and finish him off.
     
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  11. Seamus

    Seamus Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Against his better opponents (I use that term loosely), Wilder has taken a while to get to the dispatching. Lewis wouldn't give him that chance. KO3
     
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  12. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    WTF has he fought?lol
    The best fighter he has been in with, ancient Ortiz gave him life and death!
     
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  13. GALVATRON

    GALVATRON Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    Wilder has yet to actually fight an elite guy over 6'4 and lewis is over that with a 83 inch reach attached to it, or was it 84 ?

    In fact his next fight is against a 6'9 guy with an 85 inch reach,this fight will tell us how wilder actually fights guys around his size who can have similar reach,Wilder relies on his reach.

    Wilder wasn't knocked out yet bc the 7th round bell saved him last fight and that was his only meaningful, relevant fight so far.
     
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  14. GALVATRON

    GALVATRON Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    I really do think wilder poses major threats to a lot of guys but no way will he ever rank over Lewis unless he shows me I don't know as much about boxing as I nearly thought and he cleans out this era with at least 3 more relevant wins ? ...lol

    Hard to see Lewis who has a great jab and all around ability losing this one bc he would be aware of Wilders power.

    wilder hasn't actually defeated a TRUE power puncher yet,keep that in mind.
     
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  15. Glass City Cobra

    Glass City Cobra Well-Known Member Full Member

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    What r u talking about ortiz hit like a bag of bricks. There arent many punchers id say hit significanly harder than him, especially not in the current era.
     


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