Lennox Lewis vs Oleksandr Usyk

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Lennox Lewis vs Oleksandr Usyk

  1. Lewis By PTS

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  2. Lewis By KO/TKO

    55.9%
  3. Draw

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  4. Usyk By PTS

    5.9%
  5. Usyk By KO/TKO

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  1. sas6789

    sas6789 Well-Known Member Full Member

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  2. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

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    When a man becomes preeminent it is natural to seek his limitations.
     
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  3. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    A focused Lewis might stop Usyk . His jab would be too much
     
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  4. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

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    Iennox would beat him. Maybe stop him, maybe on points, but definitely wins.
     
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  5. thistle

    thistle Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Dismantling.
     
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  6. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I would favor Lewis but Usyk was better than a lot of Lennox’s challengers
     
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  7. Barrf

    Barrf Active Member Full Member

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    He's never fought someone with the combo of skill, power, and size that Lewis has. AJ may be there with the power and size, but he's not in the same league as Lewis in terms of skill.

    It would be a real good fight.
     
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  8. Makingweight

    Makingweight Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Lewis by points, cagey opening that heats up second half of the fight.

    Lennox having the jab and centre ring, Usyk throwing some smart two-three punch combinations but both men see the final bell but a clear winner in Lewis.
     
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  9. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

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    Yep, definitely reaching Usyk's limits here, in fact, surpassing them lol.

    Lewis KO Usyk around 7-8 rds.
     
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  10. Levook

    Levook Active Member Full Member

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    Well, not a fact, but y'know....
     
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  11. AwardedSteak863

    AwardedSteak863 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    One the flip side, Lewis never fought a southpaw. For whatever ever reason he never faced one his entire pro career. I would definitely favor Lewis to beat Uysk at this point but stylistically Uysk is a difficult opponent because of his awkwardness, athleticism and overall skillset.
     
  12. Mod-Mania

    Mod-Mania Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Actually he fought one named Greg Gorrell (though obviously no where near Usyk's class) early in his career.
     
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  13. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Yeah I've corrected it a few times over the years but it still gets trotted out.
     
  14. Philly161

    Philly161 "Fundamentals are the crutch of the talentless" Full Member

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    I think Lennox would lose the first few rounds then take over and honestly I think he gets the stoppage. Usyk doesn't quite have the power necessary. I think Lewis gets a little overrated sometimes but the guys who beat him or even came close, few as they were, did it by power.