Leon Spinks v Greg Page

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  1. Eye of Timaeus

    Eye of Timaeus Active Member Full Member

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    I've got Spinks in a comfortable decision here. Thoughts?
     
  2. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Page on points or a late ko.
     
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  3. joebeadg

    joebeadg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    yea, u would think what fergy says, BUT, Leon was a busy mofo! But still, Greg at his best beats almost anybody. If Greg is not at his best Leon outhustles him.
     
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  4. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    Page stops bin in under five
     
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  5. Bummy Davis

    Bummy Davis Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Page by KO- when Page trained he was a talented guy who had power - when he did not train he was just like the rest of the boring heavyweights of the era and he would be in a lean fest - IMO any version best Leon but in condition Page- prime to prime gets the stop much like he grant says under 5
     
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  6. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I guess it just comes down to who’s better prepared. My inclination is to go with Greg Page as long as he isn’t having one of his Get KTFO by Mark Wills kind of nights..
     
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  7. robert ungurean

    robert ungurean Богдан Full Member

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    I'll take the Spinks of the first Ali fight to press him all night for a UD
     
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  8. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Depends entirely on which one trained for the fight. Both training for the same fight is almost a statistical impossibility.
     
  9. Vince Voltage

    Vince Voltage Boxing Addict Full Member

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  10. joebeadg

    joebeadg Well-Known Member Full Member

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  11. zadfrak

    zadfrak Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Page will land his straight right hand on this guy just like Coetzee did. Or Holmes did when Leon got another title shot.

    Spinks is open for right hands and he can't deal with guys that threw a quick and accurate one. The best his defense allows is avoiding the old Ali or wide right hands like Mercado's. Not the quick right hands guys like a Greg Page could throw.

    The biggest mystery with Leon was him not getting a Cooney fight early on===perfect type opponent for Gerry and a highlight reel ko.
     
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  12. The Morlocks

    The Morlocks Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I love Leon!!! He will die an American hero! Couldn't stand lazy greg. Slovenly, nonselfrespecting blight on boxing history.
     
  13. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Spinks is just a bit too small and lacking in heavy artillery here. The best of Page would eventually overcome him. He beat the untrained corpse of Ali and lost to the trained corpse of Ali. He was aggressive and positive against Holmes but got turned around pretty quick.
     


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