Mike McCallum vs Michael Nunn

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Claw4075, Nov 21, 2021.

  1. Claw4075

    Claw4075 Ezzard Charles GOAT Full Member

    Aug 27, 2021
    Both are excellent skilled fighters. Who you got winning at MW and why ?
  2. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

    Jan 8, 2017
    Think I'll tip my hat to Nunn. But by a close decision.
  3. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 27, 2005
    I think Nunn would decision him at his best.
  4. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    I wanted to see this around 1990-91, before Toney beat them both. It could have happened too. I’m not sure who I’d pick to be honest
  5. richdanahuff

    richdanahuff Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 12, 2013
    Nunn had ATG skills at 160 he was top tier ATG material but he lacked discipline and focus and chose drugs....I think very highly of McCallum who was a more consistent ATG fighter talent but in H2H I see Nunn outboxing him
  6. Bronze Tiger

    Bronze Tiger Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 23, 2018
    This is probably the best example of a fighter having the wrong style for another fighter ....Michael Nunn by wide decision
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  7. clum

    clum Member Full Member

    Jan 4, 2017
    If Nunn puts on a performance similar to the one that he did against Tate, then he wins. McCallum would be able to beat the guy who had close fights with Starling and Barkley, and those are more in line with Nunn's typical performance than the Tate fight was.
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  8. Fogger

    Fogger Active Member Full Member

    Aug 9, 2021
    Prime Nunn wins this because his skills were pretty incredible. Anything less than absolutely prime Nunn and the fight goes to the Body Snatcher.
  9. THE BLADE 2

    THE BLADE 2 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 14, 2009
  10. George forearm

    George forearm The forearm of George Full Member

    Aug 10, 2020
    Nunn would have to stay range, he had a bad habit of trying to work inside to please the fans and needless to say you can't do that with a body puncher like mccallum. If nunn boxed how he did against tate and roldan mccallum could be in for a night like the first kalamby fight if not worse.