Mike Tyson vs. George Foreman 1990-1991.

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  1. Combatesdeboxeo_

    Combatesdeboxeo_ Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    Sorry i don't understand the mongoloide idiom
     
  2. Mr.DagoWop

    Mr.DagoWop Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    He fought Moorer in 1994. Not 1997. Don't know why you bring up 1997.
     
  3. jont

    jont Active Member Full Member

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    I think the speed difference between Buster and Foreman's jabs was easily seen and that George would not connect with the jab on Mike like Buster did... Buster had quicker feet and moved better laterally.... Mike though is not as good as he was in 86-89... he lumps up big George due to speed and beats his ass eventually
     
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  4. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Rodrigues was ranked. That said, I think Tyson would have beaten Foreman at that time.
     
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  5. clark

    clark Well-Known Member Full Member

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    George was too strong for Tyson.
     
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  6. sauhund II

    sauhund II Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Old Foreman was never taken serious when he was fighting, he was more of a novelty act and it shows in the opponents he faced.

    I am convinced that some of his die hard fans on this board were not even born when comebacking Foreman knocked over stiffs, long shoreman and Bar room brawlers.

    The boxing press widely ridiculed him and he was not as mean/introverted like he was in the 70's so he was good for publicity but was never taking seriously as a top talent at the division. Fact.

    The only A level he fought was Holyfield who arranged his face like a moon crater and made Foreman wear sun glasses for weeks in past fight interviews. Moorer was a fragile minded glass chinned Light heavy who white washed Foreman until the old man landed the lucky punch. Moorer got as gift decision against Holyfield and was one of the weakest Hwy title holders ever.

    Holyfield got plenty of flak fighting Grandpa Holmes and Foreman instead of young strong contenders.

    After the Moorer win Foreman refused to fight anybody with a pulse and got stripped.......and got another gift decision against hand picked Euro bum Schultz. Fact.

    Old Foreman would never ever get into the Ring with a Tyson, Lewis, Bowe ......he never even came near to second tiers like Botha Rahman Mercer Golata Tucker Smith Tua Williams and the list goes on and on and on.

    Foreman/Arum used the above names for marketing purposes similar what Arum did with Pac and Mayweather, screaming ducking but no intent for a real fight . Fact.

    Foreman strictly came back for money in the easiest way possible..........his name got him title shots not his outstanding ring achievements.

    Old Foreman would take a frightening beating to the head and body from the Ruddock Tyson..........Foreman would never been able to pull the trigger against a vastly faster fighter then him, a absolute blood bath with a ref mercy stoppage..........insert Tyson instead of Holyfield landing those combos on Foreman and everybody under the sun knows that Foreman would get stopped . Fact.

    In the end , George knew what the outcome would be ,ducked accordingly and ultimately had much more common sense than some arm chair 150 pounder on the net who never faced a legitimate threat in his life.
     
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  7. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Well at least Foreman went the distance and received great praise for his efforts, not the least being from Holyfield. He also didn't bite him.
     
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  8. ETM

    ETM I thought I did enough to win. Full Member

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    I think the fact your missing is that Ruddock didn't set up his power with any skill, or variation. He was a guy hoping to get lucky. One big, telegraphed punch. Tyson knew it was coming we all did. No jab to set up that power.

    Foreman had it all over Ruddock. Just as big, strong with grown up boxing skills. He also had two hands. Kind of important. Basically Foreman was an adult version of Ruddock.
     
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  9. Combatesdeboxeo_

    Combatesdeboxeo_ Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    Did you go to the school? Then you know that 1990 is not 1994 right? Then why the hell do you mention to michael moorer?
     
  10. Combatesdeboxeo_

    Combatesdeboxeo_ Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    You are seriously stupid.... Foreman did a came back because tyson was the champion and stylistically it was a great chance for george.Foreman called tyson out around 100 times.
    And not.there is no fact in the crap that you said,it is everything fantasy of your head

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  11. Man_Machine

    Man_Machine Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Good post.

    Watching Ruddock throw that left, should make everyone wonder how he didn't get put on his backside more often. The complete, bodily commitment he put into throwing it - over and over was, at times, cringeworthy.

    As you suggest, Ruddock was essentially a one-handed fighter - with one punch in that one hand (a left-hook of sorts).

    I also tend to favor two-handed fighters, with options in their armory.
     
  12. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Running out of arguments? Comprehension, logic, punctuation, behavior and slang of an elementary schooler, but teaching others about their education :lol:

    Here´s another, for your punchbag hierarchy:


    Foreman

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    TKO 4/10
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    TKO 1/10
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    TKO 7/10
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    TKO 4/10
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    MD 10/10

    = 26 rounds

    Tyson

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    KO 3/10
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    TKO 1/10
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    TKO 1/10
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    TKO 5/8
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    TKO 1/10

    = 11 rounds

    I don´t know what your punching-bag sensor was telling, but its seems to me Tyson is clearly TWICE AS POWERFUL AS THE MUMMY!
     
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  13. swagdelfadeel

    swagdelfadeel Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Foreman by all accounts was the hardest puncher of the 90s.
     
  14. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Did you want to type 70s?
     
  15. swagdelfadeel

    swagdelfadeel Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    No. That was Shavers.
     
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