Most brutal displays of body punching?

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  1. AwardedSteak863

    AwardedSteak863 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    For one punch body punch devastation I have to go with Mickey Wards left hook to the body which was a true game changer.

    As for systematic beatdown I like the level changing straight right hand of McCallum and the inside hook work of Tony Zale.
     
  2. Saad54

    Saad54 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Saad v. Pergaud
     
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  3. Eddie Ezzard

    Eddie Ezzard Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Hearns - Shuler and Hearns - Barkley 1 are good examples.

    Well, the second one would be if Iran were human.
     
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  4. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    Mike McCallum over David Braxton. Brutal.

    Alexis Arguello over Kevin Rooney.
     
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  5. Saintpat

    Saintpat Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The body pasting James Scott put on Eddie Mustafa Muhammad was epic.

    Punched his lungs out.
     
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  6. Saintpat

    Saintpat Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Seeing both Gerry Cooney and Micky Ward credited here, it’s worth mentioning they both learned that tap-hook-to-the-head-hard-hook-to-the-liver combo from Victor Valle.

    Valle called it a ‘reverse hook’ — the tap upstairs was to raise the opponent’s right elbow to make room for the bomb downstairs, and done in proper cadence it’s a devastating weapon.
     
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  7. SwarmingSlugger

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  8. AntonioMartin1

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    Anything Julio Cesar Chavez, Sr. Also, I just watched Mike McCallum vs Milton Mccrory.
     
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  9. Cecil

    Cecil Boxing Addict Full Member

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    What a class act Palomino was.
     
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  10. Vic The Gambler

    Vic The Gambler Active Member Full Member

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    Already been mentioned, but the Jones boy’s peach of a body shot against Virgil Hill even winded me from behind my TV set!
    Ouch!!
     
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  11. BCS8

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    How about the best middleweight body puncher today ... in my opinion

     
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  12. djday129

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    Nice to see Gerry Cooney mentioned here, his hooks to the body were nasty. With more recent fighters a favorite of mine was Ricky Hatton. Many a time I have seen him break down his opponents will and body with his constant body work.
     
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  13. Mr Stagger Lee

    Mr Stagger Lee Member Full Member

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    Loma v Linares.
    Loma's accuracy can be devastating.
     
  14. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Oh good call
     
  15. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Hearns Barkley was a textbook exhibition of a body assault by Tommy, I was wincing when he landed. Before his chin cracked
     
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