Most intimidating boxer

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Most intimidating boxer

  1. Anthony Joshua

    1 vote(s)
    0.5%
  2. Sonny Liston

    35 vote(s)
    17.7%
  3. Tyson Fury

    5 vote(s)
    2.5%
  4. Mike Tyson

    114 vote(s)
    57.6%
  5. George Foreman

    24 vote(s)
    12.1%
  6. Vitali Klitschko

    9 vote(s)
    4.5%
  7. Big John Fury

    2 vote(s)
    1.0%
  8. Nikolai Valuev

    2 vote(s)
    1.0%
  9. Deontay Wilder

    3 vote(s)
    1.5%
  10. Luiz Ortiz

    3 vote(s)
    1.5%
  1. MURK20

    MURK20 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Boy, he can throw some nasty combinations.
     
  2. heerko koois

    heerko koois Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Prime Mugabi deserves a mention
     
  3. Boxing2019

    Boxing2019 If you want peace, prepare war. Full Member

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  4. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The all powerful Gypsy Lord is by FAR the most intimidating heavyweight of all time. A 6'11, 345 pound switch hitting power punching iron chin monster. No heavyweight in history stands a chance, not even the monster that is prime Vitali Klitschko
     
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  5. bruce_keyes

    bruce_keyes Well-Known Member Full Member

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    how on earth is Mike Tyson intimidating? He's 5'9", talks in a high pitched voice with a lisp.... anybody who had a half decent jab could box his head off.... and anyone who didn't buy the hype beat him...
     
  6. Richard M Murrieta

    Richard M Murrieta Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Joe Frazier once said in 1972 that when Roberto Duran was pounding his opponent in the ring, he had the eyes of mass murderer Charles Manson, it scared Joe.
     
  7. rapscalion

    rapscalion Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Sonny Liston. Not only was he built like a brick house and a bad mother in the ring, but he was an actual gangster in St. Louis before his career
     
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  8. Goose

    Goose Russian oligarch Full Member

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    Mike Tyson his whole game was intimidation, even now after all those changes I see him on HotBoxin high af and I'm still nervous he might go off on his guest

    Younger George Foreman second, he looked mean as hell
     
  9. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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  10. xnico

    xnico New Member banned Full Member

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    Vitali retired because he knew Fury was coming for him

    Vitali was terrified
     
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  11. MorvidusStyle

    MorvidusStyle Active Member Full Member

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    Wilder definitely hits harder than Tyson and since he is perceived to have the poorest standard boxing skills (unlike Tyson who was thought to be well trained) his intimidation comes entirely from the power.

    Consider that the Hearns knew Joshua had ko power and better skills but they were still terrified Wilder would KO their cash cow.

    Wilder's style has been entirely based around ending the fight with a RH bomb!
     
  12. Furious

    Furious Well-Known Member Full Member

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    That's just your reading of it in such a way that suits your agenda.

    We've been through this before, but Fury was offered by Matchroom a collection of fights - a warm up, Bellew, Whyte, Joshua. We don't know what those terms were and Fury obviously didn't want to be second fiddle to AJ on Matchroom's roster. He went about it his own way and earned a 50/50 break whilst being a beltholder. It's obviously a better way to go about it. That doesn't mean his team didn't believe he can win - that's ludicrous really and is just what you want to think because of your strong dislike of Fury.

    It's very easy to say his team could just "pay the step aside money" - but that's an exceptionally basic way of reading it. Without knowing all the terms of the arbitration how can we, on boxing24forum, speculate about that with any confidence. Perhaps Fury's team would rather fight Joshua after he's shaken off the inactivity.

    Problem is Mitch it's a bit pointless debating this with you because all you'll do is ignore it and carry on repeating the same things!
     
  13. HolDat

    HolDat Active Member Full Member

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    Who voted for Tyson Fury? :pancarta:
     
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  14. Stiches Yarn

    Stiches Yarn Active Member Full Member

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    Give me one great fighter George managed to intimidate during the golden era.
     
  15. Stiches Yarn

    Stiches Yarn Active Member Full Member

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    Replace Fury and ortiz with Charley Burley and jack dempsey.