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My top 10 light heavyweights

Discussion in 'General Boxing Forum' started by Chuck Norris, Jul 16, 2017.



  1. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Well-Known Member Full Member

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    1 Andre Ward
    2 Adonis Stevenson
    3 Sergey Kovalev
    4 Sullivan Barrera
    5 Eleider Alvarez
    6 Oleksandr Gvozdyk
    7 Artur Beterbiev
    8 Nathan Cleverly
    9 Joe Smith Jr
    10 Marcus Browne

    What does your top 10 light heavyweight ranking look like?
     
  2. velagod

    velagod Member Full Member

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    Bivol should be in top 10.
     
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  3. Odins beard

    Odins beard Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    1. Ward
    2. Gvozdyk
    3. Beterbiev
    4. Kovalev
    5. Bivol
    6. Chickenson
    7. Alvarez
    8. Barrera
    9. Cleverly
    10. Smith jnr.
     
  4. Odins beard

    Odins beard Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    Stacked division, Infact 175 and cruiser are by far the best divisions in the sport.
     
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  5. Boxingfan200

    Boxingfan200 Active Member Full Member

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    drop cleverly or smith( either one doesn't matter ) and put in bivol then your good
     
  6. KiwiMan

    KiwiMan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Alvarez isn't that good, both Barrera and Gvozdyk would beat him quite easily.
     
  7. lewis gassed

    lewis gassed Bum Squad Full Member

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    Alright I'll rate based on current resume/accomplishments, not H2H or potential greatness, otherwise I'd have Beterbiev and Gvozdyk at the very top.

    1. Stevenson
    2. Ward
    3. Kovalev
    4. Gvozdyk
    5. Barrera
    6. Alvarez
    7. Beterbiev
    8. Bivol
    9. Browne
    10. Smith Jr./Cleverly
     
  8. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Superintendent MOD Full Member

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    1) Stevenson ( The man technically)
    2) Ward (Due to circumstances)
    3) Kovalev (Got screwed against ^^^)
    4) Beterbiev ( Nobody can taste his power- Destroyed former champions in few fights)
    5) Gvoz ( Sent Chilemba in to retirement, Kovalev failed to do it).
    6) Alvarez ( Beat Pascal)
    7) Barrera ( Impressive victories over Shabra and Smith)
    8) Bivol ( Still young and getting better)
    9) Smith Junior ( Victories over Fonfara and Hopkins- still cavemen unrefined)
    10) Cleverly
     
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  9. lewis gassed

    lewis gassed Bum Squad Full Member

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    Gotta feeling WBC is gonna make Browne new mandatory and have Gvozyk and Barrera fight in the eliminator to face Chickenson next year.
     
  10. deyell

    deyell #TeamWindmill Full Member

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    1. Ward
    2. Kovalev
    3. Stevenson
    4. Gvozdyk
    5. Beterbiev
    6. Barrera
    7. Bivol
    8. Alvarez
    9. Smith Jr.
    10. Kalajdzic
     
  11. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Cleverly did beat Braehmer, so that warrants him a top 10 ranking.
     
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  12. Boxingfan200

    Boxingfan200 Active Member Full Member

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    1:ward (can't stand him and not legit #1 in my opinion but 2 wins are 2 wins I guess...)
    2:kovalev ( screwed in first fight vs ward. 2nd fight was tiring so may of lost down the stretch anyway. #2 until loses to someone below)
    3:stevenson (needs to fight a real contendor has power though)
    4:barrera ( based on resume only I believe some of the below would beat him)
    5:beterbiev ( no one wants to fight him in my eyes the best LHW just needs the resume to prove it)
    6:gvozdyk ( only seen him once looked impressive could beat barrera and Stevenson maybe)
    7:alverez ( not sure he could beat any of the 6 above him to be honest decent fighter though)
    8: marcus browne ( talented but will be exposed vs top 5 I think already won a lucky decision )
    9:kalajdzic ( needs browne rematch talented fighter )
    10:bivol ( dark horse of the division personally I believe he has the talent to beat anyone in the division)
     
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    qwertyblahblah Boxing Addict Full Member

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    1. Ward
    2. Kovalev
    3. Gvozdyk
    4. Beterbiev
    5. Barrera
    6. Bivol
    7. Stevenson
    8. Alvarez
    9. Kalajdzic
    10. Browne
     
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  14. Ra's Al-Ghul

    Ra's Al-Ghul The One and Only Full Member

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    But he was lucky like Byrd against Klitschko; as he was far behind on point and it was rather a matter of time, when he would have gotten knocked out, just the injury of his opponent prevent it.

    1. Andre Ward
    2. Adonis Stevenson
    3. Sergey Kovalew
    4. Eleider Alvarez
    5. Sullivan Barrera
    6. Nathaniel Cleverly
    7. Jean Pasqual
    8. Jürgen Brähmer
    9. Artur Bertebijew
    10. Oleksandr Gvozdyk
    11. Joe Smith Jr.
    12. Dimitry Bivol
    13. Karo Murat
    14. Vyacheslaw Sharbinsky
    15. Andrzje Fonfara
     
  15. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum Staff Member

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    No, this is the Top 10 best Light Heavyweights, in the proper order.:deal:

    1 Andre Ward
    2 Sergey Kovalev
    3 Oleksandr Gvozdyk
    4 Adonis Stevenson
    5 Artur Beterbiev
    6 Sullivan Barrera
    7 Joe Smith Jr.
    8 Dmitry Bivol
    9 Eleider Alvarez
    10 Nathan Cleverly
     
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