Put Riddick Bowe in the 70's era

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  1. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

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    Thanks groot. Always good to get a positive response from the forum.
     
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    No thank you im at my nitemare (work)
    Having a crappy morning whats keeping me from jumping out the window is reading everyones post here thanks to you and everyone who post here thanks
     
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    groot Active Member banned Full Member

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    Big uktaine thanks for posting this its truly making my day great post.
     
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    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

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    Ah ah I no that feeling groot and this forum keeps my mind alert while I'm at work. So I no how u feel pal
     
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  5. moneytheman12

    moneytheman12 Well-Known Member banned Full Member

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    beats everybody except ali and has trouble some with joe and quarry
     
  6. Barrf

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    Foreman and Shavers always have a puncher's chance.
     
  7. moneytheman12

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    earn did George never had that skill when have you seen a match where he caught a person 1 big shot or a handful and they was in danger

    even if earn caught bowe he would need more then 1 which he wouldnt get both these dudes were trash in movement and tech of punch
     
  8. Rakesh

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    Foreman has a slugfest, TKO2 for George IMO, I wouldn't put a cent on it though.

    Frazier: From the Bert Cooper fight, I have a feeling Frazier takes this late TKO or UD, Bowe always has a chance to land that big one ofc.

    Ali: Punch, punch, clinch, repeat! Ali UD.

    Besides the main 3 I think he wins decisively over contenders like Quarry and Shavers, only other one I can see causing a problem is maybe Ken Norton if he doesn't get blasted early.
     
  9. moneytheman12

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    so you think bowe would lose to a man with no defense who punches slow odd

    joe cant brawl with this man bowe was to great inside joe needed rounds to heat up wouldnt get that

    ali is a tough match
     
  10. Rakesh

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    Foreman is willing to slug and so is Bowe, slugfest material and I wouldn't bet on either. Also Foreman didn't have "no defense", it absolutely wasn't the best, simple things like slipping and parrying was all George needed for his time.

    Like I said Bert Cooper fight gives me the information I need, put Frazier in that fight he wins a solid UD or late TKO, but like I said before, I don't see a surprise if Bowe lands that big one early.
     
  11. mr. magoo

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    He would be one of the elite fighters but probably not for long. I don’t think he had the long term focus or dedication to go beyond a good run lasting maybe two years
     
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  12. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Who would we say are the top 3 punchers Bowe fought?
     
  13. moneytheman12

    moneytheman12 Well-Known Member banned Full Member

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    why go off of bert match he didnt fight like joe

    you see what you said it's all George needed for his time wouldnt work in 90s mutiple people even no names who hit George easy or that if anybody who could take advantage of it could

    George didnt change his style when he got older cause he wanted to he knew he needed to which shows your thoughts of it is wrong

    George had bad aim and was slow so no that wouldnt be all George needed for bowe he would need to have his older self changes which would be a tough match for bowe

    we dont have anybody to use for which brawled except Ron and he did big damage to George from the 1st and every round after

    Bowe was more skilled then Ron way better inside he hit less hard but was way better at combos and variety of punches dont see a way George wins this match fighting the way he did like I said the old George skills transferred on the young George is a problem for bowe
     
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  14. RulesMakeItInteresting

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    71-74 Ali: Ali SD
    Foreman: I can't pick this one. Bowe could endure to a SD for him, or get caught hard and wiped out.
    Frazier: FOTC Frazier TKO in 10.
    Lyle: Bowe floored, then scores a TKO in 9.
    Norton: Bowe has trouble early rounds, lands the uppercut, Norton stopped in 5.
    Shavers: Bowe TKO 4
    Holmes: Bowe gets beaten by UD, but gives Larry some serious trouble.
     
  15. mr. magoo

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    Probably Golata, Hide and Cooper.
     
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