Riddick Bowe Vs Wladimir Klitschko

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Joeywill, Nov 23, 2022.

Who wins and how

Poll closed Wednesday at 3:07 PM.
  1. Bowe KO

  2. Bowe Decision

  3. Klitschko Ko

  4. Klitschko decision

  1. Entaowed

    Entaowed Boxing Addict banned Full Member

    Dec 16, 2012
    There are a lot of good ideas here, & I can see the argument is strong both ways.
    But the reason I see it as stronger for Wlad is that he did so much more.
    Everyone's competition is suspected at HW-but Wlad beat far more good guys, also more broadly like Bowe, than Bowe defeating massive punshers like Wlad.

    My main & related questions were & are: how is the bout officated, & IF Wlad is allowed to not be a Clinchaholic (sic), COULD Bowe get past that?
    If the fight was officiated pretty strictly-which I think it should be-then Bowe would likely be favored, 60%.
    But that seems fairly unlikely to happen.

    Oh I would like to see videos of Fury moving those numbers like "paperweights".
    Estimating his muscle when accounting for his height & body fat %, & looking at him, I do not see someone that strong.
    I mean at least compared to a modern HW, let alone SHW sized dude.
  2. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    A lot of Bowe's fights were characterized by Bowe nut shotting his opponents and weakening them that way. I have little sympathy for him getting his balls smashed by Golota.
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  3. Philly161

    Philly161 "Fundamentals are the crutch of the talentless" Full Member

    Oct 25, 2020
    On their best night, wlad.

    But plenty of scenarios where it goes the other way