The greatest card of all time (not fantasy)

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  1. Bill1234

    Bill1234 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Which card do you think was the greatest?
     
  2. redrooster

    redrooster Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    There havent been that many. I'm partial to the triple hitter of 1986. I had the priveledge of watching the debut of the 84 olympians on the Hagler-Hamsho undercard bit would have preferred watching Duran-Batten and Pryor Arguello 1
     
  3. Jack

    Jack Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    My favourite was Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao I, which had Jorge Arce vs. Hussein Hussein on the undercard. Both fights were incredible. Dunno what the other was, assuming it was a three fight show.

    Brilliant stuff.
     
  4. Andrey

    Andrey Active Member Full Member

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    Personally I loved GATTI vs. MAYWEATHER.

    Ivan Calderon doing a clinic.

    Chavez JR. vs. massacring another taxi cab.

    HUGE upset in Maussa knocking out Harris. I almost cried I was so happy for Maussa.

    And last Mayweathers's ring entrance, then Gatti's ring entrance. And perhaps the most one sided beautiful exhibitoned beating that ever took place. I love it.!


    Andrey
     
  5. Robbi

    Robbi Marvelous Full Member

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    Don King done many great cards during the early-mid 90's. Some were 3 or 4 fights on the same night that could well have been served to the public as main events.
     
  6. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Like the Triple Crown Affair and the Holmes - Cooney card. I'm also trying to remember if Gomez - Pintor was on the Hearns - Benitez card.
     
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  7. My dinner with Conteh

    My dinner with Conteh Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It was.
     
  8. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Cheers mate. Not a bad pair of fights, one chess match and one brutal non stop action affair. There may have even been a decent third match too dammit.
     
  9. Bigcat

    Bigcat Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Tyson v Holyfield 1

    Tyson v Holyfield
    Akinwande v Zolkin
    Moorer v Botha
    Welsh v Netto
    Christy Martin v Beth Payne
    Ricardo Lopez defending his WBC title for the 17th time...

    A great card indeed.......
     
  10. Bigcat

    Bigcat Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Lewis v Tucker
    McClelland v Jackson
    Chavez v Alli

    also featured King Ipiatain v Sam Atkins

    Meldrick Taylor , and Hector Camacho
     
  11. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    Dempsey - Miske
    Greb - Wiggins
    Langford - Tate

    Three top all time greats all on the same card ...
     
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  12. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    That one would get my ticket money!
     
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  13. mcvey

    mcvey Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    In the running would be the "Carnival Of Champions "card that Mike jacobs put on at the Polo Grounds in 1937 . It featured


    Marcel Thil v Fred Apostoli
    Barney Ross v Ceferino Garcia
    Lou Ambers vPedro Montanez
    Sixto Escobar v Harry Jeffra

    The winners were Apostoli,Ross,Ambers,and Jeffra.
    There was a similar "Carnival put on many years previously featuring John L Sullivan ,and Jack McCauliffe among others ,I think this was the night that every ,or nearly every Champion was dehtroned.
     
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  14. natonic

    natonic Boxing Addict Full Member

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    JT1, can you expand on the Holmes-Cooney card? I was at an arena and saw the fight/card, but my memory fails me. I'm struggling to remember any of the other fights. Thanks.
     
  15. Robbi

    Robbi Marvelous Full Member

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    The Triple Hitter was a decent card. McGuigan-Cruz, Duran-Simms, Hearns-Medal. The match-ups were pretty average, but three solid names on the same card. I have the program from the fight.
     


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