Tommy Morrison Vs Alexander Povetkin

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  1. Uppercut_Artist

    Uppercut_Artist Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    Povetkin reminds me of American HW champion Tommy Morrison.

    Both are/were 6' 2" tall with Morrison having a slight 1" reach advantage.

    Who takes it?
     
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  2. The Long Count

    The Long Count Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Povetkin better chin and outside of the Huck fight consistently better condition. Fun fight but I think Povetkin weathers the early onslaught and starts to nail tommy around the 7th or 8th and gets him out of there.
     
  3. theanatolian

    theanatolian Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    :deal
     
  4. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    Morrison obliterates Povetkin. Anybody with speed and an uppercut will clear Povetkin and Tommy had great speed and a great uppercut.
     
  5. Uppercut_Artist

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    Povetkin does have a good chin, but I think it would see it's heaviest test against Morrison. :smoke
     
  6. Uppercut_Artist

    Uppercut_Artist Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    I agree.
    Morrison punched harder than Povetkin and his hand speed was better too. :smoke
     
  7. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    He was more athletic, hit a bit harder, but his ring intelligence and chin are far below Povetkins. It's a toss up, but I have to got with Povetkin for that reason. Besides he has more than enough power to give Morrison trouble. Interesting fantasy fight though.
     
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  8. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I was thinking the same thing when reading the Lewis vs Povetkin thread. Povetkin's stance and the way he stoops over reminds me of Morrison.

    Hard to say how a fight between the 2 plays out. I think Morrison was the more dynamic puncher and a better combination puncher but Povetkin's punches are more compact which may serve him well in a toe to fight with Morrison.

    I think Morrison would be more dangerous early as Povetkin tends to start slowly but if he can't finish Povetkin, Povetkin will take over and KO Morrison.
     
  9. Baba Duke

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    Povetkin vs Perez like blow out
    First round knock out

    Only agenda driven phonies
    Would pick Tommy
    And only in fantasy
    They wouldn't bet
    Real money
     
  10. BoJangles

    BoJangles Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    :nono

    Morrison's power failed to save him in fights
    against guys like Mercer... Bent... Lewis...

    Morrison threw everything he had at a Russian
    named Vaulin... and it did nothing...
    Vaulin about knocked Morrison out but finally
    Morrison hit Vaulin in the tummy and that did
    the trick in round 5... 2 fights later Mercer took
    out Morrison in 5...

    I bet Mercer seen that Vaulin fight and how
    Morrison's power was over-rated and how he
    was getting tagged and sucking wind after
    only 3 rounds... Morrison shot his wad against
    Mercer after 3 rounds and was gassed... round
    4 he's getting tagged and sucking air... Mercer
    grabs Morrison and pulled him close and whispers
    in his ear "you got nothing left, I'm knocking you out"
    it's easy to see this in round 4 when Mercer did that!
    seconds into round 5 Morrison was getting KOd like
    a rag-doll in one of the most brutal Knock-Outs in history!!

    Povetkin would destroy Morrison like Mercer did and
    may even do it in 1 round like Bentt did...

    Morrison hit Joe Hipp with his best shots early and
    they had no effect too like Vaulin...

    Go watch... Morrison vs Cannady... Real fight...
    Sylvester Stallone is in his corner...

    Morrison threw everything he had at Cannady then
    did lots of hugging and grabbing cuz he was tired...

    :smoke
     
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  11. BoJangles

    BoJangles Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    Morrison vs Vaulin is on YouTube!!

    watch that fight then change your vote
    to Sasha Povetkin...

    it's the only Russian that Morrison fought...

    he was a third tier Russian Fry-Cook...

    and he about Knocked Morrison Out!!

    :hey
     
  12. dinovelvet

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    Vaulin was a tricky southpaw and got battered in 5 rounds by Morrison :patsch

    Mercer had good inside fighting skills. Povetkin has none and just surrenders every time he gets in close. That is where The Duke tears him a new one.

    No chin can keep walking onto Tommy's fire power. Foreman was kept on the outside. Pov would be until he falls over.
    Foreman > Povetkin.
     
  13. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Povetkin> The fossilized Foreman of the 90s. Foreman has a punchers chance nothing more, nothing less.
     
  14. dinovelvet

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    What face first , front footer ever beat Foreman :nut:patsch:rofl
     
  15. UnleashtheFURY

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    Foremen in the 90s went life and death with journeymen like Stewart, and guys like like Savarese, Grimsley and Schultz... None of which are anywhere near as good as Povetkin. You can make cases for 3/4 of those guys beating, or nearly beating Foreman.
     


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