Top 25 Heavyweight Fights

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  1. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile I Live! I Die! I Live Again! Full Member

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    What are your top 25 heavyweight fights and where would you put Joshua vs Klitschko on it?

    1.Ali vs Frazier 3
    2.Ali vs Frazier 1
    3.Holyfield vs Bowe 2
    4.Bowe vs Golata 2
    5.Holyfield vs Bowe 1
    6.Bowe vs Golata 1
    7.Bowe vs Holyfield 3
    8.Holmes vs Norton
    9.Tua vs Ibeabuchi
    10.Foreman vs Lyle
    11.Marciano vs Walcott 1
    12.Marciano vs Moore
    13.Marciano vs Charles 2
    14.Moorer vs Cooper
    15.Walcott vs Charles 3
    16.Marciano vs LaStarza 2
    17.Patterson vs Chuvalo
    18.Frazier vs Quarry 1
    19.Holyfield vs Dokes
    20.Dempsey vs Firpo
    21.Baer vs Carnera
    22.Joshua vs Klitschko
    23.Klitschko vs Lewis
    24.Brewster vs Liakhovich
    25.Holyfield vs Cooper

    Honorable Mention: Jefferson vs Harris, Chisora vs Whyte, Mercer vs Cooper
     
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  2. baconmaker

    baconmaker Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    1. Nichols vs Wilder
    2. Wilder vs Sconiers
     
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    baconmaker Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    heerko koois Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    You forgot about Dustin Nichols vs suggi Foxx!
     
  5. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile I Live! I Die! I Live Again! Full Member

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    No order , just a few fights which have not yet been mentioned

    Sonny Liston vs Cleveland Williams
    Corrie Sanders vs Vitali Klitschko
    Tommy Morrison vs Razor Ruddock
    Max Schmeling vs Joe Louis
    Jimmy young vs Foreman / Norton
    Tyson vs Douglas
    Liston vs Ali 1
    Joe Louis vs Billy Conn
    Mike Weaver vs John Tate
    Foreman vs Cooney
     
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  7. Mr.DagoWop

    Mr.DagoWop Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    Thank you! You finally proved Wilder didn't get knocked down from a punch, it was a slip!!!!!!
     
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    andrewa1 Boxing Addict booted Full Member

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    Jesus, you have the k fights really low on the list. The Bowe golota fights aren't even top 25, let alone top ten. You're missing rumble in the jungle and the Louis Schemling fights (not thrillers, but maybe the most significant fights of all time). Ikr Tua is too high, especially for a non title belt. Also, for sheer thrills, Vitali Sanders belongs in the top 25. Other than that, you've got most of them on the list, just too out of order.
     
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  9. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile I Live! I Die! I Live Again! Full Member

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    It's been a while since I've seen some of these and I remember the Bowe Golota fights, especially 2 being awesome. Rumble in the Jungle wasn't a good fight so much as it was an important fight with an amazing ending. If I put that in, then I have to put a bunch of other historically important fights in that aren't important because of their action. I like a good competitive fight with lots of fighting from the opening bell. I wouldn't put Louis vs Schemling 2 on here because it's too short and to be really great fights I figure they need to go a few rounds. Otherwise, I'd have to list a bunch of Tyson fights. I'm bending the rules including Dempsey vs Firpo partly because both sides did some crazy beat down stuff on each other and Dempsey climbed back through the ropes to win. You don't see that ever. But I'm not including say Dempsey vs Willard because it would be the same as a Tyson, Foreman, Liston beat down. I'll have to rewatch Vitali vs Sanders. I don't remember it at all. Maybe, I never saw it.
     
  10. Mr Icaman

    Mr Icaman 28-0 WBC Peoples Champ + Lineal Full Member

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    Spoken like a true fanboi...

    If you take your rose coloured glasses off and look closely he actually gets hurt later by a body shot as well..
     
  11. Mr.DagoWop

    Mr.DagoWop Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    That literally has absolutely nothing to do with what people are saying is evidence that Wilder is packing glass. You do know I am talking about the "knockdown" right?
     
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    Mr Icaman 28-0 WBC Peoples Champ + Lineal Full Member

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    Yes just pointing out he got hurt with another shot later...
     
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    Mr.DagoWop Boxing Junkie booted Full Member

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    Oh ok. Thanks for clearing that up.
     
  14. Ra's Al-Ghul

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    1. Jersey Joe Walcott vs. Rocky Marciano I
    2. Floyd Patterson vs. Ingemare Johannsson III
    3. Vitaly Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders
    4. Max Schmeling vs. Joe Louis I
    5. Jack Dempsey vs. Luís Angel Firpo
    6. Evander Holyfield vs. Riddick Bowe I
    7. Ike Ibeabuchi vs. David Tua
    8. Lennox Lewis vs. Vitaly Klitschko
    9. Muhammed Ali vs. Joe Frazier III
    10. Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield I
    11. Ezzard Charles vs. Jersey Joe Walcott III
    12. Riddick Bowe vs. Evander Holyfield II
    13. Joe Frazier vs. Muhammed Ali I
    14. Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott II
    15. Ingemare Johannsson vs. Floyd Patterson II
    16. Evander Holyfield vs. Lennox Lewis II
    17. Riddick Bowe vs. Andrew Golota I
    18. Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles I
    19. Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn I
    20. James John Corbett vs. Peter Jackson
    21. Sinan Samil Sam vs. Denis Bakhtov
    22. Lamon Brewster vs. Luan Krasniqi
    23. Rocky Marciano vs. Roland La Straza I
    24. Joe Louis vs. Max Baer
    25. Lamon Brewster vs. Sergey Lyakowitsch

    There can be mentioned too; Lennox Lewis vs. Ray Mercer, Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Powetkin, Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman, Tommy Morrison vs. Ray Mercer & Lennox Lewis, Oleg Maskajew vs. Hasim Rahman I and Corries Sanders vs. Hasim Rahman.
     
  15. pincai

    pincai The Indonesian Thin Man Full Member

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    I have noticed that you like list lol..
    Great job btw. Some on the list are great fights but not necessarily big fights. I don't know where this one rank, but I will call it a big fight which delivers dramatic actions.
     
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