Top 35 favorite boxers of All Time - SURVEY CLOSED!!

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  1. scartissue

    scartissue Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Philly, great seeing you back in action. Philadelphia is well represented in your list. Absolutely love it.
     
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  2. Fogger

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    Ray "Windmill" White! I haven't thought of him in a long time. Awesome choice.
     
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  3. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    @CharlieFirpo85 you are accounted for.

    So far 6 lists logged, 130 unique boxers listed.
     
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  4. sasto

    sasto Boxing Addict Full Member

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    These two really gave me some new names to look into.
     
  5. JunlongXiFan

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    1. Alexander Povetkin
    2. Junlong Zhang
    3. Wladimir Klitschko
    4. Muhammad Ali
    5. Jin Sasaki
    6. Kosei Tanaka
    7. Kubrat Pulev
    8. Zhilei Zhang
    9. Nikolai Valuev
    10. George Foreman
    11. Naoya Inoue
    12. Sonny Liston
    13. Kyotaro Fujimoto
    14. Oleksandr Usyk
    15. Alen Babic
    16. Kazuto Ioka
    17. Eric Pen
    18. Masayoshi Nakatani
    19. Mike Tyson
    20. Joe Louis
    21. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam
    22. Ken Shiro
    23. Carlos Monzon
    24. Manny Pacquiao
    25. Floyd Patterson
    26. Vitali Klitschko
    27. Sugar Ray Leonard
    28. Saul Alvarez
    29. Sergey Kovalev
    30. Bernard Hopkins
    31. Fanlong Meng
    32. Hiroto Kyoguchi
    33. Wisakil Wangek
    34. Fighting Harada
    35. Andrew Golota
     
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  6. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    1. Rigondeaux
    2. Vitali Klitschko
    3. Tarver
    4. Corrie Sanders
    5. Vernon Forrest
    6. David Reid
    7. Lewis
    8. Mayweather*
    9. Tyson*
    10. Roy Jones
    11. Canelo
    12. Jain Manuel Marquez
    13. Hamed*
    14. Trinidad
    15. Ward
    16. Luis Ortiz
    17. Shannon Briggs
    18. Toney
    19. Hagler
    20. Wlad
    21. Paul Williams
    22. Oscar De La Hoya
    23. Pirog
    24. Corrales*
    25. Ruddock
    26. Hopkins
    27. Tua
    28. Michael Spinks
    29. Pavlik
    30. Brewster
    31. Spence
    32. Crawford
    33. Jermall Charlo
    34. Gervonta Davis
    35. Morales

    *demoted for being shitty outside the ring

    This list is quickly put together.
     
  7. Jpreisser

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    A rough list:

    1. Jack Dempsey
    2. Jack Britton
    3. Ricky Hatton
    4. Thomas Hearns
    5. Harry Greb
    6. Bob Fitzsimmons
    7. Gennadiy Golovkin
    8. Vernon Forrest
    9. Midget Wolgast
    10. Manny Pacquiao
    11. Jimmy McLarnin
    12. Vasyl Lomachenko
    13. Roman Gonzalez
    14. Joe Frazier
    15. Mickey Walker
    16. Sam Langford
    17. Kostya Tszyu
    18. Antonio Esparragoza
    19. Reggie Johnson
    20. Yuri Arbachakov
    21. Shane Mosley
    22. Evander Holyfield
    23. Young Griffo
    24. Stevie Johnston
    25. Ivan Calderon
    26. Alexander Povetkin
    27. Benny Lynch
    28. Dwight Muhammad Qawi
    29. Willie Pep
    30. Tippy Larkin
    31. George Lavigne
    32. Holman Williams
    33. Jorge Linares
    34. Rocky Lockridge
    35. Fighting Harada
     
  8. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

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    Shows! You managed to miss the only requirement for the thread:

    "The only REQUIREMENT is that you list FIRST NAME and LAST NAME."
     
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  9. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    You can correct it for me.
     
  10. McGrain

    McGrain Diamond Dog Staff Member

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    :lol: seems unlikely.
     
  11. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Please give me a heads up when this is finalized. A few days from the deadline. Thanks!

    :thumbsup:
     
  12. TheMikeLake

    TheMikeLake Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I'll finalize this tomorrow. Thank you for the reminder
     
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  13. Rumsfeld

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  14. White Bomber

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    1. Mike Tyson
    2. Sugar Ray Robinson
    3. Sonny Liston
    4. Marvin Hagler
    5. Arturo Gatti
    6. Gerrard McLellan
    7. Tommy Hearns
    8. Roy Jones Jr.
    9. Nigel Benn
    10. Naseem Hamed
    11. Aaron Pryor
    12. Carl Froch
    13. Jack Dempsey
    14. Nicolino Loche
    15. James Toney
    16. Hector Camacho
    17. Kid Gavillan
    18. Riddick Bowe
    19. Tommy Morrison
    20. Roberto Duran
    21. Tyson Fury
    22. Julio Cesar Chavez
    23. Dwight Muhammad Qawi
    24. Vitali Klitschko
    25. Michael Moorer
    26. Julian Jackson
    27. Oscar de la Hoya
    28. Micky Ward
    29. Gennadiy Golovkin
    30. Manny Pacquiao
    31. Eddie Machen
    32. Matthew Saad Muhammad
    33. Carlos Monzon
    34. Bernard Hopkins
    35. David Haye


    The first places were not that hard to rank, but after the first 10-15, I had a lot of trouble and if I make the list again, I'll probably get the order completely different (except for the top spots).
     
  15. thistle

    thistle Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ok here goes, these names are based on the fighters I loved watching growing up and those who were iconic legends from yesteryear whom I learned about through research.

    1 Joe Louis
    2 Jersey Joe Walcott
    3 Ezzard Charles
    4 James J Jefferies - Best of the Early HWs
    5 Ken Norton
    6 George Chuvalo
    7 Zora Foley
    8 Bruce Woodcock
    9 Eddie Machen
    10 Ike Ibeabuchi (he could have been more)


    1 John Henry Lewis
    2 Harold Johnson
    3 Jeremy Williams


    1 Jock McAvoy
    2 Marcel Cerdan
    3 Fred Henneberry
    4 Bert Gilroy
    5 Tony Zale
    6 Dave Sands
    7 Jack Dillion (ultimate tough guys)
    8 Jack Casey (ultimate tough guys)
    9 Robert Villemain (WW cum MW)
    10 Ginger Sadd (Boxing Technician, not a KO puncher)

    1 Marvin Hagler
    2 Roberto Duran
    3 Tommy Hearns

    1 Ernie Roderick
    2 Fritzie Zivic
    3 Jake Kilrain (Scotland)

    1JCC
    2 Hector Camacho
    3 Greg Haugan

    1 Tony Canzoneri
    2 Vic Folley

    1 Eric Boon
    2 Jim Brady (Scotland)

    1 Jimmy Wilde
    2 Michael Carbajal
    3 Jimmy Warnock
     
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