Top 50 All Time Boxing Fan Favorites - SURVEY RESULTS FINISHED!

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Rumsfeld, Jul 25, 2021.

  1. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Short and simple.

    I'm looking for volunteers to list their Top 35 favorite boxers of All Time (in order.) No ties, just a straight list 1 to 35 (blank template below).

    The scoring system is similar to what I've used previously, just adjusted for 10 extra spots. Your 1st boxer will be worth the most points, and your Top 10 choices will hold considerably more value than the remaining 25 slots.

    No real prerequisites. Just looking for professional boxers (and not boxers who only had a handful of fights, or less). I mean, if your Uncle Bob was a club fighter back in the day, someone that nobody else but you would have heard of - then Uncle Bob isn't really what we're gunning for here. But otherwise, your criteria defining your favorites is your own. There are no wrong answers.

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

    If anyone has any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

    DEADLINE is August 25, 2021




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  2. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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  3. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    And for those interested, I made a "sister Survey" in the General.

    Top 15 favorite ACTIVE boxers.
     
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  4. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    I'll jump into them today, hopefully. Is there a rule about active fighters in the classic list?
     
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  5. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope.

    I had considered it briefly, but decided against it.

    As far as the ACTIVE one goes, if a fighter is active when the survey began (now), that will hold up in the event someone retires before the deadline for that one.
     
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  6. CharlieFirpo85

    CharlieFirpo85 Member Full Member

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    If i understood correctly, the main criterion is personal preference, not performance and achievements. No H2H no Legacy...just personal likes?
     
  7. salsanchezfan

    salsanchezfan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Okay fine here...…..

    1. Salvador Sanchez

    2 Alexis Arguello

    3. Bobby Chacon

    4. Matthew Saad Muhammad

    5. Marvin Hagler

    6. Danny Lopez

    7. Dick Tiger

    8. Lupe Pintor

    9. Azumah Nelson

    10. Izzy Vasquez

    11. Michael Spinks

    12. Mando Ramos

    13. Joe Louis

    14. Carmen Basilio

    15. Cornelius Boza Edwards

    16. Rafael Herrera

    17. Jung Koo Chang

    18. Humberto Chiquita Gonzalez

    19. Harry Arroyo

    20. Rocky Lockridge

    21. Eusebio Pedroza

    22. Leo Randolph

    23. Eder Jofre

    24. Marvin Johnson

    25. Barney Ross

    26. Kid Gavilan

    27. Fighting Harada

    28. Larry Holmes

    29. Ray Mancini

    30. Frankie Randall

    31. Joe Frazier

    32. Lionel Rose

    33. Eduardo Lausse

    34. Tony Canzoneri

    35. Vicente Saldivar
     
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  8. McGrain

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    01 – Charley Burley
    02 – Roman Gonzalez
    03 – Juan Manuel Marquez
    04 – Sam Langford
    05 – Joe Gans
    06 – Naoya Inoue
    07 – Holman Williams
    08 – Joe Frazier
    09 – Joe Louis
    10 – Ivan Calderon
    11 – Chucho Castillo
    12 – Michael Watson
    13 – Sandy Saddler
    14 – Bernard Hopkins
    15 – Midget Wolgast
    16 – Tyson Fury
    17 – Oleksander Usyk
    18 – Richard Tiger
    19 – Sonny Liston
    20 – Stanley Ketchel
    21 – Terry McGovern
    22 – Miguel Canto
    23 – Ruben Olivares
    24 – Billy Papke
    25 – Roberto Duran
    26 – Rafael Herrera
    27 – Josh Taylor
    28 – Giovanni Segura
    29 – James Toney
    30 – Ruslan Chagaev
    31 – Manny Pacquiao
    32 – Floyd Mayweather
    33 – Joe Brown
    34 – Antonio Esparragoza
    35 – Kid Gavilan
     
  9. lookatcurryman

    lookatcurryman New Member Full Member

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    1. Roberto Duran
    2. Daniel Zaragoza
    3. Erik Morales
    4. Pernell Whitaker
    5. James Toney
    6. Alexis Arguello
    7. Ezzard Charles
    8. Matthew Saad Muhammad
    9. Kevin Kelley
    10. Cornelius Boza-Edwards
    11. Jung-Koo Chang
    12. Ruben Olivares
    13. Bobby Chacon
    14. Marvelous Marvin Hagler
    15. Salvador Sanchez
    16. Joe Louis
    17. Jeff Fenech
    18. Larry Holmes
    19. George Foreman
    20. Joichiro Tatsuyoshi
    21. Juan Francisco Estrada
    22. Sam Langford
    23. Masao Oba
    24. Mike McCallum
    25. Sugar Ray Leonard
    26. Thomas Hearns
    27. Francisco Vargas
    28. Henry Armstrong
    29. Kid Gavilan
    30. Katsunari Takayama
    31. Lupe Pintor
    32. Marvin Johnson
    33. Eder Jofre
    34. Azumah Nelson
    35. Iran Barkley
     
  10. TipNom

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    1. Larry Holmes
    2. Ezzard Charles
    3. Alexis Arguello
    4. Sonny Liston
    5. Evander Holyfield
    6. Kid Gavilan
    7. Johnny Bratton
    8. Archie Moore
    9. Thomas Hearns
    10. Jersey Joe Walcott
    11. Randolph Turpin
    12. Wilfredo Gomez
    13. Eusebio Pedroza
    14. Jimmy Mclarnin
    15. George Foreman
    16. Marvin Hagler
    17. Floyd Patterson
    18. Carmen Basilio
    19. Vernon Forrest
    20. Lupe Pintor
    21. Emille Griffith
    22. Willie Pep
    23. Bob Foster
    24. Julian Jackson
    25. Ray Leonard
    26. Tony Canzoneri
    27. Salvador Sanchez
    28. Ernesto Marcel
    29. Ike Williams
    30. Joe Frazier
    31. Mike McCallum
    32. Ruben Olivares
    33. Charley Burley
    34. Michael Nunn
    35. Michael Watson
     
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  11. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Correct. Just your personal favorites.
     
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  12. Quick Cash

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    1. James Toney
    2. Muhammad Ali
    3. Mike Tyson
    4. Ray Robinson
    5. Juan Manuel Marquez
    6. Erik Morales
    7. Marvin Hagler
    8. Sonny Liston
    9. Joe Louis
    10. Dwight Muhammad Qawi
    11. Ezzard Charles
    12. Roman Gonzalez
    13. Floyd Patterson
    14. Arturo Gatti
    15. Jake LaMotta
    16. Henry Hank
    17. Ray Leonard
    18. Fighting Harada
    19. Willie Pep
    20. Max Schmeling
    21. Jersey Joe Walcott
    22. Rafael Marquez
    23. Ike Quartey
    24. Orlando Canizales
    25. Ricardo Lopez
    26. Shane Mosley
    27. Jose Napoles
    28. Pernell Whitaker
    29. Vasyl Lomachencko
    30. Kid Gavilan
    31. Roberto Duran
    32. Myung Woo Yuh
    33. Tito Trinidad
    34. Meldrick Taylor
    35. Larry Holmes
     
  13. CharlieFirpo85

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    1. Floyd Patterson
    2. Mike Tyson
    3. Joe Louis
    4. Tommy Morrison
    5. Ken Norton
    6. Marvin Hagler
    7. Archie Moore
    8. Jersey Joe Walcott
    9. Max Schmeling
    10. Sugar Ray Robinson
    11. Evander Holyfield
    12. George Foreman
    13. Roy Jones jr.
    14. Thomas Hearns
    15. Orlin Norris
    16. Sonny Liston
    17. Micky Ward
    18. Sugar Ray Leonard
    19. Pernell Whitaker
    20. Muhammad Ali
    21. Michael Dokes
    22. Arturo Gatti
    23. Ezzard Charles
    24. Joe Frazier
    25. Sven Ottke
    26 Michael Spinks
    27. Gerald McClellan
    28. Bob Foster
    29. Jack Johnson
    30. James Toney
    31. Oscar de la Hoya
    32. Gerry Cooney
    33. Terry Norris
    34. Mike Weaver
    35. Larry Holmes


    As you can see I am heavyly biased towards explosive fighters, HW's, and vicious punchers.
    I also like bodypunchers, boxers with a special flair like SRR, RJJ, SRL and guys with a rather unique style like Walcott, PW, Ottke. To the biggest surprise: Orlin Norris. It impressed me so much how a small muscular man with short arms outboxed so many tall fighters for most parts of the fights (Page, Tucker, McCall, Golota).
     
  14. Ioakeim Tzortzakis

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    1. Roberto Duran
    2. Marvin Hagler
    3. Harry Greb
    4. Joe Louis
    5. Sam Langford
    6. Ezzard Charles
    7. Benny Leonard
    8. Erik Morales
    9. Archie Moore
    10. Sugar Ray Robinson
    11. Jose Napoles
    12. Mickey Walker
    13. Barney Ross
    14. Sonny Liston
    15. Thomas Hearns
    16. Pernell Whitaker
    17. Henry Armstrong
    18. Muhammad Ali
    19. Alexis Arguello
    20. Kid Gavilan
    21. Joe Gans
    22. Sugar Ray Leonard
    23. Julio Cesar Chavez
    24. George Foreman
    25. Sandy Saddler
    26. Manny Pacquiao
    27. Evander Holyfield
    28. Willie Pep
    29. Roy Jones Jr
    30. Tony Canzoneri
    31. Ike Williams
    32. James Toney
    33. Wilfred Benitez
    34. Jersey Joe Walcott
    35. Mike Tyson
     
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