Tyson Fury vs. Gene Tunney

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  1. KuRuPT

    KuRuPT Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Both at their very best. Fight scheduled for 20 rounds.

    Somebody mentioned in another thread that they think Tunney wins, so I'm curious what others think.
     
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  2. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Tunney s never faced a fighter like Fury .I really can't see Gene seeing the end .I'll say Fury by 12 round stoppage .
     
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  3. Webbiano

    Webbiano Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Tunney’s best chance is stopping him after the 12th round in hope that Fury gasses, while being down on points. I don’t think it’s a ridiculous proposition.
     
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  4. Clinton

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    Well put
     
  5. Seamus

    Seamus Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I would pick the speedy boxer with the length and height advantages who actually has a significant record at heavyweight.
     
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  6. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Active Member Full Member

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    Fury is more proven at HW, but Tunney had immense potential and he showed signs of greatness in limited chances he took. It would be interesting to see Fury fighting someone far faster and quicker than him too.

    Tough to pick, but I'm on Fury side. Gene just didn't fight long enough at HW and he doesn't have any bigs on his resume.
     
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  7. louis54

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    Tunney in a good fight....too quick and smart ...fury wont hurt him either...maybe
     
  8. Blaxx

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    Tyson Fury UD
    I think it's a long night for Tunney, I see no advantages for him here.
     
  9. Seamus

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    Honestly, I think once it goes past 6 Fury stops him at will.
     
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  12. janitor

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    I am not sure that there is much to pick between them, in terms of their records against elite opposition at heavyweight.

    Having said that, Fury has the stylistic advantage.
     
  13. Arminius1

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    It's a tough one to call. However I like Tunney. Tunney would study Fury and find all his weaknesses, just like he did to Dempsey. And Dempsey was a harder puncher than Fury is. Plus Tunney took that punishment well.
     

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