Underated heavyweight wars

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  1. Bonecrusher

    Bonecrusher Lineal Champion Full Member

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    My favorite Heavyweight Wars

    Holyfield vs Dokes
    Cooper vs Moorer
    Moorer vs Stewart
    Holyfield vs Cooper
    Bowe vs Golota 2
    Ruddock vs Bonecrusher
    Pinklon Thomas vs Mike Weaver
    Tyrell Biggs vs David Bey
    Darroll Wilson vs Shannon Briggs
    Darroll Wilson vs Courage Tshabalala
    David Tua vs David Izon
    David Tua vs Ibeabuchi
    David Tua vs Oleg Maskaev
    Hasim Rahman vs Corrie Sanders
    Lennox Lewis vs Ray Mercer
    Ray Mercer vs Bert Cooper
    Lennox Lewis vs Shannon Briggs
    Tyson vs Ruddock 2
    Michael Moorer vs Franz Botha
    Tim Witherspoon vs Ray Mercer
    Tommy Morrison vs Ross Puritty
    Tommy Morrison vs Razor Ruddock
    Tommy Morrison vs Joe Hipp
    Larry Holmes vs Ken Norton
    George Foreman vs Ron Lyle
    Earnie Shavers vs Jeff Sims
    Mark Wills vs Greg Page 1 & 2
    Jeremy Williams vs Everton Davis
    Greg Page vs Quick Tillis
    Larry Holmes vs Mike Weaver
    Terrence Lewis vs Robert Davis.

    Cooper, Mercer, Shavers, Morrison, Tua
    Jeremy Williams, these guys are most often involved in fun fights. Guys who can punch and who are willing to slug and sometimes are vulnerable are usually in fun fights. Ruddock is another, most of his fights are fun. Bonecrusher knocks him sideways literally when knocking him down before Ruddock comes back to sleep Smith..

    Some of those are well known but some aren’t. That’s just off the top of my head.
     
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  2. Thread Stealer

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    Liakhovich-Brewster is the best HW fight of this century, much more consistent action than Joshua-Klitschko and not as sloppy as Lewis-Vitali.
     
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  3. Big Ukrainian

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    All these were excellent fights
     
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    Clifford Ettiene vs Lamon Brewster.
     
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  5. Saintpat

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    Glad to see Holmes-Weaver on your list. Great scrap.
     
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    Shane Cameron vs Friday Ahunanya
    Alexander Povetkin vs Carlos Takam
    Ike Ibeabuchi vs Greg Pickrom
     
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  11. The Long Count

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    Pretty sure this was mentioned. Good fight. Wilson exposed Briggs and Tshabala in good fights he had some heart. Engaged in lot of good fights just was undersized and took the sport up late
     
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    Greg Page vs Marl Wils I & II
    Marvis Frazier vs James Broad
    Michael Dokes vs Randall Tex Cobb
     
  13. Bonecrusher

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    Yeah Wilson was in quite a few good scraps. I mentioned the Tshabalala one and Briggs but he also went to War with David Izon and Terrence Lewis. Lewis was also in some good wars, he had big power but could also be broken. Was impressed how David Tua iced Darroll Wilson with one left hook in round 1 back in the day.
     
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  14. ETM

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    Ray Mercer vs Lennox Lewis is one that was just good all the way through. It was a night that Lewis had to dig deep. He took some solid punches from Mercer it seemed like every round. Two big guys and they were fighting. It was a great time to be alive.
     
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    Ty Biggs v David Bey
    One that's not been mentioned Ty Biggs v Bowe
    L Lewis v Gary Mason
    Ty Biggs v Gary Mason
    Foreman v Lyle
    Holmes v Snipes