Underrated fighters who loved a tear up?

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  1. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

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    Currently in Britain we have Ted Cheeseman and Sam Eggington and from the past i give you Dave boy Green.Who have you got?
     
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    Unfortunately I can't find any of his other fights that I liked on youtube anymore.
     
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  3. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    We will go back to the 70s and 80s and say the name..

    Tony Sibson, a British middleweight who ended his career 55 wins (31 KO) 7 Loses and 1 Draw.

    Sibson won British, Commonwealth and European titles and fought for the world title 3 times against Marvin Hagler (Middleweight) then Dennis Andres (Light Heavyweight) then Frank Tate (Middleweight) and lost them all.

    Sibson loved a fight, could really dig and always gave it his all.
     
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    wutang Active Member Full Member

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    My boxing history is limited to the eras I watched, but in my opinion:
    Wayne McCullough
    Ward and Gatti
    Jorge Arce
     
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    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." banned Full Member

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    Carmine Fiore.

    Carl Johanneson. Might be overstating it to say he loved a tear-up, but he was certainly stoic and brave in a firefight and capable of giving as good as he got in those situations up to a certain level. When Carl was prime, it was only Kirakosyan who really just had his number in the trenches (Kevin Mitchell got past him, but endured some scary moments).
     
  7. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

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    After seeing Ryan Garcias post match promiscuous celebration, he probably loves a tear up.
     
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    From my Hometown, local hero in my gym
     
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  9. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

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    Only yesterday i watched his destruction of John Collins.Impressive
     
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    Brixton Bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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  11. BELLERS

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    One of his best performances.
    Watched him a few times. Always gave his all, had a huge following wherever he fought. Great boxer, great times.
     
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    BELLERS Active Member Full Member

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    Just down the road from me too.
    Great times going to watch him.
     
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  14. gollumsluvslave

    gollumsluvslave Active Member Full Member

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    Right now I think maybe Josh Taylor likes a tear up just a bit too much, and could probably make his life a bit easier at times by avoiding them - but it makes his fights that much more entertaining - never in a dull affair! Maybe not currently underrated though...

    A bit in the same vein, Calzaghe always had a tendency to get dragged into a tear up and 'fight fire with fire' - at least before his hands went to crap anyway.

    I'll second who mentioned Michael Katsidis earlier, he could be relentless and nearly always managed to drag folks into a dogfight.

    Going back to 90's heavyweights I always liked to catch Ray Mercer fights as they were never dull that I can recall, he loved to get stuck in!
     
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