Usyk is a great fighter but not a great heavyweight

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Chitown, Oct 31, 2020.

  1. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    He's a great fighter, AND a great heavyweight!
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  2. Oddone

    Oddone Bermane Stiverne’s life coach. Full Member

    Aug 18, 2019
    Damn, the hits keep coming... "he's ToO sMaLl..."
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  3. vast

    vast Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    LMAO another delusional fool. Surprisng how so many boxing fans couldn't see the greatness in Usyks accomplishments at CW and how they might translate at HW. Totally write him off without real reason.
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  4. cross_trainer

    cross_trainer Bergeron Avatar Club Full Member

    Jun 30, 2005
    Sorry, but there's no way in a million years he could beat a superheavyweight like Joshua.
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  5. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah I am very physically stay humble Full Member

    Sep 5, 2016
    Well, the reason was that a lot of posters doubted how well he'd do against a bigger man with a good twenty to thirty pounds on him and elite power and skills (or at least above average in those categories). I didn't think he'd beat Joshua, though I thought it'd be by Hearn-town decision rather than a legitimate win for Josh. Didn't really bank of Usyk being that dominant that that wasn't even an option.

    He's now being written off against Fury. Same argument as Joshua, only Joshua's now being downplayed to make the comparison still valid. It isn't, and Usyk would beat Fury if they ever fought. I'm confident enough in my reading of both fighters at this stage to put that out there.
  6. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah I am very physically stay humble Full Member

    Sep 5, 2016
    Replace Joshua with Fury and that's the new line being bandied around.
  7. cuchulain

    cuchulain Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 6, 2007
    Usyk holds the best win of any current HW.
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