Vitali Klitschko vs Jack Sharkey

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  1. Ali Holmes

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    I know what you're thinking....Sharkey has no chance. But hear me out...Sharkey beat Primo Carnera who was the same size as Vitali and fought in a similar style. And Vitali wouldn't be used to the agility and nimbleness that Sharkey would bring.
     
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  2. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I think that Vitali should be the favorite because of his combination of size, skills and consistency. That said, Sharkey could be a very tricky opponent for lumbering giants like Vitali. He had this kind of unpredictability that caused caused Vitali problems in Byrd fight.

    Jack at his peak could outpoint Vitali, but I wouldn't bet on it.
     
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  3. Seamus

    Seamus Proud Kulak Full Member

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    Thread over.
     
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  4. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I hate to do it but I have to make Vitali a huge favorite.
     
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  5. Glass City Cobra

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    Vitali wins, but the hilarious reality is Sharkey would easily be one of Vitali's top 3 wins.
     
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  6. Bukkake

    Bukkake Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Agree... it's hard to see, how Sharkey could possibly win this one!
     
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  7. Jason Gordon

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    Vitali inside 1 minute
     
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  8. Ali Holmes

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    How do you figure?
     
  9. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti Boxing Hagiographer Full Member

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    He never beat anyone as good as Sharkey.
     
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  10. Balder

    Balder Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Vitali by decapitation.
     
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  11. Seamus

    Seamus Proud Kulak Full Member

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    Head to head, half the guys he beat were better than Sharkey.
     
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  12. Ali Holmes

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    What do you have against Jack?
     
  13. Ken Ashcroft

    Ken Ashcroft Boxing Addict Full Member

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    No one was ever able to outpoiint Vitali.
     
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  14. Ali Holmes

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    Who did Vitali ever decapitate?
     
  15. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Vitali didn't face good boxers though.