Was Lennox the last all-time great HW champion?

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  1. SmackDaBum

    SmackDaBum heavyweightblog.com Full Member

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    I take Povetkin over Holyfield. David Haye is 50/50
     
  2. rayhogan

    rayhogan Dont worry Pac, you wont Full Member

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    Holyfield would beat Povetkin. Povetkin ain't anything special.
     
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    expljose Active Member Full Member

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    considering the massive amount of hurt I see it's still hard to get over what the klitschko brothers did to your psyches for all those years ... maybe in a few more you'll grow up and come around ..
     
  4. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    One of them. Vlad deserves a spot amongst the great, but definitely not greater than Lewis.
     
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  5. Dangerwood84

    Dangerwood84 Member Full Member

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    If the year was still 2003.
     
  6. HerolGee

    HerolGee Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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    why would u pick a non acheiver over an atg?
     
  7. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti The Ad Wolgast of Googling Stuff Full Member

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    I think Wlad is an ATG. Though not the level of Lennox.
     
  8. Gabriel Syme

    Gabriel Syme Member booted Full Member

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    It's strange, if you go by career, and you had to choose one, you'd probably have to choose Wlad. But I have no doubt that if they ever had fought each other Vitali would have destroyed him.
     
  9. SmackDaBum

    SmackDaBum heavyweightblog.com Full Member

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    Povetkin would beat Holyfield. He also competed in a tougher era.
     
  10. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Wladimir Klitschko was the last great heavyweight.

    Anthony Joshua may be the next great one, time will tell.
     
  11. PunchersChance.

    PunchersChance. Active Member Full Member

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    Holyfield destroys Povetkin. And no way was it a tougher era.
     
  12. j0hn0

    j0hn0 double up on the jab Full Member

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    no, he wasnt. wlad and vitali are both atg hw's
     
  13. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I do think Vitali was more technical and more talented overall, but Wlad had that effective clinching style that worked so well for him. Would the clinching style work against Vitali? Not sure as they were similar in size and it was most effective against smaller HWs, not so much against fighters his size.
     
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  14. SmackDaBum

    SmackDaBum heavyweightblog.com Full Member

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    No way. They competed in 2 separate weight classes. Holyfield 225 and Povetkkn 245 give or take a few pounds.
     
  15. HerolGee

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    they are the same weight class mentalist. Whats wrong with you?