Was Lewis over Vitali the greatest heavyweight win since 2003?

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  1. Mendoza

    Mendoza Hrgovic = Next Heavyweight champion of the world. Full Member

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    For a twist of a thread, when Lewis and Klitschko fans might agree ( I think Vitali is Lewis greatest win ), let's hear it.

    Has there been a better heavyweight win in the past 15+ years?
     
  2. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft Youngest Ezzard Charles Fan Ever Full Member

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  3. thanosone

    thanosone I Am Eternal Full Member

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    He did a job on his face but was losing and was dead after that 6th round. Klit was tired as **** too.
     
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    Lennox was still coming back though and evened out the score.
     
  5. thanosone

    thanosone I Am Eternal Full Member

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    Nah. Both were still landing. Klit was resting that last round. Lewis went to his stool and basically died.
     
  6. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    I think Furys win over WK is greater
     
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  7. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    And getting caught as he came in, it was a dreadful defensive display from Lewis.
     
  8. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Fury looked far better against Wlad.
     
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    Balder Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Lewis was losing, he was saved by the cut. How can this be considered the greatest win?
     
  10. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Yes.

    We would not see the two best heavyweights in the world fight again, for more than a decade!

    The only peer is Wlad Fury!
     
  11. Mendoza

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    Wlad was 41 and 1.5 years removed from the ring coming off an injury. Joshua beat a past his prime man, who likely beats him is he was say 37.

    While the fight was a very good one, the win itself wasn't the best since 2003
     
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  12. Mendoza

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    Did Lewis beat anyone better. Tyson was washed up, Holyfield on the way down. But I said since 2003.
     
  13. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

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    "losing" 6 rounds into a fight where you've done enough to carve a guy's face up like that doesnt take away from the fact that he beatba prime vitali at the end of his career. It was at best 4-2 vitali and Lewis was getting better by the round
     
  14. Mendoza

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    Lewis was dead tired after the 6th round. Vitali would get better as a fighter after this fight. We never saw a re-match, that was Lewis changing his mind, but I do think this was his best win.
     
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  15. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

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    He looked tired so what
     
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