What age is considered PRIME?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Boxingiq2020, Sep 21, 2022.

What age is considered PRIME?

Poll closed Oct 22, 2022.
  1. 21-25

  2. 26-30

  3. 31-35

  4. Other

  1. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

    Jan 7, 2014
  2. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

    Jun 21, 2015
    someone asking this question has no ****ing clue about boxing. NONE.

    Go watch cruling man.
  3. JunlongXiFan

    JunlongXiFan KC ATR: 42-6 SR: 42-6 banned Full Member

    Aug 9, 2020
    At HW 32ish

    Below HW 30ish

    Below FW 26ish
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2022
  4. Boxing Gloves

    Boxing Gloves Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    I selected other. There's no strict rule. Every fighter is different and if you try to average it will change as you go through the weight divisions.
  5. ikrasevic

    ikrasevic Икрашевић Full Member

    Nov 3, 2021
    Trap setting prime (George Foreman, Archie Moore...) around 40, or even 40+
  6. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    Primes vary per fighter
    & fighting styles
    But typically it’s when the mental & physical aspects of a fighters skills
    through experience & consistent execution “catch up” to each other & work in unison with a fighter’s peaked physical conditioned years,
    For perfect harmony.

    for most the age is 25ish-32ish
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  7. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool He'll be out in December Koogs !!!! Full Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    You need to combine experience with physical prime. So I'd say fighters are generally at their very best 30-32 but it does depend on the division.
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  8. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears this my daddy's account (RIP daddy) Full Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    There's prime for speed and then there's prime for man strength. When we're younger we're like fast monkeys who can take your banana before you know it's gone and count coins. But when we're old if we lived right like a working man we are like slow gorillas who may not be able to catch you but if we do you get your kong donkey punched like hardcore. Real hardcore. You don't come back from something like that if you're a fast little chimpitty dude. Only another gorilla can withstand that ish.
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  9. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears this my daddy's account (RIP daddy) Full Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    I have never had either any strength or speed. But I have always made up for that with a willingness to sound pitiable. I started out sounding pitiable like a newborn puppy but I then grew into a frail elderly kind of pitiable like an old dying goat. But either way it's like an equalizer the likes of speed of hand and reflex or the strength of back and bicep. I am quite formidable. Always have been.
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  10. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears this my daddy's account (RIP daddy) Full Member

    Jul 28, 2009
    Much more formidable than the likes of most of you all who rely on simple things, the likes of speed of foot and eye or the strength of muscle and bone.
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  11. DanielDimov

    DanielDimov Jabbing all night Full Member

    Feb 2, 2015
    Why do people vote so much for 26-30? Most professional fighters have like 10 fights at that age.

    I believe 31-35 is the golden age for professional boxing and it should be the prime age. After 36 boxers tend to slow down but most of them are pretty fine contenders until 38-39.
  12. JL Fighter

    JL Fighter Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 24, 2009
    In my case, 25.
    At 48, I bust a nut in less than a minute.
  13. EnzoRD

    EnzoRD Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    Charles Bronson (aka Michael Gordon Petterson) is still in prison at 68, probably doing one armed press ups and masturbating with the other until he gets bored.

    You should read his solitary fitness book and you won't have that problem lol
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  14. EnzoRD

    EnzoRD Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    In regards to the question. One thing nobody has actually taken into account is lung capacity. It decreases after 35.

    But we are talking about boxing. And it really depends on the boxer. But I thought We all knew that right?
  15. Thread Stealer

    Thread Stealer Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 30, 2005
    Depends on the fighter. Just like in other sports, a running back’s prime is more likely to be at a younger age than a QB.

    Some boxers start later and develop later, and some take more punishment. A heavyweight is more likely to be in their prime at a more advanced age than lower weights, but there’s exceptions to that too.