Which Historic Fights Would You Have Predicted Wrong?

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  1. RJJFan

    RJJFan Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Suppose you were there live at some of the great historic fights like Dempsey-Tunney, Louis-Schmeling, Robinson vs Lamotta 2, Ali vs Liston, Ali vs Foreman, Hagler vs Leonard, Hagler vs Hearns, Hearns vs Leonard, Tyson-Douglas, Joshua-Ruiz, etc.

    Which fights would you have predicted wrong? I think noone saw Tyson losing against Douglas for sure. I wouldn't have picked Leonard over Hearns. I probably would have picked Foreman over Ali as Ali was starting to lose his legs.
     
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  2. KO KIDD

    KO KIDD Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    AwardedSteak863 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Jones vs Toney
    Tzyu vs Hatton
    Holyfield vs Lewis
    Spinks vs Tyson. ( I was way wrong)
    Tarver vs Hopkins
     
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    RacingBeat Casual lives matter Full Member

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    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    Foreman vs Ali and Moorer
     
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    RightLeftCombo Active Member Full Member

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  7. POTUS

    POTUS Gemologist Full Member

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    JoJo Dan getting robbed in Turkey.:ibutt
     
  8. Zhuge Liang

    Zhuge Liang Active Member Full Member

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    • Tyson vs Buster Douglas (who didn't... :p)
    • De La Hoya vs Trinidad (gotta admit, Trinidad is really gooood...)
    • Margarito vs Mosley (the size difference is quite big and media really portrayed this as somekind of 'David vs Goliath')
    • Golovkin vs Canelo I (can't say I'm wrong, it was a blatant robbery)
     
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  9. Badbot

    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The draw itself would have been acceptable if it weren't for Byrd.
    114-114 was best case scenario for Canelo.
     
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  10. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I did predict one wrong,,Hagler Leonard. I thought Hagler would go right after Ray and make him fight. But after the first 3 rounds I realized Hagler didn't have it anymore, he was slow and sluggish, his punches had no pop and he looked like he was pushing them out there. I remember that when Ray's team first offered to fight Hagler it was some time before the Hagler team agreed, I think they knew that Hagler was slipping and the Mugabi fight was proof as Marvin took a lot of punishment in that fight.
     
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  11. Eggman

    Eggman "The cream of the crop! Nobody does it better! Full Member

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  12. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Guido Full Member

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    Mugabi was proof that Hagler was literally indestructible. That is one brutal fight
     
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  13. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

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    It hurts to say this

    but I had Wlad to beat Fury by KO :pipi

    :ibutt:eek::eek::eek:
     
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  14. Stiff Jab

    Stiff Jab Active Member Full Member

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    Duran v Hearns. I would have gotten that, um, way, waaaaaa~y wrong.
     
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    LoadedGlove Well-Known Member Full Member

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    The Rumble in the Jungle, like everybody else.
     
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