Which would do more for Joshua's resume?

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Which would do more for Joshua's resume?

  1. A KO win over Wilder in the mid rounds.

    31 vote(s)
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  2. A points win over Fury

    22 vote(s)
    41.5%
  1. dangerousity

    dangerousity Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Joshua is lucky he has these guys to build his legacy off. Poor Klitschko had no ne.
     
  2. Komaster

    Komaster I wanna really, really, really wanna zigazig ah Full Member

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    I wouldn't go that far. Joshua is yet to show us he can outbox an elite fighter without doing the jig at some point. Infact a UD vs Wilder whilst avoiding his money maker would impress me more than an early knockout against him.
     
  3. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    Wilder cos that win makes Joshua undisputed.
     
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  4. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    A pts win over Fury*.

    Along with many others I believe a still recovering Fury beat Wilder.
    He's number 2 in the rankings.
    He's acclaimed as the finest boxer in the division.

    The other reason is that I think an AJ KO of Wilder is likely, a pts victory over Fury far less so.






    *Unless the cards are dodgy. I'm assuming a clear win.
     
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  5. Scissors

    Scissors Up the reds Full Member

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    Fury is a bit of an irrelevance. The biggest fight in world boxing is Joshua vs Wilder.
     
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  6. HerolGee

    HerolGee Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I am not sure he needs it AT THIS STAGE really, Mendy, what do you think?

    compared to whom.

    Compared to Wilder, who won a title when he was 30. Joshua was years ahead of that, plus unified too.

    Compared to Fury? Miles ahead apart from full unification for a few months with no defences

    Compared to...how far back do we go....Parker? He eclipsed him straighforward.

    Compared to W. Klitschko? He is half a decade ahead of him in winning a title and unifying.

    Compared to V Klitschko? I thought Vits was 32 when he beat Sanders, who shouldnt really have even had a title based on his ability. He was 7 years behind Joshua.

    Compared to Lewis? Though Lewis was closer to AJ's age on title ascendancy, he was "gifted" it when Bowe dumped his.

    If you think AJ should be ahead of the game as it stands for him, you'd expect all the above to have done more too.
     
  7. Mendoza

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

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    He needs it. Joshua's two best wins are over a 41 year old and 38 year old man, and he had trouble in both fights.

    A win over a top 3 opponent in his prime, is something Joshua doesn't have, and either Wilder of Fury would give him that.
     
  8. HerolGee

    HerolGee Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    so you also think all the others should have done more too by that stage.

    ok..so why not criticise Vitali, who took till 32 to get a title.

    WHy not argue Vitali shoud have done more by the age of 32, being older than joshua and yet behind him in accomplishment.

    What is your reason for selecting Joshua when you are ignoring other, far far far more applicable cases.

    Surely the logical thing to ask is "WOW HOW COME JOSHUA IS SO FAR AHEAD OF WILDER AND THE KLITSCHKOS". What made you try to reverse this logic?
     
  9. Mendoza

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

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    This is your problem. You don't understand the issues, and mix and match things with using the facts. I wasn't talking about the time to win a title, rather the quality of opponents beaten is where Joshua's resume needs improvement. Then you go off tangent and mix things up. A correction if I may.

    *** Vitali won his first professional world professional title in 1999, WBO title over Herbie Hide. Vitali went pro in Nov 1996. This means he won his first world title in less than THREE Years. *** The fight you are referring to is Corrie Sanders, that was a different belt ( WBC ) and took place five years later.

    Back to topic on who Joshua needs to beat the most to enhance his resume...
     
  10. HerolGee

    HerolGee Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    thesame appies - you need to criticise the previous champions WAY MORE.

    Explain why you didnt start with them instead selecting just joshua, who has done much better than them at his age.

    dont quote rubbish about invalid titles, it makes your point invalid immediately.

    Now try again.
     
  11. Staminakills

    Staminakills Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Be great but too many deaths and fighters neglected to vegetable status
     


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