Who has the best heavyweight jab?

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Guru88, Nov 15, 2020.

Best jab

  1. Lennox Lewis

    6.5%
  2. Sonny Liston

    17.4%
  3. Larry Holmes

    58.7%
  4. Muhammad Ali

    17.4%
  1. Guru88

    Guru88 Member Full Member

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    These four in my opinion had the best jabs in heavyweight history, all having different attributes, Sonny’s long powerful ram rod, Ali for speed etc.
    Who had the best?
     
  2. Unforgiven

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  3. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    Holmes, then All, then Liston.

    Louis and Wlad should be options if Lennox is.
     
  4. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Do you mean who has the best jab when it lands or who is the best at outjabbing their opponents?
     
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  5. Guru88

    Guru88 Member Full Member

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    First one
     
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  6. Devon

    Devon Well-Known Member Full Member

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    In that case then I would say Holmes
     
  7. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Wlad and Pink
     
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  8. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

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    If Foreman used his jab more I would pick him, his jab was lethal, but I’m going with the obvious Holmes
     
  9. louis54

    louis54 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Wlad maybe then maybe ali... Ali shot it out perhaps more often than even holmes ?
     
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  10. louis54

    louis54 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Then of course andy r
     
  11. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    The jab of comeback Foreman. It made everybody he fought box on the backfoot.
     
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  12. Flash24

    Flash24 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The best combination of speed and power was Holmes, so his jab was best overall.
    Fastest Ali
    Hardest would be Liston off your list and Foreman .
    Lewis had a very good jab as well
    P.Thomas
    J.Louis were also very good.
    M.Tyson believe it or not in his prime was good.
     
  13. NoNeck

    NoNeck Pugilist Specialist Full Member

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    Wlad had a whole lot more power than Holmes.
     
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  14. Flash24

    Flash24 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I wrote the best COMBINATION of SPEED and POWER was Holmes. It means his wasn't the fastest, or hardest. But the best combination of the two .
     
  15. dinovelvet

    dinovelvet Antifanboi Full Member

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    Wlad never dropped anybody with a jab like Holmes did.

    Lewis , Thomas , Holmes , Douglas dropped guys with jabs.

    Bowe landed more jabs on Holyfield than Wlad landed on Sam Peter.
     
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