Who is the best boxer in the history of MMA?

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  1. Ra's Al-Ghul

    Ra's Al-Ghul The one and only! booted Full Member

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    Mercer deserved to get it; I had him with 2 points ahead. Even Lewis admited, that who boxed very clever and he had trouble to find his rhythm, just as had to do adjustments of his strategy and it was tricky, because Mercer shortened the distance effective and made it difficult to hit him.

    Gatti was a very finde boxer like Ortiz and showed it sometimes. He might have been too brave for his own good, but he could do otherwise and would have boxed your ears off! Even against bigger guys like 38-0-0 Thomas Damgaart (who was Boxrec #1 in Welterweight) did he explore his skills. He was like Pazienza and more skillful than Vargas or Montiel.

    That you discredit these so, just expose you haven't much watched of them and you have not clue about boxing, but you are a keyboard-warrior (& edwardian).
     
  2. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Pazienza would have been toyed with by Mayweather also.
     
  3. DONT B SCARED

    DONT B SCARED Pimpin Aint Easy Full Member

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    Dude you seriously say some ridiculous things and this is right up there with the dumbest. Diaz abilities as a boxer have been talked about by fighters and people with far more knowledge then you like Andre Ward who he sparred with. Diaz was clearly an elite MMA fighter which has been supported by dozens of fighters (including his opponents like GSP) and experts being only below the absolute best,with his losses being against world champions and in his prime only losing a disputed decision against Condit in a title fight then against legends of the sport GSP and Silva,being the only person until recently to fight both.
     
  4. Ra's Al-Ghul

    Ra's Al-Ghul The one and only! booted Full Member

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    Yes as many ofters too; Mayweather is able to play with more than 99,99% of boxers (if you include the heavier divisions). Although they were maybe no hall of fame material, both were clearly world class, especially Gatti in his first reign at Super-Featherweight, who even faded knocked with one pretty liver-hook undefeated former WBA champion Doroftei out (who was favourite and known is still known as one of the best boxers).
     
  5. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I`m telling you that Diaz does not have the defensive skills of a world class boxer, Conor is far better at slipping shots and his footwork is better than Diaz`s also, Diaz is a good volume puncher which probably troubled Ward in a meaningless sparring match.
     
  6. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Pazienza was not world class he was beaten by Camacho when he was past his best, he was beat by Roger Mayweather, he was all over the place.
     
  7. Ra's Al-Ghul

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    He won the WBA title against undefeated champion Dale in Light-Middleweight at Canada, was IBF champion in Lightweight (had 1 - 1 vs. Hougen, who defeated Camacho) and stopped 24-0 Rosenblatt, who was IBO champion and #2 in the computer world ranking (just behind Hopkins). He was still competitive in their rematch at Super-Middleweight, when who was 36-1 (had only lost against him) four years later, lost only by split decision, although he was way past his best and 4 - 5 divisions over his natural weight.

    Camacho is one of the greatest boxers pound for pound and was world champion in three divisions. There is no shame in losing against whom. This is like arguing Castilljero is no world class because of losing against de la Hoya. It is not all black or white, there are far more world class boxer than you can imagine, and if you win in three different weight-classes major world titles, then you are most likely one.
     


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