Who is the best fighter from every weight class?

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  1. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    After forcing him in the ring cold? Couldn’t beat him fair and square (because he wasn’t good enough).
     
  2. JohnThomas1

    JohnThomas1 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    :lol:
     
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  3. Loudon

    Loudon Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    They didn’t.

    Nobody had Mike winning the first 4 straight.

    Neither Lederman or Merchant.

    It was a tough fight for Roy.

    Mike was a genius.

    Roy was very cautious.

    That’s all you needed to say.

    You always exaggerate.

    Montell Griffin also caused Roy a lot of issues. It was very surprising at the time. But again, nobody but you thinks that it was a schooling.

    You say the most ridiculous things.
     
  4. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The thing is that you can pick a lot of fighters and their best 3 years would look unbeatable. It's way too small sample of size to conclude that you're the best ever.
     
  5. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    That's a lot of fights and fighters to be missing out on. I'm no expert (at all) on the lower weight classes but ignoring bantamweight alone is such a shame not to mention the incredible number of great fights in the super bantam/junior featherweight class - and a lot of those are pretty recent too. Really worth your time checking some of those out.
     
  6. Jel

    Jel Reserving the right to be inconsistent Full Member

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    Maybe we should call him the best we've never seen.
     
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  7. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Have to chuckle when I see Ketchel, Greb and Robinson (ww) listed.
     
  8. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    And yet when Kalambay is listed...
     
  9. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Yeah, I see him with my own eyes how good
     
  10. META5

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    Awful pick.

    Kalambay was sparked out by Nunn, who was a tier below B-Hop, Toney and certainly RJJ.

    I'm not sure how you could make any compelling argument to rank him above Monzon and Hagler.
     
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  11. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

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    But you don't Robinson?
     
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  12. Bulldog24

    Bulldog24 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Not at welter no
     
  13. White Bomber

    White Bomber Well-Known Member Full Member

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    He would have done nothing.
    Prime Roy is invincible
     
  14. White Bomber

    White Bomber Well-Known Member Full Member

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    SRR is the best WW, bar none
     
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  15. White Bomber

    White Bomber Well-Known Member Full Member

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    It's not about picking his best 3 years, it's about picking the version of him that was still commited/focused on boxing and trained properly, while having Rooney at his side.
    If Tyson had kept focus and Rooney, I would have picked a longer time frame as his prime, regardless of whether he would losses or not in this time frame.