Wilder v Mike Tyson (90`s version) who would have won?

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  1. Ted Stickles

    Ted Stickles Boxing Addict Full Member

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    The 90’91’ Tyson would tear Wilders body up and be all over him. I agree with Lennox when he said Wilders never had to deal with someone that ferocious in the ring, who is really trying to hurt you badly.
     
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  2. kdyehs

    kdyehs Member Full Member

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    As I repete a lot, Tyson is the most overrated HW in history, he never has beaten anyone very good in their prime. His biggest victory is perhaps against Spinks who was a natural Light Heavy Weight. But that is like saying Mike Tyson has beaten Roy Jones Junior in the heavyweight division. It doesn't make much sens. Spinks being a HW champion is a proof of the weakness of the heavy division at that time, allowing a young aggressive puncher to make a name for himself. Then he lost in the biggest upset in history, twice against Holyfield, Lewis... in fact Tyson was contender material a bit worst than David Tua who never hold a major title.

    Wilder easy decision or late KO.
     
  3. Loudon

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  4. kdyehs

    kdyehs Member Full Member

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    lol... and Tyson would probably pay Wilder 4 millions to fight someone else. Having most of your recognition based on flashy wins with such a thin resume also raises questions. If Tyson would have win his "best" fights by UD instead of KO he would not even be considered HoF. I also disagree with age factor to determine if a fighter was great or not. He is the youngest HW champion, so what? Since when does age must be a factor to give more credit to a fighter? I believe that the only way to greatness is to overcome great adversity. Both his problem inside and outside the ring demonstrates he was not great. No big wins, but hey, he was young, exciting style, a crowd pleaser and the star of a Nintendo game, give him the benefit of the doubt. Ali Vs Tyson next ? What a joke !
     
  5. mark ant

    mark ant Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Nov 22nd 1986!
     
  6. Babality

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    Wilder is tailor made for Mike. Open to counters, bad balance, wild punches, ponderous starter, low volume, not a crafty spoiler.
     
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  7. Malph

    Malph Active Member booted Full Member

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    I agree with this. Wilder would have to catch Mike coming in. If Tyson gets inside, and he was very good at that in his prime, he mauls Wilder badly.
     
  8. Heavy_Hitter

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  9. Alphafighter

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    Wilder will need to have an iron jaw. His jaw isn't glass but this is a test he hasn't faced before
     
  10. Radrook

    Radrook Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If it went the distance then Wilder.
    If Mike could catch him during the first few rounds then Tyson wins.
    Wilder needs time to study an opponent and trying to study Tyson in his prime was not easy because he waded in so quickly and with so much devastating power. So I would say Tyson KO's him in the early rounds.
     
  11. Loudon

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    Wilder is technically very poor.

    We all know that.

    It makes no difference if Wilder would have blown away Mathis.

    You're looking specifically at how Mike's style would have meshed with Wilder's. And from Wilder's perspective, it would have been a horrible stylistic match up for him.

    I watched both of the Ruddock fights again the other day.

    There's no way Wilder would have beaten those versions of Mike.
     
  12. Loudon

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    Not by guys as big as Wilder who need time and space.
     
  13. Loudon

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    The versions of Mike who fought Ruddock would have been happy to have gone to war with Wilder.

    The biggest question to ask, is:

    Could Wilder have landed the sort of shot that put away Breazeale?

    I'm going to say no.

    Mike would have been too close to him. Wilder wouldn't have had the time or the space to have landed a shot like that.
     
  14. Loudon

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    I don't think Fury could have kept him at bay for the whole fight.

    Mike was great at slipping inside.
     
  15. Loudon

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    It's no good having power if you can't land it.

    I agree that Wilder has more one shot knockout power. But look at Mike's arsenal.

    Mike had a bigger variety of shots, more speed, more accuracy and better timing, even though it wasn't the 80's version.
     


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