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riyas cmyd

i love boxing

Posted June 18, 2014 10:37 am 


Anonymous

Boxing fan half of the posts are missing

Posted May 28, 2014 2:58 am 


Boxing Fan

My posts?

Posted May 28, 2014 2:43 am 


Anonymous

dempsey????

Posted May 27, 2014 11:37 pm 


Steelhammer

Dempsey would have been formidable in any era, Johnson and Gans? Nah

Posted May 27, 2014 7:35 pm 


ECAT

Why is my comment gone? I’ll try again…

TARK — Oh poor Ezzard… who took care of him? Did he have a family?

Posted May 27, 2014 1:16 pm 


Anonymous

charles. best light hw ever,bert sugar.

Posted May 27, 2014 10:59 am 


ECAT

As for boxing history… How about JAJ…guess he would have been great in any era?

Posted May 27, 2014 9:19 am 


ECAT

Neurodegenerative diseases are horrific diseases…well most diseases are…

Posted May 27, 2014 9:04 am 


ECAT

… A friend of mine died from CJD…

Posted May 27, 2014 7:16 am 


Boxing Fan

Yes Charles was suffering from early symptoms of ALS, the disease that took his life at an early age. Charlie Goldman knew he was a safe opponent.

Posted May 27, 2014 4:13 am 


TARK

He never knew something was seriously wrong — until one day he was eating breakfeast and he couldn’t grip his spoon.

Posted May 27, 2014 2:20 am 


TARK

Charles was suffering from the early symptoms of ALS… unbeknownst to him… He said he never felt right starting with the 3rd Walcott fight, I think in 1951… He beat Walcott easily twice before but got knocked out.

Posted May 27, 2014 2:18 am 


TARK

True…, Charles at his best would have beaten Rocky, Vlades, and Johnson.

You see, Charles was suffering from the early inroads of a disease he didn’t know he had..

Charles always felt tired, exhausted, and unbalanced.. He had good days and bad days.. He had the early symptoms of ALS and never knew for sure something was seriously wrong… until a spoon fell out of his hand one morning, and he couldn’t grasp it again.. He couldn’t hold it at all..

That has to be scarey as Hell.. He had numerous checkups before and they always told him to get more rest.. He said, “I’m resting my life away and it doesn’t help.” … This time they sent him to top specialists… who gave him the bad news … “You’ve got a problem Mr. Charles.”

Posted May 27, 2014 2:16 am 


ECAT

TARK — Interesting…didn’t know that… What I do know is that Ezzard, who was past his best when he fought Rock, lost to Johnson and Nino. You say that Al and Charlie didn’t want “big guys” fighting Rocky… So they cherry picked Ezzard as Rock’s opponent? I mean, he was past his best, lost to Johnson and punching bag Nino…

Posted May 27, 2014 12:29 am 


TARK

He’s gone down as great whether I think so or not.

It means he didn’t fight every mandatory challenger… It means there were very few formidable heavyweights when Rocky was champion… The division was at an all time low.. It’s true that his challengers were mostly washed up light heavyweights.

He did have some fighting ability obviously… but he defended the title only 6 times and retired rather than face Floyd Patterson.. I believe Patterson would have boxed the bejabbers out of the slow assed, crude swinging Rocky.

Posted May 26, 2014 11:17 pm 


eric

Tark, does that mean Marcano was atg?? Or what’s your point?

Posted May 26, 2014 10:45 pm 


TARK

ECAT says.., “As for Marciano… Not quite sure exactly WHY people think Marciano was so amazing?

Rock was extremely lucky…he had no real competition, there were no real HW’s in the early 50′s so he fought mostly light heavyweights…and they were either washed up or past their prime.”

After Nino Valdez beat Ezzard Charles in 1953 he was the mandatory challenger for Marciano for a while.. That got fixed.. What happened later was Bob Baker and Nino Valdes had a box-off to determine a challenger for Marciano. I believe Marciano would have beaten those punching bags easily but Al Weill and Charlie Goldman didn’t want “big guys” fighting Rocky … and those madatories quietly vanished.

Posted May 26, 2014 10:32 pm 


rich

Axel Schulz outboxed George Foreman and ‘lost’…another dud decision.

Posted May 26, 2014 2:17 pm 


ECAT

I meant to say his opponents were either washed up or past their prime…

Posted May 26, 2014 2:02 pm 


Hammer

Not a great list but its all subjective. My top 5 Wladimir-his jab alone is ordered and just about every heavyweights straight right
Kovalev- Crusher nuff said
Lucas- good technique and good power equals great punche
GGG- great great great hitter
PAc, those bombs hard but bigger guys are harder to KO. Imagine he was at 135 still?

Posted May 26, 2014 12:55 pm 


ECAT

As for Marciano… Not quite sure exactly WHY people think Marciano was so amazing?

Rock was extremely lucky…he had no real competition, there were no real HW’s in the early 50’s so he fought mostly light heavyweights…and they were either washed up or past their prime…

Posted May 26, 2014 9:16 am 


Anonymous

wilder will be america’s next tyson

Posted May 26, 2014 8:25 am 


eric

prime foreman was a huge hitter!

Posted May 26, 2014 8:10 am 


TARK

DMX…, Foreman refused to fight anyone tough, and even lost to China-chinned Tommy Morrison.

Moorer is Foreman’s only KO in his last 7 fights… His punch was GONE when he made his comeback… Why couldn’t George KO a weak chinned guy like Alex Stewart??? Iron Mike KO’d Stewart so easy it was ridiculous.

Foreman fought weak challengers like Crawford Grimsley and Lou Saverese… and couldn’t even knock them down.

Tyson put Saverese out with a very weak left hook… Jimmy Thunder knocked Grimsley out in 3 seconds with his first punch — in Grimsley’s next fight after Foreman.

Old Foreman was no great puncher, and refused to fight punchers like Ray Mercer… Ollie McCall… Razor Ruddock… Riddick Bowe… Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis … He fought super slow non-punchers like Axel Shultz and Crawford Grimsley and barely beat them.

Posted May 25, 2014 10:49 pm 


what

anonymous agreed

Posted May 25, 2014 8:19 pm 


ECAT

Foreman was a great puncher, yes, but he just couldn’t box. Tommy was a great fighter, but he had a weak chin and a lousy defense, that’s why he got KO’ed by Marvin, who really couldn’t punch THAT hard, and by Barkley, who was inept and slow as hell! An ATG boxer should be a master of defensive boxing—’cause boxing is the art of hitting without being hit.

Posted May 25, 2014 8:04 pm 


boom

i love tyson, prime iron mike was the greatest ever. wonderful defence, movement and explosive power to rival any fighter in history.

Posted May 25, 2014 7:31 pm 


Anonymous

wilder hits so freaking hard i think even harder than iron mike

Posted May 25, 2014 6:45 pm 


KO 3

Klinchko wouldn’t last 1 round he don’t have the footwork to deal with Tyson

Posted May 25, 2014 5:07 pm 


rjhill

of all time?One would have to reconsider several mentioned.Maidana usually not a one punch ko artist.Stevenson ko,d dawson for his fame.Way too soon to put him all time.earnie Shavers not mentioned.Tommy Hearns not mentioned.Rocky marciano not mentioned.wilder c,mon,who has he Ko,d of any top notch fighter?had he fought Tony thompson and Ko,d him well maybe or an equvelent,but he has not.GGG has not fought the best either.joe lewis not mentioned.jack dempsey,mike tyson took out an aged holmes viciously,and many others.Vitali klitschco flattened many and so his brother made the list but should be higher and you will see why once if ever he fights Wlad.not to take anything away from these questionable relatively untested best of all time.one has to know all the fighters of past and current ones.a fun article however.

Posted May 25, 2014 4:34 pm 


KO 3

LMAO!!!! Tyson would’ve swept the floor with Foreman!!!!

Posted May 25, 2014 2:52 pm 


Big George Foreman

I agree with Bluesman

# Foreman
# Foreman
# Foreman
# Tyson
# Lewis
# Vlad
hahaha, the same Mike Tyson who got raped twice by Holyfield? Do you honestly believe that Big George could not take this guy out??? Never mind explanation, Foreman would absolutely overwhelm Tyson, he would of killed Tyson, Foremans punches are like cement hitting you! By the time Hearns fought Berkley he was past his best in his most unflattering weight division. Hearns is one of the greatest of all time, the only huge puncher he lost to in his prime was Hagler. A prime Hearns was a formidable sight, only Leonard beat him at WW, his best weight.

Posted May 25, 2014 2:40 pm 


el chapo

Dmx…Tyson didnt call out Foreman so he was SCARED of Foreman ?? That is the stupidest comment ive heard in a long time. I havent heard mayweather call out eric morales so obvioisly mayweather is scared @#%less. Havent heard GGG call out Trinidad whos having money issues and could use a gigantic payday. GGG must be having nightmares every night of Titos left hook…right genious???

Posted May 25, 2014 10:46 am 


clitcrazy

Stop living in the past. This article was for todays boxers and once again it back to the hasbeens. Watch wlad ko’ing calvin brock and ray Austin if you want to see power in either hand.

Posted May 25, 2014 9:02 am 


Mick the Marmalizer

Why doe’s this you commenting too early

Posted May 25, 2014 6:51 am 


Mick the Marmalizer

“NO NO NO” I’m not F***ing commenting too early! It was my 1st comments of the day you retards!!!!!…………..

Posted May 25, 2014 6:50 am 


DMX

Why then, considering the match would have been huge
Did mike Tyson want absolutely no part of a ageing George Foreman?
Out of respect?
He didn’t feel the same way about Holmes . .

Posted May 25, 2014 4:50 am 


TARK

Tyson was WAAAAAY too fast for Foreman… Just like Tyson was WAAAAAY too fast for those other huge, slow punchers: Bonecrusher Smith, Razor Ruddock, and Frank Bruno..

Tyson was a speed demon.. Iron Mike blitzed Alex Stewart in less than a minute.. Stewart was so slow with his swings he couldn’t even touch the speedy Tyson… but hammered Foreman with almost every slow punch he threw… Tyson knocked Stewart TFO immediately… if not sooner.

A year later Stewart gave Foreman a horrible beating and should have gotten the decision.

Michael Spinks was just as big and just as smart a boxer as Jimmy Young… and could punch a lot harder… Tyson blitzed Michael Spinks in 90 seconds … FLAT!!! … and would have done the same thing to Jimmy Young.

Posted May 25, 2014 4:19 am 


TARK

@Bluesman.., “Before he was trained by Clancy, Foreman was a wrecking machine and would have EASILY KO’ED Young in the first two rounds, PERIOD.”

So that’s why a very slow Ron Lyle knocked a very sloppy Foreman down twice—and almost knocked him out??? … And why Ali made a dolt out of Foreman like Young did???

Quarry and Young easily outboxed Lyle with little effort.. Foreman couldn’t box.. You need to be able to box to beat somebody as smart as Jimmy Young.. Young had 5 defeats when he fought Foreman and only about 19 wins—so Jimmy wasn’t that experienced or slick—but he was clever enough to beat Foreman 8 days a week. Wladimir Klitschko would have dominated and destroyed Young … in the same manner he did Chris Byrd and Fast Eddie Chambers.

I think Foreman mulled over his 2 losses for 10 years—and when he made his comeback he knew something about relaxing in the ring… along with pace and patience.

Posted May 25, 2014 4:06 am 


DMX

Funny enough even through Tyson’s glory years
He never ever mentioned the possibility of fighting a old overweight George Foreman

Posted May 25, 2014 1:34 am 


BLUESMAN

In my book Foreman is # 1 for hardest puncher with Tyson not far behind at # 2. Foreman would’ve CRUSHED Tyson though with his uppercuts.

Posted May 25, 2014 1:26 am 


BLUESMAN

Foreman wasn’t at his best when he fought Jimmy Young, enda story. Gil Clancy, who was a great trainer, made the mistake of trying to make Foreman more a technician, which Foreman WAS NOT. Unforunately, Foreman took his time WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY too much and left himself open to be hit much more because of this. Before he was trained by Clancy, Foreman was a wrecking machine and would have EASILY KO’ED Young in the first two rounds, PERIOD. As for Tyson’s fight with Buster Douglas, Tyson was VERY out-of-shape, breathing hard and looking VERY winded and tired after the first half of the fight. He also no longer bobbed and weaved since he no longer had the great Kevin Rooney in his corner, who carried on the boxing techniques of the late, great Cus D’Mato. Top of that, he relied on ONLY on one punch at a time, thus not throwing combinations. Anyone who disagrees with this is just PLAIN WRONG. :-)

Posted May 25, 2014 1:24 am 


CurlyQ.Howard

Once again: After tonight’s fight, Stevenson ought to be removed from this list – not positioned lower – just removed from this list entirely.

Posted May 24, 2014 11:54 pm 


TARK

LMFAO!!!!

A lot of those so-called ATG’s punchers I talked about in the post below lost to cherry-picked opponents they were highly favored to beat… What was Buster Douglas??? … Jimmy Young??? … Terry Norris??? … Ron Stander??? … Iran Barkley???

They weren’t supposed to beat the crap out of those ATG’s

Today’s great KO punchers who I’m talked about in the post below aren’t ducking anyone… They’re being ducked… That’s the difference

Posted May 24, 2014 10:29 pm 


…..

I’ll give Mikey Garcia a pass on that last comment.

Posted May 24, 2014 8:46 pm 


…..

Tark, your unbeaten rhetoric is boring. Of course guys can go unbeaten feeding on journeymen and bums.

Posted May 24, 2014 8:45 pm 


big baws

Not muchnegative to say about wilder tark? What are you on? He can’t jab. Had terrible balance. His stance needs years of work. His chin is glass.

Posted May 24, 2014 7:53 pm 


belly

let wilder fight povetkin

Posted May 24, 2014 6:39 pm 


badger

good list except for wilder.

Posted May 24, 2014 4:37 pm 


TARK

This pundit says.., “Ernie Shavers, Mike Tyson, Julian Jackson, George Foreman, Bob Foster, Tommy Hearns, Sandy Saddler, Archie Moore, Rocky Marciano and many more have acquired enviable reputations as some of the sport’s most feared hitters”

Quarry said of Shavers, “Stander knocked Ernie out cold. Nobody knocks me out.”

Douglas said of Tyson, “I got 20 pounds, 5 inches on Mike. I’m too fast for him.”

McCallum said of Jackson, “Any good boxer will murder this punk.”

Young said of Foreman, “He’s very easy to hit.”

Frazier said of Foster, “He can hit, but he can’t take.”

Barkley said of Hearns, “He’s a sucker for a right hand.”

However… there’s not much negative you can say about Sergei Kovalev.. Gennady Golovkin.. Deontay Wilder.. Mikey Garcia.. or Keith Thurman..

Those boys can all punch your lights out… none has ever been beaten.

Posted May 24, 2014 4:32 pm 


D

it would be very effective because he’s punching down on the guy and his right hand is coming behind it.

Posted May 24, 2014 4:27 pm 


Anonymous

Hm, Klitchkos Jab would be not as effective versus a style like Ibeauchi

Posted May 24, 2014 3:52 pm 


Un’estate italiana

Ike Ibeabuchi, one of the best punchers ever! Damn this guy would have been a top HW with his amazing hand speed, power ,stamina and iron chin. The fight with David Tua was spectacular! I would have loved to have seen him fight Tyson, Lewis, Klitschko.

Posted May 24, 2014 1:16 pm 


K2 Fan

” would apply ” ; sorry .

Posted May 24, 2014 10:49 am 


K2 Fan

I find that remark about Wider ; ” you can only face what
is put in front of you ” more than misleading , actually more like a blatant lie ! That sort of logic would applies
to MANDATORY fights , fights that the fighter has NO CHOICE , but to accept ! In case of the Wilder , ” nonexistent ” , hand picked , competition , it simply does
not apply ! The other remark I find rather humorous is ;
” Wladimir is undoubtedly ONE OF THE HARDEST hitters AROUND ” ….. Oh really ? Just ” around ” ? Obviously
contributed by an ” expert !

Posted May 24, 2014 10:48 am 


rjhill

i think we have to add the kilit bros.to that list.We may after allis said have to enter the Haitian champ to the list.

Posted May 24, 2014 10:19 am 


Denver

No GGG?

Posted May 24, 2014 9:28 am 


drunk pom

“Anonymous You’re boyfriends aids test came in it’s not good

Posted May 24, 2014 7:28 am 


Anonymous

Ibeabuchi, a waste of talent

Posted May 24, 2014 6:25 am 


DMX

Valero was an animal
If only he stayed away from the alcohol and drugs

Guys like Vallero and Ike Ikebuchi only can blames themselves for self destruct

Posted May 24, 2014 5:22 am 


Anonymous

DMX

Deceased nutcase Edwin Valero is a modern fighter that had that KO killer instinct
He wiped out everyone in front of him with a 100% KO ratio
If only he was around to square up to Pacquaio and Mayweather now . .

Pacman DUCKED Valero at Lightweight to take on David Diaz who is possibly the worst Lightweight title holder for maybe 50 years or more. Pac avoided the constant calls from camp Valero to duel. Pac ran from Valero.

Posted May 24, 2014 5:04 am 


DMX

Deceased nutcase Edwin Valero is a modern fighter that had that KO killer instinct
He wiped out everyone in front of him with a 100% KO ratio
If only he was around to square up to Pacquaio and Mayweather now . . .

Posted May 24, 2014 4:37 am 


Anonymous

Anyone could have 100% knockout ratio fighting the bums Wilder has fought. Vlad easily beat Wilder from one side of the ring to the other while sparring for the Wach fight, Vlad would knock Wilder out cold……………..

Posted May 24, 2014 1:41 am 


John

Yeah, well. Arthur Abraham had the hardest punch of all back when he was a middleweight. Wladimir Klitschko could have had a few more KO’s if would rough it up. His left hook already KO’ed Ray Austin in the 2nd round. A lot of the boxers on the list still have to face top-tier competition. A KO resumee based on sub-par opposition don’t make a heavy hitter.

Posted May 23, 2014 7:53 pm 


De Lima I.

“A fight with the unbeaten Kubrat Pulev is set to be next up for him, before a potential unification clash with WBC champion Bermane Stiverne.”

It’s unlikely that WK will fight Pulev in September… The unification fight is more important than Pulev.

Boente is still in negotiation with Stiverne’s camp, they are interested in a fight with VK. Well, all except Don King…

Posted May 23, 2014 4:59 pm 


Hammer

Ordered and = harder than below

Posted May 23, 2014 3:57 pm 


Hammer

Not a great list but its all subjective. My top 5

Wladimir-his jab alone is ordered and just about every heavyweights straight right
Kovalev- Crusher nuff said
Lucas- good technique and good power equals great punche
GGG- great great great hitter
PAc, those bombs hard but bigger guys are harder to KO. Imagine he was at 135 still?

Posted May 23, 2014 3:55 pm 


belly

vlad is the hardest puncher and is an all time great and hall of famer, vlad thankyou

Posted May 23, 2014 3:35 pm 


Drago

“Some critics have questioned the level of competition that the 6ft 7inch Alabama bruiser has been in with, but you can only face what is put in front of you…”

Yeah, thats why he never fought anyone north of top50… FFS

Posted May 23, 2014 1:56 pm 


DMX

Jimmy Wilde

132 wins
99 KO’s
3 loses
1 draw

And he has my favourite nickname of any fighter

“The ghost with the hammer”

Posted May 23, 2014 1:23 pm 



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