Who is your favorite boxer? Why?

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  1. Zujitsuka

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    Personally, I like Chris Byrd. The guy is a very small heavyweight, but he will take on all comers. This guy is known to put ads in newspapers asking for fights. How 'Gracie-esque', huh? :) No one has ever accused Chris Byrd of ducking them. Plus, he seems like such a nice, classy guy.

    Of course I'm also a Roy Jones, Jr. fan. I've been following Roy since the Seoul Olympics (1988).

    So, how about you folks? Who do you like?
     
  2. cali_tkdbruin

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    Roy Jones Jr. - Pound for pound, he's currently the best. He's undefeated as a pro. Well, okay, he does have that one loss due to a DQ. Can that really be counted?

    Oscar Dela Hoya - Even though he has a few losses, he's an excellent boxer, tactician with very good skills. Would have probably beaten Tito Trinidad if he hadn't run the last 4 rounds of their fight.

    Felix Tito Trinidad - When he's on he's a very impressive fighter. Hope enough cash is flashed his way to get him to come out of retirement. I, along with many fight fans I'm sure, would like to see a rematch with Dela Hoya.
     
  3. J-kid

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    RJ Jr.
    Ali.
    Suger Ray.
     
  4. Cruentus

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    Favorite Boxer of all time?

    I'd have to say Jack Dempsey. Watching him pummel guys that seemed twice his size like they were his B***ches in the old black and white footage is just too cool to watch. The amount of power that he could generate given his size and appearance of lack of technique has always amazed me. That was back in the days of 6 oz. gloves, and when boxing was really tough (not that it isn't tough now, but you get what I mean).
     
  5. Infight

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    Acelino PoPo Freitas, cause hes undefeated til today, and almost all his wins were by knockouts (speaking like a brazilian fan)
    Know conciously, the best of ever was Mike Iron Tyson, brute, fast, strong, in his best shape unbeatable!
     
  6. cali_tkdbruin

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    Are we talking only contemporary Pugs, or the best fighters of all time? If it's the best pugs of all time I have a long list of favorites... :boxing:
     
  7. Sugar Ray Robinson
    Roy Jr.
    Ali
    De La Hoya
    Tyson
    Klitchsko sp?
     
  8. Zujitsuka

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    My favorite boxer of all time is Muhammad Ali.
     
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    jack dempsey and marvelous marvin hagler and iron mike
     
  10. Daniel Mendoza. Supposedly he was the man who put the science into the sweet science. He was 140 pounds and fought against guys twice his size when there were almost no rules and no gloves. Got to love the pugilists.
     
  11. Deathtrap101

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    I know nobody has heard of him but my favourit boxer has to be my cousin. Cody Kelly, local champ not 100% sure too where he stands at now but i know he can kick some seriouse ***. beleive he was champ at provincials last year(81kg catagory). And im sure he has many more titles that i currently do not feel like looking up.
     
  12. jefroman

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    In no particular order...

    Rocky Marciano
    Sugar Ray Robinson
    Joe Louis
    Ali

    Jeff
     
  13. celtic bhoy

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    Rocky Balboa!!
     
  14. Infight

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    I agree Rocky Balboa is the best Boxer of all times!
     
  15. cali_tkdbruin

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    What about Apollo Creed and Ivan Drago?!?!

    :boxing:
     
  16. KenpoDragon

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    Mt current favorite boxer has to be Roy Jones Jr.

    My all time list would be "Iron" Mike Tyson (pre Buster Douglas)
    "Sugar" Ray Leonard
    Julio Caesar Chavez
    Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield
    Felix Trinidad
    Muhammad Ali

    :boxing:
     
  17. jefroman

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    Here's my new list...

    Mike Tyson (before Douglas)
    Jack Dempsey
    Rocky Marciano
    Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    Sugar Ray Robinson

    Jeff
     
  18. tmanifold

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    My fav's:

    Jones, Jr. For some one who beats every one he faces easily he gets no respect. The guy went form middle to heavy weight and had titles the whole way.

    Mickey Ward-pure heart, pure warrior

    Evander holyfield- will fight anyone any time and place, even if he can't remember where it is.

    Least favorite:

    Lennox Lewis - Can that guy duck anymore people, honestly.

    De La Hoya- the guy barely wins any more and still gets the best paydays in boxing.

    Tyson (now) some one really has to put a muzzle on that guy. Anyone seen his latest interview.

    Tony
     
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    I have 2 people that I really liked in boxing
    Marvin Hagler (sp) and Ali
     
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    Muhammed Ali and the original Sugar Ray, Sugar Ray Robinson.
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