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  1. 01 Mar '09 06:29
    Was Ali? Marciano?Dempsey? I rank Joe Louis as #1
  2. Standard member boarman
    member 001
    01 Mar '09 07:55
    Definitely Rocky Balboa
  3. 01 Mar '09 13:29
    Originally posted by boarman
    Definitely Rocky Balboa
    Richard dunn[ made loads of money from the advertisemants on the souls of his boots]!!!
  4. 01 Mar '09 21:42
    Mike Tyson, err before anybody starts hankering on...before he went ga ga ( Rape/jail and the ear etc ).Just to watch a 19 year old street fighter demolish the boxing heirachy was fearsom.
  5. 01 Mar '09 21:44 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by boarman
    Definitely Rocky Balboa
    lol..Nah Clubber Lang..... especially loved his prediction.
  6. 01 Mar '09 22:12
    Originally posted by Hells Caretaker
    Mike Tyson, err before anybody starts hankering on...before he went ga ga ( Rape/jail and the ear etc ).Just to watch a 19 year old street fighter demolish the boxing heirachy was fearsom.
    i agree about tyson being awesome and all, but the greatest,no. His opponents were all suspect, and beat before they climbed through the ropes . Holmes was washed up,Spinks was blown up light heavy with no real heart(at least that night). Buster a so so jouneyman beat him all night before the famous knockdown. Holyfield(a true champion) beat the piss out of him.Lennox Lewis is another. when he got people in front of him with true skills and not intimidated by him,he could not deal with it. If cus was around he probally would have been the greatest,and or if he had stuck with Rooney and Jacobs.
  7. 01 Mar '09 22:47
    Ali
  8. 01 Mar '09 23:39
    Originally posted by YEAH BOY
    Ali
    good choice . But, I put him second. Heres why; Ali was56-5 with37 ko's. held the title 3 times.awesome! Lewis 69-3 55 ko's. Was champ for 11 yrs 10 mos (a record),25 title defenses (a record),and knocked out 23 out of 27 opponents in championship fights.Also a record. Incidently,both of their careers were interupted by wars
  9. Standard member Surtism
    Prof.
    02 Mar '09 00:45
    Frank Bruno
  10. 02 Mar '09 02:19
    Originally posted by surtism
    Frank Bruno
    Frank Bruno?! You must be a Brit .
  11. Standard member PocketKings
    Banned from edits
    02 Mar '09 03:28
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    Was Ali? Marciano?Dempsey? I rank Joe Louis as #1
    Spider Rico
  12. Subscriber shortcircuit
    The Energizer
    02 Mar '09 03:37
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    good choice . But, I put him second. Heres why; Ali was56-5 with37 ko's. held the title 3 times.awesome! Lewis 69-3 55 ko's. Was champ for 11 yrs 10 mos (a record),25 title defenses (a record),and knocked out 23 out of 27 opponents in championship fights.Also a record. Incidently,both of their careers were interupted by wars
    Check your numbers again.

    Ali was 56W 5L 0 Draws

    Lewis was 41W 2L 1 Draw

    Ali beat the following world champions: Sonny Liston (twice), Ken Norton, Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman, Leon Spinks.

    Ali Lost to world champions Ken Norton, Joe Frazier, Leon Spinks, &
    Larry Holmes.

    Lewis beat world champions Oliver McCall, Tommy Morrison, Evander Holyfield, and Hasin Rahman

    Lewis lost to world champions Oliver McCall and Hasim Rahman.
    Lewis' draw was against Evander Holyfield

    Ali won the title three separate times. He was more dominant against better competition and was a great showman and promoter of the sport.

    For these reasons, I think Ali was the best there ever was. I believe Holfield was better in his prime than was Lewis, but that point will be debatable since Lewis didn't catch him until late in his career.
  13. 02 Mar '09 03:47
    Originally posted by shortcircuit
    Check your numbers again.

    Ali was 56W 5L 0 Draws

    Lewis was 41W 2L 1 Draw

    Ali beat the following world champions: Sonny Liston (twice), Ken Norton, Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman, Leon Spinks.

    Ali Lost to world champions Ken Norton, Joe Frazier, Leon Spinks, &
    Larry Holmes.

    Lewis beat world champions Oliver McCall, Tommy Morrison, Ev ...[text shortened]... Lewis, but that point will be debatable since Lewis didn't catch him until late in his career.
    I am sorry. one of my later post I misspelled joe louis last name as lewis.i saw it after i posted it. Again, Iam referring to Joe Louis the brown bomber. Check out his numbers.Lennox is good but I would never compare him with Ali. I will be more careful next time
  14. 02 Mar '09 04:13
    Originally posted by shortcircuit
    Check your numbers again.

    Ali was 56W 5L 0 Draws

    Lewis was 41W 2L 1 Draw

    Ali beat the following world champions: Sonny Liston (twice), Ken Norton, Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman, Leon Spinks.

    Ali Lost to world champions Ken Norton, Joe Frazier, Leon Spinks, &
    Larry Holmes.

    Lewis beat world champions Oliver McCall, Tommy Morrison, Ev ...[text shortened]... Lewis, but that point will be debatable since Lewis didn't catch him until late in his career.
    btw Norton was not a world champ when he fought Ali 3 times.when he won the first time it was for the north american boxing federation title. (1973). Norton was a world "champ" for 6 mos. (W B C ) after being awarded it when Leon Spinks refused to fight him.(1978) His first "defense" was a loss to larry holmes
  15. 02 Mar '09 07:55 / 1 edit
    Sugar ray Robinson