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Old 09-11-2009, 03:45 PM #1
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Default What Heavyweight Champions never fought a top 10 Heavyweight?

What Heavyweight Champions never fought a top 10 HW all-time?

It seems that there are quite a few. Who are they?

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Old 09-11-2009, 03:48 PM #2
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Even with the disolved materia lthat is the ''world title'' these days it's hard to find a guy who had a belt and didn't fight a top 10 guy.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:50 PM #3
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your statement is impossible to compute,any way you look at it a fighter to be a champ had to of fought a top 10 heavyweight
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:53 PM #4
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Richel "The Dutch Sonny Liston" Hersisia.

He owned the prestigious WBF heavyweight title.
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he owned it because he bought it at the variety store,he also fought ray mercer and lost
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Old 09-11-2009, 05:27 PM #6
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Do you mean not a top 10 HW all-time, or one of the top 10 HWs in the world at the time they fought?
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Old 09-11-2009, 06:48 PM #7
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What Heavyweight Champions never fought a top 10 Heavyweight?

It seems that there are quite a few. Who are they?
Rocky Balboa and Clubber Lang
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Old 09-12-2009, 11:17 AM #8
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balboa fought creed,lang fought balboa,figure it out
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Old 09-12-2009, 02:46 PM #9
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Richel "The Dutch Sonny Liston" Hersisia.

He owned the prestigious WBF heavyweight title.

Well he did last longer than Tim Sylvia did,I think he deserves as much credit for that as Sylvia does for breaking the "gentleman's agreement" to simply box Mercer in an mma bout


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Rocky Balboa and Clubber Lang
So were none of the Ten title defenses Balboa made against Top ten opposition?

It does seem they were against the kind of opposition that Balboa would look good against. I believe Mickey admitted as much

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Do you mean not a top 10 HW all-time, or one of the top 10 HWs in the world at the time they fought?
I'm sorry.Let me clear it up.

I meant did not fight a top 10 HW all-time.
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