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View Poll Results: Who was the strongest heavyweight puncher of all time?
George Foreman 83 53.90%
Rocky Marciano 22 14.29%
Jack Johnson 1 0.65%
David Tua 3 1.95%
Samuel Peter 0 0%
Mike Tyson 37 24.03%
Joe Frazier 2 1.30%
Lennox Lewis 2 1.30%
Frank Bruno 2 1.30%
Ike Ibeabuchi 2 1.30%
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:09 AM
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I am asking who was the strongest heavyweight puncher of all time, it isn't neither about boxing techniques nor strong chin. I can't add more than 10 to the poll so I put those. If you have another one comment.
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:37 AM
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The strongest puncher is. Tell me what came up when you clicked my picture. George Foreman.
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:38 AM
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add

louis
liston
shavers


remove

bruno
peter
ike
lewis
johnson

my vore goes to shavers, cos ali and holmes both said so (and they were hit by foreman, liston and tyson)
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Old 05-16-2005, 10:47 PM
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Max Baer should be added to the list! Whether he could hit as hard as Shavers is for debate and impossible to prove, but he certainly should rank in the top 10!
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Old 05-17-2005, 01:29 AM
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Old 05-17-2005, 05:55 PM
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add

louis
liston
shavers


remove

bruno
peter
ike
lewis
johnson
I don't think we should remove these five, how do you know that Peter hits less than Louis?

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my vore goes to shavers, cos ali and holmes both said so (and they were hit by foreman, liston and tyson)
But Ali wasn't hit with a stong Foreman punch on the face, because of his defence that night. He may got hit by Ernie so he put it. And he didn't try Tyson.

Also, Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey said the strongest is Foreman, they saw them all until 1980, that's why I included so many since 1980.
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Old 05-17-2005, 06:01 PM
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it has to be Mike Tyson, tyson was the strongest puncher, i am not saying he had the most power behind his punches, but he has to be the strongest puncher meaning he knew when to punch and where to punch to maximize the damage.
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Old 05-17-2005, 06:29 PM
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George Foreman.
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Old 05-17-2005, 07:56 PM
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I don't think we should remove these five, how do you know that Peter hits less than Louis?
well how do i know that my neighbor does not punch harder than foreman?

none of them koed world class opposition

can I be sure? no
if limited to 10 fighters who would I put in foreman or my neighbor? foreman

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But Ali wasn't hit with a stong Foreman punch on the face, because of his defence that night. He may got hit by Ernie so he put it. And he didn't try Tyson.
yes he was: right uppercut round 6 or 7, go and see
anyway foreman would be a very reasonable choice for me, too

ali did not try tyson
but holmes tried tyson and shavers and said shavers hit harder

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Also, Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey said the strongest is Foreman, they saw them all until 1980, that's why I included so many since 1980.
Does the logic goes like this

"if Louis and Dempsey say foreman; therefore it must be foreman, and if anyone is stronger it must be someone after foreman"?

if so why did you put in marciano, johnson and frazier?

if the logic is different then can you explain
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Old 05-17-2005, 08:40 PM
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I'll say Iron Mike.
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