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Old 03-29-2010, 05:30 PM
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Default What would be the Biggest fight in boxing history?

What would be the biggest fight in boxing history?

Here are some examples........

Muhammad Ali vs Mike Tyson
Muhammad Ali vs Joe Louis
George Forman vs Mike Tyson
Joe Louis vs Jack Dempsey
Jack Johnson vs Joe Louis

These are just some examples.Pick just one fight that would be the biggest?
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Old 03-29-2010, 06:43 PM
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I think Ali vs. Tyson would be the biggest fantasy fight of all time.

Ali vs Louis would be big too.
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Old 03-29-2010, 06:48 PM
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I think Ali vs. Tyson would be the biggest fantasy fight of all time.

Ali vs Louis would be big too.
Yup, I'd pay a fortune to see that fight.
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Old 03-29-2010, 06:54 PM
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Ali - Tyson without a doubt for me.
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:55 PM
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I think Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Oscar De La Hoya at welterweight would do like 8 or 9 million PPVs, no joke.

Ali-Tyson would be the biggest, or Robinson-Leonard.
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:28 PM
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I think Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Oscar De La Hoya at welterweight would do like 8 or 9 million PPVs, no joke.

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Leonard/Mayweather would be even bigger.

If Roy hadn't gone down and taken the Tarver fight, Roy Jones vs Mike Tyson, which there were plans for, would have broken records.

Ofcourse it would have essentially unfolded like the Tyson/Spinks fight

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Old 03-29-2010, 10:30 PM
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What would be the biggest fight in boxing history?

Here are some examples........

Muhammad Ali vs Mike Tyson
Muhammad Ali vs Joe Louis
George Forman vs Mike Tyson
Joe Louis vs Jack Dempsey
Jack Johnson vs Joe Louis

These are just some examples.Pick just one fight that would be the biggest?
Ali vs Tyson obviously

DLH vs Leonard would be big on the ppv scale.


Hopkins vs Hagler IMO as well
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:42 PM
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Ali vs Tyson obviously
I tend to think an Ali-Tyson matchup would be rather anti-climatic. I have no doubt the hype machine would be in full gear and it would be huge among the casual fans. The one I'd personally like to see is Ali-Louis: To me it's a much more intriguing matchup. Then again, I'm far from a casual fan

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Old 03-30-2010, 02:15 AM
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Ali vs Dempsey... IMO would be the biggest fight in sports history
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Old 03-30-2010, 03:19 AM
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Ali-Louis all day long, closely followed by Marciano-Dempsey..
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