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Old 05-11-2011, 07:03 PM
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Default Who would you pick over Bob Foster at 175?

At Light Heavyweight, there arent many fighters i would pick to beat Bobby Foster. Who do you pick To Beat him.

I think Charles could beat him.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:15 PM
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Spinks and Charles.

I think he would trouble Tunney.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:16 PM
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At Light Heavyweight, there arent many fighters i would pick to beat Bobby Foster. Who do you pick To Beat him.

I think Charles could beat him.



I would also favor Charles and possibly Moore. There are a few others who possibly could beat him but I wouldn't necessarily favor them.



Foster is a tough match up for any light heavyweight in history.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:59 PM
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Moore, Charles, maybe Spinks, and I think Roy Jones could beat him too. I wouldn't count out Roy Jones against anybody in his prime.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:38 PM
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Maybe Qawi and Spinks.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:38 PM
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Foster was the best lightheavy I've ever seen. But there are about a half dozen other ones I'd give a shot at beating him. People should think twice before assuming that Foster would be outboxed by anyone at 175.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:17 PM
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Give me Moore, Tunney, Charles, & as one nobody's yet made mention of, Conn.

What of Fitzsimmons?
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:41 PM
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Foster was the best lightheavy I've ever seen. But there are about a half dozen other ones I'd give a shot at beating him. People should think twice before assuming that Foster would be outboxed by anyone at 175.
Foster doesn't get much love in these parts unfortunately.....I've had arguments in the past with people who say he doesn't belong in the top-10 at 175, go figure.

That being said, I'd favor Charles, Moore, Tunney, and probably Spinks over him as others have mentioned. That's about it. The only one of the above I could see blowing Foster out of there is Charles. I think he's competitive with the other three even though I'd favor them.

Fitzsimmons was well past-it when he fought at Light-Heavy and picked up the belt simply because it was a new division that hadn't attracted any talent yet.

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There are a few who have already been mentioned that COULD do it. But I wouldn't bet against Foster against anyone at 175. Jmo.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:20 PM
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I think both spinks and billy conn could of beat foster
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