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Old 06-08-2011, 09:38 AM #1
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Well, gentleman?
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Old 06-08-2011, 09:39 AM #2
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Holyfield vs Dokes
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Old 06-08-2011, 09:40 AM #3
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Holmes - Witherspoon or Holyfield - Dokes imo.
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Holmes - Witherspoon or Holyfield - Dokes imo.
Tyson vs Holmes great fight!
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Well, gentleman?
what about all of the female members dont they get a vote or do you just want a male perspective i personally think the era was weak and was filled with lopsided matches
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Holyfield vs Dokes

That was easily my first choice as well.
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Old 06-08-2011, 11:30 AM #7
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80's was pretty lean times as far as "great" heavyweight fights.

Nothing "lean" about most of the fighters tho...
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I think the first time I watched the Dokes fight, it was in between the Qawi and Bowe wars on a Holyfield marathon and it got overshadowed. I watched it just now and yeah, it was a damn good fight.
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As far as buildup and anticipation goes it's Holmes Vs Cooney. Quality of fight, I rather like Tucker Vs Douglas.

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Have to nominate Holyfield-Dokes. It was a lean period for entertaining bouts.
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