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Old 08-19-2006, 01:58 AM #1
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What is your top 10 slugger of all time list? I don't know mine so I can't really post.
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Old 08-19-2006, 02:10 AM #2
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1. tyson in his prime
2. frazier
3. foreman
4. liston
5. marciano
6. dempsy
7. shavers
lol thats all i can think of right now, i havent really thought it out, but the first 2 i wouldnt change...

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Old 08-19-2006, 02:18 AM #3
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Weren't Tyson, Marciano, Dempsey more of brawlers than sluggers?
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Old 08-19-2006, 02:22 AM #4
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brawler...swarmer? i thought a slugger just meant sumone who put almost everything into the punches, and thats what those did..
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I thought slugger was like Shavers, Foreman and brawlers were Marciano, Tyson who were combo and fast good.
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Nigel Benn was a super-slugger, until he calmed down abit.
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foreman was the epitome of slugger!

i dont know if i count tyson as a slugger he threw fast combos and showed good skills and speed which arent traditionally slugger traits
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in no order

Foreman
Holyfield
Frazier
Corralas
Hagler
JC Chavez
Brewster
Hearns
Tyson
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Old 08-19-2006, 06:30 AM #9
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liston was by no means a slugger
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Tyson, Liston or even Frazier shouldn't be called Sluggers. they were a lot more technical. I'll start off a list of sluggers.

1-George Foreman
2-The late Gerald Mcclellan
3-Early Nigel Benn
4-Earnie Shavers
5-Thomas Hearns if he WANTED to slug.
6-Rocky Marciano
7-David Tua
8-Jack Dempsey
9-Razor Ruddock
10-Maybe Ibeabuchi

Chin is very important for slugger to be good. Speed and agility aswell. George Foreman had a chin and power punching ability. If he had the same heart as after Ali...Marciano could slug and had heart, but he was a bit slower and couldnt put many combos together.
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