Overrated/Underrated – Heavyweight Edition

This past Saturday, former linear champion Wladimir Klitschko did battle with up-and-coming contender Anthony Joshua. Similar size, similar attributes, similar styles, the two heavyweights were like strange mirror images of each other. Except that the old lion was being underrated in many circles, and young Joshua was being somewhat overrated. Now, this is not a… Read More Overrated/Underrated – Heavyweight Edition

Number 199 – Fres Oquendo

Fres Oquendo (tied for 198) San Juan, Puerto Rico April 1, 1973 6’2” / 80” reach / 210-238lbs 37-8-0-0(24) from 05/10/1997 to 7/6/2014 (17y2m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L-TKO-9 David Tua, L-UD-12 Chris Byrd, L-TKO-11 John Ruiz, L-MD-12 Ruslan… Read More Number 199 – Fres Oquendo

Number 201 – Monte Barrett

Monte Barrett (tied for 198) May 26, 1971 6’3” / 78” reach / 213-229lbs 35-11-2-0(20) from 8/16/1996 to 4/3/2014 (17y8m) 0-4-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L-TKO-7 Wladimir Klitschko, L-MD-10 Joe Mesi, L-UD-12 Hasim Rahman, L-TKO-11 Nicolay Valuev -4 total… Read More Number 201 – Monte Barrett

Number 205 – Jameel McCline

Jameel McCline (tied for 204) New York, New York, USA May 20, 1970 6’6” / 82” reach / 252-283¾lbs 41-13-3-0(24) from 10/10/1995 to 9/8/2012 (16y11m) 0-7-0-0(0) against the top ten 1-1-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: L-TKO-10 Wladimir Klitschko, L-SD-12 Chris Byrd, L-UD-10 Calvin Brock,… Read More Number 205 – Jameel McCline

Number 203 – Andrew Golota

Andrew Golota Warsaw, Poland January 5, 1968 6’4” / 79” reach / 217-256lbs 41-9-1-1(33) from 2/7/1992 to 2/23/2013 (21y0m) 0-6-1-1(0) against the top ten 0-3-0-1(0) against linear champions 0-1-0-1(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top ten opponents: D-12 Chris Byrd, NC-3 Mike Tyson, L-DQ-7, L-DQ-9 Riddick Bowe, L-KO-1 Lennox Lewis, L-TKO-10 Michael… Read More Number 203 – Andrew Golota