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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 … Continue reading

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Number 183 – Carl Williams

Carl Williams (tied for 182) Belle Glade, Florida, USA November 11, 1959 – April 7, 2013 6’4” / 83” reach / 205-242lbs 30-10-0-1(21) from 1/22/1982 to 10/30/1997 (15y9m) 1-5-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-2-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers … Continue reading

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Number 186 – Orlin Norris

Orlin Norris (tied for 182) Lubbock, Texas, USA October 4, 1965 5’10” / 70” reach / 187-246 lbs 57-10-1-2(30) from 6/16/1986 to 11/03/2005 (19y5m) 0-2-0-1(0) against the top ten 0-0-0-1(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-1(0) against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship … Continue reading

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Updates to the Greatest Heavyweights, now The 178 Greatest Heavyweights

Well, I figured this would happen. Going through my heavyweight ranking, making some changes and doing some more research, I came to the conclusion that there are some good fighters that have been left out. More importantly, those fighters all … Continue reading

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Number 202 – 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: … Continue reading

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Number 206 – James “Quick” Tillis

James Tillis Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA July 5, 1957 6’1” / 80” reach / 186 – 261lbs 42-22-1-1(31) from 11/18/1978 to 4/13/2001(22y5m) 0-8-0-0 against the top ten 0-2-0-0 against linear champions 0-2-0-0 against hall-of-famers no fights for the linear championship Top … Continue reading

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