Number 174 – Michael Dokes

Michael Dokes Akron, Ohio, USA August 10, 1958 – August 12, 2012 6’3″ / 78″ reach / 198-290 lbs 53-6-2-0 (34) from 10/15/1976 to 10/11/1997 (21y0m) 1-4-0-1(1) against the top ten 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-2-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers 0-1-0-0(0) for the linear championship Top ten opponents: W-TKO-1 Mike Weaver, D-15 Mike Weaver, L-KO-10 Gerrie Coetzee, L-TKO-10 Evander Holyfield, L-TKO-4 Donovan… Read More Number 174 – Michael Dokes

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 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