Tag Archives: Wladimir Klitschko

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 184 – Tony Thompson

Tony Thompson (tied for 182) Silver Spring, Maryland, USA October 18, 1971 6’5” / 81½″ reach / 235-270lbs 40-7-0-0(27) from 1/27/2000 to 3/5/2016 (16y2m) 1-5-0-0(0) against the top ten 0-2-0-0(0) against linear champions 0-0-0-0(0) against hall-of-famers 1 fights for the linear championship … Continue reading

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Top 15 Heavyweights – June 25, 2015

June 2015 Heavyweight Ranking So much for clarity. Several of the top 15 fought each other since my last ranking, and with a few exceptions, there was very little movement in the ratings as a result. Just a week before … Continue reading

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Wilder UD12 Stiverne – and ranking update

This past weekend, Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder met to determine the next worthy challenger to the heavyweight crown, currently held by Wladimir Klitschko. The fight was considered by most observers to be a complete toss-up, with predictions divided almost … Continue reading

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Top 15 Heavyweights – January 11, 2015

January 2015 Heavyweight Ranking It’s been more than 8 months since my last attempt at ranking the heavyweight division. It hasn’t been an incredibly active period for the heavies, but the good news is that the best are actually fighting … 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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Top 15 Pound for Pound ranking – November 2014

Well, it’s been more than 6 months since my last pound-for-pound ranking. While the pound-for-pound list is mythical and basically akin to intellectual masturbation, it remains a fun exercise. Plus, I relish the debates that lists like this bring. Quite … Continue reading

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