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Who had the most powerful right hand out of all of the heavyweights?

  • Earnie Shavers

    Votes: 5 22.7%
  • George Foreman

    Votes: 4 18.2%
  • Rocky Marciano

    Votes: 3 13.6%
  • Joe Louis

    Votes: 3 13.6%
  • Jack Dempsey

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Max Baer

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Mike Tyson

    Votes: 3 13.6%
  • John L Sullivan

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Sonny Liston

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Other

    Votes: 2 9.1%
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ernie shavers.
 

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RoccoMarciano said:
I think it's the ROCK!
He is 2nd with me, Shavers could knock down a building with his. Shavers had to have a 2000PSI punch with his right.
 

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It would be interesting to know for sure just how hard the Great John L. could actually hit. He had a very hard punch, according to contemporary accounts, but it would be nice to see it on film.
 

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RoccoMarciano said:
It would be interesting to know for sure just how hard the Great John L. could actually hit. He had a very hard punch, according to contemporary accounts, but it would be nice to see it on film.
I would be interested in that too. All I know is that he is renowned for his punching power, just nobody has it on tape.:(
 

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bill1234 said:
I would be interested in that too. All I know is that he is renowned for his punching power, just nobody has it on tape.:(
As far as I know the only film available is of him and Corbett clowning around a bit after he was on in years - way after he was done fighting.
 

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Who voted for Tyson? He was more of a combo guy IMO.
 

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tyson had the hardest punch ever measured including foreman, frazier and the klit broz. he hit at 1750 psi, foreman was 1600 psi.
 

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tommygunn said:
tyson had the hardest punch ever measured including foreman, frazier and the klit broz. he hit at 1750 psi, foreman was 1600 psi.
Shavers never had his measured though, and neither did Tyson. Bill Cayton wouldn't let him.
 

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White Tyson said:
Max Baer... HE KILLED TWO MEN!!!:D
But the one he jabbed and the guy fell over dead.:rolleyes: The other guy he just bludged and the ref wouldn't stop it.
 

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PrettyBoyFloyd said:
I said Tyson. But it was a toss up with me between Tyson and Shavers
Tyson? He got them with about 2 combo's in a row. The first one knocked you down, or hurt you, and the 2nd one finished you off unless you could keep away or with stand the moment.. Shavers on the other hand was 1 big punch and you were out.
 

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Who voted for Louis? It was probably Henry...I wish I made this pole public.
 

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lennox lewis should be on the poll to bill, he had a pretty devastating right hand. the punch that ko'd rahman was an absolute peach.
 

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tommygunn said:
lennox lewis should be on the poll to bill, he had a pretty devastating right hand. the punch that ko'd rahman was an absolute peach.

I know. I ran out of slots.:( Also, the right hand that Lewis KO'd Rahman with, it wasn't a peach, it was a cherry bomb.
 
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