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kidbazooka1
I don't believe this has been done before. List your all time favorite fighters from each weight class or as many as you can.

Not the all time best just your personal favorite.

Strawight-Ricardo Lopez

Light flyweight-Michael Carbajal

Flyweight-Jorge Arce

Jr Bantamweight-Johnny Tapia

Bantamweight-Carlos Zarate

Jr featerweight-Wilfredo Gomez

Featherweight-Salvador Sanchez

Jr lightweight-Alexis Arguello

Lightweight-Roberto Duran

Jr welterweight-Julio Cesar Chavez

Welterweight-Sugar Ray Leonard

Middleweight- Marvin Hagler

Super middleweight-Nigel Benn

Light heavyweight-Roy Jones

Heavyweight-Iron Mike

CreDog
QUOTE(kidbazooka1 @ Apr 29 2008, 11:44 PM) [snapback]388148[/snapback]
I don't believe this has been done before. List your all time favorite fighters from each weight class or as many as you can.

Not the all time best just your personal favorite.

Strawight-Ricardo Lopez

Light flyweight-Michael Carbajal

Flyweight-Jorge Arce

Jr Bantamweight-Johnny Tapia

Bantamweight-Carlos Zarate

Jr featerweight-Wilfredo Gomez

Featherweight-Salvador Sanchez

Jr lightweight-Alexis Arguello

Lightweight-Roberto Duran

Jr welterweight-Julio Cesar Chavez

Welterweight-Sugar Ray Leonard

Middleweight- Marvin Hagler

Super middleweight-Nigel Benn

Light heavyweight-Roy Jones

Heavyweight-Iron Mike


Pretty good list... where's Pretty Boy?? JK.
Oscare4
Strawight- Haven't seen enough of the division.

Light flyweight- Same here..

Flyweight- Vic Darchinyan

Jr Bantamweight-Johnny Tapia. More for his character than his boxing ability.

Jr featerweight- Erik "El Terrible" Morales

Featherweight-Prince Naseem Hamed

Jr lightweight-Diego Corrales

Lightweight- Roberto Duran

Jr welterweight- Aaron "The Hawk!" Pryor

Welterweight- Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns

Light Middleweight- Terrible Terry Norris

Middleweight- Marvellous Marvin Hagler

Super middleweight-Chris "Thimply The Betht" Eubank

Light heavyweight-Roy Jones Jr.

Cruiserweight- Terry Dunstan (personal mate smile.gif

Heavyweight- Smokin' Joe Frazier
sweetchuck
You can probably tell which era I grew up watching boxing.

Strawweight: Ricardo Lopez (the best fighter on most of Don King's PPV's in the 90's)
Light Flyweight: Chiquita Gonzalez (I don't think he's been in a bad fight)
Flyweight: Nonito Donaire (bandwagon, hell, I built the bandwagon years ago)
Super Flyweight: Fernando Montiel (we'll be talking about how good he was ten years from now)
Bantamweight: Rafael Marquez (untouchable at bantamweight)
Super Bantamweight: Paulie Ayala (no power, but he'll hit you with a 800 punches and take that many)
Featherweight: Kevin Kelley (tons of heart)
Super Featherweight: Manny Pacquaio (this is probably his best weight)
Lightweight: Pernell Whitaker (he had speed in every weight, but still had some pop at this weight)
Super Lightweight: Arturo Gatti (anyone who says they don't like watching Gatti is not a fight fan)
Welterweight: Shane Mosley (had his most competitive fights at this weight)
Super Welterweight: Terry Norris (it was always and entertaining suprise)
Middleweight: Thomas Hearns (he didn't beat everyone, but he always had a great fight)
Super Middleweight: Roy Jones (this is his natural weight no matter what division he was in)
Light Heavyweight: Archie Moore (you thought Bernard Hopkins was on top for a long time, check out Moore)
Cruiserweight: James Toney (made noise at this division as well)
Heavyweight: Evander Holyfield (he was the reason why I started boxing)
BigG
Strawweight: Ricardo Lopez
Junior-Flyweight: Ivan Calderon
Flyweight: Jorge Arce
Super-Flyweight: Fernando Montiel
Bantamweight: Gerry Penalosa
Super-Bantamweight: Joan Guzman
Featherweight: Erik Morales
Super Feathweight: Diego Corrales
Lightweight: Pernell Whitaker
Junior Welterweight: Miguel Cotto
Welterweight: Zab Judah
Super-Weltweight: Terry Norris
Middleweight: Bernard Hopkins
Super-Middleweight: Gerald McClellan
Light-Heavyweight: Roy Jones Jr.
Cruiserweight: James Toney
Heavyweight: Mike Tyson
kidbazooka1
QUOTE(sweetchuck @ Apr 30 2008, 11:43 AM) [snapback]388182[/snapback]
You can probably tell which era I grew up watching boxing.

Strawweight: Ricardo Lopez (the best fighter on most of Don King's PPV's in the 90's)
Light Flyweight: Chiquita Gonzalez (I don't think he's been in a bad fight)
Flyweight: Nonito Donaire (bandwagon, hell, I built the bandwagon years ago)
Super Flyweight: Fernando Montiel (we'll be talking about how good he was ten years from now)
Bantamweight: Rafael Marquez (untouchable at bantamweight)
Super Bantamweight: Paulie Ayala (no power, but he'll hit you with a 800 punches and take that many)
Featherweight: Kevin Kelley (tons of heart)
Super Featherweight: Manny Pacquaio (this is probably his best weight)
Lightweight: Pernell Whitaker (he had speed in every weight, but still had some pop at this weight)
Super Lightweight: Arturo Gatti (anyone who says they don't like watching Gatti is not a fight fan)
Welterweight: Shane Mosley (had his most competitive fights at this weight)
Super Welterweight: Terry Norris (it was always and entertaining suprise)
Middleweight: Thomas Hearns (he didn't beat everyone, but he always had a great fight)
Super Middleweight: Roy Jones (this is his natural weight no matter what division he was in)
Light Heavyweight: Archie Moore (you thought Bernard Hopkins was on top for a long time, check out Moore)
Cruiserweight: James Toney (made noise at this division as well)
Heavyweight: Evander Holyfield (he was the reason why I started boxing)


I agree about Montiel when it's all said and done people will talk about how awesome a fighter he was.

Ayala was another of my top choices the guy always came to fight and despite not having much power always welcomed a good scrap.

R. Marquez has shown to be more vulnerable at 122lb but at 118lb he was pretty much untouchable kinda like a modern day Carlos Zarate.

Overall good list.
kidbazooka1
QUOTE(Oscare4 @ Apr 30 2008, 11:11 AM) [snapback]388175[/snapback]
Strawight- Haven't seen enough of the division.

Light flyweight- Same here..

Flyweight- Vic Darchinyan

Jr Bantamweight-Johnny Tapia. More for his character than his boxing ability.

Jr featerweight- Erik "El Terrible" Morales

Featherweight-Prince Naseem Hamed

Jr lightweight-Diego Corrales

Lightweight- Roberto Duran

Jr welterweight- Aaron "The Hawk!" Pryor

Welterweight- Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns

Light Middleweight- Terrible Terry Norris

Middleweight- Marvellous Marvin Hagler

Super middleweight-Chris "Thimply The Betht" Eubank

Light heavyweight-Roy Jones Jr.

Cruiserweight- Terry Dunstan (personal mate smile.gif

Heavyweight- Smokin' Joe Frazier


Tapia could box beautifuly when he wanted. His fight agianst Danny Romero was one of the biggest bantamweight fights since Zarate/Zamora.

Romero was a brutal KO artist who many were picking to beat Tapia. Johnny boxed him and banged when needed in one of his most impressive perfomances.

At his best Tapia was the complete package he didn't lose unitl he fought Ayala in 99' and by that time he was visibly slipping.
counterpunch
my all time favorite(s) from each weight class, bases Not on the merit but on personal...

Strawight- Ricardo Lopez

Light flyweight- Michael Carbajal, Humberto Gonzales, Jung-Gu Chang, Myung-Woo Yuh

Flyweight- Jimmy Wilde

Jr Bantamweight- Khaosai Galaxy

Bantamweight- Eder Jofre

Jr featerweight-Wilfredo Gomez

Featherweight- Willie Pep, Salvador Sanchez

Jr lightweight- Alexis Arguello

Lightweight- Roberto Duran, Shane Mosley

Jr welterweight- Aaron Pryor, Julio Cesar Chavez

Welterweight- Sugar Ray (the original) Robinson, Henry Armstrong, Sugar Ray Leonard

Jr Middleweight- Thomas Hearns

Middleweight- Marvin Hagler

Super middleweight- Roy Jones

Light heavyweight- Michael Spinks

Cruserweight- Evander Holyfield

Heavyweight- Joe Louis
thehype
Damn...I see all these great name, but no love for Sugar Ray Robinson?

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You can't have any "all time" discussion without having his name involved.

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counterpunch
QUOTE(thehype @ Apr 30 2008, 11:35 PM) [snapback]388245[/snapback]
Damn...I see all these great name, but no love for Sugar Ray Robinson?

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You can't have any "all time" discussion without having his name involved.

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Whatz up~ THEHYPE

Yes, you are absolutely right, I included three "SUGAR" -- Robinson (the original), Leonard, Mosley.

THEHYPE, what is your all time favorite(s) per weight class???
kidbazooka1
QUOTE(thehype @ May 1 2008, 12:35 AM) [snapback]388245[/snapback]
Damn...I see all these great name, but no love for Sugar Ray Robinson?

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You can't have any "all time" discussion without having his name involved.

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Without a doubt Robinson would top anyones list of all time greats but the list is personal favorite. Im sure were all fans of the Sugar man here but im pretty sure not many here including myself had the privelage of growing up or watching him live. Also there's not many of his welterweight fights out there. I've seen several of Robinson fights at middleweight but only HL of his welterweight fights which was his best weight.
kidbazooka1
QUOTE(counterpunch @ May 1 2008, 12:33 AM) [snapback]388244[/snapback]
my all time favorite(s) from each weight class, bases Not on the merit but on personal...

Strawight- Ricardo Lopez

Light flyweight- Michael Carbajal, Humberto Gonzales, Jung-Gu Chang, Myung-Woo Yuh

Flyweight- Jimmy Wilde

Jr Bantamweight- Khaosai Galaxy

Bantamweight- Eder Jofre

Jr featerweight-Wilfredo Gomez

Featherweight- Willie Pep, Salvador Sanchez

Jr lightweight- Alexis Arguello

Lightweight- Roberto Duran, Shane Mosley

Jr welterweight- Aaron Pryor, Julio Cesar Chavez

Welterweight- Sugar Ray (the original) Robinson, Henry Armstrong, Sugar Ray Leonard

Jr Middleweight- Thomas Hearns

Middleweight- Marvin Hagler

Super middleweight- Roy Jones

Light heavyweight- Michael Spinks

Cruserweight- Evander Holyfield

Heavyweight- Joe Louis


Jofre is very underated IMO the guy is arguably the greatest 118lb of all time yet he gets little respect among boxing enthusiast. He won the featherweight title agianst the talented Jose Legra after a 4 year retirement thats just goes to show how special a fighter Jofre was. A fight between him and Zarate would have been one for the ages.

The one knock I have on Galaxy was that he never fought in the states. Not the most techincal guy but carried freakish power and did enjoyed a long reign and retired as champ.
sweetchuck
Robinson is the greatest of all time, but I don't think I'll be telling my kids as many stories about Robinson as I will tell them about Evander Holyfield or Nonito Donaire
iron_mike
No love for Kostya @ Jr WW?
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