baz75
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baz75 asked in SportsBoxing · 1 decade ago

Lennox Lewis vs Sonny Liston who wins?

12 round fight both in there primes.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Very good question sir! Lewis is the taller of the two and probably has a quicker jab. Liston is the harder puncher of the two and a very menacing fighter. Liston also had a very long reach and a good powerful jab. I believe that early on Lewis would be aware of Liston's power and attempt to keep him off of him with jabs and survive the early rounds. Liston would set up his power punches by using his own jab and would finally catch up to Lewis in round 9 landing power punches and sending Lewis to the canvas for the count.

  • 1 decade ago

    Lennox Lewis is one of the most overrated fighters in history. He never beat a top heavyweight in their prime. He had a glass jaw. Liston in his prime would have had trouble with Lennox's boxing skill but would have worn him down and knocked him out within 7 rounds.

  • Brent
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    1 decade ago

    The question to resolve in this match up is who had the better chin? I'd say Liston. Lewis gets knocked out in round 8 after being ahead on the cards.

  • 1 decade ago

    Lennox Lewis will win. He's much more aggressive than Liston.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Lennox is one of my favorite fighters, but I gotta say Liston. Obviously, I've never seen Liston fight, but he was one of the most powerful punchers in boxing history. He knocked out Floyd Patterson in one round !!! His record was something like 50 wins and four losses with 39 KO's.

  • 3 years ago

    super tournament-up! Lewis: Lewis beat everybody he ever confronted. He did no longer have a super chin, in spite of the shown fact that it isn't as undesirable as many say. He had underrated potential nonetheless, especially that right hand (look at the Tyson KO). He replaced into larger than maximum his oppoents (subsequently he fought interior the super Heavyweight branch interior the Olympics and gained a gold medal there). In his occupation he beat the likes of Tyson, Holyfield, McCall, Rahman, Vitali Klitschko, Tua, Briggs, Golota, Akinwande, Mercer, Morrison, Tucker, Rucddock, Biggs, Weaver (wasn't undesirable) & Botha. Liston: Liston had a super attain, between the longest ever. He appeared very intimidating, and he replaced into, yet especially he's/replaced into in basic terms 6 foot tall. He had a good chin (do no longer permit the Ali fights distract you) and he had heart (do no longer permit the Ali fights distract you, he as quickly as fought an entire combat with a broken jaw). He additionally had, of course, fairly some potential. In his occupation he beat the likes of Patterson, Wepner, Machen, Harris, Folley, Williams and Valdez. relatively no person knows his real age. additionally, no person knows the date he replaced into born and physique is useful in regards to the date he died or how he died. What a mysterious character. He replaced into even controlled via the mob, and that they needed him to have this character. The combat: i think of Liston ought to capture Lewis interior the early going of the combat, yet i think of Lewis does not get careless, so there's a intense possibility he does not get caught interior the early rounds. Lewis with p.c.. up the standards via choosing his photos, and Liston might do the comparable yet to no longer the quantity of Lewis. in spite of the reality that Liston has the attain benefit, i do no longer see him scoring greater factors. i think of it would pass to the scorecards and Lewis may be the victor. yet Liston might have a punchers possibility in the process the combat, and if there have been any KOs, Liston might maximum possibly be the single doing the knocking out. i do no longer think of Lewis' chin ought to manage Sonny's potential if he have been given caught.

  • 1 decade ago

    Lewis

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Liston

  • 1 decade ago

    The Bear wins

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Old school all the way.......Sonny Liston

    Lennox Lewis doesn't show me much...

    He's just been a bit lucky.

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