WelshDevilRob Posted February 24 Share Posted February 24 The decade's best by Mike Goodpaster Okay, I know what your thinking; why would you pick the heavyweights of the 1980s to rank? This is the era I grew up in. Sure, they were not always the most action-packed fights, but you did have two all-time greats dominate the division, and you had many fighters with unreal talent. Guys like Tony Tubbs, Gerry Cooney, Greg Page, and Tim Witherspoon, who, for whatever reason, fell well short of being all-time greats. Almost all of these guys’ problems were in their own heads and their own worst enemies. Not all, but most. So let’s take a look at the top heavyweights of the 1980s. 10) Greg Page Page was ultra-talented, and being from Louisville, Kentucky with fast hands and feet, he had people hyping him as the next Ali. Page had wins over Alfredo Evangelista, Jimmy Young, who was well past his prime, Quick Tillis, Renaldo Snipes, and Gerrie Coetzee. His losses were many, and his ability to take a punch in the long haul was a bad thing for his health. Read more: https://thegruelingtruth.com/boxing/top10-heavyweights-1980s/?fbclid=IwAR1CLeH4_sDs_g3SM78ZnMNfofeQmPInbSsRAs4grFB2qHh1_DY46xRG7QY Who you got as the No.1? Anyone missing from the list or someone too high/low? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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