Skip to comments.Russian Boxer Valuev Number One WBA Heavyweight
Posted on 05/27/2005 1:52:24 PM PDT by lizol
Russian Boxer Valuev Number One WBA Heavyweight
Russian boxer Nikolai Valuev has reached the top of the WBA heavyweight rating.
Earlier, Valuev, Russias largest boxer at 151 kilograms and a height of 215 centimeters, occupied the third place in the list.
Valuev will thus fight the current WBA heavyweight champion John Ruiz as the latter he defends his title.
The Russians manager, Wilfried Sauerland, was quoted by RTR-Sport television channel as saying he will take all measures to make the match between Valuev and Ruiz take place this year.
Valuev has so far won 43 matches and lost none. In 32 of the matches, he won with a knockout. He has reached the ninth place in the WBC rating list.
Geez! Look at this man!
Damn, that is one ugly dude.
I bet he learned all his english from Rocky IV. He will break you!
He's a joke, and would be destroyed by any of the top heavies -- the Klitschkos, Byrd, Toney, Brewster, Peter, etc.
(Yeah, the heavyweight division is in a sad state these days).
Geez, not only is he huge but he's got a mean 5 punch combo. Left, left, right, left, middle upper cut!!!!!!
How many arms does this man have? One- is touching his ear, two- is holding the belt, three-is making a fist. No wonder he is the best
his opponents dont know where the punches are coming from.
I think he could just look you to death.
Agree but it just shows how poor the heavyweight are.
I do believe George Foreman could wipe the floor with the bottom 6 or 7.
What was his deal with the low blow's? I thought maybe he
was just tired but then he started up again early in a fight
with the low blow's. He seemed really mad at himself when
he did it but what the heck? Maybe he only sparred with midgets or something.
We asked the captain what course
of action he proposed to take toward
a beast so large, terrifying, and unpredictable.
He hesitated to answer, and then said judiciously:
"I think I shall praise it."
Yikes! I hope outside the ring this guy has a gentle personality.
That's 332 lbs, great for wrestling but way too big and heavy to be a serious prizefighter. You don't gain any punching power after about 225 lbs. Anything past that is just extra weight to carry around. Somebody like Joe Louis would demolish him.
That's about 333 lbs., and a little over 7 ft. tall?! Yikes!
Muhammed Ali... desposed soundly Ernie Terrell who was 6' 8" or more I believe. I don't know if there is anyone even close to the ability of Ali fighting today, so therefore a plug like this might make it to the title.
Terrell was 6-6 if memory serves.
A lot of times power carries a boxer pretty far. When the power goes, there was not so much skill behind it.
I met him, he seems taller. But it can easily be looked up. Do you want to fight about it? :-)
I watched a couple of Clay/Ali fights on ESPNCL with my son the other day. He was amazed to find that names like Frazier, Foreman and Ali were all fighting in the same time period.
I can't even name a heavyweight today. I hated Ali when I was a kid, because he was such a blowhard. Looking back, though, he was really a great athlete.
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Etienne, the Black Rhino, has a fairly impressive record against top competition. He has beaten Lamon Brewster and Lawrence Clay-Bey. Tyson knocked him out in the 1st round.
LOL. Where did you come up with that one? Punching power is more than weight, but size does matter. Why? It is called physics: Force=Mass x Acceleration.
It goes back to Newton's second law of motion. The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, in the same direction as the net force, and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.
All things considered equal a 330 lb guy can hit harder than a 225 pound guy. Put another way, the 225 lb heavyweight can outpunch the 125 lb Featherweight or 120 lb Super Bantamweight.
Louis was 6'2" and 207 in his prime. His superior boxing skills would have probably carried him to victory. Although Louis is rated as the greatest puncher of all time by Ring nmagazine, I don't know if he would have knocked this guy out. He would be giving away 125 pounds. Louis was 69-3 with 55 KOs.
Primo Carnera only weighed 260 when Louis KO's him in 6. Billy Conn, a lightheavy, shook Louis up several times in their first fight and would have beat him by decision if the hard headed Irishman hadn't decided to try to take Louis out by KO. Instead Conn got KO'd in the 13th round.
My pappy used to say - "Never pick a fight a man uglier than yourself - he has nothing to lose." By that standard, I'm not sure there is anyone on earth who should fight this guy.
This Dude is definitely carrying some "throwback genes" and they're probably the ones used to slay Wooly Mammoths or such.
Primo Canera went about 270 and was 6'7".
Nice chest. Has he got a boyfriend?
I don't feel shame because of Golota, just like I wouldn't feel pride if he'd won. Golota should switch over to sausage industry.
rent or buy the documentary of his fight with foreman.
Earlier, Valuev, Russias largest boxer at 151 kilograms and a height of 215 centimeters, occupied the third place in the list. ==
Who can fight him? Such weight and height. He probably has been in his own cathegory.
I saw once his fight with some guy which lesser then him about half head. It looks like Valuev wanted not to hurt him. Because only one punch and opponent is dead.
Terell was 6' 6"... :-)
I still thinkAli in his prime would have flattened the Russian. Rocky Balboa could too.
Looks like he fell out of the Ugly Tree and hit every branch on the way down!
Sure the smaller guy can negate the big guy's weight advantage through boxing skills, which is why I agreed that Louis would beat this guy. That is a given. It is also a given that, except for the heavywieght class, we match fighters of about equal weight. Size does matter.
As to me - with such a guy - even one glance would be enough. :-)))==
I saw the TV show with him. He is very intellegent guy. He and his trainer plan tactics for the fight as chess players.
He looks like very scareful on ring. He just need one punch.
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