Alright How About It? Holyfield-Haye At CW

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  1. Jhonni5

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  2. Seano

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    Holyfield rolls over him. Haye was pretty vulnerable at CW, he lost to a journeyman at the weight. Holyfield didn't show the same vulnerability at the weight and against a better class of opponent.
     
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    I thought you meant right now. I was going to think about it.

    But now that I realize you mean in their prime, the answer is Holyfield easy.
     
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    Might be easy blowing Macranelli out of there...
    won't be the same with Evander.
     
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    Real Deal is all sorts of wrong for Haye. He would batter Haye.
     
  6. Jhonni5

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    Figured I'd focus it on a Cruiserweight matchup as it seems the general consensus around here was that Haye was at his best at that weightclass (never really followed Haye's career that much).
     
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    Pretty difficult to see how Haye would win this. Holyfield would have to be a considerable favourite.
     
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    Not a good matchup for haye
     
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    Lol, it's not April Fools, not a serious thread, right?
     
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    Haye was a very good CW. Holyfield was the greatest CW this sport has ever seen, and by quite some distance. I like David, but there are levels to this.
     
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    Never really followed Haye's career much. Most folk say he was at his best at cruiser so was curious to read everyone's thoughts on a matchup between him and Holyfield at that weight.
     
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    Evander wrecks David. Badly. It would look like Dokes II.

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    The Real Deal, by KO.
     
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    I think the Welshman takes the four time HW champ.
     
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    Holyfield would beat the crap outta Haye at CW and KO him. In fact, I’d take the current guys like Usyk and Gassiev to beat Haye too.
     
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    Huh, so how would y'all rate Haye all time then with CW?
     
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    Holyfield is the best CW by far. Gomez and Qawi rank above Haye too.
    Usyk and Gassiev will also end up ranking higher than him.
     
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    Haye is probably somewhere around 4-6 all time at the moment.
     
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    Gassiev could end up being something special, so I'll reserve judgement on him, but I think Haye's speed and power could give Usyk a lot of issues. I think Qawi at his best beats both Usyk and Haye.
     
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