Does Blagoy Ivanov have the best chin in the history of combat sports?

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  1. Nightrider

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    I have to say yes

    This guy took bombs from Lewis that would've knocked out a hundred Overeems

    Even great boxing chins like Foreman would've been sleeping from just two or three of those shots
     
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    Mark Hunt took clean head kicks from prime Cro Cop. Hard to top that.
     
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    Arlovski slept a younger Nelson

    Arlovski couldn't KO Ivanov
     
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    You're obviously a new fan...
     
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    George Chuvalo is probably the correct answer.
     
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    Young cabbage.
     
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    Monica! Same time and everything
     
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    ??? They never fought.
     
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    Insane!
     
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    Hard to say at this point but it's worth noting that in his 21 fights as a pro, he's never been KO'd.

    That is exceptionally rare for a HW fighter. No doubt the dude's got a granite chin.
     
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    Let's not go crazy with hyperbole but I was impressed with Bagel's formidability, if that's a word. Then again this is a guy who survived getting stabbed in the heart, so his toughness is not even a question.
     
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    Some good names here
    But my vote is Big nog
     
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    Not just his chin

    In the early morning of February 26, 2012 a group of eight men entered the bar "Ice" in Sofia and attacked Ivanov and his two friends. Ivanov was stabbed below the sternum and a lung was damaged. He fought off all the attackers, and hailed a cab to the hospital. He was in the intensive care unit after six hours of lifesaving medical intervention at Sofia's Pirogov Hospital, his condition stabilized with the aid of an artificial respirator. he remained in critical care for several weeks.
     
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    The way he absorbed the shots from lewis was unreal, he is a super tough motherfucker for sure.
     
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    This. Holy shit I forgot how insane that was.
     
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    Young Arlovski* who not only Ko'd Nelson but also Big Ben Rothwell who is another heavyweight Zombie. Arlovski had some insane power back then.
     
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    Rocky Marciano and David Tua from boxin'
     
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