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How great was Clinton Woods?

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  1. stroker Orange Belt

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    Hes held the:
    BBBofC Central Area super middleweight title
    BBBofC British light heavyweight title
    Commonwealth super middleweight title
    Commonwealth light heavyweight title
    EBU light heavyweight title
    WBC International light heavyweight title
    IBF light heavyweight title

    Ruled the light heavyweight division for 3 years defending his IBF title 5 times.

    Notable fights:
    -TKOed the dangerous Crawford Ashley to capture 3 titles at light heavyweight.
    -Went 6 rounds toe-to-toe with the untouchable Roy Jones.
    -Brutalised the heavypunching Ole Klemetsen
    -Went 1-1-1 against the durable 'Road Warrior' Glen Johnson in a grinding trilogy

    One the premier powerhouses in British boxing of the last decade compiling a career record of 42-5-1 against world class opposition including:

    Tavoris Cloud, Elvir Muriqi, Antonio Tarver, Julio Cesar Gonzalez, Rico Hoye and Demetrius Jenkins

    Just wondering how you guys rank Clinton Wood's greatness
     
  2. Seano Hands of bone

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    Easy top 10 all time great.
     
  3. Seano Hands of bone

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    Agree, closer to top 5.
     
  4. Supreme Allah Blue Belt

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    You forgot Clinton Woods.
     
  5. Seano Hands of bone

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    Nobody forgets Clinton Woods.
     
  6. Gronkkkk Blue Belt

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    I don't know man, i'd say top 3.
     
  7. ToadWart White Belt

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    Simon says Stop.
     
  8. Seano Hands of bone

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    Stop Clinton Woods? Never.
    well, except for that one time. But any other time? Never.
     
  9. Scott Baiowulf All I Wanted Was A Pepsi.....

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    ruling LHW for 3 years was pretty goddamn impressive.
     
  10. Vi Brown Belt

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    He is nowhere close to top15-20 in his division all -time but he was a credible champion that fought some very tough opponents at LHW.
     
  11. Happy Boy Silver Belt

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    I erupted laughing at this whole exchange.

    Genius.
     
  12. TeamVamos Purple Belt

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    I would even add Montelll Griffin to that list of being in similar weight class for most of career and being better than Clinton Woods, ive seen just about as many losses from Woods as wins so not sure if that is my fault.
     
  13. borntoloseNOT Brown Belt

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    Ditto. Clinton Woods is the new Chuck Norris. Apparently.
     
  14. Athenry04 Red Belt

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    Love this thread, it's made my hangover disappear.
     
  15. Poseidon Black Belt

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    ask roy jones
     
  16. Seano Hands of bone

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    This thread should have got more attention.
     
  17. MC Paul Barman Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Stoker should get more attention.

    He and his "how great was...." threads.
     
  18. Sunfish Martinez Belt

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    He seems like a... wait what?
     
  19. The Batkilt Banned Banned

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    The fact Roy Jones, Jr is the only man to stop him tells you just how good prime RJJ was, and disproves the claims that RJJ never fought anyone great. RJJ never recovered from that fight. Going against the greatest took it out of him.
     
  20. ZroC Silver Belt

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    credible champion that fought some very tough opponents? More like Clinton Woods
     

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