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Who's your 11 favorite active fighters

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  1. ironfist05 Silver Belt

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    I genuinely like Broner, but albeit in a bit of an ironypilled way
     
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  2. KAZSoliloquy Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    i’m a huge fan of conceição but he reminds me of rigondeaux, negatively, at times with his willingness to play 100% defense and effectively showboat with his defensive skills. he’s really an elite fighter though and i would love to see a valdez rematch before it’s too late for him.
     
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  3. ironfist05 Silver Belt

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    yeah I actually totally agree. A little less of the flashy, super dramatic slips we see with Rigo, and a bit higher output, but the same lapses in focus and lack of urgency that we see in Rigo sometimes. Still, I'd love to see a Valdez rematch, I didn't agree at all with that first decision and he's the rightful WBC champion in my eyes.

    edit: side note but Brazils team development has really been an underdiscussed story in amateur boxing.
     
  4. KAZSoliloquy Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    i’ve always felt brazil was a super talented crop but soccer & mma are still king over there. wish conceição could become as big of a star as popo to really drive up the passion for boxing over there. they loved popo freitãs something fierce.
     
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  5. Jonny Ninja Red Belt

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    I don’t think football has any relevance to their boxing talent pool, as it’s the main sport in most countries around the world. Loads of countries are as football mad as Brazil!
    More traditional martial arts seem to be more popular in Brazil (France is the same) so they excel more at MMA/kickboxing etc
     
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  6. bjl12 Yellow Belt

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    Canelo, Crawford, Inoue, Fury, RyGa, Beterbiev, Shakur
     
  7. RabbitPunch36 Green Belt

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    Canelo
    Julian Williams
    Big Charlo
    Little Charlo
    Inoue
    Donaire
    Tevin Farmer
    Bud Crawford
    Loma
    Tank Davis
    Chocolitito
    Beterbiev
    Wilder
    Fury
    Usyk

    Thats 15 right there.
     
  8. RizinSon88 She came to me with a serpent's kiss...

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    Based on who provided me the most entertainment of late, not who I necessarily root for:

    Fury
    Zurdo
    Usyk
    Wilder
    Matias
    Tank
    Lomachenko
    Canelo
    Okolie
    Anderson Silva
    Jerry Forrest
     
  9. Gym Turtle Yellow Belt

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    I rarely post, but this is a fun topic. In descending order.

    Josh Taylor
    Oleksandr Usyk
    Naoya Inoue
    Nonito Donaire
    Chocolatito
    Juan Francisco Estrada
    Mairis Briedis
    Kazuto Ioka
    Jaron Ennis
    Vergil Ortiz Jr.
    Janibek Alimkhanuly

    If we're doing 15,
    Vasiliy Lomachenko
    Dmitry Bivol
    Gennady Golovkin
    Robson Conceiçao
     

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