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    Default Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    There's only two that really impress me: Daniel Dubois and Felip Hrgovic.

    Is there anyone else? Perhaps Bakhodir Jalolov or Frank Sanchez?

    Mahammadrasul Majidov who KOed Joshua in amateurs is good but he turned pro too late. Same with Romanov, who KOed Wilder in the amateurs.

    Petar Milas was doing well with two wins over former world title challengers in 2018, but has no meaningful fights since.

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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Majidov aka the Lion seems to be the one people are talking about.

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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Quote Originally Posted by smashup View Post
    Majidov aka the Lion seems to be the one people are talking about.
    But he's already age 33 with just 2 pro fights.

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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    I’m not overly impressed by any up and coming HW. The main one I would say is Ajagba only because he has really good length and good power. He might be able to pull a Wilder and get by on that.

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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Quote Originally Posted by Freedom View Post
    There's only two that really impress me: Daniel Dubois and Felip Hrgovic.

    Is there anyone else? Perhaps Bakhodir Jalolov or Frank Sanchez?

    Mahammadrasul Majidov who KOed Joshua in amateurs is good but he turned pro too late. Same with Romanov, who KOed Wilder in the amateurs.

    Petar Milas was doing well with two wins over former world title challengers in 2018, but has no meaningful fights since.
    I want to see George Arias in a good scrap. Also, what happend to Ugonoh? After Breazealle outlasted him he faded. lolol... then there is the tubby Polish guy, Kownacki. We have a good crop of HW's out here now. The division is watchable again, sorta like the mid to late 90's again.

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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    I've seen a few of these - all still raw which is fair enough at this stage so may be 18 months or so before we have an idea who might rise to the top.

    I wasn't impressed with Fury at an early stage, nor Joshua nor Wilder......

    A long time since I've seen someone come along who you think will be the real deal
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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Quote Originally Posted by ykdadamaja View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Freedom View Post
    There's only two that really impress me: Daniel Dubois and Felip Hrgovic.

    Is there anyone else? Perhaps Bakhodir Jalolov or Frank Sanchez?

    Mahammadrasul Majidov who KOed Joshua in amateurs is good but he turned pro too late. Same with Romanov, who KOed Wilder in the amateurs.

    Petar Milas was doing well with two wins over former world title challengers in 2018, but has no meaningful fights since.
    I want to see George Arias in a good scrap. Also, what happend to Ugonoh? After Breazealle outlasted him he faded. lolol... then there is the tubby Polish guy, Kownacki. We have a good crop of HW's out here now. The division is watchable again, sorta like the mid to late 90's again.

    I'd say it's more a "competitive" crop rather than good. It's still maybe the weakest division in the sport as a whole, but we seem to have potential for actual competitive and interesting match ups. Rather than Wlad and then everybody else as we had for many years and the division was stagnant.

    We now have an interesting "top 3", followed by 5-6 decent contenders.....and then a nice array of unknowns next.

    Dubois is going along nicely and Ajagba seems to have the right attributes. Just have to wait and see how they progress but I wouldn't say they are really shaking things up yet. Not overly familiar with most others mentioned in here so will have to look out for them.

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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Quote Originally Posted by TonnnnUK View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ykdadamaja View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Freedom View Post
    There's only two that really impress me: Daniel Dubois and Felip Hrgovic.

    Is there anyone else? Perhaps Bakhodir Jalolov or Frank Sanchez?

    Mahammadrasul Majidov who KOed Joshua in amateurs is good but he turned pro too late. Same with Romanov, who KOed Wilder in the amateurs.

    Petar Milas was doing well with two wins over former world title challengers in 2018, but has no meaningful fights since.
    I want to see George Arias in a good scrap. Also, what happend to Ugonoh? After Breazealle outlasted him he faded. lolol... then there is the tubby Polish guy, Kownacki. We have a good crop of HW's out here now. The division is watchable again, sorta like the mid to late 90's again.

    I'd say it's more a "competitive" crop rather than good. It's still maybe the weakest division in the sport as a whole, but we seem to have potential for actual competitive and interesting match ups. Rather than Wlad and then everybody else as we had for many years and the division was stagnant.

    We now have an interesting "top 3", followed by 5-6 decent contenders.....and then a nice array of unknowns next.

    Dubois is going along nicely and Ajagba seems to have the right attributes. Just have to wait and see how they progress but I wouldn't say they are really shaking things up yet. Not overly familiar with most others mentioned in here so will have to look out for them.
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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Filip Hrgovic
    Viktor Vykhryst
    Arslanbek Makhmudov
    Vladyskav Sirenko
    Mahommedrasul Majidov
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    Default Re: Who are the better up-and-coming heavyweights that could become future champions?

    Quote Originally Posted by TIC View Post
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    justis is supposed to be fighting paull gallen in june. paul is a former league player turned boxer. paul has beaten mark hunt of ufc fame & big daddy in his last two fights. this should go rounds & is good prep for justis leading into the tokyo olympics
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    Quote Originally Posted by TIC View Post
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    justis is supposed to be fighting paull gallen in june. paul is a former league player turned boxer. paul has beaten mark hunt of ufc fame & big daddy in his last two fights. this should go rounds & is good prep for justis leading into the tokyo olympics
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