Most intimidating fighter
The two fights between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston for boxing's World Heavyweight Championship were among the most anticipated, watched and controversial fights in the sport's history.Sports Illustrated magazine named their first meeting, the Liston–Clay fight (Ali had not yet changed his name from Cassius Clay), as the fourth greatest sports moment of the twentieth century.Later, he was re-incarcerated for assaulting a police officer.For much of his career, his contract was majority owned by Frankie Carbo, a one-time mob hit man and senior member of the Lucchese crime family, who ran boxing interests for the Mafia.F/A-18’s dispatched from an array of military bases and from U. aircraft carriers boast a combat radius exceeding 900 km.This makes the Hornet an especially potent instrument with which to project American power. aircraft—such as the F-22 Raptor and the B-2 Spirit—are without peer in active service.
Being hard to knock out, plain and simple, is important. In fact, this may be the single greatest predictor of who we view as tough. Big fights where toughness was needed and delivered on- check. An ability to impose one's will on another through great cardio and mental toughness- check. The bottom line is that Nick Diaz is the kind of tough guy are forced to respect. No one has proven capable of taking a shot like Frank Edgar to date.The G-Man's rise to the WBC world title could hardly have been more emphatic.Eight of his 10 fights prior to that fateful night in London had ended in first-round knockouts in his favour.Mental strength can be seen through a fighter's cardio- how hard they worked before the fight, and if they keep going when things get tough- as well as their desire and ability to impose their will on an opponent. Will he be able to take Jose Aldo's best at UFC 156? But for now, we only know that trucks can hit him and he will keep on coming.
He didn't leave much to mystery with his loud mouth, but it was his famous graveyard ring walk on Halloween 1998 that cemented 'Prince' Naseem Hamed's place on the list.
So, the criteria are (drumroll please): Being tough isn't about potential for being tough; it's about having shown your mettle in great fights.