Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/17/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez (R) hits UFC fighter Ben Rothwell (L) up against the fence during their Heavyweight bout at UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun at Staples Center on October 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Velasquez won the fight by way of TKO. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
Who is the baddest man on the planet? This unofficial title, often a self-styled mantra, is synonymous with the alpha male of combat sports, the world's most daunting fighter. Today, boxing and MMA  are usually at the heart of this hypothetical debate. Both have their respective heavyweight champions and so here begins the usual bar-room banter and internet forum discussions around who would kick whose ass! Credit: Hennessy Sports Undefeated boxer, Tyson Fury, made a recent outburst calling out UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez adding further fuel to the fire. Just months before, it was then UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos (who won his title by knocking out Velasquez, but since relinquished it back to Velasquez) who was calling out boxing's heavyweight kingpin, Wladimir Klitschko. Before trying to really delve into this though, we have to acknowledge that these are two very different sports with very different rules. That said, and for what it's worth, we can ...
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