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!
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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 ...