Underrated Fighters in the Marvel Universe??

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#1 Posted by johnny_blaze (1357 posts) - - Show Bio

I know that characters like Cap, BP, Iron Fist, Daredevil & Gamora are considered to be some of the best fighters in the Marvel Universe, but which characters do you think are overlooked when it comes to their fighting skills?

And if there is already a thread for this, I apologize.

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#2 Posted by Jnr6Lil (8723 posts) - - Show Bio

Punisher

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#3 Posted by johnny_blaze (1357 posts) - - Show Bio

@jnr6lil: I'd have to go with Hawkeye, his H2H skills are highly overlooked.

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#4 Posted by God_Spawn (40991 posts) - - Show Bio

Punisher. Batroc. Red Skull. Gambit. Thing. She-Hulk. Emma Frost. Just a few off of the top of my head.

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#5 Posted by ssejllenrad (13109 posts) - - Show Bio

@jnr6lil: I'd have to go with Hawkeye, his H2H skills are highly overlooked.

Hand to hand is so last decade... Fingernails.... Now that's Hawkeye! Nyahahahaha!

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#6 Posted by johnny_blaze (1357 posts) - - Show Bio
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#7 Edited by Xwraith (34405 posts) - - Show Bio

Most of the X-Men who aren't Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, or Jean.

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#8 Posted by Teerack (10671 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think Nick Fury Sr. has ever lost a fight..... ever. o.o

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#9 Posted by JJ62 (1363 posts) - - Show Bio

Nick Fury (held his own with Cap multiple times)

Gambit

Hawkeye

Thing

Spider-Man (he's held his own with Shang Chi in martial arts)

Silver Samurai

Kingpin

Blade, even tho he's the forgotten Marvel great :(

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#10 Edited by oldnightcrawler (5695 posts) - - Show Bio

hasn't Black Bolt never been defeated in hand to hand combat?

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#11 Edited by Strider1992 (18291 posts) - - Show Bio

Taskmaster. The guy beat Black Widow and Headsman with his hands chained up, broke into SHIELD and got past all their security pretty easily, has stalemated Captain America twice and briefly went up against both Cap and Winter Soldier at the same. He's also shown he can defeat opponents who outclass him by a lot:

Taskmaster KOing Stature, Ant-man and Yellow Jacket
Taskmaster KOing Stature, Ant-man and Yellow Jacket

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#12 Edited by NorrinBoltagonPrime21 (6870 posts) - - Show Bio

@oldnightcrawler: I don't he's been defeated in strictly h2h. He's an underrated fighter.

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#13 Posted by oldnightcrawler (5695 posts) - - Show Bio
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#14 Posted by kuma_far (537 posts) - - Show Bio

Deadpool is really good

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#15 Posted by darthphoenix (2007 posts) - - Show Bio

Rogue- single handed defeated the avengers.

Iron Fist

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#16 Posted by TheCowman (461 posts) - - Show Bio

Taskmaster.

This.

While Taskmaster has had his moments to shine, too often he's been used as a punching bag to make someone else look cool.

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#17 Posted by vance_astro (90012 posts) - - Show Bio

1.Wolverine
2.Sharon Carter
3.She-Hulk
4.Night Thrasher
5.Vance Astro\Major Victory
6.Silver Sable
7.Misty Knight & Colleen Wing
8.Kitty Pryde
9.Moon Knight
10.White Tiger

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#18 Edited by vance_astro (90012 posts) - - Show Bio

@darthphoenix said:

Rogue- single handed defeated the avengers.

I'm sure this is either PIS or there were variables. Ms.Marvel has beaten Rogue by herself and so has Moonstone.

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#19 Posted by Vortex13 (12140 posts) - - Show Bio

@vance_astro: Yay someone mentioned Moon Knight! I was going to mention him if no one else had. Also that is an excellent list.

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#20 Posted by vance_astro (90012 posts) - - Show Bio

@vortex13 said:

Also that is an excellent list.

Thanks.

@strider92 said:

Taskmaster.

This.

While Taskmaster has had his moments to shine, too often he's been used as a punching bag to make someone else look cool.

This is kind of why I have Wolverine on my list because if he wasn't so popular he'd be just like Taskmaster. Marvel built him up to be this great combatant but he has some of those most pathetic low-end showings I've ever seen.

Taskmaster. The guy beat Black Widow and Headsman with his hands chained up, broke into SHIELD and got past all their security pretty easily, has stalemated Captain America twice and briefly went up against both Cap and Winter Soldier at the same. He's also shown he can defeat opponents who outclass him by a lot:

Although I agree with you on Taskmaster being alot better than people give him credit for. Defeating opponents that outclass him by alot isn't that impressive considering MOST human martial artists in the Marvel U can do that. What he did to Skrull-Pym,Ant-Man & Stature would be more impressive if they knew he was attacking them. What he did to Black Widow & Headsman is quite impressive though. Black Widow is a decent martial artist and I'm not sure about Headsman but he outclasses Taskmaster by quite a bit what he showed against Cap was also pretty good especially during Siege when he fought Cap and Bucky at the same time just based on his powers alot though, the only characters that should be comparable to him are Echo (who has his same powers) & Melee (who's powers are having knowledge and mastery of all known fighting styles).

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#21 Posted by nick_hero22 (8496 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn:

What has Gambit accomplished hand-to-hand combat-wise?

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#22 Edited by God_Spawn (40991 posts) - - Show Bio

@nick_hero22: Gambit isn't the best h2h fighter, he's kind of average actually. But with his savate combined with his skill with a staff and agility, he's stalemated Blade IIRC, and was able to contend with Daredevil.

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#23 Posted by Bogey (1022 posts) - - Show Bio

Squirrel Girl

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#25 Posted by AttitudeEraGuy (234 posts) - - Show Bio

Warpath

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#26 Edited by KingOfAsh (3935 posts) - - Show Bio

Three words: I am Groot.

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#27 Posted by jardern96 (10 posts) - - Show Bio

One person stands above all of these and that is Mr X he can beat anyone at hand to hand as he can predict their move just before they make it and he is master of every known martial art in the world he even beats taskmaster who is second as he can predict even his moves and counter them.

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#28 Edited by warlock360 (28181 posts) - - Show Bio

Champion

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#29 Posted by Wolverine008 (50948 posts) - - Show Bio

Wolverine. He's arguably the best hand to hand fighter in the Marvel U, but most people think he's just the healing factor and claws.

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#30 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3080 posts) - - Show Bio

black panther.

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