The Presidential Box-Off: Determining Which American President Would Win in a Fight

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SportsPickle asked readers to vote on which American president would win a presidential boxing tournament. After more than 80,000 votes, here are the results.

43. William Henry Harrison

Height: 5’8″

Age in Office: 42

Party: Whig

State: Ohio

Scouting Report: He died of pneumonia 32 days into his term. Harrison’s best chance of defeating his opponent would be hacking phlegm into his eyes and then passing out on top of him.

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42. Jimmy Carter

Height: 5’9″

Age in Office: 52

Party: Democrat

State: Georgia

Scouting Report: The former peanut farmer would destroy any opponent with a peanut allergy.

41. Herbert Hoover

Height: 5’11″

Age in Office: 54

Party: Republican

State: Iowa, Oregon, California

Scouting Report: Hoover was a Quaker. Maybe they’re secretly great fighters. You don’t know.

40. John Tyler

Height: 6’0”

Age in Office: 51

Party: Independent

State: Virginia

Scouting Report: The first VP to take over for a dead president. He could handle seeing a man die, so he wouldn’t be scared to crack open a man’s skull.

39. Calvin Coolidge

Height: 5’10”

Age in Office: 51

Party: Republican

State: Massachusetts

Scouting Report: Don’t think his “laissez-faire” approach to government would mean he’d keep his hands off his opponent in a battle.

38. Millard Fillmore

Height: 5’9”

Age in Office: 50

Party: Whig

State: New York

Scouting Report: Probably got to practice fighting a lot due to being named Millard Fillmore.

37. James Madison

Height: 5’4”

Age in Office: 57

Party: Democratic-Republican

State: Virginia

Scouting Report: He wrote the Bill of Rights, but he still might inflict cruel and unusual punishment on you.

36. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Height: 6’2”

Age in Office: 51

Party: Democrat

State: New York

Scouting Report: He likely built up remarkable upper body strength from using his wheelchair.

35. James Monroe

Height: 6’0”

Age in Office: 58

Party: Democratic-Republican

State: Virginia

Scouting Report: His Monroe Doctrine warned Europe not to step to this. He’s not scared.

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34. John Quincy Adams

Height: 5’7”

Age in Office: 57

Party: Whig

State: Massachusetts

Scouting Report: It’s never smart to fight a man with mutton chops.

33. Warren G. Harding

Height: 6’0”

Age in Office: 55

Party: Republican

State: Ohio

Scouting Report: His administration was plagued by scandals – evidence he’d do anything to win.

32. Benjamin Harrison

Height: 5’6”

Age in Office: 55

Party: Republican

State: Ohio

Scouting Report: He was a strong proponent of protectionism, suggesting he’d be hard to land punches on.

31. John Adams

Height: 5’7”

Age in Office: 61

Party: Federalist

State: Massachusetts

Scouting Report: He’s 5-foot-7 and from Boston. Had to be a wicked tough scrappah.

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