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Old 08-27-2011, 03:21 PM   #16
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Default Re: The Most Skilled Heavyweight Title Fight Ever

Originally Posted by McGrain View Post
You think Marciano was more skilled than Charles?
Laughable on the face of it, perhaps.

But Marciano perfected his style. You could call him a highly-skilled slugger: the duck-and-weave; the leverage. Certainly his undefeated record against the best of his time belies the myth that he was just an unskilled brute.

Everybody thought Rocky would be a cakewalk...until they got in the ring with him.

Charles' polished skills--certainly all-time great--were best at lower weights.
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