Originally Posted by Conteh
Pretty much agree with most of what you've written on this thread. Wood**** pre Joe Baski gives Haye a Carl Thomspn type of fight.
Baski ruined ( that , that hadn't already been ruined by their respective mangers and promoters ) both Wood**** and Freddie Mills . All but blinded Wood**** permanently - and Mills told his corner that Baski was too big, too strong and simply quit there and then.
Yes C, I used to see big Joe Baksi at MSG, and at Stillman's gym training and joking around aftervtraining. A BIG,muscular product of the coal mines who reminded me of Joe Palooka of the comic strips.. was kod by Ezzard Charles in 1948. Ezzard too fast, for the burley Baksi...