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Old 07-09-2007, 05:55 AM   #3
fists of fury
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Default Re: Frank Bruno questions...

Originally Posted by TBooze

But to answer your question the defeat of Gerrie Coetzee was probably his most devastating and his defeat of Bugner his most impressive.
Coetzee didn't have an iron chin, but it was solid enough. His KO losses usually came late when he had gassed (references: KO by 8 Page and KO by 13 Weaver) and Bruno took Coetzee out in the first with a huge right hand that had Coetzee out cold, lying halfway out of the ring. It was a very impressive KO win for Bruno.

In addition, he is one of maybe 3 guys to really rock a rampaging Tyson with a great left hook in the first round. I think he really shook up Mike more than anyone else managed to do in the 80's with that shot.
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