Originally Posted by The Mongoose
Oddly enough Marciano has double the wins over top 5 opponents at 10.
Cooney, Spinks, Norton, Shavers, and Bey were the only fighters in the top 5 when Holmes defeated them.
A case can be made.
I like it. Very rarely seen it get that specific. Usually beating top ten guys consistently is considered good work. I believe Mercer was also amongst the top five when Holmes schooled him in '92 and handed him his first loss.