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Old 03-14-2012, 01:32 AM   #49
Hands of Iron
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Default Re: How would a prime Charles have fared against Marciano?

Originally Posted by The Mongoose View Post
Oddly enough Marciano has double the wins over top 5 opponents at 10.

****ey, 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.
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