Originally Posted by ETM
Duran wasnt favored that night.
I should say I favored him. People rated him on the Benitez fight where he lost conclusively over 15 rounds. He should have been favored against Moore. Funny thing is I always thought Duran was great, but I knew if he had a style of fight and things in his favor Duran would win. A guy 11 fights is not going to beat Duran. Duran beat Leonard when Ray had 25 or so fights, and then Ray learned how to be outside of the ring as well as inside to fight his fight, and he learned. But Davey Moore a good fighter, still was not the fighter Leonard was obviously.