Originally Posted by McGrain
I think that Moore knew he couldn't win a long fight - he claims to be 42 for this one (he was probably slightly younger) and he was in with maybe the fittest big man ever - so he needed action and early. Marciano looks a little bit tentative in 1 which would have made Moore even more anxious to get things rolling.
Actually, Moore claimed to be 38. It was his mother whose timeline had him at 42 at that time.