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Old 07-23-2012, 04:56 AM   #9
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Default Re: Sonny Liston in the following fantasy h2h matchups

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Originally Posted by choklab View Post
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I have read reports on this fight and ninos jab was never mentioned. Charles decided to fight as a slugger, started much too fast and tired himself out after trying to knock nino out in the early rounds. After nearly going down and (having been beaten almost to a pulp) nino wrestled and mauled his way back into the fight using his size. Nino hung on, draining ezzard who was overweight and tired. After 3 big rounds for charles nino only needed to edge 4 of the remaining rounds that were all close.
I disagree with you. For every source that lists Charles as being mauled or walked there is one that references the Valdes jab:

"Valdes won going away. He took advantage of his superior reach and weight to keep Charles off balance with a pesky left jab."
Lodi News

"Valdes wades in with a flurry of short jabs."
-The Windsor

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