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Old 07-26-2012, 05:36 PM   #43
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Default Re: Sonny Liston in the following fantasy h2h matchups

Originally Posted by SuzieQ49 View Post
No way. Liston was a monster, beat a bunch of terrific fighters in their primes and dominated the late 50s-early 60s competitive division. 6'1 215 hulking pounds of muscle, one of the best jabs ever with a ridiculously long reach, good boxing skills, terrific head movement, rock solid chin, terrific punching power in both fists with dangerous finishing ability...One of the best ever
He was very good, I know that.
But Joe Louis was much better. Joe Louis was a greater boxer by far.

I'm not buying that the Liston era was a great era in the HW division or that he beat a bunch of terrific fighters. And Sonny didn't dominate for long anyway.
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