Originally Posted by clinikill
In an interview, Bugner said that Cooney was the most powerful puncher he ever faced (Cooney sparred with Bugner in preparation for his fight with Holmes). Lyle said the same thing after his fight with Gerry, but later retracted and said Shavers was the hardest puncher.
Bugner's comment: http://tinyurl.com/8zpawfp
Well Shavers recanting his comment and Bugner sparring Cooney with head gear on, certainly doesn't bode for an argument in favor of Gerry.