Originally Posted by Seamus
No, he was not an experienced ex-Champ with one of the biggest punches in the history of the division which he still possessed facing a fighter who refused to do anything but stand right in front of him. He was a green, scrawny, party animal who outworked a bloated, faded champion who for the decade was at his physical peak on January 1, 1970 but used his guile and ridiculous chin to navigate between very good but flawed fighters the previous 8 years.
This sounds like excuse making rather than paying someone their rightful dues. But what the hell. Run with it.