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Old 10-10-2012, 09:51 AM   #40
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Default Re: How much would a Marciano win over Floyd Patterson in 1956 do for his legacy?

Originally Posted by SuzieQ49 View Post
Only problem with your theory is a 1956 patterson loved to swarm and fight on the inside. He would basically be going toe to toe with Marciano for 15 rounds. Good idea? I think not. Especially when you consider patterson was only 180lb and had not fought any good heavyweights up to that point, let alone an ATG puncher like Marciano. Strength overwhelms speed in this case.

Man(marciano) vs a Boy(patterson)

Marciano by KO
Patty would have had sense enough to switch to plan-B against a man as physically strong as an aging Marciano in 1956....

Speed kills......

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