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Old 10-11-2012, 11:44 AM   #27
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Default Re: Cleveland Williams vs Jerry Quarry

Originally Posted by SuzieQ49 View Post
People seem to like to lump Williams in with Mac Foster, Ron Lyle, Earnie Shavers...when none of these men even had close to the speed Williams had. He wasn't the big cat for nothing.

Eddie Machen was lucky to get a draw with Cleveland Williams. He was shocked at Williams speed combined with his power. Machen went on to make Jerry look like an amateur 4 years later.
Big Cat was 31-1 when he was dropped 2X and KO'd by 174lb Bob Satterfield, in all fairness Quarry was 17-0-3 when he lost to Machen and the Judges had it 4-5, 5-6 and 2-7 ......not too bad for a youngster
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