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Old 10-11-2012, 12:45 PM   #28
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Default Re: Cleveland Williams vs Jerry Quarry

Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
Outside of a single fight against Terrell, when did these attributes ever translate into a victory over an elite heavyweight?

Both these guys tend to be overrated at times. But Williams simply never achieved what Quarry did in the division. I take much more credence in results than delirious descriptors.
Only Liston, Machen and Terrell would fight him it seems. He lost a brawl to Liston, drew with Machen and went 1-1 with Terrell perhaps deserving 2-0

Some fighters don't get the chance to prove themselves and you have to judge them with your own eyes

Beating Terrell is as good as beating the men Quarry beat

Originally Posted by Bummy Davis View Post
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
He was also still a 20yo, Quarry was 21 against a past prime Machen
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