Originally Posted by Unforgiven
But at one point in his prime, Joe Louis, perhaps the greatest fighter ever at any weight, imo, had the following 14-fight streak :
John Henry Lewis
Compare to Wladimir Klitschko's last 14 fights :
Neither list is of an outstanding crop of world-beaters, but they are not 'tomato cans' or 'bums' either.
Rahman was 38 ,Thompson, 40 Mormeck 40.
Louis had also beaten the previous 5 champions and only lost one fight , to a former Champ.Wlad had been kod by two journeyman, and a part time boxer.