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Old 11-16-2012, 01:11 PM   #57
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Default Re: how effective would the lighter heavyweights be today?

Originally Posted by Bummy Davis View Post
Boxing does not produce the lighter and experienced lighter Heavyweights anymore...Guys like Ezzard Charles,Joe Louis,Walcott,Dempsey,Marciano,Langford,Harold Johnson,Archie Moore...the amount of fighters and fights with experienced raised the game back then and remember these guys for the most part were all lean muscle ...all of them today would be heavier,even with out the normal genetic growth of the decades, weight training is taught in school sports changing the natural weight of men
Joe Louis outweighted most of his opponents...

The division was smaller back then.
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