Originally Posted by Bollox
True, Zarate was a 36 year old who'd been retired for about 7 years and had fought nobody since making a comeback. High praise indeed from Carlos, although I wonder if he meant that he could never beat Fenech at 122 rather than 118. Zarate had little success when fighting the bigger boys and Fenech was a big 122 lber
I don't know that Zarate applied any weight qualification to his assessment of Fenech? But Zarate was an absolute wrecking ball, even though slight in build. It came as high praise indeed for Fenech, and I was quite shocked to hear it at the time.