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Old 11-19-2012, 01:32 PM   #156
rusak
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Default Re: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Rocky Marciano

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Originally Posted by SuzieQ49 View Post
Marciano did NOT wear 6 ounce gloves
Oh yes he did.

Here's a newspaper article on the ****ell fight:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...4063%2C2427487

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Briefly presented, as the fighters themselves remained in their respective camps to train for actual combat, the issues involved:
The use of eight-ounce gloves, as California law requires for all divisions over 147 pounds, instead of the six-ounce gloves common in other states for title matches. Marciano's manager, Al Weill, roared disapproval of the eight-ouncers.
The runt was beating up other runts wearing 6 oz gloves.
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