Originally Posted by McGrain
You know what? I think there are question marks over Lopez's temperament that make his being mentioned as one of the greatest General's unreasonable - and sure as shit, his big problem versus Alvarez was his inability to do these things - range, tempo - in difficult circumstances.
I doubt Carlos Monzon would have been as upset by that cut.
absolutely but was that because lopez had trouble imposing his will, because alvarez was his kryptonite or because he was at the end of his career?
monzon was not upset by ANYTHING...possibly the coolest customer in recorded boxing history. but even he had his troubles dictating to valdez and briscoe at times