Originally Posted by cstar
It was a different era and he won legitimate world titles when they REALLY ****ING MEANT SOMETHING. Compare that to some ***got like Mundine who even in this era of 4 recognised bodies can only win interim titles or ibo ****. So to be a Mundine fan and say that Lionel Rose was overrated is like saying filet mignon is overrated while you sit eating dog food from a can with a spoon.
exactly. lionel fought in an era of one title holder. and no super this or junior that. just one title. he was lucky to even get a shot! so many great fighters never even got a shot!