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Old 11-29-2012, 04:01 AM   #50
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Default Re: Foreman struggling with Peralta leaves me unsatisfied

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Well, some fighters are brought in to lose and my point is Peralta was a big name in Argentina and he came in as a contender, while Ted Lowry was the opponent..I know people that saw both Marciano fights and said Rocky won both clearly but others say the first fight was close and so were many of Teds other losses...Peralta had a name in the US as a light heavyweight contender and had some good heavyweight wins...Ted beat and drew with some good fighters that were in the primes of there careers and was always unheralded even in his home town
Many of his wins were close too.
As for being unheralded in his home town, that's strange because he fought 96 of his 148 fights in his home state.
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