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Old 12-04-2012, 01:06 PM   #75
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Default Re: Why do ppl always say Duran moved up 2 weightclasses to beat Leonard?

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Originally Posted by KuRuPT View Post
Is MAG still spewing idiocy on Duran. What is so hard to comprehend about a guy NOT being in his prime.. past his prime weight class AND AND facing guys who WERE IN THEIR PRIME and IN THEIR PRIME WEIGHT CLASS. How on God's Green Earth Mag can't understand this point is beyond me. Hearns never beat a prime duran nor a duran in his prime weight class. He beat a past his best Duran, well best his best weight class. A good victory more because of the fashion it was done than anything. Duran was a solid fighter but he wasnt' a great fighter by then. A solid victory but nothing more.
Even at 154 Duran looked like a roly poly doll. a long way from the mid 70s version. check out his fight with Leo Ortiz. that is prime Duran
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