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Old 12-12-2012, 08:18 PM   #19
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Default Re: Joe Louis Vs. Larry Holmes, Someome is gettin KO'd for sure.

Originally Posted by TheSouthpaw View Post
Louis fought MUCH tougher guys..period
Arguable. Norton, Witherspoon, Weaver, ****ey, Mercer, McCall, Holyfield, and Smith would all at the very least hold their own in Louis's era and I think they'd all have a decent chance at decking Joe. Louis was dropped by guys who had no business dropping the all time #1 heavyweight.

I rank Louis #1 of all time, but head to head I think he falls short against prime Ali, Foreman, Holmes, Tyson, and Marciano. Frazier would be a toss up imo.
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