Originally Posted by Bummy Davis
Just a quick result of how you expect these to end, prime to prime, who wins and how
I would favour him over everybody on this list except Homes, Tyson and Holyfield, by a significant margin. That is not to say that he would beat them, but he would be favoured over any of them. This gives you some idea of the level he has reached now.
Liston might just be his nemesis, and Ali would have to be favoured. Foreman would be favoured with some severe reservations. The rest he would be favourite over.
Rex Layne 34-1-1 version
A couple of years ago I might have picked Walcott over him out of this list, but now I would reverse that pick.
Time for my controvertial pick.
I think that Schmeling might just have his number.
Here it gets increasingly speculative.
I would expect him to beat Tunney and loose to Dempsey.
With the earlier fighters, it is harder to make a call.
So in summary, he is a great fighter, who will typicaly beat somebody who is not a great fighter.