Originally Posted by lora
I think Oscar was a very dangerous lightweight, but i'd certainly not say he'd blast most elite lightweights out, nor put him top ten-fifteen calibre.
As mentioned his skills and physical dominance didn't quite align.He may have looked a beast starching C level guys and a few aging or blown up 130lbers(i did think he was impressive against Genaro myself) but when he had already gone the distance with one of the best fighters he fought in Molina and shown plenty of signs there that craftier, more talented than simply ordinary fighters being able to nullify the physical edges to an extent, i'm not going to say he blows out much better fighters too often.
I'd put him on a similar level to someone like Rosario at lightweight.But less proven.
Id put him a little higher than Rosario....but under Duran, somewhere in between.