Originally Posted by Absolutely!
Are you serious? Mercer has one of the greatest jaws of the modern era. Not even a young Wlad could knock him out despite pounding on him non-stop the whole fight, and Ray was already way past his prime at that point. The man took the best that Cooper, Morrison, Holyfield and Lennox could throw at him without wilting yet Carnera knocks him out? Be realistic.
Mercer never felt the impact of the Alpine Atom on his jaw.
A gigantic man with gigantic power.
If Holyfield could drop Mercer, Carnera would decapitate him.