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Old 01-18-2013, 02:25 PM   #985
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Default Re: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Rocky Marciano

Originally Posted by Synthetic Decay View Post
Very valid points in regards to comparisons.

As for where the talent is coming from, as is the case with most sports, i just think that there is more interest and a better structure in place for boxing in certain countries at this moment in time.
That's more or less it. No need for NFL Cold War conspiracy theories. Countries with a better infrastructure for boxing and who put more of a focus on the sport are going to produce more top fighters than those which do not.

High levels of poverty also help at the grass roots level by providing a large number of willing participants.
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