Originally Posted by lora
yeah, i was only being half serious with the Norris comparison anyway.I know Leonard was weight drained and finished in that fight.
Duran had declined physically by 82 as well though.Add in Benitez being a special talent himself and still at his best, it's not too shocking a defeat in itself, though i agree it was a poor performance that he deserves criticism for.
It's not a shocking result, but I think Duran deserves criticism for the showing he put in. That's all I'm saying. Benitez deserves so much kudos for the performance and victory.
As I say, I consider Duran to have been greater than Leonard regardless.