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Old 01-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #116
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Default Re: Dempsey's vaunted run to the Title

what if you keep tyson's awesome run to the title BUT took out his best opponents after he won the title from berbick (who is at least on par with willard). which means you omit smith, tucker, holmes, tubbs,etc and instead he beat the shit out of a few middleweights (hagler maybe) and a lightheavy in spinks, with rematches against tillis and frazier thrown in for good measure. not only that, but he doesn't even knock out hagler but settles for a decision.

now, after that dominating run he is beat up twice by holyfield instead of douglas. in between the first lost to holyfield, he nut shots a win against douglas to set up the rematch and still loses handily.

how do we view THAT version of tyson and how different is that run from dempsey's own?
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