Originally Posted by janitor
It is actually a very good question.
The answer is that they came from a different place, and were going to a different place.
A fighter back then likely came into boxing malnourished, while a modern boxer likely comes in needing to cut some excess body fat.
A fighter back then focused on stamina training primarily, while a modern fighter takes a more multi faceted training programme.
unlike some others who most likely never been in a gym
in their life and think
any slightly muscular guy is on roids or hgh