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Old 01-25-2013, 06:26 PM   #125
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Default Re: Why were many old time boxers so scrawny looking

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I think George Foreman has bad knees now, as I've seen some videos of him recently that show him sort of hobbling around and moving sort of stiffly. He did a lot of running during his comeback, which at his weight, may not have been the best for his knees. But he did win the title back, so there you go!
He's also in his mid 60s, so he's not going to be walking around like he used to. I still wouldn't want to fight him, he's probably still stronger than 90% of the people out there and I'm sure he still hits plenty hard.

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During Foreman's comeback, Lou Savarese was one of the few fighters who actually stood right with Foreman and punched. Foreman wasn't able to shove Savarese around like a lot of guys; actually, Axel Schultz showed surprising strength against Big George as well.
From what I remember, George was still the man moving forward pretty much the entire fight and still pushed Savarese back.
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