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Old 01-26-2013, 11:57 PM   #56
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Default Re: Lewis's chin was one of the best in HW history.

Originally Posted by Babality View Post
Well yeah, if Butterbean connected flush on Lewis, I would say Lewis is not that great but not because of his chin, but rather because he got caught by Butterbean with a flush shot. That or Butterbean was just extremely lucky. I'm just saying, if you wanna say he wasn't as great as most say was because he lost to Rahman and McCall who you consider average, ok, but bad chin because he got KO'd by flush shots from them? Maybe average chin. He did fight pretty good punchers and took solid shots from them. Mercer, Vitali, Briggs come to mind. A glassed jawed fighter would have fallen more often.
Well I see what you're saying but Lewis fought an old Mercer and many people thought Mercer actually won. Ok fine.
Also Briggs fought Lewis with a fractured right hand and still rocked him in 1. Vitali is widely considered to not be a one punch KO artist.
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