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Old 01-28-2013, 11:37 PM   #48
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Default Re: John Conteh vs. Andre Ward

Originally Posted by IntentionalButt View Post
Fair enough, but that's a highly conjectural basis.

Say he moves up and takes whatever the current best at 175 can dish out, would you amend your stance to Conteh on points or is there naught Ward can realistically prove to sway you?
Truthfully, the LHW division is so weak at the minute that I'd still favour Conteh over him which is very unfortunate for Ward as there just doesn't seem to be a good enough test for him.

If Conteh was around now he'd be clear no.1 LHW IMO, without a doubt.

But yeah if he shows he is strong/durable at the weight (which he probably will be) then I'd prob change to Conteh points. I just don't give out credit based on potential, especially when we've never seen the guy at that weight AND especially against a Brit!
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