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Old 01-31-2013, 02:39 PM   #36
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Default Re: Liston v Holyfield

Originally Posted by lufcrazy View Post
Well if one is to assume that a 15 round fighter would typically weigh less than a 12 round fighter we are.

But if you just want a comparison as they were then Holy was just as heavy plus he was taller. So if anyone has an advantage in size it's him.
Weight is a component of mass. I don't believe height is on its own, not without width or breadth, which would give you volume, which without density is only mass potential. I think this means they were both the same size but Holyfield was slightly skinnier. Personally, if forced to choose, I would say Liston was bigger for the size of his skeleton; his hands, wrists, ankles and such - areas almost unaffected by muscle growth - were larger than Holyfield's.

Holyfield was big; so was Liston, but without a specified regimen to make him so:
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