Originally Posted by Barry Smith
Sam Peter needed a gift decision to beat an obese, shot, 5ft 9", 40-year-old former middleweight. Peter only picked up a belt because he beat a shot, 40-year-old, glass jawed Maskaev, who was only ever a fringe contender at best during his prime. Although to be fair to Maskaev he did get horribly over matched early in his career which didn't help his long tern development.
This would be interesting if you couldn't do it to most fighters' careers, I suppose.