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Old 02-25-2013, 04:35 PM   #269
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Default Re: I am a boxing manager: if you have questions about the boxing biz, ask!

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Originally Posted by Thracian View Post
Some say Tommy Morrison was protected too long, lost confidence in himself and that's why he couldn't hang at the top levels. But he always had chin issues, right?
T you're right Morrison was chinny, look at it from a business POV, it made sense to feed Morrison baby food, it made sense to keep him in the heavyweight picture by giving him a few win's. Morrison was highly marketable and made good fights for TV, and I hate to say it, he was white. In reality he was limited by his overall skills and his chin. Now that Price has been exposed the promoters should follow the Morrison model, cos I am guessing Price's chin will let him down again.
As far as protecting Morrison too long, Morrison's management and promoter did a good job in moving him. Price and team, on the other hand was tossing the dice.

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