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Old 04-01-2013, 12:47 PM   #27
Mendoza
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Default Re: How does Lewis resume stack up in heavyweight history?

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Originally Posted by PetethePrince View Post
Superb. Littered with punchers. The negative is that he lacks the boxer & counter-puncher types. A lot of big, hittable punchers. This is why many wonder, wish, and speculate Lewis against a Chris Byrd type. Some go as far as to say Lewis avoided this type of fighter. It's a great record, with great depth, and loads of punchers, though.
Holyfield and Kltischko are boxer / counter puncher types, with better than average defenses by the standard of heavyweight champions.

Lewis did meet a slick boxer type in Ocasio early in his career. He won every round, but did not look great doing it.
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