Originally Posted by Surf-Bat
Gans had just fought the tough Dave Holly the day before, took a long train ride then fought Langford. No time to rest. So although it's still a notable win, I think it's safe to say that Gans was not quite at his best.
Yes but if Andre Ward fought some teenage novice in his first year as a professional under similar circumstances, we would still see them as being horendously overmatched.