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Old 06-26-2013, 06:08 AM   #286
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Default Re: Lennox Lewis VS Joe Louis

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Originally Posted by Tommo View Post
OMG so because Louis could work out Carnera he's gonna be able to deal with Lennox, what a delusion LOL! First round KO. And absolutely has boxing progressed. Hard to believe anybody who watches those old fights of Louis, really thinks he's anything for Lewis to worry about!
OK, nobody is suggesting that Primo Carnera is a good as Lennox Lewis, but styles make fights.

There is nothing in Louis's fights against guys of Lewis's size and style to suggest that he was particularly troubled by either their size or style. Indeed these seem to be precisely the kind of opponents he feasts on.

If these fighters were being competitive against Louis in loosing efforts, or giving him stylistic problems, then it would strengthen your case, but they weren’t. Even Mike Tyson usually had to go to the score cards against guys Lewis's size, because they at least managed to spoil to the finish line. Louis simply destroyed them.

All of this points to a stylistic advantage for Louis.
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