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Old 04-15-2008, 02:31 PM   #16
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Default Re: Jerry Quarry v.s Mike Tyson

Originally Posted by Lobotomy
Jerry Quarry by decision. Nobody was able to take out Jerry quickly when he was at his peak, he had better quickness (though Tyson was faster), superior mobility, and was a more adept infighter. Mike would have played right into Quarry's counterpunching hands. This might look a good deal like Quarry/Patterson, but probably without Mike hitting the deck. Jerry's chin would neutralize Tyson's greater power to Floyd's. While Mike was bigger and more powerful than Patterson, he had nothing approaching the level of skill and experience Floyd brought to his matches with Quarry. Unlike Frazier, Tyson was a fast starter who faded a bit as a fight progressed. Mike would not wear Jerry down as Frazier could. Interesting pairing.
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