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Old 06-20-2007, 12:35 PM   #20
ChrisPontius
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Default Re: Greater Resume: Lewis or Holmes?

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Originally Posted by Sonny's jab
That's highly debatable.
1)
Holyfield is the greater fighter.
Norton usually ranks anywhere between top30 and top15.
Holyfield ranks between top15 and top7.

2)
Holyfield had more left as a fighter.
He went on to have a good showing against Lewis in the rematch and after that beat two high ranked contenders (Rahman & Ruiz) and may beat another one in the future, although i highly doubt that.

Norton, after the Holmes fight, got KO'd in one round by Shavers, drew with Ledoux, barely beat Cobb and then got brutally KO'd in one round again, by Cooney.


So Holyfield is greater all-round AND had more left in the tank.
I don't see how it's debatable which was the better win. Not that a resume should defined by the best win, but still.
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