Originally Posted by salsanchezfan
I thought Chavez-Taylor II was unnecessary and played up way beyond what it could possibly have become. The only reason Taylor wasn't out of there sooner was because Chavez took his time. Yes, he too was on the downside of his career, but every time he hit Taylor (who was D-O-N-E) at that stage, he shook. Couple that with the fact that Taylor by that time had been fighting at 147 for some time and had to pare down, and you have a horrible mismatch on your hands.
To be fair the fight was booked as a favour for Taylor who needed the money. Whether it did him a favour health wise is like you suggest a completely different matter.