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Old 08-26-2008, 09:08 AM   #22
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Default Re: Who Looks Most "Beatable" in the 1970s: Ron Lyle, Earnie Shavers, or George Forem

Originally Posted by Mendoza
1974: Why pick Quarry again? At least Quarry was ranked, yet as we can see Lyle and Norton were once again rated higher.

Muhammad Ali, Champion
  1. George Foreman
  2. Joe Frazier
  3. Ron Lyle
  4. Oscar Bonavena
  5. Joe Bugner
  6. Ken Norton
  7. Jerry Quarry
  8. Chuck Wepner
  9. Henry Clark
  10. Larry Middleton.

Although I have always been (a bit) puzzled as to why Joe never faced that many big punchers besides Foreman, your point above is null and void as these ratings were taken after Fraizer had beaten Quarry who, at the time of their fight, was rated above Ron.
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