Originally Posted by Rubber Warrior
Tough fight for Holmes. I see it coming down to a very close UD for Holmes after perhaps even falling short early.
No way in hell a prime Larry Holmes struggles with a 6' tall 183 pound Ezzard Charles.... Charles was a gifted boxer with an average punch for a guy between 175 to 190 pounds. Larry Holmes at 6' 3" tall and in the area of 209 to 213 pounds, would be way too much for Charles to deal with... What's Ol' Ezzard gonna do to Larry Holmes from the outside? He sure as hell can't out-jab Holmes from a distance, and Charles isn't big enough to manhandle Larry Holmes on the inside, either... I'm sorry, but I CLEARLY see Holmes controlling Charles from the outside and beating him silly for a late round TKO..... Peace....