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Old 10-25-2008, 09:31 AM   #69
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Default Re: Larry Holmes vs Ezzard Charles

Originally Posted by Holmes' Jab
I think it's Norton-fight close (ie: a round or two in it). Charles has underestimated power which offsets a bit what I see as Larry's slight edge in terms of overall stylistic factors. I know Charles is more natural below heavyweight level, but in terms of schooling both fighters are close.
Fair enough, but i actually see Holmes winning this well. Obviously no 31-2 or anything but i do picture him in control. Holmes hand speed at his peak is superb.
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