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Old 08-11-2007, 12:18 AM   #16
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Default Re: Tale of the tape - heavyweights

Originally Posted by Longcount
If the vintage guys could have scientifically increased their career starting weight by 20% (which is less than Holyfield & Moorer did) :

Liston would have been 240
Jeffries would have been 252
Dempsey and Louis would have been 217
Marciano would have been (a very stumpy) 228
Baer would have been 230
Tunney would have been 210
Good comedy, my friend.

A six foot Liston at 240 would be even more ponderous than the original version. Jeffries at 252 is just laughable. And the Bowling Ball you propose of Marciano is Saul Montana-esque.
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