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Old 08-11-2007, 04:59 PM   #12
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Default Re: Buster Douglas as a top 100 heavyweight

Originally Posted by PowerPuncher
Douglas was great that night. For me he ranks nearly as high as Rid**** Bowe -
I have often been critical of Tyson fans who claim that Douglas went from being a non entity to an all time great and then back again.

But I have to admit that if all I had seen of Douglas was the Tyson fight and knew nothing else I would thing he was an all time great. Say that I had been in a coma for 50 years (not hard to imagine given my boxing opinions) and then saw Tyson Douglas.

I would think that I had just seen the start of the Douglas era. Definitely one of my favourite fights.
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