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Old 12-17-2008, 11:27 PM   #15
Marciano Frazier
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Default Re: Lyle vs Foreman - Why Was Lyle Able To...

For one, Foreman was coming off a layoff of over a year when he fought Lyle. What's more, Lyle was at his peak when he fought Foreman, while Frazier was substantially past his own. But most of all, Lyle had a much better style than Frazier did for coping with and landing on a guy like George. Lyle was as tall and rangy as Foreman himself with punches that were perhaps a little quicker and straighter in addition to being very hard, he was confident and fearless, and he was able to capitalize and score big on a somewhat off-his-game George.
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