Originally Posted by Dostoevsky
Prime, George was a midget compared to Karelin. Foreman was about 217-225 in his prime, Karelin was a colossal 286lbs who probably walked around at 300lbs. He would throw lil' George around like a ragdoll. George would be advised to drop down to 205lb if he were around today.
Not too many people (if anyone) would ever have been able to hang with Karelin, but in terms of striking power, toughness, aggression and strength Foreman was a hell of a mix. I'd never imagine him out grappling Karelin.