Originally Posted by mcvey
Thoughtful post with which I agree,the right hand Shavers decked Holmes with would have flooredanyone and kept most of them there ,Larry had remarkable powers of recuperation and huge balls,[especially after Cooney hit him low].
What blows my mind about that (if memory serves correctly) is that Gerry failed to take Holmes off his feet with those massive foul shots. Duran destroyed Buchanan with such a destructive punch, yet Larry recovered and went on to dominate Cooney, then take him out. How tough is that