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Old 06-18-2007, 07:14 AM   #18
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Default Re: Joe Louis vs Sonny Liston

Originally Posted by Homicidal Hank
I don't understand this last bit. I have never seen a fighter of alleged excellence look more stupid than Louis did in his first fight with Max Schmeling.
Was he peak or still learning? Marvin did some pretty silly things vs Leonard too and he was seasoned. Louis shored up some weaknesses and come back a better fighter. Many are never as good again.
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