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Old 08-28-2009, 06:58 PM   #21
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Default Re: What if Gerry Cooney had somehow gotten lucky against Spinks?

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Originally Posted by Mendoza View Post
I think so too. But team Cooney would have to push him out of his own dressing room to get him in the ring with Tyson.

Gerry had balls, he lacked confidence and had a serious drug habit prior to the Holmes fight and he fought 2 rds in 2 years leading up to Holmes....His brother Tom had a serious habit and Gerry was not far behind..he also was a drinker and had a lot of ladies on him....he did not really have the hunger and was over protected by the wacko twins for the big bucks and he knew it....but he did get the big payday...He went in a threw down vs Foreman and would have done the same with Tyson. Gerry was going out on his sheild
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