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Old 09-23-2007, 06:43 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by Robbi
Holmes was the most complete and well rounded heavyweight who ever lived. When you balnace out all areas to score him in. Stamina, power, speed, chin, jab, recorvery powers, ring generalship, durability, mental toughness, inside fighting. He had it all, and when averaging everything out he's the most complete.

Better all round than Tyson and Ali, thats just two for starters. I'm not saying he was superman and was head and shoulders above every other great heavyweight, but he was the best in my opinion.
I tend to agree with this. In addition to what you said, Holmes also had good height and reach.
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