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Old 09-21-2009, 12:09 AM   #124
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Default Re: Holyfield...Did he just have Tyson's number?

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Originally Posted by Arka View Post

I think Tyson could take this with a disciplined strategy of using the jab,leading to the body,not letting Evander get too close and using a lot of feints.
But that would be asking him to fight a kind of heady, disciplined fight that he seldom (if ever) did, and certainly never against a fighter of a prime Holy's quality or the kind of pressure Holy would put him under.


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Originally Posted by Unforgiven View Post
Tyson wasn't at his best but Holyfield was picked as an opponent because he was obviously and clearly already way past his best !
Holyfield still beat him up.
Exactly.

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Originally Posted by Bokaj View Post
No, I don't think they were very competitive and the judges obviously didn't either. The notion that they were competitive fights might be because Ruddock landed more than most did on Tyson, but the truth of the matter is that Tyson dictated the tempo and was never really put under pressure.
Agreed.
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