Originally Posted by la-califa
Had the fight been ten years earlier, it would be just remembered as a great fight & terrific dismantling by Chavez. In NO WAY would Taylor have lasted fifteen rounds!
You have to judge within context by era, though. Extending that logic, you can say someone in the old days who won a fight by hanging on until the bell signaling the end of the 15th "wouldn't have lasted in a 20 round fight!".