Originally Posted by McGrain
The point is - Johnson was inexperienced, Choynski was very experienced, and also happened to be perhaps the hardest puncher that had ever thrown a punch in anger up until that point. Jeffries and Corbett seem to agree upon his being the hardest hitter they had ever faced, certainly.
Jeffries said he had never faced a harder puncher.
Jeffries also said, about Johnson, "He's better than I ever was."