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Old 09-24-2009, 11:17 AM   #73
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Default Re: Rocky Marciano or Jack Johnson who was the greater fighter?

Originally Posted by Mendoza View Post
True. A past his best supper middle weight out boxed and out jabbed Johnson. Since Johnson claims he wasn't in shape, O'briend coudl have out worked him in the later rounds if was scheduled for 10, or perhaps have been TKO'd. Either way, its very interesting to see what a skilled guy did vs. Johnson. Johnson's vaunted defense and glove blocking didn't help him at all here.
O'Brien is only credited with winning two rounds of the contest. Two rounds went to Johnson and the other two were even.

You just sank your argument!
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