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Old 09-26-2009, 04:15 PM   #92
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Default Re: Marciano Vs Dempsey

This fight would take place mainly on the inside. Therefore Marciano's lower center of gravity, shorter arms and superior stamina gives him the edge here as I see it. Speed wouldn't count as much on this distance. Neither let loose volleys like for example Ray Leonard when infighting, to put it mildly.

By all accounts Rocky also has the edge in power and chin. He had more impressive KO's over strong opposition (say what you will of the age of Louis, Walcott, Charles and Moore - they absolutely **** on the likes of Willard, Firpo, Brennan and Carpentier however you slice it) and he wasn't KO'd in the first by a someone like Flynn.
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