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Old 10-03-2007, 10:48 PM   #60
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Default Re: Marciano Harder Hitter than Lennox Lewis

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Originally Posted by roxyboxy
Can you explain further? Are you saying that you think humans are growing in size? that the species has gotten that much bigger in the last 50 years? or are you saying that the average size of the HW boxer is increasing?
No question it has at least in the developed world. In the United States, for example, the average man is 2" taller than he was in the fifties.
Evolution has nothing to do with it as we are only talking one or two generations. Vastly improved medical care, especially antibiotics, and improved nutrition are the root causes.
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