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Old 10-08-2007, 05:13 PM   #11
Longhhorn71
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Default Re: What could Patterson have done differently against Liston?

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Originally Posted by joeezzard
Run.
Patterson was just too small.....Liston's heavy punches blasted thru
Floyd's defense and smashed him to the ground.

Eddie Machen had some success against Liston using footwork and
and handspeed, and big Heavies like Cleve Williams and Ali were able
to hit Liston with their long reach.

As they say in Texas, Floyd knew "it was all over but the crying".
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