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Old 06-29-2007, 09:41 AM   #48
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Default Re: Joe Louis vs Sonny Liston

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Originally Posted by mcvey
Sonny couldnt cut off the ring to save his life ,so he wasnt a complete heavyweight by any means.
... and you base this on the Clay fight. Shalll we judge Foreman on the Axel Shultz fight? Or Ali on the Spinks fight? Or Tyson vs. Douglas? Liston didn't train and was 5 years past his prime. And even if you were right in your assertion, would you than concur with the following?

Joe Louis had virtually no mobility, so he wasn't a complete heavyweight by any means.

Muhammad Ali couldn't fight on the inside, so he wasn't a complete heavyweight by any means.

Rocky Marciano couldn't stick and move, so he wasn't a complete heavyweight by any means.

George Foreman's defense was porous, so he wasn't a complete heavyweight by any means.

Mike Tyson couldn't fight going backwards, so he wasn't a complete heavyweight by any means.

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