Originally Posted by bigheadboxing
That would be a good way to compare them if they came from a similar background. But due to hayes success in the worlds as an amateur he began his career with a lot more exposure, he had an easier route to the title. Adamek had to do it the hard way fighting abroad and in small venues. If anything it shows adamek in a more favourable light seeing as he's achieved a very similar level of success from a handicapped position. There's not. Many multi weight champions that began with similar exposure to adamek.
Hold on while I grab my violin.
'Handicapped position', you're talking like he's from a 3rd world country.
What about Pacquiao then? He had it far harder than Adamek could ever even dream, look what he achieved, so please, spare me.