Originally Posted by Mendoza
Asside from Bob Foster who just could not take a heavywieght punch, Frazier tended to grind guys down. Maybe Quarry is a bad example, but Frazier threw and landed plenty of lefts on guys like Mathis, a washed up Machen, Scrap iron Johnson, Bugner, Bonevenna, Foreman and others. An " 8.5 " to me gets guys out of there a bit sooner when they keep landing their best and scores more than Frazier actually did.
Most of the guy's you listed were durable fighter's. Some of them had only been stopped maybe once or twice. I think you are really underrating Frazier's power.