Originally Posted by jyuza
A draw was just as bad as Holyfield/Lewis I was.
But I always thought that it was THAT decision which triggered something in Marvin. Something he wouldn't had without that and that's why he leveled himself up to the next step of his strength before KO'ing all his opponents in his title reign (except Duran and Leonard).
Good point, that could well have unleashed the monster we saw in latter bouts. In which case, it was a good spur for him.