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Old 09-20-2010, 04:17 PM   #72
lora
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Default Re: Do you consider Juan Manuel Marquez to be an ATG

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Originally Posted by PowerPuncher View Post
While tongue in cheek I think this is indicative of the classic forum's attitude of 'If an old time fighter has a close fight or loses, so what they're old and great and that opponent was tough as hell' and when a modern fighter does the same 'see they couldn't hang with those old timers'
You've lost me.


btw i'd agre with McGrain that the Casamayor win was solid in the context of where Marquez was at in his career(imo pretty clearly past his prime).I'd just disagree with anyone citing it as an outright big win over a "near great" or excellent opponent.
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