Originally Posted by Bummy Davis
Tyson tried to copy Jack Dempsey and was probably the closest thing to Dempsey...but Dempsey proved he could get off the floor to win Tyson did not...Dempsey was the Heavyweight man of Steel before Zale
Originally Posted by Cael
^^He wasn't scrawny ya' hater, he was quite muscular.
not sure about that, but Dempsey on 'roids would make Tyson look like a school girl.
Also i'll take the vintage 190lbs Dempsey over that obese, slow-ass, hamburger muncher in your av. any day.
Talk about taking things completely out of context. He admired his aggression, and wanted to fight in an aggressive style, watching Dempsey inspired this. But in no way, shape or form did he try to emulate his crude style, poor, dated technique. Tyson was far superior skillwise and also physically