Originally Posted by bailey
Overall todays HW division is alot deeper. The iron curtain was still around in 87, chances are alot of those fighters in 87 wouldnt have been there had the curtain come down.
The HW division is deep at this time but ignored because America isnt the dominant force in it.
Pretty good point. If you look at the world amateurship from the era you can see that there was a vast pool of great fighters who couldn┤t compete as professionals in 1987. Felix Savon, Aleksandr Miroshnichenko, Roberto Balado, Teˇfilo Stevenson etc.