Originally Posted by Senya13
Does every undefeated fighter with padded record deserve a title shot at the champion (not even an eliminator)?
Two ranked opponents, and he struggled with Peralta. First opponent was 2.5 years and the other 1.5 years before he met Frazier. That was a disgrace.
Second title. Regardless that he won the title, he simply didn't deserve a title fight, not a single victory over ranked opponent. Similar to how Norton defeated Ali the 1st time, also without a single meaningful win on his record.
...and Tyson defeated great legends like Marvis Frazier and Mitch Green to secure a title shot. Wow! Well, Marv was Joe's son that must have been very special. Chuvalo and Peralta were ranked higher than anyone Tyson beat to secure his initial title shot- and he received another by beating lemons like McNeeley and Mathis. It seems Mike could really be:
'King of the