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Old 07-05-2007, 08:09 PM   #31
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Default Re: What's worse: nostalgia or anti-old timer bias?

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Originally Posted by Butch Coolidge
Marciano eating a bunch of leather from a 180lb guy, and getting his face beat in, really makes me think he could take out Tyson, Tua, Brewster, Sanders, Klitschko. Holmes throwing sharp jabs at a turtles pace makes me think a contemporary would have no chance whatsoever. Remember when Michael Spinks was champ? Now that was a phenomenal time in heavyweight boxing. Lennox Lewis vs Joe Louis? No contest? RJJ vs Billy Conn? Forget about it. The old timers have it in spades...
Everbody that ever fought Marciano made abundant quotes concerning how hard he was to hit.

You think Holmes throws Jabs at a turtles pace?

Why do hate Spinks

At least I am humble enough to back up my arguments
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