110 year old Joe Louis vs late 60s/early-mid 70s heavyweights

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by DanDaly, Feb 12, 2021.

  1. DanDaly

    DanDaly Active Member Full Member

    Apr 28, 2020
    1951 Joe Louis vs these guys as they were in the late 60s/early-mid 70s. Not necessarily at their best unless their best happens to overlap with the time frame. How does an aged Joe Louis do against these guys one on one? By further extension how would that version of Louis do in that era? Say 1942-1951 Joe Louis against these guys from 67-76 had he been active during those years?
    Oscar Bonavena
    Jimmy Young
    Jimmy Ellis
    Jerry Quarry
    Leotis Martin
    Chuck Wepner
    Mac Foster
    Floyd Patterson
    Joe Bugner
    Ron Lyle

    Throw in any other contenders that you think would smash Louis or that Louis would beat soundly that aren't on the list.
  2. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Boxing Addict banned Full Member

    Aug 15, 2018
    Think he does well. Can’t say he wins em all because I don’t think many fighters would win them all.
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  3. GOAT Primo Carnera

    GOAT Primo Carnera Member of the PC Fan Club Full Member

    Jan 28, 2018
    If this is about the Ghost of Joe Louis (37 years of age), he´d probably retire if he met the wrong guys on this list first.