Battle of the Broken. Joe Louis vs Archie Moore- ( Marciano fights)

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by Balder, Nov 3, 2021.

  1. Balder

    Balder Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 10, 2012
    Both Versions that Rocky Knocked out.

    Joe Louis, still dangerous and a true Heavyweight.


    Archie Moore - Defensive genius and KO artist.

    Rocky bludgeoned Archie to a KO, and Knocked Louis out of the ring. Lets say instead of Marciano they fight each other. Who takes this one?
  2. William Walker

    William Walker Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 9, 2020
    No contest. Joe gave a good account of himself, but once he was really hurt badly, he was done essentially. Moore on the other hand took tremendous punishment for round after round, and kept firing back with powerful shots of his own.

    Moore possibly by a mostly easy decision, but if they're swinging for fences, Moore takes him out in 7.
  3. Rubber Glove Sandwich

    Rubber Glove Sandwich Member Full Member

    Aug 15, 2020
    I think the walking corpse of Moore would beat the walking corpse of Louis.
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  4. Fergy

    Fergy Walking Dead Full Member

    Jan 8, 2017
    Moore by late Ko. Louis had nothing really left, even tho he still banged up Marciano s chops.
  5. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Moore still had gas in the tank and was raring to go. Louis hangs in there for a while but he loses, maybe by KO, in the mid-late portion of the fight.
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  6. red corner

    red corner Active Member Full Member

    Oct 9, 2021
    Moore had more left, he went on to best some good fighters. Louis retired for good reason. Moore would take this.
  7. 70sFan865

    70sFan865 Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 30, 2019
    Moore wasn't washed up in Marciano fight. He was past his best, but still extremely good. Louis was far from his old self in comparison. Archie would outpoint him most likely.
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  8. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti Boxing Hagiographer Full Member

    Oct 28, 2017
    All Louis had then was his jab, older Moore could deal with that. I pick Moore.
  9. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 15, 2018
    Moore was nowhere near done and on the best win streak of his career.
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  10. Stevie G

    Stevie G Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    Moore - Archie seemed much the fresher of the two in spite of him being the elder.
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