Ezzard Charles vs Freddie Steele..?

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  1. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft The Cincinnati Cobra Full Member

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    Ezz of the second Maxim fight vs Steele of the Lesnevich fight, so roughly 165ish.
    15 rounds, who wins?
     
  2. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bebop Boxer Full Member

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    Steele. As awesome as Charles was at Middleweight, he really came into his own as a Light Heavyweight. I don't think Charles is negative for him stylewise (though not 'positive' either).
     
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  3. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Oh god, that version of Steele is lethal.

    Charles is the overall much greater fighter, though.
     
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  4. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Very good match up!
    Steele is dangerous and Charles of course also a great fighter. But I'm leaning towards Ezz ever so slightly in a fight where he's pushed to his limits. Charles would grow up quickly in this fight, he'd get a close decision win imo.
     
  5. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    I think Steele seems to swing wild and over reach .. I know he was very good, no question but Charles was an exceptional fighter .. I see Steel getting clocked ..
     
  6. klompton2

    klompton2 Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Steele. People overrate Charles and underrate Steele.
     
  7. mrkoolkevin

    mrkoolkevin Not here for the fairy tales Full Member

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    Glad someone else noticed this.
     
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