Holmes vs Cooney, except with Ottke's ref

Discussion in 'Classic Boxing Forum' started by cross_trainer, Feb 3, 2022.

Who wins?

  1. Holmes overcomes the disadvantage of Tilleman's terrible calls

  2. Cooney rides Tilleman's officiating to victory

  1. cross_trainer

    cross_trainer Liston was good, but no "Tire Iron" Jones Full Member

    Jun 30, 2005
    Who wins Holmes vs Cooney if Roger Tilleman (the biased referee who robbed Reid in his fight with Ottke) is chosen as the ref, and supports Cooney?

    Could Holmes still beat Cooney? Or would Tilleman's harassment/interference and bad calls do Holmes in?
  2. George forearm

    George forearm The forearm of George Full Member

    Aug 10, 2020
    Iv never even seen one of ottkes fights but judging from the laceing he's been getting on here the past week he must be the most evil human alive.
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  3. cross_trainer

    cross_trainer Liston was good, but no "Tire Iron" Jones Full Member

    Jun 30, 2005
  4. Scratch

    Scratch Active Member Full Member

    Sep 8, 2007
    With Tilleman there to hide behind I'd favour Mr. Burns over Holmes.
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  5. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Obsessed with Boxing banned Full Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Could be. I mean, it has to be a German, right.
  6. mr. magoo

    mr. magoo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    I don’t think it really matters if doesn’t even go the distance
  7. CharlieFirpo85

    CharlieFirpo85 Member Full Member

    Feb 26, 2020
    Holmes wasn't really vulnerable to left hooks. But anyway Cooney was very competitive that night. So if he had a few more variables, some coinncidences in his favor...I guess the chance would be there! But on the other hand this was also one of Holmes' best performances of his career. Cooney will most likely beat the version of Holmes vs both Michael Spinks fights + also from the Tyson fight.

    Btw: i saw many Ottke fights and i enjoyed them. I liked his in and out style...he boxed like a cat. You can not blame him for the ref, his management, boxing politics and everything around. "Don't hate the player, hate the game" ;-)
  8. RulesMakeItInteresting

    RulesMakeItInteresting Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 23, 2019
    We both know that's hilarious, my friend.