Ingemar Johansson V Roland Lastarza?

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  1. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Lastarza, who took Marciano all the way
    Against Ingo of the first Patterson fight?
     
  2. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft The Cobra Will Always Bite Back... Full Member

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    Ingo probably wins a UD but he could pretty explosive, moreso than Rocky, and could maybe get a stoppage
     
  3. choklab

    choklab cocoon of horror booted Full Member

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    Hmm, Lastarza was a good fighter. But he did lose to guys like Bucceroni and Rocky Jones in very close fights even if he beat them both in return fights. He beat Cesar Brion, another good fighter and Rex Layne just after Layne was awarded a close decision over Ezzard Charles. So his resume up to fighting for the title was excellent.

    Unlike Roland, Ingo was the kind of fighter good enough to knockout the two best heavyweights in the world n back to back fights. That is quite a splash. I think Max Baer And George Foreman are the only other two to come close to this.

    When Ingo flattened Machen he was unbeaten. Then he knocked out the champion. I think this is very impressive. ...even if it is all Johansson ever did, his career practically ended once he did this. Perhaps he simply lost interest?

    Lastarza might have took an all time great to a split decision (people say Marciano should have lost) Well that is only like Doug Jones and Quick Tillis taking pre championship all time great fighters to close decisions. I don’t think either of those two are beating Ingo Johansson and neither do I think Roland is going to either.

    It would be a good fight.
     
  4. janitor

    janitor Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Johansen would murder him!
     
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  5. Jackomano

    Jackomano Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Johansson by knockout. He was hungry and determined going into the first fight with Patterson.
     
  6. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Ridin' the rails Full Member

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    Johansson KO, assuming at his best.
     
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  7. Bah Lance

    Bah Lance Member Full Member

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    Ingo is too damn dangerous. He catches LaStarza eventually and finishes him.
     
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  8. Gazelle Punch

    Gazelle Punch Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ingo split decision. Rolands good enough to hang but he ain’t winning.
     
  9. red cobra

    red cobra Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Roland had no pop in his arsenal to deter Ingo.
     
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  10. Tonto62

    Tonto62 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ingo by ko, he was more accurate than Marciano.
     
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  11. The Senator

    The Senator Member Full Member

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    Unless he's been spending more partying than training, Ingo takes this one, and since it's Patterson 1 Ingo, he's got this one, mid rounds KO.
     
  12. BitPlayerVesti

    BitPlayerVesti The Ad Wolgast of Googling Stuff Full Member

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    Nice to see Ingo getting some credit.
     
  13. Fergy

    Fergy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    This!
    Lastarza probably win s the first couple imo then Ingo goes Boom.
     
  14. Tonto62

    Tonto62 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I don't think much of Ingo ,but I think less of Rollie,though I do admire his guts.
     


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